To empower people to achieve success at every task, in whatever role
and stage of life they are in, by simplifying and speeding access to
trusted, reliable How-To content on the Internet.
Our "How-Tos from Names You Trust"TM Philosophy
Today, consumers can instead find a dizzying variety of instructions
for many everyday tasks on the Internet, at a myriad of useful sites.
Unfortunately, many site owners create massive amounts of relatively
poor-quality How-To content, in the hope that it will be automatically
indexed by the major search engines. As a result, consumers must
increasingly wade through vast numbers of irrelevant search results and
content of questionable quality in order to find How-Tos they can trust
to succeed in their objectives.
FindHow, the How-To directory,
brings trust back into the equation by focusing on indexing only
high-quality How-To's, typically from well-known, recognized brand
names or individuals. Many of these sources (often companies,
government entities, or educational institutions) have other motives
for providing information besides pure profits, and most have trusted,
off-line brand name reputations to protect - which encourages them to
focus on providing trustworthy and high-quality information.
Our "Family, School, and Library-Friendly" Commitment
FindHow's definition of achieving success does not include being
successful at unethical tasks; in fact, one could argue that the
“success” of an unethical task is really a moral failure, not a
success. During the development of FindHow, extensive research of
search logs showed that approximately 12% of searches for How-Tos are
for topics that, frankly, would violate the standards of almost every
As a result of this analysis, FindHow's
founders decided to commit FindHow to providing a “Family, School, and
Library Friendly” site, but with open access to information to a degree
that is consistent with this vision. The "Family, School, and Library
Friendly" seal is a trademark of FindHow and was created to symbolize
and communicate this commitment.
Who we are
A small, privately held company with a very dedicated and enthusiastic
staff of editors who are constantly scouring the Internet and
categorizing content using technology whose lineage can be traced to
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Our founders have many years of
experience at a variety of companies in the Information Technology
industry, the most notable being Apple, General Dynamics, Microsoft,
and National Semiconductor.
How we fulfill our Mission
Regarding Third-Party Advertisers
- Empowering customers to achieve their ends by ethical means.
- Enthusing customers by adhering to the highest standards of excellence.
- Efficiently delivering maximum customer value.
- Encouraging information providers to increase the existence and availability of trusted, reliable How-To content.
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