>but does the >general public know about/have access to these specialized >SE's? Is there somewhere a compilation of these SE's? To heck with the general public! The only ones who have to know about it are in the restaurant industry. MY sister's company is listed in the majors, but >40% of her traffic comes from a directory listing on a site dedicated to commercial construction. Who knows how they find it, but obviously the word is spreading. http://www.yahoo.com/Computers_and_Internet/Internet/World_Wide_Web/Databases_and_Searching/ is one place to start looking.