Yahoo Small Business is a service offered by the publicly traded corporation Yahoo! The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Sunnyvale, California. While Yahoo! is primarily known as a news source and search engine, Yahoo Small Business is a service that assists companies with establishing an online presence. Through the SmallBusiness.yahoo.com site, business owners can create their own website and publish it online with the service's web publishing tools and hosting services. The service also includes merchant solutions to help prospective e-commerce store owners open their websites. In addition, Yahoo Small Business provides local marketing services that help businesses promote their websites to their communities.