MasterCard International is trying to turn its Web site into a central resource for small businesses, a place where they can find suppliers, seek out relevant news articles, and evaluate services.

The initiative, characterized as a "virtual portal" or clearing house for companies in the business card program, is part of MasterCard's strategy of focusing on this segment of the commercial card market.

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