Search Engine Signed More than 200 New Customers, Doubled Traffic and Trippled Registrations of Personal Summaries in Q4
February 6, 2006 - Waltham, Mass. - Zoom Information, Inc., (www.zoominfo.com) the search engine for discovering people, companies and relationships, accelerated it's rapid growth in the fourth quarter by setting an all-time record for revenue and customer acquisition. More than 200 corporate and executive recruiter customers contracted for ZoomInfo's flagship product PowerSearch in Q4, pushing revenues 50% higher than the preceding quarter. Industry-leading companies that signed during the quarter include AIMCO, Amgen, Biogen, Fedex, Dollar General, H&R Block, IBM, JC Penney, Kinkos, Perot Systems, Perry Ellis, Pitney Bowes, Raytheon, Quiznos, Staples, State Street, Verisign and Webex. Nearly 30% of the Fortune 100 are ZoomInfo customers.
"We believe we've hit a tipping point in our business: our growth is accelerating because of focus on our customers' needs, the improvements we continue to make in our products and the reputation we're building as an essential business resource," said Jonathan Stern, founder and CEO of Zoom Information. "In addition, hundreds of thousands of users have taken ownership of their summaries, proving the value of using ZoomInfo to help manage your online presence."
ZoomInfo allows users to register their summaries and edit their information, add more information, upload photos and more. Hundreds of thousands of new summaries are created every month automatically and by users themselves, increasing the value of the service to executive and corporate recruiters, ZoomInfo's primary customer focus.
ZoomInfo recently announced that it is the default people search technology for A9.com.
"Competition for top talent is increasing and the hot job market increases the need for tools that help find the best candidates for a job," said Mike Souza, vice president of direct sales for Zoom Information. "We added more of the nation's top companies to our list of corporate clients, and continue our relationships with nine of the top ten executive recruiting firms and hundreds of the Fortune 1000 in the fourth quarter."
ZoomInfo is re-defining how businesspeople connect with opportunities that drive business growth. Founded in 2000, ZoomInfo is the only business information provider with continuously updated, multi-sourced, highly relevant business information and unrivalled tools to quickly pinpoint contacts and accelerate success. Built on proprietary and patented Web crawling and community-contributed content — with intelligent matching and profile-creating technologies — the ZoomInfo™ Database currently spans 5 million businesses and 50 million employees. It is at the heart of all ZoomInfo applications including: ZoomInfo™ Directory, its popular free website where businesspeople manage their own profiles and search for companies and employees; ZoomInfo™ Pro, the company's flagship software-as-a-service offering, providing the most advanced searching capabilities on the market; and ZoomInfo™ Enterprise Solutions, which include customized data and integration with customer software applications.
ZoomInfo serves millions of businesspeople from start-ups to blue-chip companies (including leading brands such as Amazon, Microsoft, Time Warner, Wal-Mart, Yahoo! and the top U.S. recruiting firms), For more information, go to www.zoominfo.com or call (866) 904-9666. Follow ZoomInfo on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and the "Follow the Lead" blog (followthelead.zoominfo.com).
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