Business Information Search Engine Wins Selling Power Award for "Best Software Sales Organization"
January 16, 2007 – WALTHAM, Mass. – ZoomInfo™, a business information search engine used to quickly find information about industries, companies, people and jobs found on the Business Web, announced today that it has posted record sales and profits in 2006. ZoomInfo exceeded $12 million in sales in 2006, representing an 88 percent compounded annual growth rate since the company's inception.
In 2006, ZoomInfo nearly doubled its customer base to over 1,500. Among those now subscribing to ZoomInfo PowerSearch to search for fresh and comprehensive information about companies and people, the company boasts 36 percent of the Fortune 50, 35 percent of the Fortune 100 and 20 percent of the Fortune 500.
2006 was also a record-breaking year for www.zoomInfo.com, which experienced a tenfold increase in visitors to surpass the three million unique visitors per month threshold. Every month, the company adds more than 25,000 new user-created profiles in addition to the more than 500,000 profiles of new people generated automatically by its technology. Today, ZoomInfo contains profiles of more than 34 million people and three million companies.
"I believe the success of any company hinges on its customer focus, which is why ZoomInfo has focused, from day one, on how our product can address customer challenges and solve a real problem – finding, understanding and accessing all of the information about people, businesses and industries on the Business Web," said Jonathan Stern, CEO and founder of ZoomInfo. "In 2007, we will continue to focus on our customers' needs, delivering innovative new products in the first half of the year uniquely suited to the growing demands of business people."
Based on the company's successes, Selling Power magazine recently presented ZoomInfo with a Stevie® Award for "Best Software Sales Organization of the Year" as part of the 2006 Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards. "Congratulations need to go out to our sales team for earning the 'Best Software Sales Organization' award, as well as to the entire ZoomInfo team which helped push the company forward in 2006," continued Stern.
"ZoomInfo's sales team made it a priority to develop lasting relationships with our current and future customers. We also closely aligned sales with internal marketing and support engines to exceed our collective goal for the year," said Michael Souza, vice president of sales. "We're thrilled to be recognized by Selling Power, and look forward to surpassing our goals in 2007."
About ZoomInfoZoomInfo™ provides just-verified, detailed profiles of businesspeople and businesses, plus the market's most powerful tools for prospecting, lead generation and recruiting. Free business contacts are available through the ZoomInfo™ Directory. The company's premium products include the award-winning ZoomInfo™ Pro, ZoomInfo Data Services and ZoomInfo Enterprise Solutions. Follow ZoomInfo on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and the ZoomInfo blog. For more information, go to www.zoominfo.com or call 866-904-9666.
Jani Spede Jani Spede Public Relations, LLC