Researching Newsmakers Made Fast with 26 Million People Summaries Searchable from Businessweek.com Site
Aug. 9, 2005 - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Zoom Information, Inc., (www.zoominfo.com) the search engine for people information, is powering a new search tool on www.BusinessWeek.com. ZoomInfo's People Search enables BusinessWeek Online's users to instantly retrieve a ZoomInfo summary of a person's work history for detailed background information.
"ZoomInfo's search capability complements BusinessWeek Online's in depth coverage of the global business landscape and provides a valuable tool for our users to learn more about the people driving the growth of the industries and companies covered at the Web site," said Peggy White, Vice President & General Manager.
"BusinessWeek is a major global business franchise, and we are excited to announce this partnership with ZoomInfo search at their online site. We'll be announcing extensive growth in this area over the next few months as we focus on broader user access to ZoomInfo search," said Gary Halliwell, president of Zoom Information. "We want to make sure users can get to our search engine from their most relied on resources, whether from partners like BusinessWeek Online, with phenomenal content, to more general purpose access points such as mainstream search engines and desktop applications."
ZoomInfo's People Search is located on business content pages throughout the www.BusinessWeek.com site. The free search allows searching by name and company. Users can then select and view detailed information about a specific individual's career and accomplishments. Users may also choose to purchase contact information (phone and/or email), for the individuals they research. Readers who are intrigued by a BusinessWeek Online article about a company and would like to search for and contact an employee of that company, can access a premium option that allows searching by company name or industry combined with geographic location, position and education.
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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