Hooverâ€™s Adds an Additional 7.5 Million Contacts
AUSTIN, Texas--Hooverâ€™s, Inc. (www.hoovers.com) and Jigsaw (www.jigsaw.com) today announced the integration of Jigsaw contact information into Hooverâ€™s ConnectMail. Available as a subscription add-on, Hooverâ€™s ConnectMail, now powered by Jigsaw, gives Hooverâ€™s subscribers access to an additional 7.5 million contacts generated from Jigsawâ€™s community, which grows by 25,000 active contacts per day.
â€œEmail and Direct Dial are the contact methods of choice for our sales and marketing customers. By integrating Jigsawâ€™s user-generated content, our customers gain access to contact information that is continually updated,â€ said Peter Poulin, Hooverâ€™s executive vice president of marketing. â€œCombined with Hooverâ€™s powerful search tools for identifying prospect companies that look like their best customers, Hooverâ€™s subscribers can quickly build sales pipelines that help their businesses achieve sales goals.â€
Hooverâ€™s ConnectMail powered by Jigsaw provides customers the fastest path to the right decision makers via immediate access to actionable, quality contact data, including email addresses and direct phone numbers for key business professionals. In addition, the product features new technology that allows users to select desired decision makers directly from Hooverâ€™s database and maintain a customized â€œMy Contactsâ€ list.
Other benefits of Hooverâ€™s ConnectMail powered by Jigsaw include:
â€œIn todayâ€™s economy, sales and marketing professionals face multiple challenges, from budget pressure to customer retention,â€ said Jigsaw CEO Jim Fowler. â€œBy joining with Hooverâ€™s to provide its customers with high quality contact information, we hope to help this demographic overcome these business challenges by enabling them to sell and market more effectively.â€
Jigsaw has more than 17 million business contacts in its rapidly growing database, each containing a contact name, title, company, address, email address and phone number. The database includes C-level and VP-level contacts, as well as key mid-level managers who make and influence purchase decisions. The breadth, depth and accuracy of Jigsawâ€™s contact database are generated by its global community of one million members.
About Hooverâ€™s, Inc.
Hooverâ€™s, a D&B company, provides its customers with insight and actionable information about companies, industries and key decision makers, along with the powerful tools to find and connect to the right people to get business done. Hooverâ€™s provides this information for sales, marketing, business development, and other professionals who need intelligence on U.S. and global companies, industries, and the people who lead them. Hooverâ€™s unique combination of editorial expertise and one-of-a-kind data collection with user-generated and company-supplied content gives customers a 360-degree view and competitive edge. This information, along with powerful tools to search, sort, download and integrate the content, is available through Hooverâ€™s (http://www.hoovers.com), the companyâ€™s premier online service. Hooverâ€™s is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
Jigsaw (www.jigsaw.com) is a leading provider of business information and data services that uniquely leverages user-generated content contributed by its global business-to-business community of one million members. Jigsaw gives individuals and companies access to contact information for 17 million business people and profiles of 3 million companies. In addition to delivering low-cost and easy access to high-value business information for sales, marketing, recruiting and customer service, Jigsaw provides data as a service (DaaS) through a variety of cloud-based data acquisition and management services. Founded in 2004, Jigsaw is located in San Mateo, Calif. and funded by Austin Ventures, El Dorado Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners.
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