D&B Launches Hoover’s Optimizer™ Enabling Marketing Pros to Transform Customer and Prospect Data into Actionable Insight

D&B (NYSE: DNB), has launched Hoover’s Optimizer, an add-on module for Hoover’s Online, designed to help small and medium-sized businesses cleanse and enrich their customer and prospect data to increase ROI on sales and marketing campaigns.  Hoover’s Optimizer combines the ease of self-service with the power of D&B’s commercial information on more than 205 million businesses worldwide, allowing organizations to transform outdated and incomplete customer data into the up-to-date, accurate information that fuels growth.  Specific customer benefits include:

  • Increased ROI on campaigns: Marketing and sales professionals can rely on improved, accurate data quality for more effective prospect targeting to receive full ROI on call and mailing campaigns and improved response rates. By easily accessing this data through a self-service application, these professionals will be enabled to be responsive to changes in currently engaged and potential prospects.
  • Matching of qualified customers: Customers can identify industry and company size trends within their customer base and find additional look-a-like sales prospects by applying that information to Hoover’s Build A List, with more than 70 search criteria to find new leads.
  • Identification of unqualified and duplicate records: With automated cleansing, Hoover’s Optimizer reduces damaging repetitive calls due to duplicate records, costs associated with incorrect contact information and wasted time campaigning to unqualified companies.

The cleansing of marketing lists and CRM data gives marketing and sales professionals a strategic view of the most promising industries and segments across their customer base. In addition, Hoovers Optimizer offers easy access to D&B data integration through an online interface with Hoover’s Online for cleansing, matching, and enriching of up to 25,000 records — another way for marketing and sales professionals to better understand their customers and uncover new opportunities.

Source: D&B Press Release