May 24th, 2010
Forbes has once again turned to ZoomProspector for help in evaluating cities, this time to help determine “America’s Most Innovative Cities.” Forbes used data from ZoomProspector on the concentrations of creative professionals in the largest cities.
“For [Forbes'] ranking we started with the 100 largest metropolitan statistical areas in the U.S. and used data from [...]
May 11th, 2009
News outlets nationwide have reported and redistributed the Forbes’ list of “America’s Top 25 Towns to Live Well” which was based on data and research from ZoomProspector. Here are some of the publications that have written about the list so far:
AOL Real Estate: “Most Livable Towns“
National Association of Realtors: “Top 10 U.S. Towns for Living [...]
Forbes.com Integrates ZoomProspector Mapping Technology to Highlight Where Americans are Living Well
May 11th, 2009
Forbes.com, one of the world’s leading business media companies, has integrated a ZoomProspector powered online map into its website. The custom made and fully integrated map, which shows demographic densities across the United States using ZoomProspector.com’s patent-pending mapping technology, was built to help Forbes show their website visitors “Where Americans Are Living Well.” Pablo Monzon, [...]
May 5th, 2009
Forbes, one of the world’s leading business media companies, today released its list of the best small cities to live, work and operate a business in an article entitled, “America’s Top 25 Towns To Live Well.” Forbes turned to ZoomProspector to research and rank the cities on the list by a variety of demographic, business, [...]
May 4th, 2009
David Kolman, a thought leader in the trucking industry, reviewed ZoomProspector in an article published today in Refrigerated Transporter entitled “Where o where should I locate my facility?” Here is an except:
“The key to finding the best location is to have good information upon which to make the decision. How’d you like to be able [...]
April 13th, 2009
In reaction to the BusinessWeek article “The Pros of Planting Startups in Smaller Cities” - which listed Ann Arbor as the best city in Michigan to startup and which used ZoomProspector data and research methodology to determine the list for the best cities for startups in each state - radio station 1290 WLBY in Ann [...]
April 5th, 2009
Small Business Trends, today ran a feature on ZoomProspector as the top story on their homepage entitled “Startups and Sole Proprietors - How Does Your Area Rank?”
The article uses ZoomProspector’s Heat Map functionality to examine where startups and sole proprietors are located and concentrated throughout the USA, and according to the story:
“Does your area have [...]
April 4th, 2009
Before fully launching to the public in October 2008, ZoomProspector.com released a beta version at the Web 2.0 Expo in April of last year as one of the standouts of the week. This year at the Expo, ZoomProspector successfully launched our new “Find Similar Communities” feature (read the Fortune and VentureBeat coverage), and ZoomProspector marketing [...]
April 3rd, 2009
VentureBeat, a popular business and technology news blog, today covered ZoomProspector’s new “Find Similar Communities” search feature in their article entitled “Take the guesswork out of expanding your business with new ZoomProspector tool.” Written by MG Siegler, the article says that:
“A lot of startups have to start small and focus their businesses on specific areas [...]
April 1st, 2009
Fortune Small Business announced ZoomProspector.com’s newest business location search feature in the print edition of its April issue. The two-page spread, entitled “Picking the best places to launch a biz” demonstrates how businesses can use ZoomProspector’s new “Find Similar Communities” search option to match a familiar city to cities that have similar demographic and geographic [...]
March 31st, 2009
News outlets around the county have been promoting their local city’s inclusion in BusinessWeek’s list of Best Small Cities for Startups featured in the article “The Pros of Planting Startups in Smaller Cities“. Here’s a quick list of the coverage so far:
Irvine, CA - OC Metro “Irvine among top U.S. small cities to start a [...]
March 27th, 2009
The New York Daily News ran an article today entitled “A step-by-step guide to finding the right location for your business” in which they lay out effective ways for businesses to research and choose a location. The article cited ZoomProspector as a resource for businesses, saying:
“After developing a clear, detailed picture of your customer and [...]
BusinessWeek uses ZoomProspector data to name the best mid-sized cities in each state for starting a business
March 27th, 2009
List of best mid-sized cities in the USA for startups. BusinessWeek uses ZoomProspector to determine the best mid-sized cities in the USA for startups.
March 4th, 2009
CFO Magazine, a publication of the Economist Group and the leading resource for CFOs worldwide, covered ZoomProspector in the Tech section of their March 2009 issue. The article, entitled “Zooming Market” starts off by saying “Looking for locations in all the wrong places? It’s a vexing problem when companies expand or consolidate, especially in unfamiliar [...]
February 18th, 2009
Forbes, one of the world’s leading business media companies, featured ZoomProspector today in its article, “America’s Fastest-Changing Cities”.
Using data and analysis from ZoomProspector, as well as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Internal Revenue Service, the National Association of Realtors and the Census Department, Forbes listed ten cities that have recently seen dramatic demographic [...]
February 17th, 2009
Planetizen, the most popular website for the planning community, today named ZoomProspector as one of its Top 10 Websites of 2009! 2009 is the fifth year that Planetizen has made a top 10 website list. According to the awards page, “Our annual list of the 10 best planning, design, and development websites represents some of [...]
February 12th, 2009
Entrepreneur Magazine today covered ZoomProspector in an article entitled “Find Your Perfect (Business) Match“. Here’s an excerpt:
“Entrepreneurs seeking guidance in locating their business can turn to the likes of ZoomProspector.com, which helps small businesses identify optimal locations based on a range of community and property characteristics.”
January 23rd, 2009
Commercial real estate news outlet Real Estate Finance & Investment covered ZoomProspector in an article entitled “Location Website Maps Out Data Enhancements”. Read the full article here (registration required).
January 16th, 2009
ZoomProspector is currently featured in the January/February print edition of Inc. Magazine, which compares how ZoomProspector’s revolutionary new national site selection search engine is an evolutionary step for the 21th century of the methods that legendary entrepreneurs Ray Kroc and Sam Walton employed to grow two of the largest companies in the world. The full [...]
January 16th, 2009
GlobeSt.com, which provides in-depth and breaking commercial real estate news, covered ZoomProspector in their article entiled “Web Tool Aims to Simplify Site Selection“. Here’s a couple of excepts:
“ZoomProspector promises to demystify the, arguably, confusing task of identifying the right location for a new, expanding or consolidating business. Although designed with small and mid-size business in [...]
December 30th, 2008
BusinessWeek Magazine today covered ZoomProspector in a story about how businesses find the best locations to help them succeed. Saying that ZoomProspector “offers free help” to businesses and that “choosing the right place can mean the difference between profitability and failure”, this article is another verification that businesses of any size need to deeply analyze [...]
December 15th, 2008
National Real Estate Investor Magazine reviewed ZoomProspector.com today, saying that ZoomProspector:
“enables anyone to identify communities that best match their expansion criteria”
ZoomProspector.com has strong ties to the commercial real estate community and the professionals that work in and around this vital industry, and as the article mentions we are always open to partnering with complimenatry organizations. [...]
November 18th, 2008
The business reference and research company, JJHill, made ZoomProspector.com their Business Website of the Week this week, saying:
ZoomProspector highlights available research on places, but focuses just on those aspects most essential to business interests.
This is a great tool for comparing U.S. places, whether your plans involve a new location or just getting to know your [...]
November 3rd, 2008
Tom Taulli of AOL’s BloggingStocks covered ZoomProspector.com today in an articled entitled “Entrepreneur’s Journal: Thinking of starting a business? Check out ZoomProspector“. Taulli, a noted author on small business issues, notes:
“All in all, to succeed in the current economic environment, business owners need to do lots of homework. It’s essential. The good news is [...]
October 8th, 2008
The response from the blogsphrere yesterday to ZoomProspector’s public launch was overwhelmingly positive. In addition to some of the most popular blogs in the world including TechCrunch, CNET, Mashable and VentureBeat (see previous posts below!), a number of other great blogs covered our launch as well.
October 7th, 2008
Here is our coverage in The Washington Post.
October 7th, 2008
CNET News, a part of broadcast company CBS, covered ZoomProspector’s launch today! Here’s an excerpt from the article, entitled “ZoomProspector helps you relocate your business” :
“The service will also connect you with consultants who specialize in industries or locations, as well as economic development agencies that can help you grease the skids when you get [...]
October 7th, 2008
VentureBeat covered ZoomProspector’s public launch today! Here’s some excepts from the article entitled “ZoomProspector plays matchmaker to businesses, cities“:
Small business owners conflicted about where to put down roots have a new web tool at their disposal today with the launch of ZoomProspector.
Right now, there’s really nothing like it out there in the field.
October 7th, 2008
TechCrunch, the second most popular blog in the world, covered today’s public launch of ZoomProspector.com! Here’s an excerpt from the article entitled “ZoomProspector Launches To The Public To Help Businesses Relocate” :
“One of the more useful search functions is the ability to see what other businesses operate in the vicinity, so businesses can determine if [...]
October 3rd, 2008
Density is a clothing retailer that started in San Francisco and is now involved in a West Coast expansion. Michael O’Conner identified new expansion locations and with ZoomProspector.com’s help was able to discover other cities he did not know about that also match his demographic and transportation requirements. Instead of taking the months it took [...]
September 24th, 2008
Steve Sarowitz, CEO of Paylocity, speaks below about how his fast growing company (from two to fourteen locations in the last year) can leverage the functionality and depth of information on ZoomProspector.com to make business location decisions. “We’re continuing to expand all the time,” says Sarowitz, and using ZoomProspector is much quicker “than another source, [...]
September 22nd, 2008
In the video below, Jamin Arn, CEO of OfficePro talks about how ZoomProspector is “the perfect company” for helping OfficePro to quickly search for community information, including demographics and commercial real estate. Growing companies such as OfficePro often need to quickly analyze numerous potential business locations simultaneously, and ZoomProspector enables them do so.
September 20th, 2008
Sharon Chan, Exec. VP at Laurus Construction talks in the video below about how ZoomProspector.com helps Laurus to “get information to explore new markets”:
April 24th, 2008
AltSearchEngines.com, a ReadWriteWeb website, today covered ZoomProspector’s beta launch. The article is entitled, “ZoomProspector Search Engine for Business“.
Another very thoughtful post on ZoomProspector’s use for economic development organizations is on the Life.Firelace Blog entitled, “ZoomProspector closed beta shows a lot of potential“.
April 23rd, 2008
Top 10 blog Mashable.com today covered ZoomProspector.com’s private beta launch at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco. The article, written by Kristen Nicole, is entitled “ZoomProspector Introduces Real Estate Search for Business Locations“. Here’s an excerpt:
“Whether you’re a storefront looking to gain customers based on foot traffic, or you’re a startup seeking out a [...]
April 23rd, 2008
The 2nd most popular blog in the world (and the most read tech blog), Techcrunch.com today covered ZoomProspector.com’s private beta launch at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco. The article, written by Mark Hendrickson, is entitled “ZoomProspector Put’s Geographical Data at Businesses’ Fingertips“. Here’s an excerpt:
“If Zillow is the best place for home buyers [...]