Tom.Worthington at tomw.net.au
Wed Mar 15 12:36:07 EST 2006
At 12:33 PM 3/14/2006, Roger Clarke wrote:
>... http://www.zoominfo.com/, which bills itself as 'the search engine for
>discovering people, companies and relationships. ... Of the 161 putative
>'Roger Clarke's, I'm listed second ...
It helps to have an unusual name. I am listed first out of 109 Tom
But there is no entry for Professor Klerphel. Perhaps we should create some
web pages to make sure he gets the recognition he deserves
>Only one of the 161 has a photo there, suggesting that only one has paid
>to join ...
Mine has a photo and I didn't pay
>The 184 are almost all accurate associations. ...
It made me a former Senior Information Technology Officer at Curtin
University of Technology. I only gave one seminar there.
>The entries are unhelpfully sorted, simply in reverse-date order of
>apparent publication. ...
It put my own home page first then items from elsewhere.
It is interesting they present cached page of what they find. This may
deprive the publishers of the original articles some advertising revenue.
>A *huge* weakness is ... it puts my self-published consultancy bio at 119
>and 120 ...
Who would believe what you wrote about yourself? Apart from the home page,
I couldn't find ANY of the other 980 pages from my web site listed.
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