SOURCE: 7 Degrees

7 Degrees

November 16, 2009 08:00 ET

PeopleMaps Exhibiting at Dreamforce 2009 as a Bronze Sponsor

Social Sales Application Introduces New Capabilities at Salesforce's User and Developer Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 16, 2009) - 7 Degrees Inc., the creator of PeopleMaps, will be exhibiting in booth 1303 at Dreamforce 2009,'s seventh annual user and developer conference. Representatives from the company will be on hand to show how organizations can use PeopleMaps' Professional Edition on the platform to accelerate sales by leveraging the power of users' personal and professional networks. 7 Degrees is a Bronze sponsor of the event, which will be held November 17-20th at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco.

PeopleMaps' Professional Edition gives salespeople deep visibility into their relationship networks by visually mapping how they are connected to any person or company. The powerful PeopleMaps Graph Engine analyzes information from personal contacts, social networks, premium data sources and the Internet to reveal each salesperson's best Connection Paths to his or her targeted prospects and leads, facilitating warm introductions. Using PeopleMaps, salespeople and sales teams can efficiently leverage their relationships to speed up sales cycles and generate revenue more quickly.

7 Degrees recently expanded the PeopleMaps application, introducing integration into the "Accounts" and "Contacts" tabs. PeopleMaps had previously been integrated into the "Leads" tab. This integration enables salespeople to sort leads, accounts and contacts based on the salesperson's connection strength to each, quickly showing their strongest Connections Paths. Features of PeopleMaps Professional Edition include:

-- Automated Connection Strength Ranking™ (Integrated into Leads,
   Accounts and Contacts tabs)
-- Unlimited ConnectionPaths
-- Unlimited PeopleMaps
-- Unlimited CompanyMaps
-- One-Click Warm Introductions
-- Safe Contacts Sharing for Teams & Companies

"The PeopleMaps application is the most powerful way to accelerate sales and is crucial for salespeople looking for warm introductions to prospects," said Timothy Sheehan, CEO of 7 Degrees. "Salespeople are now able to quickly and easily search the broadest and deepest database of relationship information, automatically leveraging all of their relationships and shortening sales cycles to drive revenue more quickly."

At their Dreamforce booth, 7 Degrees will be demonstrating PeopleMaps' newest capabilities and its integration into the platform. Attendees are welcome to try Connection Path searches and learn more about how to accelerate sales with PeopleMaps. PeopleMaps is live on the AppExchange at:

About PeopleMaps:

PeopleMaps is a powerful business application that allows professionals to see how they are connected to any person or company. PeopleMaps comprehensively searches personal and public data sources, performing the deepest and broadest search available in the marketplace today to show the best Connection Paths to any person or any company. The PeopleMaps Professional Edition is optimized for sales teams and integrates into to automate relationship selling and significantly accelerate sales.

The PeopleMaps application is provided by 7 Degrees Inc., which was founded in 2007 in Salt Lake City, Utah. 7 Degrees is venture-backed by vSpring Capital and Parkview Ventures. For more information, please visit:

About the Platform and AppExchange: is the only proven enterprise platform for building and running business applications in the cloud. The platform powers the Salesforce CRM applications, more than 800 ISV partner applications like those from CODA and Fujitsu, and more than 120,000 custom applications used by's 63,200 customers such as Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE and Sprint Nextel.

Applications built on the platform can be easily distributed to the entire cloud computing community through the AppExchange marketplace at

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