5 Lazy Ways to Find
Someone’s Email
by Erica McGillivray
@emcgillivray
Recently, 3 requests within 24
hours for my email address
All those people, I genuinely like
and all are web savvy
But humans be lazy (me too!)
Let’s do this the easy way
#1: If using Gmail, search for past
correspondence with names or keywords.
#2: Do they have a website or email
linked on social media?
Google talk = Gmail
Address: emcgillivray@gmail.com

Usernames...
#3: Visit their website

Email: emcgillivray@sliverofice.com. Plus, 10,000 other social
networks linked. Don’t be scared t...
#4: Workplace

Email: erica@moz.com. If you don’t find someone’s email, look at the company’s
naming conventions in other’...
#5: Make logical guesses and use
Rapportive to verify

We have a match!

Extra credit: use Rob Ousbey’s email suggest: htt...
This doesn’t always work
But just take 5 seconds to try
Then go back to being lazy
Email away!
Contact Erica McGillivray
@emcgillivray
emcgillivray@gmail.com
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  • Thank you, Erica. incidentally, I just heard about a tool called FullContact which is a Chrome extension for Gmail. FullContact can find emails as well as social media profiles and, if you get lucky, a phone number ;-)
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  • Great slides! I'd like add some great tools that work for us: 1- FollowUp.co (Paid) and ReplyUp.com (Free) - Send follow-ups emails; 2- WhoIsVisiting.com (Paid) - Identify unknown B2B website visitors; 3- Found.ly/#free-invite (Paid) - Sales prospecting tool on LinkedIn; 4- Attach.io (Paid) - Viewer engagement analytics for presentations.
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5 Lazy Ways to Find Someone's Email

  1. 1. 5 Lazy Ways to Find Someone’s Email by Erica McGillivray @emcgillivray
  2. 2. Recently, 3 requests within 24 hours for my email address
  3. 3. All those people, I genuinely like and all are web savvy
  4. 4. But humans be lazy (me too!)
  5. 5. Let’s do this the easy way
  6. 6. #1: If using Gmail, search for past correspondence with names or keywords.
  7. 7. #2: Do they have a website or email linked on social media? Google talk = Gmail Address: emcgillivray@gmail.com Usernames are the same. Probably uses this in email too. Website!
  8. 8. #3: Visit their website Email: emcgillivray@sliverofice.com. Plus, 10,000 other social networks linked. Don’t be scared that the email here is on a unique domain. It works since you can see the site.
  9. 9. #4: Workplace Email: erica@moz.com. If you don’t find someone’s email, look at the company’s naming conventions in other’s email addresses. Moz = firstname@moz.com.
  10. 10. #5: Make logical guesses and use Rapportive to verify We have a match! Extra credit: use Rob Ousbey’s email suggest: http://bit.ly/name2email
  11. 11. This doesn’t always work
  12. 12. But just take 5 seconds to try
  13. 13. Then go back to being lazy
  14. 14. Email away! Contact Erica McGillivray @emcgillivray emcgillivray@gmail.com

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