Guess their email address.
Companies have set email structures.The most common structures
• email@example.com - firstname.lastname@example.org
• email@example.com - firstname.lastname@example.org
• ﬁrstinitialsurname@company.com - email@example.com
• firstname.lastname@example.org - email@example.com
• firstname.lastname@example.org - email@example.com
Type your guessed email in to the “To” email ﬁeld.
Hover your cursor over the email address.
The Rapportive plugin will appear to the right hand side of the email.
If the Rapportive plugin looks like below then the email address is (probably) incorrect.
No social media accounts are linked to this email
Try new email addresses until the below appears.
The email address is linked to a social media account,
therefore is (probably) the correct email address.
Answers to the normal “challenges” I face when I tell people
No. Occasionally the email address isn’t the correct address and my email gets sent to the wrong
person.This happen’s 1 out of 100.
Occasionally it says all email’s I try are wrong - the common reason is that the company has a
weird email structure - e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org.
My Launch48 email address shown is not the email address I used to sign up to Linkedin.
My Launch48 email address shown is not the email address I used to sign up to Twitter.
It still works.
Q: What if the person I’m looking for didn’t use their work email address for
social media accounts?
Q: Does this always work?
Q: The person I want to contact doesn’t have a social media account.
Try something else.