Let’s assume that today you lost your entire LinkedIn network, and you did not save any of your contacts. That would be such a waste! To avoid losing this important data, today we will show you how to export LinkedIn contacts.
The social platform allows you to export your contacts for reuse. Once you export them to a spreadsheet file, you can use this list to retarget contacts via email as a backup in case of account suspension or forward it to the sales team for the next marketing campaigns.
To learn more about that, we wrote this blog post for you, which furthermore will cover the following:
Let’s get started.
Connecting via LinkedIn is great, but it’s also worth downloading more detailed contact information. Here are a few reasons why:
So, in either case, you should download your LinkedIn contact list and export them to a platform. Read on to learn how to export LinkedIn contacts.
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You can easily export information about your LinkedIn connections using your social media platform’s export feature. Follow the steps below to export contacts from LinkedIn with the valuable information you need.
You will get the information listed below:
By default, LinkedIn’s settings protect your privacy by hiding your email address. So, when exporting connections from LinkedIn, you can only get the email addresses of users who allow you to download their emails.
LinkedIn Sales Navigator makes extracting leads from your Sales Navigator quick and easy. So if you want your connects to download email addresses in the data export, you must change your LinkedIn settings.
Go to the Visibility tab in your LinkedIn account settings to do this. Below the account and network view will appear the following panels: Who can view and download your email address? Under this tab, click “Yes” to ask if the connection should download your email address in the data export.
Now that you exported your LinkedIn contact list, learn more about how to use them for growing your business. Read these simple strategies below.
You can use exported LinkedIn contacts to improve market targeting by improving segmentation. And this is especially useful for companies with niche products or B2B services.
In other words, downloading the list of connections is a valuable resource for expanding your market efforts.
After exporting and saving your LinkedIn contacts, you first need to upload them to your CRM (customer relationship management) solution. By doing so, you can generate new leads that can help grow your brand and increase your influence.
Then you will have access to perform deep analysis to identify demographic trends and areas of marketing opportunity.
After importing and syncing your mobile address book, LinkedIn can see which contacts already use LinkedIn. It’s the fastest way to find and connect with business contacts.
Many professionals use LinkedIn Export to extend their contact list from mobile to desktop.
Pro Tip: Examine the exported contacts to assess the type and nature of the connection before adding them to your contact list.
LinkedIn contact information also helps automate sales campaigns. Through automated tools and targeted marketing, LinkedIn uses contact details to automatically contact prospects, track key prospects, and reply with relevant information.
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Exporting LinkedIn contacts, it’s the quickest way to find and connect with your professional contacts. Here is a summary of what you learned today.
Now that you know how to export LinkedIn contacts, we have some questions for you.
Have you ever downloaded your LinkedIn contact lists? If yes, did you use these contact lists to create better campaigns and change your communication strategy?
Let us know in the comments!
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