Posts Tagged ‘contact information’


LinkedIn’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad TOS

Of all of the topics that I see, LinkedIn and its practices has to be one of the most pervasive. On any given day you can find someone praising the platform while another person tears it apart. It is, perhaps, one of the most polarizing topics in the world of contacts and relationships. With over 300 million registered users worldwide, the chances of these conversations changing are pretty slim.


The Best Online Address Book

Sometimes we get emails that make is feel really great. Recently we got an email from a guy named Dan who said that FullContact’s Address Book was a “great utility to set up an address book on the Chromebook”. While that’s certainly a use case that we’d considered, I’ll admit that we haven’t spent much time working toward that as a goal. So it got me thinking – What’s the best online address book?

FullContact Two-Minute Drill - Export Competitor's Twitter Followers

How to Export LinkedIn Contacts

This week’s FullContact 2-Minute Drill focuses on how to export LinkedIn contacts. When you export your LinkedIn contacts, you can do a lot – from statistical analysis to segmenting them to importing them into a CRM or contact management app, there’s a world of possibilities. But it all starts with backing up your connections from…

Why You Should Care About Google’s New CardDAV Support

I sync my Google contacts with my iPhone using iOS’ support for Google Sync (aka Exchange ActiveSync). It works fairly well and lets me keep my phone up to date automatically. The only major problem is that it doesn’t support certain fields like “Profile URL” (ActiveSync mislabels it “Home Page”) or it runs into problems with…


A Quick Guide to Personalizing Email and Chat

Electronic communication is hard. Over email and chat, you don’t have social cues like body language or tone of voice to assist you. Plus, there are “trolls” out there who use the anonymity of the web to take frustrations out on others and say things they wouldn’t dare in person. So how do you compensate?…


10 Ways to Grow Your Software Business Using Contact Information

Make User Signups Easier Long or complicated signup forms are annoying. We’ve all had the experience of downloading an app and then deciding to bounce simply because the signup form asked for too much information. User attention spans are short.  By asking for an email address and then enriching it with other contact data, you…

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Seven Things to Know About Your Customers

A large point of discovery for startups is figuring out who your customer is. You’re going to have early adopters, friends and family, customers who come through the back door, and prospects that require a long sales cycle. Early on it can be tough to truly pinpoint who the ideal end user of your product…