Posts Tagged ‘contacts’

LinkedIn

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.

Contacts

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 fieldsĀ like “Profile URL” (ActiveSync mislabels it “Home Page”) or it runs into problems with…

What the Digital Age Can Learn from the Rolodex Era

Physical rolodexes are relics of our business past, long since replaced with contact management software, smartphones, email programs, and cloud services. With FullContact’s Contact Management API and iOS app, we help developers, businesses, and average people turn their contact lists into smart lists which perpetually add new information and update the old. But what can…