How to get anyone’s email address
Note: originally published at Fredo Pareto.
My life consists of two halves. The half before I learned this method (pictured above), and the uproariously productive half in which I now live.
The method comes from Rob Ousbey at Distilled, and with it, I can find just about anyone’s email address. I’m not sure I could attribute less than 70% of the credit for CellBreaker getting into 500 Startups to this one hack.
Before you begin…
You’ll need to have these three things:
You’ll need to know these three things:
For a decent video overview:
For a summarized step-by-step:
How it Works
FYI, Rapportive used to work equally well with all major social networks–Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, AngelList–but I’m not sure it does anymore since Linkedin bought out Rapportive. Now I think it’s just Linkedin. So keep in mind that many celebrities have no reason to be on Linnkedin. So you might not get a match with Rapportive even though the email address is valid.
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