My BD Toolkit

by Scott

I thought it might be useful to highlight some products I use on the reg for BD.


For those that aren’t familiar, Rapportive is a gmail plugin that populates social profile information attached to an email address in your inbox. It sharpens my BD blade in a variety of ways:

Context/Rapport Building – People are constantly eliciting relevant events or things they’re interested in through facebook and twitter. Rapportive helps me identify these signals which can be used to add a personal touch to an email.

For example, if someone was writing me an email right now, rapportive might inform them that Mashable just covered the newest release of the YP App and the extension of our partnership. This is news they might …
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How to Find Email Addresses

by Scott

Being able to start a dialogue with anyone in the world is a super power…

In today’s environment, email seems to be the easiest way to do this.

This post reveals 11 tools and methodologies to find anyone’s email address once you’ve got the name of the person you’re trying to reach.

Clearbit Connect:

Clearbit connect is an awesome gmail plugin that supercharges your inbox.

To find your first email, click on the Connect logo in the upper right corner of the Gmail interface and simply select Find an email from the drop down menu.

Type in a domain of a company into the box. Clearbit will search its database and the entire web and display any people associated with the domain. You can also search by job role …
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