Do you know how to export your contacts out of LinkedIn? After making several changes to the website, LinkedIn had previously removed the ability to export your connections entirely. Eventually LinkedIn heard the outcry from users in response to this change and chose to reinstate the feature. However, when LinkedIn restored the feature they changed the process completely. If you haven’t stayed on top of LinkedIn’s changes, then you might no longer know how to export your connections. Moreover, if you’ve never exported your LinkedIn connections before, then you are missing out on a valuable resource when it comes to finding your target audience.
In order to export your LinkedIn connections, you must first sign in to your LinkedIn account and then click on the “My Network” icon at the top of your LinkedIn homepage. Next, click on “Your connections” on the left side of the page. On the right side of the page, click on the words “Manage synced and imported contacts.” Under “Advanced actions” on the right side of the page, simply click on “Export contacts.” You’ll have the option to select the format you prefer. After selecting your preferred format, click “Request archive” and reenter your password. You should receive an email that will include a link so that you can download your list of LinkedIn connections.
Now that you know how to export your LinkedIn connections, the big question is: What do you do next? Sneeze It continually helps organizations leverage their data to create a winning marketing strategy. If you aren’t sure how to use your LinkedIn connections to improve your marketing, please reach out to us.