You have extracted sales navigator URLs or you have Sales Navigator URL’s in your CRM, but you need Linkedin URLs to do prospecting?
3 Ways To Convert Sales Navigator URL into Linkedin URL
3 techniques convert Sales Navigator URLs to Linkedin URLs:
- Copy-paste the unique ID from URL
- Use a Google Sheet formula
- Use Evaboot Linkedin Sales Navigator scraper
1. Copy-paste the unique ID from URL
It’s actually really easy to convert a Sales Navigator URL to a Linkedin URL manually.
It’s basically a copy-paste.
Step #1: copy-paste the code between “lead/” and the first comma.
Step #2: write “www.linkedin/com/in/” and paste the code you copied after that.
You just converted a Sales Navigator URL into a Linkedin URL in 10 seconds.
For the accounts, the process is pretty much the same.
Copy and paste the unique ID in the URL
Then paste this ID after “https://www.linkedin.com/company/”
This approach works if you only have a few Sales Navigator URL to convert.
What about if you have hundreds of them?
Answer in next part…
2. Use a Google Sheet formula
If you have hundreds of Sales Navigator URL’s to convert, you can use a Google Sheet formula to convert them all at once.
Here is a Google Sheet formula you can copy-paste (just edit the cell if necessary, here it’s A1)
This formula works exactly the same in Excel and Google Sheet.
Step #1: Create a Google Sheet or Excel file and add your Linkedin Sales Navigator URLs in the first column.
Step #2: Copy-paste the Google Sheet formula in the 2nd and apply the formula to all the cells of the columns clicking and dragging.
To convert company page URL’s, you can use this formula instead:
This process is more efficient than the manual one.
But what if I told you that you could do even better?
More in the next part…
3. Use Evaboot Linkedin Sales Navigator scraper
Some tools can automatically convert sales navigator URLs to linkedin URLs while they are scraping sales navigator.
This is the case of Evaboot. One of the best linkedin automation tool out there (yeah, that’s us)
Evaboot automatically provides the two types of Linkedin URLs:
- The URL with the unique ID: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jb-jezequel-evaboot/
- The Custom URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ACwAABsx_DsB04Zr1kW4_LPmzlqRFQ-uIVI7uik
You can see that both URLs lead to the same profile.
The custom URL can be changed by the owner of the linkedin account, but the one with the unique ID doesn’t change.
That is why it’s better to store the “Unique ID URL” in your CRM.
When you install the Evaboot Chrome extension, you got a new button “Extract with Evaboot” directly integrated to the Sales Navigator interface.
This button allows you to extract all the info available on Linkedin Sales Navigator:
- Job position
- Number of connections
- Company Name
- Company website
- Number of employees in the company
- And 20 more data points
BONUS: if you are also looking for emails, you can add them to your CSV file in just one click from Evaboot. A really easy way to build lead lists for your linkedin prospecting campaigns.
Just click on “Find Emails” when your extraction is finished and Evaboot will find and verify professional emails for all the prospects in your list.
There are 3 ways to convert sales navigator URLs into linkedin URLs:
- With a Google Sheet/Excel formula
- With Evaboot
The technique you will choose depends on the numbers of URLs you have to convert and how often you need to do this operation.
Select the one that better fits your needs!
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