Email finding tools (some free, some paid) help you find people for you to connect with, sell, generate leads, nurture prospects, or whatever it is that you want to do for your business.
Nothing works as well as expertly-executed, smart, and timely outreach email. Cold email hustle has been extremely successful for a lot of businesses (for a variety of reasons and use cases).
It’s another thing that several agencies, freelancers, and businesses have been abusing the wonderful opportunity that cold email outreach could have been.
Hoping that you are NOT the “Dear sir, please include my link now…” kind of an asshole..
Here are at least 12 fantastic tools for finding emails of people for lead prospecting, sales outreach, or PR outreach:
Loaded with an email verifier, domain email search, lead prospecting tools, drip email campaigns, and a stunning interface, Snov.io is a fantastic tool to help you with lead prospecting, cold email outreach (or any other outreach), and more.
Snov.io also has a few other features no other tools have such as a way to identify your competition with technology checker (just like builtwith.com) and also a gmail tracker to let you know who opened (and didn’t) your emails.
Read my detailed review on Snov.io
Contactout is a simple browser extension that helps you find email addresses and phone numbers of anyone on LinkedIn. They’ve been around for just over three years and already have thousands of users from a third of the Fortune 500 (like Microsoft, PwC, and Symantec). ContactOut finds emails from 75% of Linkedin users (2x better than the next closest competitor) at a 97% accuracy rate.
Findthatemail comes with both an email verifier and an email finder (with a Chrome extension included).
You can also find prospects off of their social media profiles, use the Bulk email finder, and use Zapier to integrate with over 500+ other apps
Hunter.io lets you find email addresses in seconds and connect with the people that matter for your business. It’s free, it works, and it even has a chrome extension to make it really as easy as hovering on a prospective client (say a Linkedin profile) and grab an email address to send out an email.
Clearbit is the marketing data engine for all of your customer interactions. Deeply understand your customers, identify future prospects, and personalize every single marketing and sales interaction.
While emailhunter isn’t as slick or beautiful as a few of the other tools here, it’s functional and gets the job done. Under the hood, it’s basically an email extractor.
You can extract email addresses from pages on the web by scraping. Of course, your extracted emails can be autosaved. You can also export them to a file, extract emails from AJAX pages, filter out duplicate emails, and choose to store emails locally.
If you are all up for hustling and for lead prospecting, Sellhack helps you easily find prospects, build lead lists, verify emails, and sync with SalesForce.
Sellhack also comes with an industry-leading 12-step email verification to help you find accurate emails of your prospects in just a few seconds.
LeadIQ does exactly what you think it does (but aims to do more). You can not only find verified emails but also cell phone numbers (to bypass gatekeepers). With LeadIQ, you also get data pertaining to the businesses your prospects are associated with while giving you a way to detect duplicate leads and contacts.
You’ll also be able to see existing accounts and opportunities as your browse LinkedIn. Create new leads, contacts and pull your accounts into your CRM.
Plus, add prospects into cadences and sequences from the web.
Just Reach Out
Justreachout seems to be more suitable for businesses looking to do outreach for PR outreach or for influencer marketing. The software allows you to find the most relevant journalists, influencers and bloggers as well as reasons why they’re interested in your story.
On top of that, if you ever wanted a “done for you” service when it comes to seeking and managing your public relations, Justreachout seems to be just the kind of tool you’d be looking for.
VoilaNorbert could very be the “Donna” (of the sitcom Suits fame) to you find email addresses of anyone you want to. Positioned as a sort of an email finding assistant, VoilaNorbert can help you find email addresses, verify contacts, and also enrich your existing contacts boasting up to 98% accuracy.
VoilaNorbert also integrates with several tools you already use while also connecting with Zapier (to allow you to connect with several more).
Findthatlead is clearly positioned as a lead prospecting, sales, and outreach tool for B2B businesses. Promising you freedom from manual data entry, FindthatLead has several products to help you start, streamline, and even scale up your cold email hustle or outreach efforts.
Findthatlead comes with features such as Bulk email finder, card reader, social URL search, domain email search, lead search, prospector, and more.
Fullcontact takes a slightly different angle to the other tools on this list with a focus on “enriching” data, content, and information you gather on your leads, contacts, and customers.
Fullcontact allows you to add contextual notes, tags, a history of your interaction with your customers, easy integrations with marketing/sales tools you already use, etc.