Contacts: Look Up Contact Info by Email

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Use this action to search for and return information about someone using an email address.

This action returns information like full name, organization, or demographics, based on the availability of this data.

If you’re trying to verify that an email address is legitimate, you can use the Contacts: Validate an Email Address action.

Use case

  • Collect information on applicants, customers, vendors, etc.
  • Integrate this action as part of a candidate interview process.

How to configure this action

This action can be used to look up an individual contact by email, or you can look up information about a company by using the domain part of their email address.

Fields for this action

  • Email address

    • Enter the contact’s email address.
  • Output Field Prefix

    • To help keep output fields organized, choose an output field prefix to add to the beginning of each output field name as this action may output more than one field.
    • The step’s name is used as the prefix by default.

What will this output?

This action will attempt to return as much contact information as possible and available. If a output field is empty, that information was not available for the contact.

This action may generate multiple fields. To help keep output fields organized, the prefix above will be added to the beginning of each of the output field names, separated by two dashes. Each field will result as:{{output-field-prefix--output-field}}. Learn more

Output fields for this action

  • Response

    • Any response codes associated with the contact lookup.
  • Facebook

    • URL of the contact’s Facebook profile.
  • Twitter

    • URL of the contact’s Twitter profile.
  • GitHub

    • URL of the contact’s GitHub profile.
  • Family Name

    • The family name (last name) of the contact.
  • Full Name

    • The full name of the contact.
  • Given Name

    • The given name (first name) of the contact.
  • website-first

    • URL of the contact’s website.
  • Websites

    • Any additional websites associated with the contact.
  • Digital Footprint–scores

    • Scores that rate the contact’s influence in the associated topics.
  • Digital Footprint–topics

    • The topics the contact is involved in or an expert in.
  • Organizations

    • A list of the contact’s organizations.
  • Primary Organization–name

    • The name of the current or most recent organization of the contact.
  • Primary Organization–current

    • Whether this is the current organization of the contact.
  • Primary Organization–startDate

    • The start date for the primary organization for the contact.
  • Primary Organization–title

    • The current or most recent job title of the contact.
  • Demographics–gender

    • Gender of the contact.
  • Demographics–locationGeneral

    • Location of the contact. Depending on data quality, the exactness of this value may vary.
  • Demographics–age

    • The age in years of the contact.
  • Demographics–ageRange

    • The age range of the individual. Possible ranges are: 18-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64 or 65+.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–city–deduced

    • True or false if the city was deduced.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–city–name

    • The current city of the contact.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–state–deduced

    • True or false if the state was deduced.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–state–name

    • The current state of the contact.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–state–code

    • The current state code of the contact.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–continent–deduced

    • True or false if the continent was deduced.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–continent–name

    • The current continent name of the contact.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–country–deduced

    • True or false if the country was deduced.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–country–name

    • The current country of the contact.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–country–code

    • The current country code of the contact.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–county–deduced

    • True or false if the county was deduced.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–county–name

    • The current county of the contact.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–deducedLocation

    • The deduced location. This is the assumed full location based on available information.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–normalizedLocation

    • The normalized location of the general location of the contact.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–locationGeneral

    • The general location of the contact.
  • Demographics–locationDeduced–likelihood

    • The likelihood that the deduced location data is correct, the higher the better.

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