This week’s Technology of the Week: Sales Navigator for Gmail

What is Sales Navigator

Sales Navigator for Gmail is a Chrome extension that shows you everything about your contacts (social links, contact info, etc.) inside your inbox. This is an amazing tool when communicating with someone that you do not know or when you need to do some research for your Executive on a client or who your Executive is sitting next to at a gala dinner.

What does Sales Navigator do?

The Google Chrome extension is available in two formats, “Lite” for free LinkedIn members and “Premium” for LinkedIn Sales Navigator subscribers.

Sales Navigator Lite for Gmail, which is free, will let you

  • See rich LinkedIn profile data for your contacts directly in your Gmail, and use that knowledge when you reach out next
  • Mention icebreakers, including shared connections, experiences, and interests, to build rapport with your contacts
  • Hover over any email address anywhere in your message to quickly view their profile to stay informed on who’s who

Why does Sales Navigator benefit Assistants

This is so helpful when you’ve Executive has a potential client coming in for a meeting or wants to get in touch with someone without any prior contact. It pulls through so much information which you can quickly pull into a report for your Executive.

Why is it technology of the week?

Sales Navigator for Gmail is well worth checking out if you spend a lot of time researching potential clients or contacts for your Executive.