LinkMatch

Instantly save LinkedIn profiles straight to your Close database

LinkMatch enables you to add any LinkedIn profile as a Close lead with a single click.

With LinkMatch you can see which people/organizations from LinkedIn are already in Close, view/edit Close leads without leaving LinkedIn, save LinkedIn profiles as leads into Close, and it will even keep track of LinkedIn profile changes and offer you to update those changes into Close.

What you'll need

  • A Close account and your API key
  • A LinkMatch license for Close integration (they offer 30-day free trial)

How the integration works

Instead of manually search through LinkedIn profiles, creating a lead in Close one-by-one, and copy/pasting information such as names, phone numbers, websites, etc. - you can just click the new Add to Close button on LinkedIn profile to do all that in a single click.

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LinkMatch Add to Close button

Setup

Download and install a Chrome extension

Because LinkMatch works solely as a Chrome extension, you will need to install it first. Go to LinkMatch Chrome store link > Add to Chrome > Add extension.

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LinkMatch for Close on Chrome store

Enter Close API key

After installing, you should land on the login page as shown below:

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LinkMatch login page

If you don't have that opened, go to Chrome's ... menu in the upper-right > More Tools > Extensions > LinkMatch for Close > Details > Extension options to open it.

Enter your Close API key found under your Close app > Settings > API keys, and your Close email address and click Login. If you are a new user, that will register you as well and start a 30-day free trial.

Accept their Terms of Use and you're in!

Test it out

You should be all set - go to LinkedIn search and you will see X alongside the profiles that are not yet in your Close organization, and where profiles are already added in Close.

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LinkedIn search with LinkMatch enabled

Open a LinkedIn profile and click Add to Close to add that profile as a new lead in Close:

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Add to Close button

Click Create and new lead will be created.

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LinkMatch popup window

Configuration (optional)

These configuration paramaters are optional, but is beneficial to be familiar with them in case you want to fine-tune your integration. Access them by clicking on a LinkMatch icon in your Chrome toolbar in the upper-right.

Fields Display Options

Fields display define what fields are displayed in the LinkMatch popup window, and in what order. You can show/hide/reorder fields as you see fit.

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Field display options in LinkMatch

Parsing Options

Parsing options define how LinkedIn fields are mapped to Close fields. By default, LinkMatch will include Name, Description, Address, Website and some more - but you can add additional fields if needed - including mapping them to Close Custom Fields.

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Parsing options in LinkMatch

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LinkMatch integration guide

For more information about LinkMatch and their integration guide take a look at https://linkmatch.net/closeio/


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