Rapportive is a free, useful browser plugin that adds to the functionality of Gmail. This free Gmail plugin in fact is a smart CRM tool that replaces the usually appearing ads on the user’s Gmail page with a rapportive column which gives information about the Gmail contact in the mail that is currently being read. This is usually fetched from the contacts profile on networking websites.
See contact info in Gmail easily with the help of this Gmail plugin.
Rapportive, after being added to the browser, provides the user with a brief biography of the contact, the social networks that he/she is in, their LinkedIn and Facebook profile and a short description. The user can login to his own account on these websites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to find out the contacts bio from their social networking profiles.
The following can be done with Rapportive add-on:
- The user can download Raplets (additional widgets) to be integrated with the feature. Raplets are interesting, useful and intuitive. Each of these has a unique functionality and will make for an efficient add-on. For example the Raplet, MailChimp allows the user to get updates about the contact’s activity on a social network.
- The user gets comprehensive information about the sender and all this happens within your mail inbox . Right from the location of the sender to the activities on a social networking websites a brief of everything is available on the rapportive’s column.
- Leave notes on the senders networking profile for them to see it later.
- Extend the social network from the mail contacts, right from the mail Inbox.
How to Use Rapportive:
Thus Rapportive add-on makes Gmail very interesting. Currently this add-on is available for Firefox and Chrome browsers and runs on the Gmail service only.
One can download it for free from Rapportive’s official website. This being a browser add-on, does not involve extended installation or registration procedures. It takes just seconds to install and use the feature with Gmail. If the user does not like it at any point in time, which is very unlikely, he may choose to disable or even uninstall the add-on from the browser.
Once the application is installed, a tab gets added to the Gmail user page which contains options for adding Raplets and connecting with different networks.
All these features and options make Rapportive, an interesting yet useful add-on for the Gmail service.
Try Rapportive and replace the Gmail ads with contact info