• Spice Name: Convert a Sales Navigator profile URL
  • Results: Automatically convert a sales navigator URL to a regular Linkedin profile URL

About Converting Sales Navigator profile URL

If you’re working on finding leads from Linkedin Sales Navigator, this spice is for you. The problem with Sales Navigator is that it gives you the contact information of a lead but it doesn’t give you the activities of those leads. To find that, you need to go through their profiles and then check their activities.

Use one of our spice to scrape profiles from Linkedin Sales Navigator search. Once you have the profile URLs from the Linkedin Sales Navigator search, you can then convert those profiles into regular Linkedin profile URLs using this spice. Here are some spices you can run on regular Linkedin profiles:

  1. Scrape basic or all information of that profile.
  2. Auto-send a connection request
  3. Send personalized messages to any Linkedin profiles
  4. Find emails using Linkedin profile URLs
  5. Auto-endorse skills of any Linkedin profile
  6. Extract activities on any Linkedin profile

How to convert any Sales Navigator profile URL?

As primary input, you need to enter the Sales Navigator Profile URL. If you already have a list of Sales Navigator URLs, put that in a CSV or a Google sheet, use that directly as input here.

Here are the steps to use this spice

  1. Create a free TexAu account here
  2. Enter Linkedin session cookie manually or simply use TexAu Chrome Extension
  3. If you have a list of Sales Navigator profile URLs you want to convert, create a CSV or Google sheet and link it in the steps shown below.

Limitations & important points to note

Following limits imply to this spice using TexAu:

  1. You can convert 35 Sales Navigator profiles per day. However, you will have to keep in mind your daily limit. You can find those details here.

Understanding the whole execution of this spice

Here we will see the steps of the execution & the inputs required for this spice.

The whole execution will play around these 5 input points & the total time to execute this will be around 1-2 minutes, depending on the number of Sales Navigator profiles you want to convert.

Here’s what each of the input points means:

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  1. Li_AT: Linkedin uses this piece of information to ensure it’s really you who’s using the Linkedin profile.
  2. Sales Nav. URL: This is the Sales Navigator URL of the profile you want to convert. If you a list of profiles to convert, skip to step 3.
  3. Upload a CSV or Link a Google Sheet: Here you can upload a CSV or link a Google sheet. There are some extra steps here & we will cover them in the next section.
  4. Convert URL: Clicking on this button will immediately start the execution.
  5. Schedule this spice: You can choose to schedule this spice to convert the Sales Navigator URL to Linkedin Profile URL.

How to Convert Sales Navigator Profile URL using TexAu?

Once your account is set up and you have completed the onboarding, visit the Spice page in the app. TexAu acts on your behalf on Linkedin to run this automation. TexAu is the safest automation platform on the web, it uses your Linkedin session cookie to authenticate as you to run this automation. We never ask for your login credentials. To make filling session cookies easier, you can use the TexAu Chrome extension. This process only requires 2 clicks.

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Refresh your automation page and click on the Get Cookie button. Make sure you’re logged in to your Linkedin account & the activated chrome extension will do the job.

In case if you are not using Google Chrome, check this guide on how to get cookies manually from your browser. We are working hard to bring our extension to all the major browsers very soon.

Step 2: Upload the CSV or paste Google sheet URL (only if you have multiple profiles to convert)

If you have a CSV, simply upload it from your PC. If you have a Google Sheet, there are some extra steps.

  • First, paste the Google sheet’s URL.
  • Either get the session cookie or use our chrome extension to do it with the click of a button.
  • Input the column containing the Sales Navigator Profile URLs. Make sure you choose the right column for successful execution.
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For the final touch, make sure you have set the sheet as public (as shown below) so the TexAu can access it.

Step 3: Start execution or schedule the automation

Clicking on the Convert URL button will immediately start the execution. Based on the number of Sales Navigator Profiles to convert, the execution time will vary.

Scheduling the automation will give you additional points to control the execution. You can choose specific days of the week or month, specific times daily. You can even set a specific start & end time of the execution.

The advantage of automating the whole process is that you don’t have to actively sit in front of your PC while TexAu does its job.

Step 4: Download execution results to your local PC

Once you click on the Convert URL button, the execution will begin and then you will see the following message in the execution log.

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Once you see, click on the ‘Result’ button where you can view your results & download the result as a CSV file as shown below.

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Note: Alternatively you can download results from the Results menu on the left-hand navigation, just hover over the menu & click on Results as shown below:

That’s all you need to convert Sales Navigator Profiles.

  1. How to use CSV with TexAu Automation
  2. How to use Google Sheet with TexAu Automation
  3. How to schedule a TexAu Automation

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