• Spice Name: Send a Sales Navigator connection request
  • Results: Directly send a connection request to profiles you discover on Sales Navigator

About Sending a connection request to sales navigator profiles

While you’re discovering quality leads on Sales Navigator, you can directly send a connection request then and there. You can discover more profiles on Sales Navigator search & use that result as input for this spice. Use this spice to automatically send a connection request and here are some spices you can use for the profiles you engage with:

  1. Convert a Sales Navigator profile URL to a regular Linkedin profile
  2. Scrape basic or all information of that profile.
  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 auto-send connection requests on Sales Navigator?

The primary input for this spice is the Sales Navigator profile URL. You can also send connection requests with a message & even add tags to personalize their experience.

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 send connection requests to, create a CSV or Google sheet and link it in the steps shown below.

Limitations & important points to note

  1. You can execute this spice 35 times per day. However, you will have to keep in mind your daily limit. You can find those details here.
  2. If you’re using the web version, make sure you toggle the ‘Use Proxy button’. This will require you to add a proxy to your account. If you use the TexAu Desktop app, you don’t have to worry about purchasing a proxy or even setting one.

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 6 input points & the total time to execute this will be around 1-2 minutes, depending on the number of Sales Navigator Profile URLs.

Here’s what each of the input points means:

  1. Li_AT: Linkedin uses this piece of information to ensure it’s really you who’s using the Linkedin profile.
  2. Profile URL: Enter the Sales Navigator Profile URL in this field. If you have a list of URLs in a CSV or a Google sheet. Use that in step 4.
  3. Message: This is an optional step but you can personalize the connection requests by messages & tags.
  4. 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.
  5. Send Connection Request: Clicking on this button will immediately start the execution.
  6. Schedule this spice: You can choose to schedule this spice to find company IDs.

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How to auto-send connection requests on Sales Navigator?

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.

Download TexAu Extension for Chrome here: TexAu Chrome Extension [Used and loved by over 4000+ customers]

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 sales nav profiles to work on)

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.

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 Send Connection Request button will immediately start the execution. Based on the number of Sales Navigator Profiles, 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 Send Connection Request button, the execution will begin and then you will see the following message in the execution log.

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

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 auto-send connection requests to sales navigator profiles.

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