But those with whom we do business and those with whom we want to interact further are not always the same. You might have a colleague with whom you're happy to discuss business matters on the site (or app) but don't want them to have your e-mail address. You know the guy. You might be the guy. Maybe I'm that guy?
If you're connected through LinkedIn then they can get to your e-mail by exporting their contacts. The export function provides the user with a nice list of user names and e-mails in .csv format that can then be imported into any number of programs.
To get the .csv file:
- Under NETWORK select CONTACTS
- On the bottom right of the page is a link to EXPORT CONTACTS
- This will take you to a new page where you can select format (.csv is the default and works for this application) and then EXPORT (you may go through a CAPTCHA page and if so, verify).
- A file will drop on your desktop that you can open with Excel (or equivalent) and read off the e-mails in plain text (you might have to give permissions in IE if you're stuck using IE).