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Alex MacCaw

Alex MacCaw

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Company Name to Domain API

I'm pleased to announce the release of our new Name to Domain API, which takes a company name and returns their website domain and logo. We are releasing this for free, up to 50k requests a month. The only requirement is a free Clearbit account. We've added support for Name...

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Risk API: detect bad actors & prevent spam signups

A major pain point of running an online business is the number of bad actors trying to defraud you, whether that's via stolen credit cards, or by exploiting your free trials and creating thousands of fake accounts. Over the past few years at Clearbit, we've had our fair share of...

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Redesigning our signup form

A few months ago we set out to redesign Clearbit's signup form from the ground up. Self-service is a key aspect of our business, so we wanted to make the registration process as painless as possible. We also wanted to use this as an opportunity to show off our own...

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

SIC codes, NAICS codes, and Fiscal Year End

Our mission is to put the world's company and demographic data at your fingertips, and we're always looking at both improving our existing dataset and giving you useful new attributes. To that end, I'd like to announce the addition of three new company data attributes: SIC codes, NAICS codes, and...

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Salesforce Lite: a free Chrome Extension

Our Salesforce integration is one of our most popular products, providing person and company data directly within Salesforce. Social profiles, employee counts, and job titles, all automatically appended to every Lead, Contact, and Account. Unfortunately, it's also one of our hardest products to trial and is not entirely self service....

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Taking Stock

We recently crossed two big milestones, 1000 customers and 100,000 daily active users across our products. While this is a significant moment for us, I have to admit to feeling a touch of nostalgia as I remember jumping for joy when our first customer signed up a little over...

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Clearbit OAuth API

Clearbit was founded on a powerful idea: that we can catalyze innovation by creating simple building blocks. The first stage of the plan was our APIs. By abstracting person & company data behind simple interfaces, you can build some powerful tools. We've already seen thousands of companies do just that...

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Dynamic Chat Personalization

Adding a Chat widget to your site is a great way of interacting with potential customers, answering questions, and closing deals. We've been experimenting with using Drift on Clearbit's main site to do just that and the results have been great, but with one catch. We were finding the volume...

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Alex MacCaw Alex MacCaw ·

Google Inbox Support for Connect

I'm pleased to announce we've shipped our #1 most requested feature, Google Inbox support. Now you can use Clearbit Connect in Google's latest email client–simply refresh and you're good to go. As in Gmail, we'll display a contextual sidebar by every thread showing you information about the person &...

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Batch Enrichment

Often, our customers have one-off non-recurring needs for email & domain Enrichment. Since our plans have always been month-to-month, up to now the answer has been to sign up for a month of Enrichment - not exactly optimum. Today, we've launched Batch Enrichment. If you sign into your Clearbit dashboard...

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