Ever find yourself lost in the LinkedIn labyrinth, manually updating profiles on Airtable? The tedious dance between platforms can be draining, and accuracy? Well, that's a gamble. But what if your daily data shuffle could be a seamless slide?
Picture effortlessly extracting and updating LinkedIn intel in Airtable, no sweat. Whether you're curating a talent pool, conducting market research, or just aiming for an organized digital Rolodex, this playbook's got your back.
Embrace a smoother, error-free workflow. It's not just about automation; it's about rewriting your daily script for productivity.
Let’s set it up!
The first step is to create an Airtable with the LinkedIn profile links.
Make sure you take note of the column name that contains your link. You will need this information to complete the playbook setup.
You will be redirected to install the browser extension when you run it for the first time. Bardeen will also prompt you to integrate Airtable.
Click the “Pin it” button at the top of this page to get this automation saved to your Playbooks.
Activate Bardeen (or hit Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on PC on your keyboard) and click on the playbook card. The setup flow will start.
You will be asked to specify the column that contains the LinkedIn profile links. For our example, the column name is “Links”
Click on “Save Input” and checkmark Airtable. You can edit Inputs later by hovering over the playbook.
To enrich each profile with information from LinkedIn, activate Bardeen (or hit Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on PC on your keyboard) and run this playbook. It will scrape each LinkedIn profile in the background and update the rows with information.
This automation is fantastic for HR teams navigating the competitive landscape who can swiftly build a talent repository by extracting and updating LinkedIn profiles in Airtable. This ensures a current, well-curated database for future hiring needs, reducing the time spent on manual data entry and allowing recruiters to focus on engaging with potential candidates.
Businesses keen on staying ahead of the curve can leverage this automation to track changes in competitor teams. Regular updates from LinkedIn profiles to Airtable provide a comprehensive view of key personnel movements, allowing for strategic adjustments and insights into industry dynamics.
Professionals seeking to foster and manage their networks efficiently can also use the playbook to keep their Airtable contact list synchronized with LinkedIn. Stay informed about connections' career updates and milestones without the hassle of individually checking profiles, enabling more meaningful and timely interactions.
You can also edit the playbook and add your next action to further customize the automation.
Find more LinkedIn and Airtable integrations.
You can also find more about how to increase your personal productivity and automate your data sourcing and research workflow.
This playbook saves me hours when I’m sending out emails. It usually takes me 20 minutes to get the data and format it into an email. This playbook will help me go from my LinkedIn account to drafted email in 5 minutes!
This playbook saves me 60-90 minutes that I'd spend copy-pasting 20 new jobs details from LinkedIn daily - now it only takes me 5 minutes. Gamechanger!