JST: Finding and Validating Email Addresses

Finding and Validating Email Addresses

EmailIconHere are two tools for finding and validating email addresses. (There are certainly many others.)

  1. If you know the name of a person, and the domain for their email, use this site to learn the most common style for email addresses at that company. May not be perfect, but it’s a great start:
    http://email-format.com

  2. Now, having come up with that good guess, here’s a way to go a bit further in validating before actually trying to send an email. There are a lot of reasons why this may not work, but there’s no risk in giving it a try:
    http://www.MailTester.com/

These won’t help you every time, but there’s very little downside to trying.

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Last updated: 10/2/2014

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