11 Chrome Extensions That Nailed Product-Market Fit

11 Chrome Extensions That Nailed Product-Market Fit

written by Houston Golden
Founder & CEO, BAMF Media
May 7th, 2019
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Leads and Growth, all marketers want it!

The problem is most marketers think in the same way when creating a lead magnet.

  • Ebooks
  • Webinars
  • Popups
  • Content upgrades

Growth hackers add one more to the list: engineering as marketing

Engineering as marketing is designed to spend development resources to create tools. These chrome tools – normally free – have high adoption. They can also result in the majority of traction for core product offers.



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The Bitly Chrome Extension has over 300,000 downloads and is one of our stickiest products. That’s why we’re excited to announce a redesign that brings it up-to-date with New Bitly, which we rolled out to all free users at the beginning of the year.

We had to start from scratch, rebuilding a framework that allows us to easily make updates to the extension as we make updates to the Bitly web app. This change leverages New Bitly’s design and creates a consistent user experience across satellite and desktop products. Here’s how:

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Rebrandly is the easiest way to create Branded Links to share your online stuff. 

This extension makes it easy to create and share branded, memorable, and (most importantly) pronounceable short links. Branded Links include your personal or company domain name instead of a generic one. Improve brand visibility, increase link trust and optimize SEO ranking. Rebrandly turns any link into a promotion for your brand.


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View and download Instagram Stories from your browser.

This extension injects your friends’ Instagram Stories above your feed on the Instagram.com desktop website just like it appears in the Instagram mobile app.

★ Download Stories ⬇️
➤ Right-click the icon of the Instagram user to download their story.
➤ The user won’t know you’ve seen or downloaded their story. You won’t show up in their seen list. ????

★ Search for Stories ????
➤ You can search for users, hashtags, and places and see their stories.

★ View Stories of users you don’t follow ????
➤ You can go to any user’s public profile and watch their story, even if you don’t follow them.

★ Watch Live Videos and Live Video Replays ????

★ Also, watch Location and Hashtag Stories ????#️⃣

➤ You can learn more about how this extension works by reading my Medium article: https://medium.com/@calialec/chrome-ig-story-bribing-the-instagram-story-api-with-cookies-c813e6dff911

➤ View the source code of this extension at: https://github.com/CaliAlec/ChromeIGStory


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Find employee email addresses for any company and display useful contextual data for anyone who emails you.

Clearbit Connect puts the information of millions of companies and people at your fingertips, surfacing data on the people who email you in Gmail’s sidebar, and allowing you to find anyone’s business email with just a few clicks.

## Find any new email

Directly within Gmail’s compose window, simply type in a company name and an employee role, and we’ll tell you who you should email and everything we know about them.

No more checking multiple email formats manually one-by-one in Rapportive!

## Find out who’s behind an email

Know more about who’s emailing you — without having to open a new tab. See their social handles, company role, company size and funding, and much more.


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Send and preview Dropbox files and links without leaving your Gmail window.

Save time sharing and reviewing important stuff with the Dropbox for Gmail extension.

By adding a Dropbox button to Gmail Compose, it becomes really easy to send Dropbox shared links in email – allowing you to seamlessly share large files and save space inside your growing inbox.

Quickly access any important files with the Recent Files tab or use our supercharged Search tool to find the file you need to send.

And, see rich previews of Dropbox links shared in emails. Like attachments, you can use these links to download the file directly from Gmail or add it to your Dropbox.


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Clever Browser add-on for LinkedIn simplifying Lead Generation and Business Development.

✋ 24-August-2017 : Welcome ex-“Hunter” users

Leave us a note so we can help you to make the transition to Dux-Soup as easy as possible, so you can continue  your work after 31-August.

✍ 14-July-2017 : Auto-connect with personalised messages (Pro)

You can try the Pro version risk-free for 30 minutes. If you feel it doesn’t meet your requirement you can get a refund via the web store. See https://support.google.com/chrome_webstore/answer/1060830?hl=en  for details.

For all user-FAQs please visit https://support.dux-soup.com

❮❮ Introduction ❯❯

Dux-Soup provides LinkedIn Lead Generation automation. It is a browser plug-in which works with Google Chrome and it will become your virtual assistant on LinkedIn.

❮❮ Why Use it? ❯❯

Dux-Soup will give you leads in a lot less time. It keeps track of every single profile you visit and allows you to make notes directly on the profile page which are saved. Profile date and notes can be export as a .CSV file to be opened in Microsoft Excel or similar. The .CSV file includes data such as the timestamp of the visit, name of the person whose profile you visited, job title, company name, location, email and notes.

❮❮ Best thing about Dux-Soup? ❯❯

All your activities on LinkedIn are tracked automatically and visible once exported. You can take and save notes on each profile such as: have sent invite/need to reply to a message / likes Opera etc etc. Dux-Soup can save you hours of manual data entry when it comes to tracking all the leads you interact with on LinkedIn.

Dux-Soup also includes the ability to auto-visit profiles of LinkedIn users based on Google or LinkedIn searches. This means you (your profile) will show up as ‘viewed your profile’ and human curiosity will usually make your viewed profile, view yours and perhaps connect.

❮❮ Editions ❯❯

There are two editions: The Starter Edition (free) and The Professional Edition (paid / month-by-month).

⫸ The Starter Edition has been created for LinkedIn Standard, Business Pro and Sales Navigator. It offers 100 profile visits per day, visits group members, can search using Google X-Ray and provides the Note-Taking function.

⫸ The Professional Edition offers a user-configurable visits / day, visits group members, supports all versions of Linkedin, downloads data, exports profile lists via Quickscan, has configurable throttling, can search using Google X-Ray and of course, provides the Dux-Soup Note-Taking function, custom tagging, auto-connect , autp-follow, auto-save to pdf and auto-endorse.


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HubSpot Sales gives you the tools you need to adopt a modern sales process.

The HubSpot Sales helps you uncover more leads in less time, connect with those leads, and close deals faster while managing all your contacts in one central database. And it’s free to get started.

The Benefits

Track emails through Gmail and get notified the instant a lead opens an email, clicks a link, or opens an attachment for a timely, relevant follow up.

Turn repetitive emails into templates, measure their performance, and share the best ones with your entire team. Access all your templates directly in Gmail.

Once you’re ready to upgrade for more functionality, you can queue up a sequence of personalized follow-up emails and reminders that get delivered automatically. Enroll contacts into a sequence right in your Gmail window.

Eliminate the back and forth of emails and missed calls by sending a link that lets your leads pick a time that works for both of you.

Eliminate manual entry as every lead’s contact info, email opens, and clicks get logged automatically.

HubSpot Sales comes pre-packaged with HubSpot CRM Free, allowing you to manage your entire pipeline and speed up your sales process without clunky tools or spreadsheets.

It gets you started for immediately and for free. Connect it to the tools you already use and watch it become the first sales tool that your sales team will actually use. It’s fully integrated with a rep’s inbox so it works where they do.

Use HubSpot Sales on the go with iOS and Android mobile apps and stay on top of all your deals.


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Hunter is the easiest way to find email addresses from anywhere on the web, with just one click.

The extension lets you find the people behind a website and their email addresses. When you click on the icon, you get a list of people with:

– Names
– Professional email addresses
– Social networks
– Job titles
– The public sources where this data has been collected

All the email addresses are returned with a quality score that evaluates the confidence they are accurate.

# Features

✓ Get email addresses from any website: when you are on a website, click on Hunter’s button in your browser to get every email addresses we found related to the website.

✓ Search a name in the search input to find the email address of someone.

✓ Click the “+” next to a person to save this lead to a list.

✓ Synchronize your leads to you favorite CRM or applications. Salesforce, Hubspot, Pipedrive or Zoho and hundred other applications can be connected.


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Mixmax is the essential productivity suite for Gmail and Google Inbox.

Reach out more effectively to prospects, clients, and customers with these essential features:

✓ Track opens, clicks, and downloads
✓ Schedule meetings and plan events
✓ Write faster with templates
✓ Personalize bulk emails with mail merge
✓ Snooze and set reminders
✓ Send later
✓ Embed polls and surveys
✓ Share any email to Salesforce, 
Slack, and other services
✓ Automated web previews of websites and links

Features in detail:

— Track opens, clicks, and downloads with read receipts —
Know exactly who opens your message and when, even in group messages. Now you know exactly when to follow up.

— Schedule meetings instantly —
Share availability and set up meetings painlessly with Google calendar integration.

— Write faster and better with templates —
Create and save templates to reuse again and again. We’ll also show analytics for opens, clicks, downloads, and replies so that you know how well your templates perform.

— Personalize bulk emails instantly with mail merge —
Send hundreds of personalized emails in minutes with mail merge. Send directly from Gmail, so emails end up in recipients’ Primary tab.

— Snooze and set reminders —
Never forget an appointment conversation. With snooze and reminders, your messages come back to the top of your inbox at a time you set.

— Schedule emails to send later —
Always have perfect timing with scheduled emails. Write an email at night and send it in the morning, or whenever you wish.

— Embed polls and surveys —
Easily add polls and surveys to your emails to get focused responses from your recipients.

— Share any email to Salesforce, 
Slack, and other services —
Turn any email you receive or send into a link which you can share on your favorite services.

— Show web previews to get your point across —
Get your point across with visual previews. No more clicking links and switching context.


— Higher response rate —
Create beautiful and interactive HTML email that engages recipients (no coding required!)

— Perfect for professionals —
– Salespeople who want to close more deals
– Professionals who want to build brand and boost credibility
– Business Development, Project, and Account Managers who want to increase engagement with their emails
– Anyone who wants to send email that sets them apart


extension, 11 Chrome Extensions That Nailed Product-Market Fit


extension, 11 Chrome Extensions That Nailed Product-Market Fit

The all-in-one SEO toolbar for research on the go.

MozBar gives you instant metrics while viewing any page or SERP.
-Create custom searches by engine, country, region, or city.
-Quickly assess the Page Authority and Domain Authority of any site or page.
-Access and compare link metrics across pages while viewing any SERP.
-Find and highlight keywords on a page and differentiate links by type: Followed, No-Followed, External, or Internal.
-Expose page elements, general attributes, markup, and HTTP status.
-Export your search engine results page (SERP) analysis details to a CSV file.

Get more with a Moz Pro Subscription
-Unlock additional MozBar Premium features:

–Keyword Difficulty
-View the Keyword Difficulty score for any search term on any SERP in real-time.

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-Get instant page optimization detail and content suggestions for any keyword on any page.

-More Metrics
-Dig deeper into page and SERP analysis data with root domain and subdomain links, unlimited Open Site Explorer reports and more.


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See website traffic and key metrics for any website, including engagement rate, traffic ranking, keyword ranking and traffic source.

Use SimilarWeb’s browser add-on to get in-depth traffic and engagement statistics with a single click.

Find out how popular any website is and get instant knowledge and estimation on sources of traffic bringing users to the site. Check out SimilarWeb.com for much more in-depth analysis of websites and apps.
When downloading our product you join SimilarWeb Panel and become part of our ambitious project of getting the insight and trends about the digital world this project is here to improve and expand the world’s knowledge about digital trends.

For the purpose of providing you with analytic data, ranks, popularity, similarity and website metrics, Usage of the extension requires granting it permission to capture anonymized clickstream data. We will collect data regarding your browsing usage, specifically the domains you browse. For more information regarding our data collection, we urge you to review our privacy policy before you install our add-on, available here:

About the Author

The name's Houston Golden. I'm the Founder & CEO of BAMF — a company I've grown from $0 (yes, really) to well over $5M+ in revenue over a span of 5 years.

How did I do it? Well, it's quite simple, really. I've helped hundreds of business owners and executives get major traction (because when they win, we win), I tell all on this blog.

Growth hacking is a state of mind. Follow along as I explore and expose the unknown growth strategies and tactics that will change the way you think about marketing.
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