Contact Importer

What is Contact Importer?

Contact Importer is a service offered to fetch contacts from users addressbook which is located in Gmail, Yahoo, windows live, Mail.ru, Outlook and Eventbrite. The contact importer authenticates the user through an oAuth authentication mechanism, which is an authentication protocol defined by the API providers. The importer service uses the API of mail servers, pulls all the valid email contacts from addressbook and parse the data in to a well standard structure.

How it helps my business?

Contact Importer can save hours of time and help expand your customer reach. It enables businesses to quickly build a fan base, which can result in increased brand awareness, better user engagement and higher sales. It can be used with an friends invite feature, a user import feature, an emailing feature, or anything else that you can think of. It also saves development time and reduces development cost.

Why it is needed?

Contact Importer is a great service to generate more traffic, more revenue and more connections. It can spreads word about your business easily and there by bringing visitors to your website. Using the service you can promote your website by allowing your user to send message/inviting to the imported contacts from major mail servers such as Gmail, Yahoo, windows live, Mail.ru, Outlook and Eventbrite.

How it works?

BASIC PLAN

Below is the diagrammatic representation of how the api works in BASIC plan. All the API calls will be routed through socialinviter server. SocialInviter server works as a middle tier on the API calls.
Address book importer

PRO PLAN

Below is the diagrammatic representation of how the code works in PRO plan. All the API calls will be routed through your server because the code will be hosted on your server using DLL or JAR.
Address book importer

Documentation?

Want to implement Contact Importer using REST API with your own logic? please follow the document here
Want to implement Contact Importer in easy way? just like a plug and play code then please follow the document here

Download code

Download sample code from various programming languages including ASP.net, JAVA, PHP and JavaScript. The sample code are available for the REST API implementation and JS Plugin plugin and play code.

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