Are you looking for how to scrape emails from Google search for free?
A large population of the world has email accounts; If you are into marketing or any sort of promotion, scraping people’s email addresses can be used to reach out to people if done properly.
In today’s tutorial, we will show you how to scrape emails from Google search for free.
You don’t need to buy an email extractor software to do this; everything is done manually. And guess what? It’s very simple.
Disclaimer: This tutorial is for educational purposes only. We do not encourage spamming peoples email accounts.
What is Email Scrapping?
Email scraping is the act of harvesting emails in bulk from the internet. You can also define it as a way of collecting email addresses in large numbers from the internet for personal use.
Please note that it is not a good approach to scrape peoples emails and begin to mail them incessantly. This is called spamming in the email marketing field. If you do this frequently, your email address will be blacklisted and your emails will land in the spam folder.
Tools for Scraping Emails
There are many tools for scraping emails online but we will list a few of the best ones available.
Hunter.io is a professional tool from Hunter web services. It helps you to search for email addresses within a domain name. You can type in a domain name in the Hunter.io search bar and it will bring up the email addresses associated with the domain name you provided. The company behind hunter also have other email tools and addons.
Snov.io is a multipurpose email tool. It can be used to find an email address, track email addresses and a host of other things. With Snov, you can find emails by domain name, company name, names of persons and through a boolean search.
The free version of Snov allows you to do 50 searches every month for free. You can increase the number of searches per month to 500 by paying 49$ per month or 34$ per month when you pay annually.
This tool does not really extract emails from the web. It is more like an email separator tool. You can paste thousands of text into it and Lite14 will remove other text and leave only the email addresses. The emails can be separated with commas, colons, pipe (|), or whatever you want.
Sky extractor is computer software that can help you extract emails from various sources. Once you enter your specified keyword, hit the search button and Sky extractor will scan search engines of your choosing to extract email addresses that have been mentioned next to the keyword you entered earlier. Although this software can be downloaded to your computer as opposed to others, you will need an internet connection to use this software.
Sky email extractor comes at a cost of 39.92$ per lifetime license. You can try the free version before going all in to buy the premium.
Atompark email extractor is another email extractor software that works only on a computer. For now, there is no web version for it. This software works when you input a domain name or keywords into it. After a search is done, the tool displays the names and emails on the results dashboard.
You have to cough out 89.9$ for a single license of this software. For more licenses, you get them at a discounted price.
How to Scrape Emails from Google Search – Free
You can do this only on a computer system. Below are the free tools to scrape emails from Google search;
- Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
- Autopager browser extension.
- Free email extractor.
Mozilla FireFox/Google Chrome
Autopager Browser Extension
An Autopager helps to open all the Google search results in one page. We do not need to click on the navigation buttons below the search results. This extension will only make our work faster.
You need a good internet connection for all the pages to load quickly.
Free Email Scraper
This tool will separate non-emails to give us the end product. For this tutorial, we will be using Email Extractor Lite 1.4.
Now, let’s get started.
First of all, install an Autopager extension on your web browser. For chrome, install Autopagerize while you can install AutoPager for Mozilla. Follow the instructions on the extension page to set up Autopager.
Once Autopager is up and running, visit Google.com and type in your search strings in the format below;
site:”any-website.com” + “keyword” + “@email-domain”.
Let’s say I need emails of people on Facebook interested in Real Estate, my search string will look like the one below;
site:”facebook.com” + “Real Estate” + “@gmail.com” (Once I type this into Google, I will get Gmail addresses of people who posted about Real Estate on Facebook. I can change Facebook to any other website.
Your best bet will be to put in forums or social media websites where the niche you want interacts. Of course, you do not want emails of just anybody.
After you have typed in your search string on Google search, allow Autopager to load all the search results in one page.
Press Ctrl-A on your keyboard to mark all the search results. If you are using a MacBook, press cmd A to mark all results.
Now go to email extractor lite 1.4 and paste the search results in the box provided.
Click on extract to separate all the emails from the other text you copied.
There are other email extractors apart from Email extractor lite 1.4 but it is the simplest to use. That’s why I recommend it.
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