Search Filters & Listings
Profiles Search Filters
The following automation collection are great to extract a list of URLs to be reprocessed later on in a recipe.
It's usually the starting point of all recipes where you can link those with other automation modules.
You could, for instance, scrape those filters to collect a list of profiles or companies that will feed more extensive automation. Data you would export in CSV or Google Sheet.
This method is privileged when you want to review the data manually before processing a recipe.
LinkedIn search filters will allow you to search either a list of LinkedIn profiles or Sales Navigator profiles (for individuals or companies).
LinkedIn Profiles Search
You can access LinkedIn profile search from this URL:
Once you set your filter, copy the filter URL from your browser search bar, then paste it as input to run this automation:
LinkedIn search will display you ten profiles per page up to a maximum of 100 profiles per search (10 pages max):
Sales Navigator Leads Search
You can access Sales Navigator from this URL:
Once you set your filter, save your lead filter. Then copy its URL from your browser search bar and paste it as input to run this automation:
Sales Navigator will give you 25 Sales Navigator profiles per page up to a maximum of 2500 profiles per search (100 pages max):
Don't hesitate to leverage LinkedIn search operators like AND or OR (capitalized) and (). Also, use negative filters with Sales Navigator.
You refer to this post for more explanation about negative filters:
LinkedIn And Sales Navigator Advanced Search Filters: 15 Tips You MUST Know
You can follow the same process for finding LinkedIn company details from regular LinkedIn or Sales Navigator:
Linkedin Company Search
The process is the same for scraping company search filters both from regular LinkedIn and Sales Navigator:
First, make your company search filter using this URL and type the company you want to scrape:
Then jump to the Linkedin Company Extractor module here:
Add your cookies, search URL, and the number of pages to scrape, then run the extraction:
Sales Navigator Accounts Search
Same as before, copy the URL below and make your account search filter:
Here you can leverage Sales Navigator granular filters to narrow down your list:
Once you are happy with your search filter, save the search and open it from your saved search:
Add your cookies again, paste the search URL you've just copied, and indicate the number of pages you want to extract:
Then use the Extract Linkedin Sales Navigator Accounts Search Results automation here:
LinkedIn Profile Visitors
TexAu can now extract the last 35 visitors of your profile:
To use this automation, copy and paste your connection cookie and run. It's that easy.
Need a new job or work in HR? Then LinkedIn Jobs is a great way to find the latest ads and scrape them with TexAu.
First, go to LinkedIn Jobs from the upper menu of your profile:
There, do your search with the job title, location, and other filters you want to target:
LinkedIn will list all the job offers in the left column. Now copy the search URL from your browser navigation bar and paste it as input in Linkedin Job Details Extractor automation:
TexAu will scrape all the ads listed for that search and their companies.
New 🤩: LinkedIn Search For Groups, Events, Services, Schools, Courses
New addition: 5 new automation modules to find groups, events, services and course from a search URL or a keyword.
Those automation are working in a similar way as Linkedin Profile and Compnay Search.
Enter a search URL, a term, a boolean expression or a keyword and run.
- Select the LinkedIn Search tab you want to extract
- Copy-paste the final search URL or enter the keyword directly in TexAu
- Run the automation
Facebook Page Search
Facebook pages are an excellent source to find local businesses online.
Go and type your type of business or brand in the Facebook search bar or go to this URL below and replace the red term (restaurants) with your query:
Here you can refine your search by indicating the city location and business category (Local Business Or Place). You can also filter shops (toggle on) and if the business page is verified or not among other settings:
Once you are happy with your search, copy the URL in your browser navigation bar, then paste it into the Extract Facebook Page Search New automation below:
Here, add your 2 Facebook cookies (cuser & xs), then paste your search URL and indicate the maximum number of businesses you want to extract:
Facebook Profile Search
This automation allows finding a profile based on its name. This method is not the most accurate to find profiles on Facebook (homonyms, etc...) but gives the fastest results.
Just input a full name (first name, last name) as input. TexAu will return all matching profiles.
Find An Instagram Profile
This automation allows finding an Instagram profile from a person's name or a handle name.
To run this automation, input any name or handle to find potential matching profiles on Instagram:
Keep in mind that if the name is too familiar, you may discover homonyms.
Instagram Hashtag Search
On Instagram, you can scrape posts from a hashtag search to harvest interesting profiles and influencers:
First, search for a trending hashtag:
Then copy and paste your hashtag in the Extract Instagram Posts From A Hashtag automation.
There, add your cookies, the date range filter, and the maximum number of posts you want to extract at once:
Twitter Advanced Search
Twitter Advanced Search is convenient to find a user handle activity. With it, you can search for:
- all tweets mentioning or not a word, a phrase, multiple words
- tweets from a hashtag
- filter tweets by language
- all a handle tweets (posts)
- all a handle replies to a tweet
- all a handle replies to an account
- the mentions of an account in a tweet
- filter tweets of an account by its engagement level (replies, likes & retweets)
- filter tweets by date
Google Twitter Advanced Search or go to this URL below:
Do your search there. Once you are happy with your search filter, copy the Twitter search URL from your browser navigation bar and then paste it in the Twitter Advanced Search Extractor automation:
Here is an example of a search for realtors:
You can also type your search query using operators then choose one of the five Twitter categories:
Alternatively, you can just input any Twitter advanced search without the need to put any filters in TexAu, and it will scrape the corresponding data:
For more information about Twitter's advanced search, you can refer to this excellent article from Zapier below:
The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Advanced Search
Twitter Profile Search
This automation is similar to Find A Facebook Profile. It can find profile URLs from a list of full names (first name, last name). Again this method is speedy but less accurate than scraping a Twitter profile from LinkedIn or other sources.
Google Maps Search
For local lead generation, scraping Google Maps is an excellent source of leads. In TexAu, you can scrape Maps business listings by copying the URL of your search from your browser navigation bar to the Google Maps Search Extractor automation:
You can go to maps and type your business query and location:
Then go to TexAu's Google Maps Search Extractor and paste your search URL there:
Even better now, you can directly enter your Google Maps search query without opening your browser!
Using Maps Extractor for Google My Business listings
Very few people know that: you can use our Google Maps Extractor automation to extract business listings from Google My Business which often returns much more results than Google Maps for the same search.
Example: Finding Injury Attorneys In Boston.
Google Maps will return only one or two pages of results and 20 or so businesses.
But doing the same search in Google My Business instead will return way more results here.
You can find those local pack link by searching for local businesses on Google Search.
Let's say searching for "Personal Injury Lawyers Boston".
Google will display the first 3 businesses ranking for that location, what SEO's call the local pack. Click on one of those links showing in search results to reveal the listing:
So you may try that to see if you get better results this way.
You can also extract Professional Listings.
First, go to this professional listing search engine:
Scraping SERP (Search Engine Results Pages) is helpful for multiple purposes like SEO.
In TexAu, you can scrape the first 300 ranking results for a search query.
Type your search query (ex: "LinkedIn growth strategy"), then select the country or language you want to extract results from:
You can use Google Search results to extract website domains and social media accounts' links to enrich them with other automation modules.
Here are a few examples showing how you can leverage LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter X-Ray search.
If you are lazy typing down manually your operators for Linkedin & Twitter X-Ray search on Google, you can use this great tool called :
If you want to have a better understanding of how Google operators works, you can refer to this reference article from Ahrefs:
Google Search Operators: The Complete List (42 Advanced Operators)
Extract Reviews From Google Play Store
This automation is geared toward app developers for ASO (App Store Optimization) purposes.
With this automation, you can scrape Google Play Store app reviews in all categories. Handy.
First, go to Google Play Store, then "My Apps", and select the app you want to extract the reviews:
Copy the app URL in your browser:
Finally, paste the app URL in TexAu and run this automation:
Yellow Pages Search
Similar to Google Maps, the Yellow Pages is a great source of leads too. TexAu works the same way as with Maps.
Go to the Yellow Pages, search for the service and the location you want, and copy the search URL.
After that, go to TexAu Yellow Pages Search Export automation and paste the search URL to run the automation:
Youtube Search Extractor automation is an excellent way to get the metrics of all videos ranking for a keyword on Youtube.
Just type the keyword or topic in the Youtube search bar, then copy the URL from your browser navigation bar:
Now go to TexAu Youtube Search Extractor and paste the Youtube search URL you copied from the last step:
Don't hesitate to leverage Youtube search filters too. Also, it's always better to do your search in incognito mode in your browser to avoid auto-suggested videos in the results.
Last on this list is Pinterest. You can use the Scrape Pins From Search automation to extract content and images from pins.
In Pinterest, enter a keyword or expression in the search bar, then copy the search URL from your browser navigation bar:
Go to this automation, add your connection cookie and paste the search URL you just copied from Pinterest: