Email apps are a dime a dozen at this point, and each one is continuously attempting to compete with others in any way they can. Today, CloudMagic takes their app one step further in a small, but significant way. With Sender Profile, CloudMagic will now be able to quickly show you more information on the contact emailing you using various social media sources.
More often than not, most emails I receive come from new senders or contacts. I usually spend a few moments deducing who they are, how I know them, or if I’ve ever worked with them in the past. CloudMagic’s new Sender Profile immediately solves that problem for me by pulling together a contact image and related details making that discovery all the faster.
Sender Profile pulls information from LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to grab job titles, organizations, and locations for your email’s sender. If an associated company can be found alongside the contact you’ll also be able to the see information on that specific company, including social media presence.
CloudMagic’s Sender Profile integrates so beautifully into the app you’ll be surprised it didn’t already exist before. Simply open any email you have received, select the monogram avatar (or contact picture if you have one for that particular contact), and that’s it. CloudMagic will present a contact card with that contact’s biography (from their Twitter bio), and various social media links below that.
In my testing, Sender Profile was accurate and fast. I launched multiple emails with contacts I hadn’t saved into my device and it showed me relevant information immediately. With the amount of emails I receive daily, the feature has quickly become a staple of my workflow. I do love the feature, but I’m not sure how users will respond to the in-app subscription cost for it.
Seeing as CloudMagic is cross-platform (Mac, iOS, watchOS, Android, and Android Wear) and free on iOS, I can understand them looking for newer ways to monetize the application by introducing “pro” features to users.
Sender Profile is available as an in-app subscription for $24.99 annually. Once purchased, Sender Profile will become available across all your connected devices that are currently using CloudMagic.
[9:36 PM ET: Corrected CloudMagic’s Mac app pricing. Thanks Ertuğrul.]