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Nimble’s email ‘widgets’ surface social, profiles and contact information in your inbox

Widgets available for Gmail, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Outlook 2013 and HootSuite

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Nimble -- a contact management tool that maintains social media-powered lead profiles and organizes interactions with a contact into one platform -- has added email widgets that surface a contact's Nimble info within a user's inbox. Today's update also includes a tool that shows how users or their teams are connected to contacts through mutual friends via social media, an algorithm that predicts which contacts are important, a reminder app that helps manage when to contact a lead, and a new contact profile view that makes it easier to see a person's relevant social and bio info. Nimble founder and CEO Jon Ferrara is hoping that Nimble, which charges users $15 per month, will become a verb, replacing "Google." When someone needs to find info about a person, they'll "Nimble" them, he said. Nimble's new widgets, which bring a contact's social posts, full profiles and contact information in a single view, are available for Gmail, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Outlook 2013 ...