We started building Rainmaker over four years ago with a simple idea: we wanted to automatically update Google Contacts with social data. We successfully achieved that mission, and Rainmaker paved the way for what would eventually become FullContact. But now, it’s time for us to say goodbye to Rainmaker. We’ll be shutting it down in [...]
You talked. We listened. Rainmaker raindrops are now completely FREE. You can now make it rain on all of your contacts for FREE! But that’s not all! Here are a few more things that are new: Make It Pour functionality is much, much faster. Rainmaker now searches more social networks with greater accuracy than ever [...]
After much deliberation, we have three winners of the Rainmaker API Challenge, out of a pool of 12 great entries. We’ve been incredibly impressed with the amount of work and the quality of apps that have come out of the challenge! 3rd Place – InstaGallery InstaGallery was developed by Sachin Handiekar and creates an instant [...]
How to win a conference DemoPod competition, give the closing keynote, and launch a $30K developer challenge – all in a few hours.Jun 10
A few weeks ago, Rainmaker was invited to GlueCon 2011 to participate with a few select other companies in a competition called DemoPod. After showing our product off to thousands of attendees, we ended up winning the competition! We got to close out GlueCon by giving the closing keynote and launching a $30K developer challenge [...]
We are now providing access to our Developer API. Space is limited during our initial release. Apply now to get your API key before it’s too late! Our Developer API is used to retrieve information about a person by email address. This API provides the same type of information that Rainmaker provides when updating contacts, [...]
Rainmaker now pulls birthday information from Facebook friends into your Google Contacts. If you have connected Rainmaker to Facebook, you can Make It Rain and get back the contact’s birthday. If you are an iPhone user and have your contacts synced, these birthdays will automatically show up on your Calendar.
Thank you for your support this year. You have helped make Rainmaker a success and we are extremely grateful. We work hard every day to provide you the Rainmaker service, and it’s only going to get better in the months to come! If you would like to say thanks, please nominate Rainmaker for a Crunchie [...]
Happy Holidays from everyone at Rainmaker! Recently we released Rainmaker on the Google Chrome Web Store. As a special promotion, if you install Rainmaker from the Google Chrome Web Store, we will give you 25 Free Raindrops and automatically enter you to Win a Google Android! Click Here to Install Rainmaker from the Google Chrome [...]
We’ve added the capability to revert to previous contact versions. To use this feature, simply click the “History” link in Contact details, and then click the “Revert to Version” link. A preview of the contact will appear and you can choose to Revert to this revision.