Use Company Info Filters to Search

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Sarah Malone
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Overview

Filters enable you to include or exclude specific subsets of data when you search for new contacts or accounts in Apollo. This helps you to better segment and personalize your team's approach so you can find and engage with the right contacts at the right time.

You can access many types of filters in Apollo. Company info filters help you narrow your search for contacts and accounts according to qualities such as company name, the number of employees at a company, and buying intent signals.

 
Check Your Apollo Plan

The availability of certain search filters is based on your Apollo plan. Please refer to Apollo's pricing page for more information.

The following sections detail how to access and use company info filters.

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Access Company Info Filters

To find and use company info filters:

  1. Launch Apollo and click Search > People or Companies.
  2. To access all of the search filters, click More Filters. View all search filters.
  3. Open the Type drop-down, then keep only the Company Info option active. Company Info Filters
  4. Apply the company info filters you want to use for the search. Then, click Apply Filters to save the changes. Save your changes.

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Company

Filter your search by company to target the companies most relevant to your sales strategy.

To do so, expand the Company accordion.

Company Filter

There are several ways to filter by company.

To target specific companies, click Is any of and use the drop-down to search for and select companies.

Is any of Radio Button

To exclude specific companies, click the Is not any of checkbox. Then, use the drop-down to search for and select companies that you do not want to include in the search.

Is not any of Checkbox

If you use the company filter to search for contacts, click the Include past company checkbox to search for companies where contacts have previously worked Then, use the drop-down to search for and select the companies.

Include past company Checkbox

Click Is known if you want to search for company profiles with fully enriched domains.

Is known radio button

Click Is unknown to search for company profiles without fully enriched domains.

Generic Company Filter

If you have a list of companies that you want to use to search in bulk, click Include / exclude list of companies. Type the list of domains that you want to include or exclude from the search, then click Save and Search.

Show Advanced

If you have a list of company names but not their respective websites, you can enrich them for free. To do so, hover on I only have company names and follow the instructions.

Advanced Search

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Account Location

Filter your searchby headquarters locations to target or exclude accounts with headquarters in a particular area or region.

To do so, expand the Account Location accordion.

Account HQ Location Filter

Enter a region and/or ZIP code radius to search. The ZIP code radius filter is only available for net new records and not for saved records.

Region or Zip

Click Exclude locations to add locations that you do not want to include in the search.

Exclude Locations

 
Search for Contact Location

The account location filter is for company headquarters only. To filter searches by the location of contacts, use the location filter.

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# Employees (Headcount)

Filter you search by the number of employees at a company to target only companies of a certain size.

To do so, expand the # Employees accordion. Click the checkboxes to enable the appropriate ranges, or enter a custom range.

# Employees Filter

Click the # of employees is unknown checkbox to include companies that do not have an official employee headcount. You cannot use other ranges when this option is used.

# of Employees is Unknown

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# Employees by Dept.

Filter your search by specific departments and department headcounts within a company. This enables you to go beyond ideal companies to target the right teams.

To do so, expand the # Employees by Dept. accordion. Then, click Add new department.

# Employees by Dept. Filter

Select a department. To include additional departments, click Add new department again.

Select Department

Enter a minimum number of employees, a maximum number, or both for each department.

Range for Employee Numbers by Dept.

Click either the Trash Can icon or the X to delete a selected department from the search.

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Headcount Growth

Filter your search by employee headcount growth rate. Target companies that have seen a rate of growth within a particular percentage range, timeframe, and company department.

To do so, expand the Headcount Growth accordion.

Headcount Growth Filter

To filter by an employee growth range within companies, enter a minimum percentage of growth, a maximum percentage, or both.

Percentage Range Fields

Set the timeframe for when the employee growth occurred.

Timeframe Drop-Down Field

To filter only by the employee growth rate within a particular department, click the Department drop-down and select a department. You can only filter by the headcount growth of 1 department at a time.

Department Drop-Down Field

To remove the filter, click the X.

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Industry & Keywords

Filter your search by industry to target specific markets based on the niches your company serves.

To do so, expand the Industry & Keywords accordion.

Industry Filter

Search directly for the industries you want to use, or open the drop-down and scroll through the options. Click each industry that you want to add. You can select multiple industries.

Industries drop-down

To remove an industry, click the industry title in the search bar.

Remove Industry

To delete all Industries, click either X.

Remove Selected Industries

Click Advanced settings to narrow your search.

To exclude industries from your search, click the Is not any of checkbox and select the industries.

Exclude Industries

Click Is known or Is unknown for a more general search.

General Industries Search

 
Industry Filter Options

For more information about the industry filters available, refer to Industry Filter Options.

You can also access industry-related keywords from this filter. To do so, expand the Company Keywords accordion.

Company Keywords

Type the keywords that you would like to include and/or exclude. Then, press enter to add the keyword to the search.

Company Keywords

To increase the specificity of a keyword search, expand the Advanced accordion. Then, click the checkboxes for each keyword that you would like to include or exclude.

Show Advanced

 
Keyword Filters

Keep in mind that keyword filters might slow down your search, and social media and SEO descriptions might be inaccurate.

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Buying Intent

Filter your search by buying intent signals to target companies that are showing specific activity related to purchasing decisions and product categories.

To do so, first ensure that you have selected your intent topics. Then, expand the Buying Intent accordion.

Find the buying intent filters.

Click the checkboxes for the intent scores and topics that you want to apply to your search.

Filter By buying intent.

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SIC Codes

Filter your searchby Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes, which describe the primary business activity of the company you want to target. Once you determine the SIC code of your ideal client, you can use this information to acquire more accounts and contacts within the same industry.

 
SIC Codes

For more information about the SIC codes that Apollo supports, refer to Use Apollo Supported SIC Codes in a Search.

To do so, expand the SIC Codes accordion.

SIC Codes Filter

Click the Is any of drop-down and select the SIC codes that you want to include in your search.

Include SIC Codes

Click the Is not any of drop-down and select the SIC codes that you want to exclude from your search.

Exclude SIC Codes

To remove a SIC code from your search, click the code in the search bar. To remove all SIC codes, click either X.

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Job Titles

Filter your search by job titles to include only the most relevant decision makers for your sales campaigns.

To do so, expand the Job Titles accordion.

Job Title Filter

Enter the job titles that you want to include in a search, or click the drop-down and scroll through the available options. You can include multiple job titles.

Include Titles

Click the Include past job titles checkbox if you want to add previously held job titles to your search. Then, use the drop-down to select the past job titles.

Include Past Job Titles Checkbox

 
Search Contacts

The full functionality of the job titles filter is available when searching contacts. Refer to person info filters for more details.

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Technologies

Filter your search by the technologies currently being used by companies. Target companies that use specific technologies that complement your products and services, or that cause specific pain points which your company helps to resolve.

 
Technologies Data Source

Apollo combines its proprietary technology search engine with the power of BuiltWith to ensure this information is always up-to-date. Apollo crawls scrapes 20 million websites every 2 months to identify the latest technology stack that companies are using.

To do so, expand the Technologies accordion.

Technologies Filter

Enter the technologies that you want to include in a search, or click the drop-down and scroll through the available options. You can include multiple technologies.

Add Technologies

For further specificity, click Show advanced and use the Include ALL drop-down to include all related technologies.

Show Advanced

To remove a technology from your search, click the technology name in the search bar. To remove all technologies, click either X.

 
Technologies Filter Options

For more information about the technologies filters available to you, refer to Technologies Filter Options.

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Revenue

Filter your search by company revenue to identify the companies that are most likely to have the budget for your product or services. The Apollo proprietary search engine pulls and collects revenue data from publicly available sources.

To do so, expand the Revenue accordion. Then, choose between Is between, Is known, and Is unknown. If you choose Is between, enter the minimum amount of revenue, the maximum amount, or both.

Revenue Filter

If you want to include only companies that are private or publicly traded, click the Private Company or Public Company checkboxes.

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Funding

Filter your search by company funding. Target companies that have gained a certain amount or type of funding that might lead to exponential growth and, as a result, increased investment in new products or services.

 
Funding Data Source

Apollo uses its own proprietary technology to ensure this information is always up-to-date. Every 2 weeks Apollo examines information from public news and other funding data vendors to identify the latest funding updates.

To do so, expand the Funding accordion.

Funding Filter

There are several ways to filter by funding.

To specify the last funding round type a company received, click the checkbox for a funding round/type. You can add multiple funding options.

Funding Round Type

To set a specific range for the funding amount, click Is between, then enter the minimum and maximum amounts for the range of funding.

Min-Max Funding Amounts

You can also set funding round dates to specify between which months a company received its last funding. To do so, click Last funding date & amount and enter the date range and/or monetary range for the lasting funding round.

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Founded Year

Filter your search by the years that companies were founded. This option helps identify companies that might be at a certain stage of growth and are experiencing commong pain points at that stage.

To do so, expand the Founded Year accordion.

Founded Year Filter

Enter a date range in years for when a company was founded, or enter only a minimum or maximum year to eliminate companies founded before or after a certain year.

Founded Range

To include companies without a known founding date, click the Include companies with an unknown funding date checkbox.

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Languages

Filter your serach by languages. Use this option to target companies that either cater to a global market or to specific regions that your company supports.

To do so, expand the Languages accordion.

Language Filter

Click the Website supports ANY of these drop-down to select the applicable languages for your search. You can add multiple languages.

Supports Languages

For a more generic search, you can specify how many languages a corporate website supports without naming the languages supported. To do so, click the Website supports AT LEAST drop-down and select a number.

Number of Languages

To remove a language from your search, click the language in the search bar. To remove all selected languages, click either X.

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Retail Locations

Filter your search by the number of retail locations a company operates. Target the small, medium, or large businesses that fall within your ideal customer profile.

To do so, expand the Retail Locations accordion.

Retail Locations Filter

Enter the minimum number of retail locations in operation, the maximum number, or both.

Min-Max Retail Locations

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Job Postings

Filter your search by current job postings. Use this option to identify companies that are actively growing or looking to fill a gap in their workflow or team. Apollo examines different sources, including Greenhouse, Lever, Jobvite, Taleo, and Angellist, on a daily or weekly basis to ensure this information is always up-to-date.

To do so, expand the Job Postings accordion.

Job Posting Filter

Click the Currently hiring for drop-down to select the positions that are most relevant to your sales campaign. You can add multiple job titles.

Currently Hiring For

Click the Job located at drop-down to select the locations that have open positions. You can add multiple locations.

Job Located At

You can also filter by the number of active job postings a company has listed and the dates when they were listed. To do so, click Job posting date & range.

Enter the minimum number of active job postings, the maximum number, or both.

Min-Max Job Postings

To include only jobs posted in certain date ranges, select dates for the From and To fields.

From-To Dates

You can also filter by timeframe. To do so, click the From or To field, then click the Timeframe tab on the calendar.

Job Postings Timeframe

Choose a timeframe, then click Apply.

Apply Timeframe Filter

To remove a position or location from your search, click the job title or location in the search bar. To remove all selected positions or locations, click either X.

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News

Filter your search by company news events to target companies that have announced acquisitions, leadership changes, newly won contracts, or other events.

To do so, expand the News accordion, then click the checkbox for any type of news you want to add to your search.

News filter.

To choose from more specific types of news events, click the drop-down arrow for a type of news.

Expand news filter.

By default, Apollo includes news from the previous 7 days. To change the timeframe, click Last 7 days. Then, choose a different number of days and click Apply.

Set time range for news filter.

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Use More Search Filters

For more information about the types of filters available in Apollo, refer to Search Filters Overview.

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