On LinkedIn you can export your contacts full name, email address, current employer, and position, you might want to do this for business development purposes for example to see who you should add to your pipeline.
To export your contacts first go to LinkedIn and go to ‘Network’ and then down to ‘Contacts’. When your contacts page opens go to the top right hand side and select the ‘settings icon’ which looks like a cog.
On the right hand side you will see ‘Advanced Settings’ and underneath that the option to ‘Export LinkedIn Connections. When the new page opens simply select the option you wish to download and then click ‘Export’ once you have selected this you may or may not be prompted to enter some security text. Once you have done this and the file has downloaded simply save the file somewhere you can easily find it!