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How and Why to Connect Google Ads with Zapier

How and Why to Connect Google Ads with Zapier

Google Ads (formerly Google AdWords) is one of the biggest online advertising platforms. Every day, it’s used by millions of businesses to attract leads, drive sales, or monetize content. In this article, we’ll look at how you can use Zapier Google Ads integration...

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The No-Nonsense Guide to Using Typeform with Zapier

The No-Nonsense Guide to Using Typeform with Zapier

Collecting user data is a critical part of every marketing strategy. Without it, you can’t create email campaigns, collect feedback, and do dozens of other things.  Thanks to tools like Typeform, you can create high-converting forms and surveys without writing a...

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A Guide to Zapier LinkedIn Integration

A Guide to Zapier LinkedIn Integration

LinkedIn is the biggest social media platform for professionals. With the right approach, it can  become a powerful sales and lead-generation tool. And by integrating LinkedIn with Zapier, you can automate a big part of your lead gen process.  In this...

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An In-Depth Guide to Gmail and Zapier (+ Examples)

An In-Depth Guide to Gmail and Zapier (+ Examples)

Gmail is the most popular email client in the world. It’s loved for its simplicity, intuitive UX, and deliverability. It’s also extremely convenient and offers great built-in labeling and filtering. And, with a Gmail Zapier integration, you can expand it with a wealth...

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The Ultimate Guide to Wix and Zapier Automation

The Ultimate Guide to Wix and Zapier Automation

Building and managing a website used to be hard. But, thanks to drag-and-drop builders like Wix, anyone can create a website or an online store. And, with a Wix and Zapier integration, they can automate a big part of its functioning! In this guide, we’ll look at how...

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7 Zaps to Automate Payments with Stripe and Zapier

7 Zaps to Automate Payments with Stripe and Zapier

Collecting payments is one of the most important processes in every business. But, there’s a lot more to a successful transaction than getting your clients to take action. After all, once they submit their payment details, you still have to process their data. Not to...

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5 Must-Have No-Code Tools for Your Automation Stack

5 Must-Have No-Code Tools for Your Automation Stack

Automating just a few tasks in your business can save you tens of hours and thousands of dollars. Still, most businesses don’t invest in an automation tech stack. Why? It’s simple - many don’t even know that most of the repetitive tasks can be automated! Others think...

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The Ultimate Guide to Zapier Trigger Types

The Ultimate Guide to Zapier Trigger Types

Whenever you create a Zap, the very first thing that you set up is its trigger event. Depending on the app, you can choose from one, two, or over a dozen trigger events.  But have you ever wondered why certain apps trigger your Zap instantly while others force...

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How and Why to Integrate Formstack with Zapier

How and Why to Integrate Formstack with Zapier

Zapier is, without a doubt, one of the kings of business automation. But, that doesn’t mean other tools aren’t trying to help you automate at least a part of your workflows. In this quick guide, we’re going to explore Formstack - a popular form and document creation...

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9 Zapier + Calendly Workflows to Boost Your Sales

9 Zapier + Calendly Workflows to Boost Your Sales

In sales, speed is one of the most precious values. The sooner you can set an appointment, the higher the chance of sealing the deal. With Calendly, your prospects can set that appointment right on the spot. And with a Calendly and Zapier integration, your salespeople...

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How to Use Zapier Formatter Utilities

How to Use Zapier Formatter Utilities

Zapier formatter is a powerful Zapier app. If you’ve ever built anything beyond simple automation, you’ve most likely used it to format text, numbers, or dates. But, contrary to its name, Zapier formatter is not just about formatting the data. With Zapier Formatter...

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How to Format Text in Zapier Formatter

How to Format Text in Zapier Formatter

Text is the central point of many Zapier automations. In fact, many of your workflows will focus on moving text data from one app to the other. Often, to make the workflow a success, you’ll need that data changed before you send it to its final destination. That’s...

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How to Format Numbers in Zapier Formatter

How to Format Numbers in Zapier Formatter

Numbers are an essential part of many data flows. As you start building different Zaps, sooner or later, you’ll need to manipulate numerical data. Typically, such an operation would require you to use code. But, thanks to the Numbers step, you can edit numerical data...

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How to Format Date and Time Using Zapier

How to Format Date and Time Using Zapier

If you’ve ever tried using dates or time in your Zaps, you know it’s rarely as simple as finding the value in one step and adding it to another. But, if you ever need to perform any operations on dates or time values, Zapier formatter is here to help you.  In...

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Introduction to Zapier Formatter

Introduction to Zapier Formatter

Building Zaps is all about moving data between different tools. The thing is, it’s not always as easy as just connecting the two tools together and watching the data flow. The problem is that two apps that you’re trying to connect can accept and return data in...

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How to Make the Most of Eventbrite Zapier Integration

How to Make the Most of Eventbrite Zapier Integration

Organizing an event is a tough job. Whether it’s online or offline, there are just so many things that you’ve got to take care of. Thankfully, there’s a tool like Eventbrite that can help you sell tickets and spread the word about the event. And, if you integrate it...

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A Quick Guide to WooCommerce and Zapier Integration

A Quick Guide to WooCommerce and Zapier Integration

Running an online store is tough. You've got to work hard to attract customers, process orders, and take care of inventory. Then, there are things like invoicing,  emails, and dozens of others that you've got to deal with. And sure, WordPress-based platforms like...

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Fixing Zapier – Why Is My Zap Not Triggering?

Fixing Zapier – Why Is My Zap Not Triggering?

Zapier makes it easy to automate tasks across apps and platforms. The thing is, no matter how well you polish your setup, sooner or later, you'll inevitably run into issues. And one of the most common ones is the “Zap not triggering” problem.  Luckily, a Zap that...

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The Easy Guide to Notion and Zapier Integration

The Easy Guide to Notion and Zapier Integration

Notion is a powerful note-taking and knowledge-management tool. On its own, it can already serve as a knowledge repository or even a complete workspace. But it’s only after you add Zapier automation to it that it becomes really powerful.  In this article, we’ll...

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The Difference Between a Zap and a Task in Zapier

The Difference Between a Zap and a Task in Zapier

If you’re just starting your Zapier adventure, the difference between a Zap and a task may seem a little ambiguous. The look at the Zapier pricing table doesn’t help much either.  Yet, they both are an important differentiator of the pricing plans and two of...

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How to Connect Contact Form 7 to Webhooks (and Zapier)

How to Connect Contact Form 7 to Webhooks (and Zapier)

If you’re a WordPress fan, you’ve probably heard about Contact Form 7 - a “legendary” WordPress contact form plugin. The problem? Despite its popularity, the plugin lacks direct Zapier integration.  Yet, automating your contact forms is critical for optimizing...

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Fixing Zapier – Why Is My Zap Stuck in a Loop?

Fixing Zapier – Why Is My Zap Stuck in a Loop?

Fixing Zapier Problems - Why Is My Zap Stuck in a Loop? Getting your Zap stuck in a loop is one of the most common problems with Zapier automation. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most dangerous ones.  And the reason is simple - a Zap stuck in a loop can...

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How to Remove Duplicate Zapier Data Using Python

How to Remove Duplicate Zapier Data Using Python

Zapier makes processing and moving data between different tools extremely easy.Unfortunately, just like any other tool, it has its quirks. For example, it will sometimes return said data in a different format than we’d like it to. A common problem when working with...

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How to Automate Google Docs File Sharing with Zapier

How to Automate Google Docs File Sharing with Zapier

Google docs and similar file management systems are excellent collaboration tools. They allow us to create, share, and collaborate on files with clients and teams all around the world. The only problem is, creating and managing sharing links can be time-consuming....

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