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Have a "Happy Birthday!" email draft waiting in Gmail the day before a client's birthday

  1. When this happensStep 1: Event Start

  2. Then do thisStep 2: Create Draft

Instead of fully automating a client birthday greeting , use this Zapier automation to create an email draft the day before a contact's birthday. This gives you the chance to add a personal note and send the message when you're ready.

How it Works

  1. Keep your client birthdays on a Google Calendar, using the summary line for the contact's first name and description field for their email address
  2. The day before your client's birthday, Zapier sees the upcoming Google Calendar event and using the aforementioned fields completes a template and add a draft email to your inbox

What You Need

  • Gmail account
  • Google Calendar dedicated to client birthdays
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It's easy to connect Gmail + Google Calendar and requires absolutely zero coding experience—the only limit is your own imagination.

All Triggers & Actions

New Attachment

Triggers when you receive a new attachment (triggers once per attachment).

New Labeled Email

Triggers when you receive a new email and label it within two days.

New Email Matching Search

Triggers when you receive a new email that matches a search string you provide.

New Thread

Triggers when a new thread starts.

Create Calendar

Creates a new calendar.

New Label

Triggers when you add a new label.

New Email

Triggers when a new e-mail appears in the specified mailbox.

New Starred Email

Triggers when you receive a new email and star it within two days.

Add Attendee/s to Event

Invites one or more person to an existing event.

Delete Event

Deletes an event.

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