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Beyond Google Calendar and Apple Calendar: The 18 Best Apps to Manage Your Schedule

Melanie Pinola / June 28, 2016

A great calendar is like a great personal assistant, keeping your days flowing smoothly. Without them, most of us would miss appointments, forget birthdays, and disregard deadlines.

But no single calendar app is best for everyone. Everyone's workflow is a little different, and our scheduling needs vary. Some want...

How to Use Personality Tests to Build a Productive Team

Genevieve Conti / June 23, 2016

You’ve probably taken one of those outrageous personality quizzes that tell you what kind of sandwich or font or Star Wars character you are. Admit it, there’s some satisfaction—however minuscule—in knowing you’re more of a Solo than a Skywalker.

Some of these tests might be...

How to Back Up Everything From All Your Apps and Devices

Matthew Guay / June 21, 2016

You know you should back up your files. But it's a chore that's easy to ignore until you accidentally delete that Facebook album—right after deleting those same pictures from your phone.

Accidents happen. Even your most-trusted gadgets and apps could go haywire and lose your data. Or...

Welcoming Customer Champion Ryan LaBarge

Ryan LaBarge / June 17, 2016

A note from Wade Foster, Zapier CEO: Customer support requires love. Loving customers, loving problems and a deep desire to help. Ryan has demonstrated this throughout his career, and in our first conversation it was obvious how much he cares about people and humanity. I'm excited to welcome Ryan...

Remember Everything with Evernote: 30+ of the Best Tips and Tricks

Melanie Pinola / June 16, 2016

You just had a brilliant idea, discovered a great article, or have been put in charge of your team's meeting notes. You need a place to save it all. Evernote might be the perfect app for the job.

With more than 150 million users, Evernote is one of the...

Creative Marketplaces: How to Find and Hire the Best Freelancers

Emily Esposito / June 14, 2016

For five dollars, you could buy a grande mocha Frappuccino at Starbucks, a Big Mac and 10-piece Chicken McNuggets at McDonald's, or a completely new website redesign on Fiverr.

Creative marketplaces make it easy to outsource work and hire designers, writers, coders and more for one-off jobs. Between Fiverr...

Welcoming Customer Champion Erin Chock

Erin Chock / June 10, 2016

A note from Wade Foster, Zapier CEO: Taking care of Zapier users requires a ton of resourcefulness, so we love to have that trait on our support team. That's why I'm excited to welcome Erin Chock to the Zapier support team. Erin has spent time directly in customer...

Be Productive Anywhere: 8 Proven Strategies for Better Remote Work

Dmitry Dragilev / June 9, 2016

After years of working from coffee shops and couches, there's one thing I'm certain of: working remotely is hard. Incredibly hard.

On paper, it sounds all rainbows and unicorns—you get to choose your own hours, you don't need to deal with a boss looming over your...

Pipedrive Superpowers: 20+ CRM Integrations That Boost Sales and Marketing Productivity

Carlin Sack / June 7, 2016

You have a process for everything you do, whether you know it or not. When a customer tells you they want pricing details, you note their needs, create the price estimate, and send them an email. That workflow is crucial to your productivity—and yet, it's hidden away in...

Welcoming Customer Champion Nick Simard

Nick Simard / June 3, 2016

A note from Wade Foster, Zapier CEO: Persistence and resourcefulness are traits we value highly at Zapier, and they're traits that Nick Simard has demonstrated over and over again. Nick initially applied for a marketing job at Zapier, and when that wasn't a fit, he didn't give...