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Increase Customer Loyalty with a Seamless Onboarding Experience

Alaura Weaver / March 11, 2019

After investing thousands of dollars and months of your time on positioning, messaging, prospecting, and deal-making, you're finally turning those leads into sales. New prospects are lining up to drop into your marketing funnel and glide through the stages of awareness until they make the decision to buy.

Then...


Your To Do List and Beyond: 8 Powerful Ways to Manage Your Tasks

Andrew Kunesh / March 11, 2019

There are so many things you need to do, and so many ways you could keep track of them. Search the App Store for "to do list," and you'll find thousands of tools that all promise to help you increase your productivity and get more done.

An app is...


How to Add Events to Google Calendar from Other Apps

Justin Pot / March 11, 2019

A good calendar is at the heart of any productivity strategy, but it's only useful if all of your appointments are there. You need everything available at a glance so you can plan your time.

So here's how to add events to Google Calendar from all of your...


How to Create a Campaign in Salesforce

David Harrington / March 11, 2019

As a cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) tool, Salesforce was originally designed to help businesses keep track of sales-related data like leads, contacts, accounts, quotes, deals, and opportunities. The platform has evolved in scope and functionality over the years to help users conduct an expanding range of activities.

Even with...


Celebrating International Women's Day with Zapier Customers

Joey Blanco / March 8, 2019

In 2018, American Express's annual State of Women-Owned Businesses report estimated that women started roughly 1,821 businesses every day. Compare that to the numbers from 2012-2017 (~952), and you see an increase of nearly 100%. In fact, 40% of all businesses are now owned by a woman, and...


The Science of Sleep and Productivity

Sam Kemmis / March 7, 2019

What if you could take a pill that improved your productivity at work? And what if the pill were free? Oh, and it made you feel really good? And improved your overall health?

No such pill exists, but science suggests an alternative does: sleep.

Mounting evidence suggests that a good...


How to Create a Project in Jira

Jessica Greene / March 7, 2019

Regardless of your intent for adopting Jira—to use it as a to-do list, to manage software development projects, or to track tickets for your support team—taking advantage of the tool starts with creating a project.

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to select the right project...


The 8 Best Video Hosting Sites for Businesses in 2019

Farheen Gani / March 6, 2019

Videos have dominated the web for ages, and now video marketing is becoming a necessity for any business. 87 percent of online marketers create video content, while 51 percent of them tout videos as the content with the best ROI. Both marketers and consumers agree that video is here to...


How to Turn Off the Red Dot in Slack

Justin Pot / March 5, 2019

Slack puts a red dot next to its icon whenever there is an unread message. This is potentially useful, but can also lead to impulsively clicking. However interesting your job might be, it’s no match for a mysterious red dot, that most compelling of UI elements, one that you...


How to Use Google Docs

Deborah Tennen / March 5, 2019

Google Docs is Google's take on word processing. Like all of Google's apps, it lives in the cloud, which makes it easy to share and collaborate on documents—even in real time. In this tutorial, we'll walk you through how to get started with Google Docs and...