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The 10 Best Free RSS Reader Apps in 2018

Vicky Cassidy / September 21, 2018

When you want to follow specific writers, publications, and channels—to see every piece of content they publish—nothing beats an RSS reader app. RSS apps access web feeds published by websites, letting you aggregate and curate content you care about. Instead of visiting multiple sites, just open your favorite...

How Real Estate Agents Efficiently Manage New Leads

Joey Blanco / September 20, 2018

"Zapier helps me respond faster—and saves me time by updating contacts across all my various platforms."Mark Novak, Mark's Home Team

Real estate thrives on agents and brokers sourcing stellar leads and following up before competitors have the opportunity. That competition between agents and brokers has led to...

The 25 Best Productivity Apps in 2018

Matthew Guay / September 20, 2018

The flywheel effect is an amazing thing. You know how when you ride a bicycle, the first few pumps of the pedal are always the hardest? Then it gets easier, as your inertia builds up and the energy from your previous hard work combines to let you casually pedal around...

How to Create Siri Shortcuts Beyond Your iPhone

Matthew Guay / September 18, 2018

Ever wished you could have Siri do your job for you? With iOS 12 and the new Shortcuts app, you can finally customize Siri. Set up a workflow, then tell Siri what to do, and it can send emails and save contacts and more for you automatically. It's the...

How to Use Pivot Tables in Google Sheets

John Thomas / September 18, 2018

Spreadsheets offer powerful analysis capabilities, but sometimes it feels like they're missing that extra layer of insight. When there's a massive amount of data, it's tough to summarize or draw conclusions from a basic tabular spreadsheet view.

Enter: the pivot table.

Most Excel power users employ pivot...

The 10 Best Time Tracker Apps in 2018

Jill Duffy / September 17, 2018

People who track time spent working often do so because they need to create invoices for clients and get paid. Others track their time to have an accounting of how long different tasks take or to make sure that a flat-rate project doesn't cost more money to complete than...

The 15 Best Email Apps for 2018

Jill Duffy / September 14, 2018

Email is, in many ways, the hub of modern life. Finding the best email app for your needs is key to a having a more manageable and productive digital experience, whether you're communicating with friends or restoring forgotten passwords. With Google's recent announcement that it will pull the...

The 10 Best Platforms to Create and Sell Online Courses

Farheen Gani / September 13, 2018

Teaching an online course is a great way to leverage your skills and earn a side income at the same time. No matter what you do best—marketing, writing, coding, hand-lettering, or anything in between—you'll find scores of professionals and enthusiasts eager to learn from you. If your...

How a Marketing Engineer at a Real Estate Brokerage Doubles Their Output

Joey Blanco / September 12, 2018

"We can accommodate unique client requests that, without Zapier, would have been totally unscalable."John Balladares, Marketing Engineer, Reside Real Estate

If you're in business by yourself, you probably have a few tools you rely on that brought you to this point. Maybe it's a customer relationship manager...

5 Tips on How to Use Pinterest for Business

Stephen Altrogge / September 11, 2018

On the surface, Pinterest is just a place to find inspiration for home improvement and craft projects—not necessarily a channel for promoting a business. But the act of looking for inspiration often leads to a click or a purchase, and that's why businesses of all types—brands like...