How to power up your Google Apps using automation

Justin Pot / Published April 3, 2020

Google makes some of the most popular—and powerful—software on the web. But automation can make it even more versatile.

Zapier connects to most of Google's best known apps. You can build automated workflows that connect these apps to each other and to thousands more. This means you can do...

When should you mute yourself during a video call?

Justin Pot / Published March 26, 2020

People are spending more time in video calls than ever, but the big questions are going unanswered. Specifically: when are you supposed to mute yourself? And when is it okay to leave the camera off?

From what I can tell, even the Very Tech Savvy People have no idea what...

How to survive on a Slack that's way too busy

Justin Pot / Published March 13, 2020

I can't imagine working without Slack. I also don't know how to get any work done when it's open.

The line between distraction and focus is surprisingly fuzzy, and Slack might be the fuzziest app of them all. This isn't to say that Slack hasn't made work easier. I remember...

Automate your sales process with Pipedrive and Zapier

Nick Moore / Published March 9, 2020

In a customer relationship management (CRM) tool like Pipedrive, you can design a streamlined sales process your entire sales team can use. But your team will still likely rely on a host of other tools, like email, calendars, invoices, and project management software. And all of these are disconnected from...

Slack etiquette at Zapier

Zapier Editorial Team / Published February 24, 2020

With hundreds of employees chatting every day, Zapier's Slack is a busy place. To keep things under some semblance of control, our People Ops team put together a guide to Slack etiquette at Zapier. This is that guide: we've kept it as close to the original as possible and...

How to increase your advertising ROI with Google Ads and Zapier

Hannah Herman / Published January 22, 2020

No matter how much you spend on Google Ads, you want to know you're getting the most value for your money when it comes to digital ads. But figuring out and then optimizing your advertising ROI can be difficult and time-consuming.

Zapier's newly updated Google Ads integration makes the process...

Wunderlist is shutting down May 6, here's what you need to know

Justin Pot / Published December 10, 2019

Wunderlist, the beloved to do list app, shuts down on May 6, 2020.

Microsoft bought Wunderlist in 2015. They would very much like you to migrate your tasks to Microsoft To Do, a spiritual successor to Wunderlist that integrates with Outlook and other Microsoft tools. That's not your only option,...

Bring context to your calendar by connecting other apps

Justin Pot / Published November 25, 2019

Time is money; the calendar is your budget. You need to know how much time you have so you can prioritize what you do with it. But does your calendar have all the information you need to make those decisions?

With Zapier, you can connect your calendar to thousands of...

Turn Your Google Analytics Data into Actionable Tasks

Maria Myre / Published April 17, 2019

Google Analytics is a powerful piece of software that monitors who's visiting your website and what they're doing when they get there. But unless you have a way to turn those metrics into actionable tasks for your marketing, UX, and sales teams, the only thing you really walk away with...

How to Manage Multiple Google Accounts

Jessica Greene / Published March 26, 2019

If you only have one Google account, we suggest you do everything you can to keep it that way. Managing multiple Google accounts is kind of a nightmare, and there's no simple or efficient way to merge multiple Google accounts into one.

But if it's too late and you already...