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Got a quick bit of good news today. If you've been around Zapier long enough you know how hard it can be to stay up to date with new services, triggers and actions or updates to existing services, triggers and actions.

So today we've launched the Zapier updates blog.

Any time a new service is launched or an update to an existing one is made you can find out about it on the updates blog.

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About the Author

Wade Foster is a Co-founder and CEO at Zapier. He likes to write about process, productivity, startups and how to do awesome work.

I'm ecstatic today to announce an integration with the sentiment analysis API Semantria.

Semantria is a simple API that lets you send it text and in return get nice sentiment score and summary about the text. If you've done sentiment analysis in the past you know how hard it can be. Collecting the data to analyze is a nightmare. Actually analyzing the data can be a nightmare. Looking at results can be a nightmare.

The Semantria integration turns your nightmare to into a pleasant dream with visions of sugar-plums dancing in your head. :)

So what exactly can you do with the Semantria integration? Quite a lot it turns out.

Zapier lets you extend the data sources you can track with Semantria by letting you send text into Semantria from over a hundred different data sources. In turn Semantria does some quick scoring for sentiment, provides a nice summary and then lets you send the results to either an excel plug-in or to any of the services supported on Zapier (though I must admit sending Semantria results to Google Docs is my favorite so far).

To use this integration

  1. You’ll need an account with Semantria and Zapier as well as one of the web applications with which you want to integrate. Semantria has a pay as you go and contract pricing. Just signup for the trial and they'll let you know what suites you. Zapier has a free 14 day trial.
  2. Connect your Semantria account to Zapier with the API Key and Secret Semantria gives you in your welome email.
  3. Check out any of the integrations used with Zapier and Semantria.

The short youtube video walks you through connecting tracking twitter mentions for sentiment. Thanks to the Semantria team for creating such an easy API for sentiment analysis.

If you want to build an integration for your web or mobile service check out the Zapier developer platform.

About the Author

Wade Foster is a Co-founder and CEO at Zapier. He likes to write about process, productivity, startups and how to do awesome work.

Unbounce is one of the easiest ways to create landing pages for collecting leads online without getting your technical team involved. You don’t need to know html. You don’t have to understand databases. Just a simple drag-and-drop editor and you can have a well designed landing page built for lead gen up in a matter of no time.

If you are using Unbounce to collect leads you know how much of a struggle it can be to follow up with those leads in Unbounce. It’s vital that you be able to feed Unbounce leads to a CRM, an email marketing tool, a spreadsheet or something where you can continue to work on the leads Unbounce collects for you.

That’s where the new Unbounce integration with Zapier comes in. With Unbounce and Zapier you can easily use Unbounce to:

Zapier lets you extend the functionality of Unbounce far beyond the capabilities already built into Unbounce and really beef up your marketing and conversion efforts.

To use this integration

  1. You’ll need an account on Unbounce and Zapier as well as one on the web applications with which you want to integrate. Unbounce has a 30 day trial on all plans as well as a limited fee plan. Zapier has both free and paid plans.
  2. Create a landing page in Unbounce or start with a template from their template gallery.
  3. Check out any of the integrations used with Zapier and Unbounce.

The short youtube video walks you through connecting Unbounce with InfusionSoft for lead generation. Thanks to the Ubounce team for creating such an easy to use tool for lead gen and excellent webhooks for using with Zapier.

If you want to build an integration for your web or mobile service check out the Zapier developer platform.

About the Author

Wade Foster is a Co-founder and CEO at Zapier. He likes to write about process, productivity, startups and how to do awesome work.

It's been a crazy few months since we publicly launched in June. After lots of great feedback from users, we are happy to announce all new plans and pricing. Specifically: a better free plan.

We sat down, talked to many of you, and asked how we can deliver you the best bang for your buck. Our new plans are the direct result of those conversations. Additionally, our new plans will enable us to grow Zapier with steady revenue so that we can continue to deliver you a killer product and customer support experience into the future. Here's the details:

What Are These New Plans?

To start, the free plan is getting way better and of course, it's still free.

The new free plan:

  • 15 minute syncing. That's right, 15 minutes. No more crappy 5 hour syncing periods.
  • Access to all standard services.
  • As many connected service accounts as you want.
  • 5 Zaps.
  • Up to 100 tasks a month (with ways to earn more).

What's different? To start, the syncing interval is 20 times faster. You'll have 5 Zaps and at least 100 free tasks/month, but now have the ability to earn more. You can have as many inactive Zaps as you'd like and connect as many service accounts as you want.

What About the Paid Plans?

We have three paid plans available (and enterprise plans, contact us). All the paid plans come with:

  • 15 minute syncing or faster
  • 20 zaps or more
  • Access to all services (standard + premium)
  • 3000 tasks/mo or more
  • Premium support
  • Priority for feature requests for new services, triggers, and actions
  • Unlimited high fives and free t-shirts if you come visit us in Mountain View, CA, Columbia, MO, or Chicago, IL.

What's Next at Zapier?

We want to help you work more efficiently. Some tasks are best for a computer and you shouldn't have to be a programmer to make that happen. Zapier will do the work for you -- you've got more important things to worry about.

We will continue adding new services and working with third party developers and vendors to make sure Zapier supports any services you use.

We're also working on some new features and a better user experience. This stems directly from the feedback we get from users.

Is there something you want to see Zapier support? Tell us! Send us an email or comment below.

Answers to Questions you might have

I'm on Free, what happens to me?

You can continue to use the free plan you signed up for or upgrade to the new free plan. If you are using premium services, you can keep using premium services on the old free plan, but as soon as you switch to the new free plan, the premium services won't be available unless you join a paid plan.

If you're worried you might make a mistake. Don't be. We're just a quick email away and we can fix anything that you might do to your account.

I'm on Basic, Business, or Business Plus, what happens to me?

You can continue using the plan you signed up for or switch to any of the new plans. If you like a new plan better, you can switch to that. Once you switch there isn't a method to switch back to the old plans so if you switch, make sure that is what you want.

If you're worried you might make a mistake. Don't be. We're just a quick email away and we can fix anything that you might do to your account.

If you feel the Free plan is more suitable for you now, you can of course cancel and grab the new free plan instead.

P.S. You Can Earn More

If you are really enjoying Zapier on the new free plan, you can of course Go Premium to automate more tasks or check out some easy ways to earn free tasks.

After chatting with hundreds of you, we are certain this will make your lives better with Zapier. If you have feedback for us just drop a note in the comments or emails us any time at contact@zapier.com.

About the Author

Wade Foster is a Co-founder and CEO at Zapier. He likes to write about process, productivity, startups and how to do awesome work.

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