Most of us waste far too much time doing busywork. Instead of focusing on the most important parts of our job, we fritter the hours away sending emails, checking apps for updates, copying data back and forth, and scheduling endless meetings.
Zapier cuts the busy work by handling those tasks and more for you automatically. With automated workflows we call Zaps, you can send emails, get updated about apps, copy data between your software, and even schedule meetings automatically. No more distraction—just more time to do the work you love.
Get started saving time with Zapier with some of our most popular Zaps. Whether you're new to Zapier or just exploring new ways to get more done with less work, the workflows below are some of the best ways people are eliminating tedious work.
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Share blog posts to your social channels
Instead of manually sharing your blog posts or interesting articles you've found online, use these Zaps to share items from an RSS feed directly to social media.
Keep your notes with your tasks
You likely have a favorite notes app and a favorite to-do app. Save your ideas and your tasks both in one place to make sure you never forget to act on an idea.
Create OneNote notes from new or moved Trello cards
Collect feedback and other info from forms
Forms are a great way to collect all sorts of data from your customers and internal team. Once someone has filled out your form, you can put it to use in your other favorite apps in minutes with the help of automation. Send that form information to apps like Trello, Dropbox, or Google Sheets where you can put it to work.
Collect new Typeform responses as rows on Google Sheets
Send emails for new Google Forms responses in a spreadsheet
Automatically send survey thank yous
Personalized responses are time-consuming to create from scratch. Instead, these workflows reach out and thank individuals for their input almost instantly.
Send email via Gmail for new SurveyMonkey responses
Create an email list
One of the most popular ways to keep in touch with your customers and new leads is through email newsletters. But often that information is siloed in different apps. With these Zaps, you can automatically add new contact information to an email list.
Create custom Trello cards with the Zapier Google Chrome extension
Quick add new Google Calendar events with the Zapier Chrome extension
Add new text notes to Evernote from a Google Chrome extension
Send customized Pushover notifications from new push commands to Zapier's Chrome extension
Get notifications and reminders about everything in Slack
For many teams, Slack is information central. Streamline sharing with your team by sending notifications from other apps to Slack.
Send approaching Google Calendar events to a Slack channel
Get email notifications for new rows in a Google Sheets spreadsheet
Track events and tasks with your calendar
If you rely on Google Calendar to stay on schedule but use a different app to track everything you need to work on, these workflows are for you. Keep tabs on everything coming up without manually adding events to your calendar.
Log dones in I Done This from completed Google Calendar events
Turn your emails into to-dos
With the daily flood of email, your inbox isn't the best place for your tasks. Yet many emails are actionable. Never let an email task get buried—instead, let Zapier send it to the proper place so you remember to take action.
Create Trello cards from new starred Gmail emails [Business Gmail Accounts Only]
Create Todoist tasks for starred Gmail messages [Business Gmail Accounts Only]
Save email attachments to the cloud
Don't let the files and photos people send you over email get lost in your inbox. Instead, save those attachments to your favorite cloud storage service so you'll always know where they are.
Save Gmail attachments to Box in their original file format [Business Gmail Accounts Only]
Get an automatic summary of anything with Digest
Sometimes you don't need to know about new things exactly when they happen—instead, you need to know all of the things that happened over a time period. Perhaps you'd like an email with all of today's headlines each evening, or a list of everything your team's completed this week on Friday afternoons. Zapier's Digest tool can correlate the info for you and send it right when you need it.
Get a digest of new Xero sales invoices sent to your Gmail on a daily, weekly, or monthly schedule
Get a digest of completed Asana tasks sent to your email on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis
Get Slack notifications for Reddit mentions and get an email summary of mentions daily, weekly, or monthly
Start automated workflows with a push
Need to send an email, add a task, schedule a meeting, and more? Don't open those apps—that's how you'll get distracted and waste even more time. Instead, use Zapier's Chrome Extension to create those items at the push of a button.
Send Gmail emails with Zapier's Google Chrome extension
Log new Airtable records using a Google Chrome extension
New to Zapier? Check out the Zapier quick-start guide to learn the ins and outs of building your own automated workflows.
Not sure when to automate? Learn how to spot the signs of a task you can delegate to a computer.