When you want to get more done and have more impact at work, automation can be the helping hand you need. Zapier takes the manual effort out of busywork, helping you accomplish routine and repetitive tasks automatically, giving you time back to focus on your most important work.
Automation can help out whenever you find yourself doing something over and over again, like moving information between apps or platforms, checking for alerts in multiple places, or informing people when changes have been made.
Zapier is an automation tool that connects your apps and moves information between them, so you can focus on what matters most. Check out this Zapier demo to learn more about how it works.
We've collected some of the best Zapier ideas across different industries and roles—so you can find something to help you get more done, no matter what you do at work. Click on any of the headings below to be taken to an in-depth article featuring easy ways to start automating.
These are some of the most-used automated workflows people set up with Zapier, covering things like social media, task management, note-taking, feedback collection, and reminders.
Project management is all about keeping everyone working together. Automation can streamline task creation, communication, and more by automatically creating tasks and sending custom notifications—no matter what apps you're using to get work done.
Turn your ideas into action by adding automation to your note-taking. With Zapier, you can create tasks from notes, automatically create documents for new meetings, organize your ideas, and create backups.
Just about everyone uses email for something, but that means you can end up with more going on in your inbox than you can easily manage. Automation can help you keep things organized and on track.
RSS feeds are great for keeping track of new posts, changes to a site you follow, or for setting up customized notifications or summaries. Enhance your productivity by using RSS feeds with automation to streamline information.
Organization is key to efficiency. Automation can upgrade your organization strategies by helping you save attachments, create an archive of favorite social media posts, back up your important work, and create folders and files for new projects.
If you're selling online there are opportunities for automation, from sharing new products on social to customized sale (and failed sale) notifications.
Learn more: Read our guide on how to automate your eCommerce business
If your inbox and push notifications are out of control, take back your attention by creating custom alerts.
Your support team has daily contact with your customers. Make their lives easier by adding automation to help keep tickets organized and notifications in line, track responses, and more.
Everyone knows they should back up their files, but actually following through can be a task that's easy to put off. Let automation manage this for you.
Automate HR processes like recruitment, training and onboarding, and team support to free up your time to focus on the people you work with—not processes.
You've put the effort into creating a quality video. Make sure you're set up to get the most value from it. Automation helps you create an archive, promote across platforms, create transcriptions, and more.
Contact forms are an easy way to get information from your prospects and customers. Move faster by adding automation to your processes so your team gets notified of every new lead or contact.
No matter where your audience is—or how you're using social media—automation can help you move faster and have greater impact. From crossposting to tracking to brand monitoring, Zapier makes it easier.
Meetings can take up a surprising amount of time. Let automation be your assistant, keeping you on time and prepared with automated agenda creation, customized alerts, and better task management.
From generating leads to managing client relationships to keeping yourself organized, automation works in the background so you can keep things moving forward.
Read more: Automation ideas to do more with Zapier.