Zapier and the benefits of Zaping

A summary of my talk at the World Quondos Record about how and why to automate tasks using Zapier . I was late and didn’t know it yet. When I read the program I saw 14:48 and I simply assumed that it would be the time my presentation began . That morning, tasks here, chores there, I couldn’t think of anything else but to try Bla Bla Car to go with someone to Alicante. Things went well, a very enjoyable trip but, let’s be honest, it delayed me a little . When the GPS showed 10 minutes to arrive, I was already receiving a call from Isa letting me know that it would start in a few minutes.

Introduction to Zapier: why automate?

To illustrate the problem and the solution, I asked for 2 volunteers whom I named “Josuit” (his task was to make a top industry data tweet every time I gave him a signal) and “Eli Sare” (he had to move between slides when I gave him the signal). . It was quite fun to see how he put together the presentation while he made signs to one and the other… benefits-zapier-02 We live in the era of cloud applications. Most of us, especially those of us who move in this world of online marketing and blogging, use applications for almost everything . TRUE? There comes a time when we end up in a spiral since, faced with a new need, we find an application that solves it and this, in turn,

What is Zapier? is a cloud platform/tool ​​designed to build automations around third-party applications , leveraging the potential of APIs. Yes, it sounds a bit like an electoral BS Leads program. Wait… is a website where you can connect services and platforms together , such as Mailchimp with Twitter, so that what happens on another can help you automatically perform tasks on another. Better now? No? Let’s see… benefits-zapier-03 is like IFTTT (which I’m sure you already know because I’ve talked a lot about it) but with a slight difference: Zapier is more complete . 

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