Zapier Certified Expert and Integromat Partner running Luhhu - we do cool automation stuff.
Thanks for the kind words @NBNite!
And yes, native vs. 3rd party... it's best to work with the native option so long as its technically mature and stable.
Thanks, @AndyDentPerth - valid point there. If you were to really cover this subject you'd need a book rather than a blog post.
Interesting to hear your personal experiences here. Don't know anything…
It used to be that automation was limited to factory floors and robot product lines. Now, automating business tasks is sweeping across every market — and fast!
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Not much to add here I'm afraid. Zapier is my wheelhouse but I'm not sure that's quite what OP would need here.
I think it's the "putting structured thoughts in place" step that seems to be where quite a few people stumble. I think it can be tough to know when you've read enough about a new skill and to start…
Learn something enough until you know what to ask the expert you get in to take over... yep, seems to be the approach most people I ask take.
Do you have a cut-off time in mind in terms of how long you invest in trying to learn yourself?
(Neat that you can embed other discussions now FYI - or maybe I just never noticed!)
Every time I mention Airtable I'm surprised about how many people tell me they are using it and what for. It…
For me, it was the full breadth of spreadsheet-style equations you can do via the Formatter step. So useful!
f.lux for Mac (https://justgetflux.com/). As someone who semi-occasionally gets their productive spurt late in the evening, my eyes and sleep cycle constant thank me!