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Manage Content in Airtable (and Autocreate Tasks from a Template)

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As someone who leverages the power of YouTube, I know firsthand how content marketing can help grow a company. But producing content has a LOT of moving pieces and it can be difficult for a team to stay connected and on task. Fortunately, Airtable has features that make it an excellent option for content marketers.

One of the best features is to autocreate tasks based on the type of content...

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Mastering the Basics of Airtable with 3 Quick Tips

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Although Airtable looks and feels like a spreadsheet, there are some fundamental differences in how the software works. Without adjusting your thinking from spreadsheet mode to database mode, you probably won't tap the full potential of Airtable. In this video, I walk through my top three tips for making the transition to Airtable.

Tip #1 is about how to use tables in Airtable and how they...

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How, when, and why to use a Junction Table in Airtable

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I often get questions about how to properly structure tables inside a database. Sometimes these questions are incredibly complicated and require some very difficult architecture, but thankfully that's not the typical case! The vast majority of the time, when questions come up about confusing database architecture, the answer can be found inside a JUNCTION TABLE.

Junction Tables...

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How to Sync Airtable with Google Contacts

One of the most popular use cases for Airtable is to build a CRM to run your business. Practically all CRMs have a table that stores CONTACT data - names, emails, phone numbers... most business requires transactions between humans (I give you this, you give me that). However, your Airtable CRM isn't always the easiest thing to access. Perhaps your on the road and you want to call a client - or...

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Exploring the Gannt View in Airtable

Project Management in Airtable just got a huge upgrade with the new Gantt View. Airtable recently created this new view type to allow users to visualize their data on a timeline, improving the way we track projects, tasks, and due dates.

The Gantt View maps your data across a timeline, using start dates and end dates to illustrate duration. You can move your records by dragging them along the...

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Creative Tips for Entering Data into Airtable

Airtable's mobile app is certainly not as robust as the desktop version. That said, there are many times that you may be on the go and need to enter data into your database. What's the quickest way to get that data where it needs to be?

For example, I have an Airtable base that tracks my weight. Every day, first thing in the morning, I step on my scale and check in with myself. My...

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Exploring the New Airtable Trigger by Zapier

Automation from Airtable is a powerful tool, but the software that it connects to is still limited. By contrast, Zapier allows us to connect to over 2,000 different software choices, making it a much more flexible tool. However, the ability to trigger automation between Zapier and Airtable effectively has been limited for years. Specifically, Zapier only triggered one time per record - leaving...

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How to Filter Softr Data by User Email

It has long since been possible to add views to your Airtable base. These views can be uniquely crafted and shared with external parties to give them a chance to view their data. These features work very well, but they come with some downsides - namely:

  1. Each view must be created manually
  2. Many views can add clutter
  3. Views aren't as customizable as a webpage

In the case where Airtable users may...

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How to Update Airtable with a Form

There are many reasons why you would want to update Airtable data through a form. Most popular of these is the fact that it can be difficult to limit data access for the users in your Airtable database. However, if you could create a "read-only" view for them, and allow them to push a button to update data in that view, all your problems would be solved! With this approach, you can (1)...

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How to Create a Membership App using Softr

In this post, I'm delving into more detail about Softr - specifically, I'll be showing you how I created a membership app (from scratch) in less than 30 minutes.

The first thing to explore in Softr is the left panel. This allows you to access your app's Pages, Blocks, Data, and Settings. I go into each of these categories in this week's video, but let's focus on the Pages and Blocks for...

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