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Using Airtable Sync Sep 17, 2020

The future is looking very bright for Airtable. Not only did they receive another round of investment at $185M this week, they also released some incredible new features. The most anticipated of these is arguably what they have dubbed Airtable Sync. This new tool gives us the ability to...

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September 2020: New Airtable Updates Sep 14, 2020

Airtable has shipped some very exciting new updates for September, 2020! Check out this walkthrough as we review their new announcement and dive into the future for the software. Specifically, Airtable has focused on three new features:

  1. Blocks are now Apps and there's now a marketplace for...
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How Airtable Automations Differ from Zapier Sep 07, 2020

With the new release of the Airtable Automations feature, Airtable has unlocked amazing new potential for its users. While it's still in the early stages, this feature allows us to automate from directly inside our databases, without needing to use a third-party software. But does this mean that...

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Capture Historical Data Snapshots in Airtable Aug 31, 2020

The most powerful feature of Airtable is that it is a relational database. However, this very capability can often prove troublesome. More specifically, a relational database is outstanding at presenting the current state of things. However, it's not always the best fit for demonstrating...

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New Feature: Exploring Airtable Automations Aug 24, 2020

For the past three years, I've been building my automated Airtable processes using Zapier. If you're unfamiliar with it, Zapier is a powerful tool that connects software on the internet using "If this, than that" logic. It allows you to set up processes that are governed by a set of rules. For...

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How to Automate a Booking System | Part 2 of 3 Aug 17, 2020

In last week's tutorial, I outlined the database structure that would support an hourly consulting agency. We mapped the steps to creating the Team, linking that with Consultations and Clients. We also outlined the steps to adding a table of Invoices so that our team members can get accurately...

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How to Build a Booking System | Part 1 of 3 Aug 10, 2020

Scheduling meetings is a vital part of many businesses, so it's no surprise that software like Calendly has become very popular in the online world. Calendly, a scheduling software, syncs with your personal calendar and allows others to schedule time with you if they have your personal link....

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Automating Social Media Creation (Part 2 of 2) Aug 03, 2020

In this, the conclusion of my social media automation video series, I'm walking through using automation to create an image ready for social media.

Bannerbear is a fun new software that I discovered recently. The premise behind it is that you potentially waste time by creating an image based on...

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How to Structure a Social Media Database Jul 27, 2020

Social media has become something that practically every business needs to leverage in order to stay competitive. When speaking with clients, it's very common for them to tell me that they reached out because of our YouTube channel. In our case, using video to help with Airtable demonstrations...

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Which is best for me: Page Designer or Formstack? Jul 20, 2020

I often get asked questions about the Page Designer block in Airtable. If you need to build some reports, documents, or otherwise visualize the records in your database, you have likely explored this popular Airtable block.

But, as is true with all software, there are limitations to be...

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How to Create a Company Budget in Airtable Jul 13, 2020

Perhaps you already know this, but in a previous life I was a financial analyst. One of the bigger projects I worked on in those days was for this massive, billion dollar a year company when I helped put together their annual budget. While this post won't go into the same level of granular...

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SendGrid Email Block Updates Jul 06, 2020

We've discussed emailing from your Airtable databases at length in the past, but in this post I'm going into detail about two specific features, namely (1) using HTML from Airtable and also (2) leveraging Airtable views to send to segments of your list.

The SendGrid Block is among the more...

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