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Syncing Airtable with Calendars May 03, 2021

A lesser discussed Airtable feature is their ability to sync to one or more calendars. Currently, this feature is available only for Google Calendar users, although more options may become available in time.

This sync is very similar to the Airtable Sync feature that connects to another Airtable...

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Everything to Know About Airtable Pricing Apr 26, 2021

Airtable's pricing structure can be a bit unusual at first glance, so in this video I break down how the paid plans in Airtable work. The first thing to address is the key concept that pricing plans are specific to each workspace, so it's possible to have many workspaces that are each on their...

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Manage Content in Airtable (and Autocreate Tasks from a Template) Apr 19, 2021

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...

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Mastering the Basics of Airtable with 3 Quick Tips Apr 12, 2021

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...

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How, when, and why to use a Junction Table in Airtable Apr 05, 2021

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...

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How to Sync Airtable with Google Contacts Mar 29, 2021

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...

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Exploring the Gannt View in Airtable Mar 22, 2021

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...

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Creative Tips for Entering Data into Airtable Mar 15, 2021

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....

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Exploring the New Airtable Trigger by Zapier Mar 08, 2021

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...

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How to Filter Softr Data by User Email Mar 01, 2021

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...
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How to Update Airtable with a Form Feb 22, 2021

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...

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How to Create a Membership App using Softr Feb 15, 2021

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...

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