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Using Airtable Sync

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 connect data across our Airtable bases (databases)!

If you find yourself creating the same tables in...

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September 2020: New Airtable Updates

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 developers to share their creations
  2. Airtable Automations are officially announced, including new trigger...
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How Airtable Automations Differ from Zapier

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 users can completely abandon their Zapier accounts and run all of their automation directly inside...

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How to Create a Company Budget in Airtable

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 detail that I did in those days, it will go into some best practices for setting up a...

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SendGrid Email Block Updates

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 powerful blocks that Airtable has created. This block allows you to send email directly from your...

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Airtable's June 2020 Updates: Buttons, Created by, and Last Modified Fields

Another month in the books, and some fantastic new features from Airtable! In this post, I'll be detailing my three favorite new Airtable features with the June 2020 update. Specifically, I'll be detailing three new fields:

  1. Created by
  2. Last Modified by
  3. Button

It's uncommon that we see one new field type released, but to have three new fields all drop at once is really exciting! These fields...

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Automate your Intake Process

There's nothing more frustrating than investing time with a prospective client, only to then learn that they are not a good fit for your services. Maybe they don't have the necessary budget to hire you - maybe they aren't looking for the type of help you offer - there are many reasons someone might not be a good fit. Instead of having wasted both of your time, wouldn't it be better if you had...

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Automate Docs from Inside Airtable

Airtable's new partner blocks are an exciting development within the Airtable universe. Essentially, Airtable has started to allow third parties to build custom blocks that integrate with their products. Some of these are merely cosmetic, but others are really exciting and packed full of potential. One of the most promising blocks is the new block from Formstack.

Formstack (formerly Webmerge)...

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Airtable Updates: April 2020

Airtable updates have been coming out at an increased rate recently and it's arguable that the updates from April 2020 are the most impactful to date. This past update included four massive improvements, each so powerful as to demand an entire post of its own. However, in the interest of expediency, I want to touch on them all from a high level to showcase the incredible improvements that...

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Analyze Your Funnel with Airtable

In my previous life as a financial analyst, I was confused by the inefficient systems I was required to use. In one role, I received Excel files with tens of thousands of records from three different vendors. Each of those files was completely different, but I was expected to combine all of that data into one file and generate a report that senior leaders could then use to make...

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