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Which is best for me: Page Designer or Formstack?

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 aware of. The Page Designer Block, while it is a fantastic and ingenious tool, is not always the best...

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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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How to Import Data into Airtable without Duplications

Recently, I've received several questions about importing data into your Airtable database. Before I just jump right in and start discussing the how - let me first address some definitions and scope questions.

Firstly, when I think about IMPORTING data, I instantly imagine that we are discussing a bulk data transfer. If you have questions about bringing individual records into a...

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Build Internal Automation with the Scripting Block

The thing that I love the most about Airtable is how powerful it is without using a line of code. Personally, I'm the kind of person who, after graduating college with a degree in Applied Mathematics, felt like I made a mistake for not earning a degree in Computer Science. In fact, I remember talking with my friends about this very thing at the time - I was worried that my math...

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Airtable Blocks to Track Projects and Tasks

Project Management is something many of us struggle with in some shape or form. Given the focus on efficiency, we want to make sure that we are getting the most out of our 'work-time' and this means finding ways to do things faster and with greater accuracy. This becomes even more true when your managing a team and trying to keep all the other moving pieces humming along.

Blocks come in very...

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Blocks: Web Clipper

One of the newer Airtable Blocks makes data scraping from the internet pretty easy. In fact, with a few mouse clicks, it allows you to add an extension to your Chrome Browser that will plug website data directly into your Airtable database. I'm talking, of course, about the Web Clipper Block.

When I first heard about the Web Clipper, I was a bit skeptical. My initial thought was that I...

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