The Best of Zapier
10+ most popular Zapier articles, as voted by our community.
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Zapier on Business Ideas
The Idea File System: How to Capture and Organize All of Your Ideas
Creativity isn’t just for artists. Creative thinking—and especially, creative ideas—drive business and professional innovation in every field. Whether it’s a potential topic for a single blog post or…
Zapier on Copywriting
The Email Parser Guide: How to Automatically Copy Data From Your Emails
Ebay emailed—someone ordered something from your store. Your bank emailed with your monthly statement, your credit card is reminding you to pay your bill, and Apple's reminding you of that app you...
Zapier on Crowdfunding
8 Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns and the Apps Behind Them
The crowdfunding landscape looks much different now than it did a decade ago, before Kickstarter opened the floodgates in 2009. Only then did the practice really take off, and other crowdfunding p...
Zapier on Kanban
Kanban Everything: How to Add Trello-Like Boards to Gmail, Evernote, and More
Kanban, a popular project management method, is one of the best ways to get a bird's-eye view of all your tasks and notes. With cards laid out visually in lists on a board, you can organize every detail of a project (or multiple projects) in an intuitive, drag-and-drop workflow...
«Sortd Price: Free for 4 lists and up to 25 tasks per list; Pro from $2/month per user, which adds 3 project boards, unlimited lists, and unlimited tasks; Teams from $5/month per user, which adds pro features plus 2 more project boards and task assignment»
The 10 Best Kanban Apps to Build Your Own Productivity Workflow
If you're starting the next SpaceX, a to-do list with tasks like "Design rocket" and "Start Mars colony" won't take you there. Checklists are too simple, focused on the next step and not the bigger…
Zapier on LMS
The Best LMS Software: 8 Learning Management Systems to Train Your Employees
Your employees require guidance at every stage. As new recruits, they need to understand your organizational policies and procedures. As they grow in their position, you'll want them to acquire ne...
Zapier on Motivation
The Science of Motivation
Motivation is hard to come by. There's always another task, another project, another objective—and any motivation you manage to scrape together for one thing is absent for the next. \
Zapier on Productivity
Exactly how to arrange your to-do list, calendar, and workspace for maximum productivity
One of Zapier’s senior managers points out that since she can’t wait for technology to create more hours in a day, using time more intentionally is a great jumping-off point for creating an effective…
«Sometimes called time-blocking, it’s the process of accounting for all your tasks in your calendar each day, allocating a specific duration for each»
If you’ve got 15 minutes, here are 6 more productive ways to spend time on your phone
We don’t need to hide our phones during a break. We just need mobile break options that improve our state of mind—not bring us down.
«You already have playlists for everything else. Create a few short ones to play during a break, depending on what you need that break to do—there’s a wide body of research on the positive impact music has on our brains, so if you can match the music to the mood, you’re good to go»
Zapier on Public Speaking
How to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking: 5 Tips from the Pros
Like most people, at one time in my life I was terrified of public speaking. I remember one moment particularly clearly. My classmates were waiting for me to read a paper I’d written—an experience, I’m sure, many remember from high school and college. While a part of...
Zapier on Redux
Build Yourself a Redux
These are some all-time favorites with Refind users.
7 soft skills you need to grow your career
Soft skills can help you land a job and grow your career. These are the 7 essential soft skills every worker needs.
Better Brainstorming: The Most Effective Ways to Generate More Ideas
The hero is faced with a huge—potentially insurmountable—challenge. A random event or object sparks their creativity, and suddenly they devise a brilliant solution to save the day. As romantic as this…
How to Make Mind Maps: Visualize Your Ideas for Better Brainstorming
Legend has it that in the summer of 1994, as the production of Toy Story was wrapping up, four Pixar creatives went to lunch to brainstorm ideas for new projects. Sketching on napkins, they teased out ideas for what would become Wall-E; Monsters, Inc.; A Bug’s Life; and Finding...
The Craftsman Approach: Master Your Work Through Deliberate Practice
In a PBS documentary on Viking swordsmithing, the world got a glimpse into deeply focused, masterful craftsmanship. It might have looked like a man hammering metal for eight hours to shape a sword, but this was a true master at work—carefully controlling the force and angle of every blow...
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