Zapier: Workflow Automation for Business

I never realized that I’d have to wait 6 years before we’d begin seeing applications that intelligently visualized application programming interfaces… but we’re finally getting there. Yahoo! Pipes launched in 2007 and had some connectors for manipulating and connecting systems, but it lacked integration with plethora of web services and APIs that were exploding across the web. Zapier is nailing it… enabling you to automate tasks between online services – currently 181! Zapier is for

Email Marketing List Maintenance

When’s the last time that you’ve retooled your email program to ensure your email lists are properly segmented and subscribers are getting the information that they want? So many marketers are attentive only to large subscriber counts… smaller email lists and targeted content always outperform mass media. Here’s the perfect maintenance email, received from WebTrends: The topics are nicely segmented and updating my preferences was only a single click. If you can capture subscribers’ preferences