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New Airtable Field: Last Modified Time

A new field has just been released - and this is one that we’ve been waiting on for some time! Say hello to the Last Modified Time field! This new addition to Airtable’s fields unlocks a ton of new potential for the software. This is a dependent field that adjusts...

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How to Streamline Sports Drafting with Airtable

Last week I was chatting with one of my friends about his family life. He’s always been into sports, but he’s been taking on more and more responsibility with his sons’ little league coaching, lately. He was explaining the drafting process to me (I’ve never coached...

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How to Track Assets with a Reservation Form in Airtable

Tracking assets in Airtable is easier than you might think - the biggest challenge (as always) is to properly structure the database architecture. Of course, a table for the assets themselves is required. You’ll most likely also need a schedule to track those assets...

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How to Use Airtable to Plan a Bachelor’s Party

Sometimes I get requests from viewers about ways to use Airtable that don’t involve business, per se. This happened this weekend, when I received an email asking for help on a base for a Bachelor’s Party. Who am I to say ‘no’ to someone trying to throw an epic...

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How to Create a Custom UI in Airtable

A common limitation with Airtable is the lack of granularity in user permissions. Often, business owners tell me that they want to only share a table, or perhaps there’s a part of their base that they want to keep hidden from most of their employees. Unfortunately,...

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How to Build a Form to Update an Existing Record

A huge question you need to answer when setting up your Airtable bases is “who needs access to this data?” Airtable has multiple options for user permissions, but these permissions don’t get very granular. For example, we can’t limit access to specific tables - if we...

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Create a Data Backup from Airtable Automatically

Having redundancies in place is the best way to take action against unwanted data-loss. It’s a frightening thing to consider that one wrong click of the mouse could wipe out your database (and everything inside it)! So how do you back this data up? There is a manual...

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Automate your Social Media Posts from Airtable

Being active on social media is a big part of many marketing strategies. At a minimum, it serves as a way for you to share content with your potential audience. In more advanced cases, it gives you a direct connection with your customers. As it turns out, posting to...

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When and How to Create a Table Link

Airtable’s real potential is only unlocked when you’ve started linking your tables. Without this feature, Airtable is simply a spreadsheet in the cloud. But, with this ability you’re able to draw on the power of the relational database (i.e. data that talks to itself)...

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How to Automate Document Creation from an Airtable CRM

Document creation is definitely a low level task - but at the same time, documents are a critical part of a business. Proposals help us convey our value.Legal agreements and contracts help protect all parties.Scopes of work define expectations. These documents are all...

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Building a Custom Solution to Qualify Leads Automatically

Qualifying Leads can be an important step for a business. Years ago when I was working in finance, the president of the company had a great analogy he’d use when speaking about this. He compared leads to fish and the business to a fishing boat. Marketing, he said, was...

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Limit Linked Records to a Specific View

If you work in Airtable on a regular basis, you’ve likely collected a surprising amount of data over time. Working with a large dataset can be difficult, but thanks to Airtable’s ‘Views’ you are able to consistently reduce the amount of data - specific to just the...

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New Airtable Feature: Automatic View Sorting

As a new company, Airtable is making constant improvements to it’s software. One of those recent changes is in the form of a toggled ‘sort’ feature. A few months ago, I had a client - let’s call him Matt - who was exploring Airtable as a possible solution to manage...

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Exploring the 3 Most Common Date Formulas of Airtable

Formulas inside of Airtable can get a bit complex - so in this video I’ll be breaking down the three most common formulas used with ‘Date’ fields inside of Airtable. Specifically, I go into detail on the following: Finding the difference between two datesFinding a...

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How to Add a Recurring Task to your Airtable To-Do List

It’s funny when tasks seem to follow a common theme or contain a lot of repetition. Recently, we’ve had several of our clients looking to create recurring tasks inside their Airtable base. Typically, we’ll see one or two of these every month, but last month it seems...

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