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3 Time-Saving Tools to Automate Common Business Tasks

There’s a trend that’s growing where people are automating more than ever before. By automating your marketing and business, you will have more time in your day to do the things that are important. These 3 automation apps and technologies below have assisted me in doing just that – automating parts of my life — and can assist you as well!

Here are the tools:


What is IFTTT?

IFTTT, like Zapier, is a leading connectivity platform that assists millions of people and thousands of businesses in transforming their products into integrated, connected services. They develop a standard, low-code communication protocol for the world's various apps and services. For example, you can link two social media accounts, such as Facebook and Twitter, and have them auto post to one or more of them. Perhaps you enjoy posting on Facebook but don't have time to share your posts on Twitter. Set it up so that it posts automatically whenever you share an update.

What is is a modern platform for integrating cloud apps. You can develop basic one-to-one integrations or complicated workflows without scripting by using a drag-and-drop interface.

There workflows, like Zapier, will integrate with your most popular apps.

Without coding, you can construct basic one-to-one interactions as well as complicated workflows. Connect any app from our 200+ integration library, which includes Salesforce, Hubspot, LinkedIn, MailChimp, Facebook Lead Ads, Google Apps, and other services.


What is Tidio?

Tidio is a live chat bot for your website that has significantly more advanced features than most chatbots.

Tidio combines live chat and chatbots into a single application, allowing you to both entertain and market to your customers. While you are busy, it allows you to communicate with your visitors in real time, send personalised messages, and provide support using chatbots. It also integrates with Messenger, Instagram, and email, allowing you to manage all communication channels from a single interface. Tidio is available as desktop and mobile software, allowing you to respond to messages from any device at any time.

The Takeaway

Automating your business is not just a good idea, it's a necessity. I have used the tools that I have mentioned above for months now, and the time that I have saved is better spent on more important tasks and increase my productivity by at least 20%. If you don't already use one of these tools than maybe this article can help you get started.

The three companies mentioned above can make common company processes easier to automate than they were previously.

If you'd like to discuss other marketing automation options for your company, such as automated workflows, email automations, and so on, please contact Karl Morfett from Terra Nova Digital via LinkedIn, email: or the contact form on the website.

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