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Written by Gregory Claeyssens
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By using Zapier with your StoryChief account, you can create custom workflows that trigger when you complete actions.

Watch our Academy video πŸ“Ή on workflows with Zapier for a step-by-step guide:

Here are some examples:

  • Send a Slack message when a new article is published

  • Create a new document in Google Docs when a new article is published

  • Pin published stories to Pinterest

Start connecting Zapier

Step 1. Visit your integrations page, here you will see Zaps that we have already created. You can choose to create a custom Zap by clicking here.

Step 2. You will now be asked to log in or create a Zapier account. After doing so, you will be able to create your first Zap. Give it a name and choose the application that will trigger the custom Zap.

Step 3. Click the "Connect an Account" button to give Zapier access to your StoryChief account. Click on "Continue" to go to the next step.

Step 4. Choose an event from the event list. This is what will trigger the Zap.

Step 5. Zapier will now retrieve an example article to test your Zap with. Click on "Continue".

Step 6. Search for the app that you want to use. For this example, we are going to choose "Google Calendar". The actions present depend on the app you have selected. Pick the one that you desire and click on "Continue". You will then be asked to sign in to that app.

Step 7. You can now tell Zapier what data to use. We can choose a field from StoryChief by clicking on the + icon. It will then populate it with example data. Click on "Continue".

Step 8. Click on "Send Test". If you are happy with your Zap you can save it and turn it on. To enable the Zap, click on "Publish". Now whenever the criteria are met, your Zap will activate and complete the workflow that you have defined.

πŸŽ‰ You're done! Your Zap will make your life easier! Take a look below to read more about how to leverage automation with StoryChief.

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