Get started with Zapier and Zap Templates
Looking to set up automation using Zapier? Here's how to connect ContentCal to your Zapier account.
1. Create a free account: https://zapier.com/sign-up/
2. Within your Zapier account, head to 'My Apps' from the top menu bar.
3. Click on 'Connect new account' and search for 'ContentCal'
4. Use your credentials to connect your ContentCal account to Zapier.
5. Now that's all sorted, you're ready to create an automation. Use a pre-made Zap template (see below) or create your own with the Zap Editor. Creating a Zap requires no coding knowledge and you'll be walked step-by-step through the setup.
Using this Zap, you can set tasks in ClickUp that undergo a status change, to automatically be sent to your Content Hub in ContentCal.
Manually adding content from different sources can be tedious and time-consuming. Using Pocket to discover and save content, you can automatically add those saved items to ContentCal, via Zapier. Try this Zap Watch the video
For those of you who want to continue using Trello as a part of your content marketing workflow, you can create a zap to automatically add your newly created Trello Cards straight into ContentCal.
Any articles saved to a specific board within Feedly can automatically be added to your Content Hub Library within ContentCal.
You can create an plan your email content within ContentCal using a Custom Planning Channel. Once the post is approved, it'll be sent to Mailchimp as a new Campaign at the scheduled time and date of the post. Try this zap Watch the video
Although you can automatically publish to Instagram via ContentCal, those of you who need multiple channels in one Calendar will need to set these up using Zapier. This will allow for these additional channels to publish posts to your Instagram Business profiles. Try this zap Read the how-to guide
You've saved lots of articles to Pocket, and want to use specific posts in ContentCal. Getting those posts into ContentCal is manual. With this Zap, the process is automated. Save an item in Pocket, and it will appear in the ContentCal Pinboard or Content Hub Library. Try this Zap
ContentCal is a great way to plan and organize content with your team. However, sometimes, you may choose to use Buffer's more advanced publishing capabilities. Connect your ContentCal account to Buffer via Zapier, and your ContentCal posts will go through to Buffer for publishing automatically. Try this Zap Watch the video
It's common that useful pieces of content are created or shared in Slack which requires lots of copying and pasting efforts. Zapier's Slack and ContentCal integration removes this problem by automatically adding the content from a starred message into a ContentCal Pinboard or Content Hub Library. Try this Zap
By creating a new Channel in Microsoft Teams to share content ideas, you can automatically send all new messages in your Microsoft Teams Channel straight into the Content hub in ContentCal for your marketing team to pick up and develop further. Try this Zap
If you use Airtable for marketing, you likely have useful content you want to publish to social media channels. Using this Zap, you can automatically send records from a view in Airtable to a ContentCal Pinboard or Content Hub Library. From here you can edit, schedule, and publish in ContentCal. Try this Zap Watch the video
Use Monday.com to manage your projects and view progress, while executing your content creation in a more appropriate place, such as ContentCal. Set up your Zap to allow for new Monday.com items to be automatically added to the Content Hub in ContentCal as new posts for your team to pick up and develop into content. Try this Zap Watch the video
Slack Channels are a great place for your team to add content. Getting those messages into ContentCal, however, is a manual task that wastes time. With this Zap, any message sent to a Channel will be automatically added to your ContentCal Pinboard or Content Hub Library, saving you time and effort. Try this Zap
Warning: Depending on your Zapier plan, you may see a delay in the triggering of your Zap. Those using the free plan of Zapier may see delays of up to 15 minutes.
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