Hi all! First post here. Airtable has seriously changed my life. As someone who navigates the world with ADHD, this platform has, in the span of less than a month, changed the way I work and live. It is nothing short of a miracle. I absolutely love that you can automate tasks through Zapier, and I’d love to tap into that – but I have some questions about automating tasks without the use of Zapier, as I’m not in love with their price tag. $20/month for 1,000 tasks is a little steep, IMO, and, I’d also love to be able to customize the tasks more than Zapier will allow.
Is it possible to automate tasks without the use of a platform like Zapier? Example: I’ve set up a marketing request system at my job, and when someone makes a request, Zapier places the request in my Asana To-Do list. I’d love to be able to do that without Zapier, but even more, I’d love to be able to add a checkbox in my Marketing Requests Airtable base (or in my Asana to-do list), and when I check the box to mark a task as completed, an email will be sent to the requester letting them know that their request has been fulfilled.
Any other information about automating tasks without the use of a platform like Zapier would be appreciated! My organization is on more than a tight budget (read: $0) and I am trying to put together a no-cost system for this year, and next year when we’re in a better place we can look at better paid options.