IFTTT vs Zapier: What are the differences?
What is IFTTT? Put the internet to work for you. Create powerful connections with one simple statement: if this then that. For example: "Backup my contacts to a Google Spreadsheet".
What is Zapier? Automate tasks between other online services (services like Salesforce, Basecamp, Gmail, and 400+ more). Zapier is for busy people who know their time is better spent selling, marketing, or coding. Instead of wasting valuable time coming up with complicated systems - you can use Zapier to automate the web services you and your team are already using on a daily basis.
IFTTT and Zapier can be primarily classified as "Web Service Automation" tools.
"Lots of integrations" is the top reason why over 20 developers like IFTTT, while over 40 developers mention "Sync cloud services" as the leading cause for choosing Zapier.
thoughtbot, CodeCombat, and Weebly are some of the popular companies that use Zapier, whereas IFTTT is used by Durham AV Group, All3DP, and esa. Zapier has a broader approval, being mentioned in 241 company stacks & 66 developers stacks; compared to IFTTT, which is listed in 31 company stacks and 34 developer stacks.
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Hey! I have been using Zapier for a while and I get updates for everything that I do. :D Sports, gmail, and pretty much everything else!
Check raining weather. Stock price tracking. Cross post articles between LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook pages for business growth or press release.
Zapier is used to catch Webhooks from Shopify to do things like customer follow-up, cart abandonment and other cool things.
- Trigger Redmine issues.
- Merge request trigger from Gitlab by webhook.
- Post messages/alerts to Chatwork to dev team.
This service saves so much time integrating different API services and triggering different cloud apps.
Monitoring new customer sales, keeping MailChimp lists up to date with current subscriber information.
Sends messages to Slack when code is committed in BitBucket or when deploys have launched.
I use IFTTT to pipe posts from Instagram, Google+, and Medium to my WordPress blog.