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S03E05 | For When You Can’t Find the Perfect App

This week the most talked about love story of the year takes a new twist, and app builders! It’s one thing to connect the apps you already use with automation… but to...

S03E04 | For When You Automate Your Small Business

Automation in small businesses is like the… peanut butter and jelly of.. automation.. applications. This week, special guest Mitchell Baldridge shares how he automates...

S03E03 | For When AI Takes Over

You ever think about whether this is all just, a simulation? This week the boys give up RV life to get back to.. something closer to normal, and we’re talking AI! What...

S03E02 | For When You Need Them To Hear You

The boys are on the run. They go into hiding in Chad’s RV, work out how to get back at the evil powers that be, and… Podcasts! Do you ever listen to podcasts? Of co...

S03E01 | For When You Waste Time on Email

Trapped beneath the rubble of the Grumley center, Chad, Jason, Paul & Amelia bumble through AutomationTown’s abandoned subway tunnels in search of answers. This wee...

S03E00 | Season 3 Trailer

Chad, Jason and the fine people of AutomationTown return for a third season of fun, drama and education. New characters, new storylines, and new ideas to go about your...

S02E10 | For When You Need to Keep A Secret

On the season finale of AutomationTown, we’re talking about secrets! How can you keep your messages away from prying eyes, emails away from those who mean you harm, an...

S02E09 | For When You Need Security

This week, we’re talking security! How do we ensure our data is safe and secure when it’s bouncing around the Interverse? How do we automate responsibly, and know wher...

S02E08 | For When You Need An Airtable

This week we’re talking about databases! Specifically Airtable, how we use it to enable automation, and why it’s one of the fastest-growing automation tools on the mar...

S02E07 | For When You Hire An Expert

What do you do when it all hits the fan? Today, disaster strikes in AutomationTown. We talk through how to hire an expert when things break, or just…when you want to ...

S02E06 | For When Your Phone Isn’t Smart

This week Chad & Jason get stuck between a mysterious door and a main drain. We talk through how to automate phone processes, and the mayor of Manualsberg returns with...

S02E05 | For When You Need A QR Code

Look to your right. Now look to your left. This week we’re talking QR codes. How to make ‘em, where to use ‘em, what they’re good at and what they’re bad at. Are th...

S02E04 | For When You Need To Print

Okay okay okay hear me out: printing automation. No come back, it’ll be good, I swear. Instead of covering something people want to talk about, Chad & Jason cover p...

S02E03 | For When You Want To Make

Today Chad & Jason talk Make (don’t call it Integromat)! When do I use Make vs Zapier? What does it do differently, and how do I get started? We also cover CRMs, intim...

S02E02 | For When You Need a Template

Contracts, documents, invoices. We all find ourselves generating documents more than we’d like, but what’s Google’s approach to doing this in an automated way? We’re t...

S02E01 | For When You Need A Chat Bot

"Well that was a great chat bot experience!" Said no one ever... This week, we launch a call-in radio show in AutomationTown, talk through a few chat bot building tool...

S01E15 | For When You Want to Help

Chad & Jason sit down with AutomationTown resident Elizabeth Ruh to talk through her experience automating a labor-intensive process in her business, and how it helped...

S01E14 | For When You Need a Custom Feed

6 million years of technological development has brought human kind to... scrolling feeds. Feeds of fart jokes, life hacks and twerking. Is this peak human experien...

S01E13 | For When Your Notifications Are Out Of Control

[klaxon] Your attention span is under assault, and our world's brightest minds have been tasked with distracting you. Chad & Jason call an emergency meeting to take...

S01E12 | For When You're Manually Creating Documents

What do you do when you need to generate a whole bunch of documents? Chad & Jason talk through his struggles bulk-processing flyers for his dog walking business, ho...

S01E11 | For When You Go Back In Time

Sometimes the old ways are the best. This isn't one of those times, but in this case we didn't have a choice. We talk through how to put a new-age spin on an old-age t...

S01E10 | For When You're Mad

Did someone just microwave fish in the office lounge? What about copying you on that passive aggressive email to the VP? Don't worry, this week we've got you covered w...

S01E09 | For When You Lose The Clicker

Chad joins us this week from the AutomationTown Radio Shack. By the civic center, next to where the theatre used to be. We're talking about loss. Specifically, not ...

S01E08 | For When You Keep Refreshing That Page

What do you do when a website doesn't offer a connector for the info you want? Hop a trolley down to the AutomationTown coworking space as Chad & Jason run through met...

S01E07 | For When You Need to Zapier

Someone ever tell you to check out Zapier? Happens all the time. Why? Because they're freakin great, that's why. In this episode we cover why it's a must-have tool to ...

S01E06 | For When You Need To Be Alone

Never have to say, "Go away, I'm in a meeting" again! On this episode, we take some LED lights and turn them red when we don't want to be bothered - all automatically.

S01E05 | For When You Need To Send Data Somewhere

The internet. It's all around us. Today, we pull back the curtain on how to connect data through APIs. The thing that makes the thing you put into one thing, go into t...

S01E04 | For When You Have An Important Email

Ever receive an email and wish it automatically did a thing? Maybe combine the email body and attachments into one PDF or kick off an internal process. On today's epis...

S01E03 | For When Someone Uses The Word NoCode

Nocode is a silly word. It gets the point across, sort of, but why is it a term we should care about? What's the real win here and why should you care? We cover that a...

S01E02 | For When You Want Them To Feel Appreciated

How often do you make time for handwritten letters? On today's episode, we dive into the science of creating, approving and mailing real handwritten cards (without eve...

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