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This “ Tutorial for Beginners” article is designed to introduce novices to the fascinating, time-saving world of task automation via This easy-to-follow guide breaks down the complex operations of into simple step-by-step instructions, enabling anyone to take part in the automation revolution.

  • Understanding the concept of and its free-to-start approach.
  • A quick overview of the process of setting up the automation environment in
  • An insight into different types of triggers that initiate an automation.
  • Learn the steps to connect your accounts, like Google Calendar, to for seamless automation.
  • A hands-on real-world example of an automation- syncing Google Calendar events with Notion.
  • The immense convenience and time-saving potential offered by automating tasks with Tutorial for Beginners: A Non-Technical Introduction!

All right, all right, all right. I know, I know what you’re thinking. Dimitri, what are you making this video for? Well, I bet some of you out there don’t know how to do automation things, right? Don’t worry; this tutorial for beginners is just for you.

I’m a tutorial guy, who comes to the YouTubes and make videos, and today, I’m going to show you how to get started using Now you might likely wonder, what is If you’re not familiar with automation, you’re about to have an exciting ride. You can do some really cool stuff with no-code tools like Automations can save you from tedious, repetitive tasks, freeing up more time for things that matter more!

What’s All About? lets you get started absolutely for free! Your world broadens when you start using It’s a platform to help you automate basic to advanced tasks. In this blog post, we’ll be exploring the different ways how works and how best you can leverage it.

Setting Up Your Environment

The first place you will create your automation in is called a ‘scenario’. To start an automation, you need something that we’re going to call ‘the trigger’. The trigger is the catalyst for your scenario to launch the automation. The process is simple: Once you have defined your trigger, say a new event created in your Google Calendar, jumpstarts the automation. It’s easy as peasy!

Different Types of Triggers

There are different types of triggers you can use. ‘As-it-happens’ triggers monitor and wait for a certain action to happen, whereas ‘search’ triggers look for specific occurrences. We also have ‘create’, ‘update’, and ‘delete’ actions that can kickstart your automation. With, you can either set instant triggers or schedule runs, say every 15 minutes or so.

Connecting Your Accounts

Before you start, you need to allow by connecting it to your accounts through an API. For instance, while doing a Google Calendar automation, I logged into my Google account, allowed to access it, and voila, I was all set to start automating!

Let’s Try Out an Automation!

Let me take you through a simple automation: syncing Google Calendar events with Notion (a project management tool). Here, when a new event is created on my Google Calendar, triggers and adds the event to Notion. Yes, as simple as that! You can pretty much map all the details of the event from Google Calendar to Notion.

When you’re done with setting up your automations, you can set them to run overnight or during any fixed schedules, and they take care of the rest. That’s the beauty of automation!

Concluding Thoughts on User Experience with

I couldn’t stress enough on the convenience and time-saving power of automation! With tools like, automation is not only for tech wizards anymore. Everyone can use it to their advantage. Just imagine, rather than doing tedious work manually, you can enjoy your favorite cup of coffee while does the heavy lifting for you!

Thank you,, for existing and making our lives better. And not just for sponsoring this blog post. For anyone who want to embark on their automation journey or take it to the next level, I highly recommend using Happy automating!

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