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What to consider when hiring a Zapier expert

Starting and growing a business involves constant adaptation, especially in terms of the tools and strategies you use to power your operations.

In the initial phase, you'll probably find yourself doing every manually - after all, processes are still being developer. However, as the business stabilizes and you start to scale, a common challenge emerges: how to avoid time spent on administrative tasks.

As a rule of thumb, if such tasks start taking up more than 20% of your team's time, it's a clear indicator that you might need to consider automating with a tool like Zapier. And if you want to avoid the learning curve attached a to a DIY approach, you'll probably want to find an expert

Why hire a Zapier expert?

Simply put, Zapier experts - whether agencies or freelancers - are specialists in using Zapier. The app connects 3,000+ apps and it's a complex beast. Learning to use it yourself is definitely possible, but expect to spend 50+ hours doing so

A better use of your time is running and expanding your business while an expert takes care of automating the nitty gritty

How to pick the right expert

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How much does it cost to work with an expert?

Most Zapier experts charge anywhere from $100-$250/hour or even on a fixed, per-project basis. When it comes to deciding how much you want to pay, you should keep in mind what automation will save you in terms of money and resources in the future.

Almost every business has the potential to save on person-hours when processes are properly automated, and when you do, those hours can be saved in the form of reduced staffing, or redeployed to do more impactful work.

As a rule of thumb, you probably want to see an ROI on your spending within 6-12 months of work being carried out.

How to ensure success

To sum up, working with a Zapier expert can be pivotal in automating and streamlining your business processes, leading to significant time and cost savings.