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What's the difference between PieSync and Zapier?

Frans Leys

It just works! Does exactly what it says on the tin! Means we also don’t have to waste Zaps from Zapier on just doing syncs and can save them for more complex tasks.

— Quote by Cam M. about PieSync.

When should you use PieSync, when should you use Zapier?

The biggest difference between Zapier and PieSync is that PieSync provides a continuous two-way sync of your contacts, whereas Zapier only supports one-time one-way pushes without handling historical data

Two-way syncing and trigger-action workflows are fundamentally different. The following 4 minute presentation compares the two methodologies:

When should you use PieSync & Zapier together? 

While Zapier is not ideal to sync contacts two-way (or even one-way), it still is a good platform to move & prepare data inside of your apps, which makes your syncs better! Watch the video below to find out how. 

To get into the nitty-gritty of zapping vs. syncing you can have a look here

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