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Using Scripts to Automate Your Business ~ Scott Andrew Alpaugh

 Hi there, I'm Scott Andrew Alpaugh, a blogger and a 20+ year IT veteran. In this post, I'm going to share with you some of my tips and tricks on how to use scripting to automate your business tasks. Scripting is a powerful tool that can save you time, money and hassle by automating repetitive or complex tasks that would otherwise require manual intervention. Scripting can also help you improve the quality and consistency of your work by reducing human errors and enforcing best practices. Here are some of the benefits of scripting: - Scripting can help you perform tasks faster and more efficiently by eliminating the need to click through menus, type commands or fill out forms. - Scripting can help you avoid mistakes and ensure accuracy by validating inputs, checking outputs and handling exceptions. - Scripting can help you customize and optimize your workflows by adding logic, conditions and variables to suit your specific needs and preferences. - Scripting can help you integra

IT in Business Growth - API's and RESTful services ~ Scott Andrew Alpaugh

 If you're looking for a way to grow your business, you might want to consider using APIs and REST services. APIs are application programming interfaces that allow you to communicate with other software or websites. REST services are a type of API that use HTTP methods to perform operations on data. Together, they can help you access valuable information, automate tasks, integrate with other platforms, and create new products or features. For example, let's say you run an online store that sells books. You could use an API to get book reviews from a third-party website and display them on your own site. This would increase your credibility and attract more customers. You could also use a REST service to create a personalized recommendation system based on the user's browsing history and preferences. This would increase your conversion rate and customer loyalty. But how do you use APIs and REST services? Well, you need to have some basic knowledge of web development and prog