A Comprehensive Guide to Using Airtable as a Personal CRM

Update: I published a copy of this base on the Airtable Universe, check it out.

People are annoying (I will add at this point that this is a recurring theme on this blog). They are constantly changing jobs (thanks Gen X!), changing locations (thanks millennials!), and changing messenger apps (thanks Gen Z!). Like many of my friends, I have struggled to just keep up-to-date with people while maintaining my sanity as a knowledge economy worker.

Over the last decade, I have tried many solutions to this problem, from paper and spreadsheets to software such as Rapportive, Contactually, Trello, among many, many others.

None of these solutions has worked out. The reasons often overlap, from being a jumbled mess to being just too hard to update

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