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Do anything in a spreadsheet. Connect Google Sheets to 100s of webapps and services to automate more of your work.
Blockspring makes it simple to connect Google Sheets to hundreds of webapps and data services. Founders, digital marketers, sales teams, and recruiters use Blockspring to automate reporting, sales operations, sourcing, and much more.

No matter your technical background, this add-on gives you the power of engineering and data science - and all you need are your spreadsheet skills.

Blockspring features you won't want to miss. Instantly get data:
- Pull data from apps like Twitter, scrape websites with import.io, get government info using Socrata, financial info using Quandl, all without leaving Google Sheets.

Automate spreadsheet reporting:
- Great for marketers and ecommerce. Choose a data service like AdWords or FB Ads, select an update schedule, and watch your Google Sheets automatically stay up-to-date.

Machine learning, simplified:
- Extract concepts from text, run world-class image recognition... take advantage of the world's most powerful algorithms without programming.

Add custom functions to Google Sheets using R, Python, Ruby, PHP, and JS:
- Are you a developer? Skip the restrictions of Google Scripts and extend Google Sheets with custom functions using your favorite language. These functions don't just work with Google, they automatically work with Excel too!

To learn more, visit: https://open.blockspring.com/blog/blockspring-for-google-sheets.
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A User of Blockspring
April 29, 2020
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A User of Blockspring
September 19, 2018
Incredible promise, terrible experience. I almost got it working nicely but needed the data feed tweaked a little but never got any help. When you sign up they ask you if there is something in particular you want to do, don't bother telling them, they wont reply. Over the next month and a half I wrote to support 3 times asking how I could do what I was trying to do but never got a reply. When I asked if anyone was reading these emails and explained that I really wanted to get it to work but would have to cancel if I couldn't fix my issue. THIS one got a response within about 2 minutes...someone wrote back that they were cc'ing someone in support ...but... I still never heard back. The next email I got informed me that my subscription was about to go up from $15 to $29 per month. I Canceled. I was so close too! I just needed some help formatting the data and they might have had me for life. Awful experience and they got a couple of months of subscription out of me anyway.
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A User of Blockspring
March 18, 2018
Don't know why this is labelled as free, when it is $15 USD per month. Google please update to 'PAID' app, this is TrialWare, not FreeWare. Thanks.
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A User of Blockspring
November 24, 2017
The product has devolved significantly from the 2015 Youtube demonstration videos; now, after the elimination of certain public APIs, callable functions, and timely tutorials/documentation, the product is more suited for three-fingered individuals with prehensile tails. A tragedy as the 2015 product was truly awesome and immensely capable.
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Wilfred de Kok
October 16, 2017
A few years ago I gave it 5 stars, because it was a great add-on for Google Sheets, but the new pricing subscription model is way too expensive - and there's no free plan, so 2 stars for this add-on right now, also because it's not stated in the overview. So please indicate your pricing model clearly in the Add-on overview/description field!
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Jillyn Dillon
October 13, 2017
None of the templates I've tried work. Some of them worked sometimes about a year and a half ago, but now...not so much.
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Goldy Arora
October 7, 2017
Is there an execution time limit? I want to do CRUD operation to an API i subscribed to on lot of data that i have in my google sheet.
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A User of Blockspring
August 30, 2017
There are too many layers of indirection here and not enough glue in the form of visibility to hold it together for a lay user or even a programmer who just needs it to work without fiddling. The problem is their intermediating an already REST API intermediated data source, and then plugging into a 3rd party app (Excel, Sheets) which intermediates it again. Break something in one layer, get timeouts, etc., and you're way off point in whatever your trying to accomplish. Then there no longer seems to be any support access, and the documentation is scattered at best - largely because there are too many backend APIs to provide sufficient detail, and the toolset is non-programmer friendly, so nobody wants to go figuring out the API. One thought on some of this - it would be great if you could remove the dang thing once you have it installed and get a fresh start, but one thing about the cloudy stuff, it' has a lot of tentacles. Like trying to eradicate a virus. Interesting idea, but it isn't there yet.
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A User of Blockspring
March 27, 2017
We really, really wanted this to work. BlockSpring is not free, it's a subscription for $15/ month. The excuse that Google doesnt allow them to specify that is BS... you could easily just state that in the first sentence of your description, right there in the bold sentence "Do anything..." I'd buy this... if it worked. But it doesnt. The Excel plug-in has problems installing... and once you get it installed, throws errors (shown below). Someone, somewhere got this to work, but we sure can't. We also couldnt get the Google Docs version to work either. There are no Help docs or install docs to help you trouble-shoot. Error for Excel Plugin: The Ribbon/COM Add-in helper required by add-in BlockSpring.ExcelAddIn Add-In could not be registered. This is an unexpected error. Error message: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.
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Paul Katsen
July 7, 2017
Happy to help! Shoot us a message at support@blockspring.com or chat on https://www.blockspring.com
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A User of Blockspring
January 18, 2017
Facebook API is outdated and I can't contact Blockspring in any way. :(
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