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Connecting Contentful account to any of the Zapier-supported apps can greatly automate the editorial process. For instance, a Dropbox folder can serve as a source of images or other media assets which is always in sync with your Contentful file storage.
All the available Contentful zaps are listed in the Zapier catalogue, and it takes exactly one click to set one up.