How to automate creating new tasks in Salesforce from Asana is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Salesforce, Asana, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically run the “create record” action in Salesforce for each task added in Asana using
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Create your playbook and set the Asana trigger as "New task added"

After creating your playbook, you can proceed to add your trigger. The trigger detects changes in your connected apps and responds to your playbook.

To setup this playbook, click "Add trigger" and then select "New task added" under Asana. Then, select details like a project. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect the new task added in Asana and initiate necessary actions.

If this is your first time using a Asana integration in, a prompt will guide you through the connection process.


Add the "Create record" in Salesforce automation

Integrate the Salesforce automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt creation of a new record in Salesforce for each task added in Asana.

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Create record" automation for Salesforce and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Salesforce account isn't already connected to, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Make sure to allow the necessary permissions for to sync with your Salesforce account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the creation of a new record in Salesforce. Once turned on, it will respond to a new task added in Asana by creating a new record in Salesforce without manual intervention.

To enable your playbook, click the toggle button located in the header. It is advisable to perform a test run of your playbook beforehand to ensure all steps work seamlessly together and reminders are being sent correctly.

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