How do I connect Klipfolio and PipelineDeals?

You can set up a connection between Klipfolio® and your PipelineDeals data to display your sales metrics on a dashboard.

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What options do I have for visualizing my PipelineDeals data?

Create data visualizations based on pre-built options or build your own. The choice is yours!

Pre-built by Klipfolio

Take advantage of our pre-built data sources to gather the data most meaningful to you.

  • PipelineDeals pre-built data sources: Data sources provide the foundation for Klip® building, so we suggest you create a data source as a first step (before building Klips and adding them to your dashboard). Our pre-built data sources focus on the most sought-after PipelineDeals data and are found on the Service Connectors page, available from this link or from your list of data sources. When you select a service connector from this page, the data source for that service is automatically added.

Custom-built by you

Taking the time to learn how to create your own data sources and Klips unlocks your data and enables you to control, manipulate, and transform it, leading you to unprecedented insights into your business.

  • Custom data sources: When you create a custom data source, you can either use the pre-built data source as a starting point from which to write your own query or you can write your own queries from the ground up and build a data source from scratch. You create custom-built data sources in the Service Connectors page, accessible from this link or from your list of data sources.
  • Custom Klips: Using our Klip Editor, you can construct and manipulate your data, including integrating multiple data sources, to produce unique, custom-built data visualizations. You create custom Klips from either your list of Klips or your Dashboard.

Regardless of whether you choose pre-built, custom-built, or a combination of both, before you can start building Klips and dashboards you need to connect to PipelineDeals data in Klipfolio.

How do I connect to PipelineDeals data in Klipfolio?

To connect your PipelineDeals data to Klipfolio, you will need your API Key.

To get the right data from PipelineDeals, you use your PipelineDeals API Key in the queries provided by Klipfolio or in your own query when building data sources.

How do I find my PipelineDeals API Key?

To find your PipelineDeals API Key:

  1. Log in to your PipelineDeals account.
  2. At the top right, click your user icon.
  3. Click Account settings.
  4. In the left navigation, click PipelineDeals API.
  5. At Available API Users, copy your API Key.

How do I add a PipelineDeals pre-built or custom-built data source?

To add a PipelineDeals pre-built or custom-built data source:

  1. Navigate to the Service Connectors page in Klipfolio and choose PipelineDeals from the list.
  2. Select a pre-built data source from the left section of the Pick a Data Request page. Alternatively, if you want to create a custom-built data source, click Create a custom PipelineDeals data source.
  3. Adjust the Query URL information, as noted on the Configure Data Source page, to replace any generic placeholder data with your own.
    For example, replace <Your-API-Token> with your API Key.
  4. If you are creating a custom-built data source, edit the Query URL further to return the data you need. Refer to the PipelineDeals API documentation for details.
  5. Click Submit.

Note: In addition to your unmodelled data source, you can create a modelled version of your data source at this stage. To create a modelled data source, ensure that the checkbox next to Model this data source is selected before clicking Continue.

To learn more about creating a modelled data source, click here.

If you want to edit a data source that you already created, check out How to edit or reconfigure a data source, and get step-by-step instructions.

How do I create a PipelineDeals data source from scratch?

You can choose to build a data source from scratch. Klipfolio connects to hundreds of services in the cloud that have a REST API. If you take the time to learn your service’s API to create queries for the data you want, your possibilities are endless. Here’s a quick overview video on APIs and Klipfolio:

 Klipfolio API's 101

If you need assistance using APIs, enlist a data analyst or developer.

Refer to the PipelineDeals API documentation to discover more data requests.

When you are happy with your query, click Submit, and then save and name your new data source. You're now ready to use it to build a PipelineDeals Klip.

See the reference table below for API related information and sample queries.

API Documentation PipelineDeals API documentation

Authentication Method

API Key Authentication
Response Format JSON
Sample Queries

For a list of companies:

https://api.pipelinedeals.com/api/v3/companies.json?api_key=<yourAPIKey>

To get a list of leads and their statuses:

https://api.pipelinedeals.com/api/v3/admin/lead_statuses.json?api_key=<yourAPIKey>

How do I create a PipelineDeals custom Klip?

You create custom Klips from either your list of Klips or your Dashboard. You choose a data visualization format, for example, a pie chart, gauge, or table, and decide whether you want to use an existing data source or create a new one. In the Klip Editor, there are limitless opportunities to modify, relate, and display your data. See the following related articles for more information and get building!

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