It’s a new year – the year you finally organize your schedule, remember your to-do list, and catch up on emails. With the help of a digital calendar and organizing tool, it’s possible. Here are five digital calendar tools that moms trust to de-clutter their lives and make sense of work and play:
Organize With These Digital Calendar Tools
1. Google Calendar
Google Calendar is one of the most popular calendars for busy moms, designed to organize your life and business. This easy to use calendar is cross-functional, meaning that you can create several different calendars, like ones for the kids’ events, your blogs, and your office meetings. To make sure you never skip a beat, you can also use it in app form via iOS or Android. Best of all, it integrates seamlessly with your Gmail account.
If you already use Outlook for email, you can add the Outlook app to your Android or iOS smartphone, too. Like Google Calendar, their combination of email, app, and Microsoft Office functionalities make it a reliable calendar tool for work or play. What’s more, you can create native printable Microsoft and Excel files from your Outlook information, as seen here.
If you’re an Apple user, Fantastical is a highly rated iOS calendar with a clean look and the ability to schedule and view events in daily, weekly, and monthly formats. If you need reminders and event management help, Fantastical can provide that for you, too. You can even record details with your voice. Apple Watch users can push appointments and events to their phone.
4. Calendars 5
Calendars 5 is an another iOS app that serves as a powerful daily planner and task manager and looks great on both iPhone and iPad. Whether you need to break down your day or the month ahead, sync your iOS calendar with Calendars 5 and be reminded of everything on your list. You can even sync it with Google Calendar and Reminders so nothing is missed.
5. Awesome Calendar
Want an app that does everything? Awesome Calendar is one of those organizing tools. Link the app with iCloud and Google Calendar to make scheduling stress free. Customize event colors, receive weather information, and jot down notes via the built in diary.
Keep following the OXO Digital Organizing blog for the latest and greatest scheduling tools and tips, including our latest post on how to properly name your digital files and photos. To browse scheduling apps for business owners, click here.