Best Features of Google Calendar - Convenient Tips and Tricks
written by: Nicholas•edited by: Lamar Stonecypher•updated: 4/21/2010
This list features some of the best tutorials and articles about Google Calendar. Whether you are new to Google Calendar, an advanced Google Calendar user, or just use Google Calendar to keep track of a few events a month, this list should have some tip or trick to help you out. Read more...
Color coding is one of the top tips for Google Calendar because it helps you to stay organized. If you have a busy schedule, and often use Google Calendar to remember important dates and appointments, color coding can come in very handy. Not only can you use different colors to signify different priorities, but you can also use them to separate business calendar events from personal calendar events. Many people also use color coded labels to separate calendars between users. For example, if you have several family members who all use Google Calendar, you can assign each person a color, helping to assure that each family member edits their calendar only.
If you are the type of person that often forgets appointments, meetings, and other important dates, you can use Google Calendar to send yourself a reminder. Conveniently, reminders can be sent to your email address, mobile phone (via text message), or within your Google account. This flexibility makes 'Setting Up Reminders' one of the top tips for Google Calendar.
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The event invitations feature for Google Calendar can be convenient for anyone that has a lot of contacts with Google accounts. Basically, event invitations work by sending each contact that you select, an email message with the event info. From there, they are easily notified of the event, and can decide whether or not they will be attending. Event invitations is one of the top tips for Google Calendar, because it has a wide variety of uses, anything from business meetings to parties.
Under certain circumstances, you may want to create more than one Google Calendar. An example of this would be, to separate your work schedule from your personal schedule. We have an excellent tutorial, detailing the steps to creating and organizing multiple calendars.
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Top Reasons to Use Google Calendar
If you are currently using another calendar software, and are considering switching to Google Calendar, you may want to learn a bit about it first, before moving all of your appointments, data, and more. We have an article titled Top Reasons To Use Google Calendar, that you may want to check out, in order to decide if Google calendar is right for you.