Google Calendar is an incredibly powerful tool to plan, organize and schedule your events in an efficient way. If you are using Google Apps, out-of-the-box features of Google Calendar help in scheduling your appointments or events, and in a marketing campaign, in a simpler manner. The given 16 Google Calendar features make it one of the most useful Google’s capabilities to boost the company’s performance and its productivity.
Create New Calendar
You can create a new calendar to manage the different activities of your life. This way you can keep track of multiple things on your Google Calendar with color-codes.
‘Find a Time’ or ‘Suggested Times’
This feature allows you to schedule a meeting with groups. It means that Google suggests a meeting time for you as well as help you to find a time for the meeting. Choose the one based on your needs.
Add Google Hangout
Google calendar helps you to organize a face-to-face meeting by adding Google hangout to your event. Just click on Add video call to allow attendees to access the hangout.
You can attach the relevant documents to your event before the meeting begins, thus avoid hunting the files in your email. These can be Google documents, spreadsheets, presentation etc.
It helps you to schedule a meeting with others living across the world. You can see the exact time in other zones by simply clicking on any event.
It allows you to find with whom you have the next meeting and at what time without clicking on your event. You just need to enable “Who’s my one-on-one with?” option in Google Calendar Labs.
This feature is used when you want to convey any message to the event guests. It allows you to send an email to the group by simply selecting ‘Email Guests’ option into the Event Details.
Add Specific Address
This feature allows you to give a specific address to your friend for the meeting. You can specify the exact location in the “Where” box, which is integrated with Google Map to reach the destination easily.
Make Gentle Notifications
It gives you a facility to get a notification about your next event/meeting with pop-up message on your screen. Gentle notifications give you a ping instead of large pop-up disturbing your work.
You can setup the appointments on your calendar by sharing available time for meetings with the desired individuals or team. They will select the suitable time and provide you the required information.
Select other Interesting Calendars
You can subscribe to your interested calendars by selecting “Browse Interesting Calendars” from “Other calendars” option. It helps you to find some interesting calendar options other than related to the meeting schedule.
Calendar Custom View
The calendar view can be customized by choosing “Custom View” option. It enables you to view your calendar as per your choice i.e. days, weeks, month etc.
Make your Calendar Public
You can make your calendar public that enables you to track who view it, what they view, what permission they have etc. Share your calendar with others to show the required event details.
Make your calendar more streamlined and easy to access using the keyboard shortcut feature. It helps you to put less efforts on navigating your Google calendar within seconds.
CRM Integration with Calendar
Google Calendar can be integrated with CRM to coordinate the meetings without any hassle. If you use CRM, make sure to check whether it has integration with Calendar or not.
Integration with Marketing Software
Google Calendar can also be integrated with your marketing software to achieve the more profitable outcome. It helps to plan, organize and manage your marketing content using Calendar template.
Just make use of these Google Calendar Features and improve the productivity.