Ars Technica: New Google Calendar feature takes the back-and-forth out of scheduling

Ars Technica: New Google Calendar feature takes the back-and-forth out of scheduling. “Google Calendar’s latest update promises to take a lot of the back-and-forth out of booking appointments. Google announced Friday that users will soon be able to create a ‘booking page’ UI they can send to anyone they want. You present the periods you’re willing to have a meeting, and the other user will be able to pick a time.”

MakeUseOf: 8 Social Media Content Calendar Tools for Scheduling Posts

MakeUseOf: 8 Social Media Content Calendar Tools for Scheduling Posts. “The world of social media is expanding, and hence it becomes difficult for individual users to post on all the platforms regularly at the right time. In order to manage when and what to publish on social media, you need to stay organized. To make the whole process seamless and hassle-free, check out these eight social media calendar tools for scheduling posts.” Including it because Tamal Das managed to include a couple of scheduling tools I didn’t know about.

13 Best Social Media Scheduling Tools: Tried & Tested (Startup Bonsai)

Startup Bonsai: 13 Best Social Media Scheduling Tools: Tried & Tested. “Are you looking for the best social media scheduling tools to grow your business? Maybe you want best-in-class social scheduling software for your clients or in-house team. Or maybe you’re a small business owner or solopreneur that needs a dedicated social media tool that includes scheduling + everything else you’ll need to manage your social presence. In this post, we’re breaking down the best social media scheduling apps to save you time.”

MakeUseOf: 4 Ways to Schedule Posts to Multiple Social Media Platforms at Once

MakeUseOf: 4 Ways to Schedule Posts to Multiple Social Media Platforms at Once. “Influencers use social media to promote products in return for a fee, while freelancers and businesses use it to attract new clients. All of this has made the task of keeping your social media accounts updated even more important. But there’s no need to let social media take over your life. Numerous tools let you schedule posts to a number of platforms at the same time, with other features including curation, reposting, and more. Here are our top picks.” Interesting list, but doesn’t mention my favorite, Buffer.

Social Media Examiner: How to Schedule Instagram Posts on a Desktop Without Third-Party Tools

Social Media Examiner: How to Schedule Instagram Posts on a Desktop Without Third-Party Tools. “Ever wish you could post to Instagram directly from your desktop instead of your mobile device? Did you know Instagram is rolling out this functionality? In this article, you’ll learn how to schedule and publish posts to Instagram via your desktop without any third-party apps.”

Gizmodo: How to Schedule Your Messages, Emails, and Tweets to Go at Any Time

Gizmodo: How to Schedule Your Messages, Emails, and Tweets to Go at Any Time. “Thanks to the internet and all the apps and services that run on top of it, we can now ping someone on the other side of the world instantly—but that person doesn’t necessarily want to hear from you in the middle of the night. The same goes for social media sharing, because the time when inspiration strikes may not be the best time for sharing. Enter the magic of scheduling: Scheduling emails, instant messages, texts, and social media posts.”

CNET: Gmail’s scheduling tool for sending emails later keeps you from being a big jerk

CNET: Gmail’s scheduling tool for sending emails later keeps you from being a big jerk. “Gmail’s new scheduling feature should have arrived in your account by now, and if you haven’t been using it, you’re missing out. This new tool is going to keep you from being the jerk who sends emails on a Saturday night. Instead, you’ll just look like you’ve had a seriously productive, Venti latte-fueled Monday morning.”

How-To Geek: You Can Now Schedule Custom Routines in Google Home

How-To Geek: You Can Now Schedule Custom Routines in Google Home. “A few months ago, Google added a feature to Google Assistant called Custom Routines that allows users to create strings of commands that can be executed with just a single phrase. Starting today, you can schedule those commands. The new scheduling option is found inside the Routines menu, though it’s worth noting that it’s only available for new routines, not ones that were created before the feature was live. That means you’ll need to recreate your existing routines if you’d like to schedule them. Bummer.”

FStoppers: I Posted a Photo Everyday For One Month On Instagram and This Is What Happened

FStoppers: I Posted a Photo Everyday For One Month On Instagram and This Is What Happened . “Gaining followers on social media can be an entire business in itself with numerous guidelines to optimize your chances of being noticed. One of those rules is to post steadily with constant content. So what happens when you post consistently for a month? I tried it and here are the results.” Well-documented experiment.

TechCrunch: Instagram now allows businesses to schedule their posts

TechCrunch: Instagram now allows businesses to schedule their posts. “Instagram today made a long overdue change to its product that social media managers have wanted for some time – it will allow businesses on Instagram to schedule their posts. Before, there were unofficial means to aid with this – like tools that would send out a push notification to remind you to publish a post at a given time, for example. But no functionality was available in Instagram itself.”

The Next Web: The best online calendars for groups, families, and households

The Next Web: The best online calendars for groups, families, and households. “Calendar apps by themselves are easy to find — throw a dart at the App Store or the Google Play and you’re likely to hit one. The trick is to find a calendar that you can share with other people. Whether you’re a busy family, a professional team, or just a house full of roommates, these calendars can help keep everyone on the same page.”