Calendly isn’t particularly hard to use, which is part of why it’s one of the best meeting scheduler apps. That doesn’t mean every feature is obvious, though, and some of Calendly’s best features are just a little too covert.
The best way to learn any app is to press all the buttons, but don’t worry if you don’t have the time to do that—I did it for you. Here’s what I found.
Give yourself breathing room between appointments
Cutting off a conversation with a customer is never great, but if your day is just back-to-back meetings, it’s going to happen. You can prevent this by adding time before or after your events in Calendly.
1. Open the settings for a given event type, then head to When can people book this event?
2. Scroll down, and you’ll find the option to add times before or after events.
This gives you a buffer—the time before or after any event will be marked as busy, so people can’t book your time then. This means you can prep for the next appointment ….