Written by Jill Morrison
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Calendars are useful scheduling tools in business and in personal situations. There are many different types, styles, and sizes of calendars to choose from. Calendars can also be customized with business names or logos, pictures, personal photographs, messages, or graphics. Because many people rely on calendars on a daily basis, they can make great promotional tools in business.

Custom Calendar Choices

Custom calendars are available for all sorts of lifestyles. If you are consistently working at a desk and need to glance at a schedule often, a standard hanging calendar may be the best option. These calendars can be hung on any wall or can be fixed to a magnetic surface with a magnet. They are often customized with personal photographs, or business related artwork. Depending on the space where you will hang your standard calendar, you can choose an appropriate calendar size.

Appointment books or day planners are a great option for those who are always on the go or do a lot of traveling. Their covers are usually made from leather, but can also be found in cheaper, lightweight materials, such as fabric, plastic, vinyl, or even printed paper. Covers of day planners are often printed with names of businesses or certain employees. They can serve as a form of advertising during travels and can be easily returned to businesses if they are ever lost.

Technology has taken over in the world of calendar scheduling. With the development of palm pilots, clock/calculator combos, PDAs, and cell phones with scheduling capabilities, scheduling events can be stored electronically. You can even use these devices to set alarms for certain events that you do not want to forget. Even digital calendars can be imprinted with company or personal information and used as gifts or for advertising.

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