Best Calendar & Scheduling Software in 2020


Calendars & Scheduling Apps

📅 Client Scheduling Apps

  • Timely – great for salons & businesses with ongoing retail appointments.
  • Acuity Scheduling – our top pick for scaleable appointment scheduling tool with booking calendar. Cost-effective for teams.
  • Bookstream – a simple alternative to Setmore for booking client appointments
  • SavvyCal – modern, simple scheduling app with all the basic features and integrations you need
  • Ready – a new scheduling app that works to reduce your busyness


🤼 Team Scheduling Apps

  • Happy Schedule – a more human approach to scheduling your team
  • Undock – predictive scheduling for your team and network. Works inside your inbox to make finding the right time simpler.


🚗 Service Scheduling Apps

  • ServiceTitan – modern service provider scheduling app
  • HotDoc – fixed price scheduling for doctors

About the author

Rich Peterson

I've spent the last 10 years planning, mapping & reimagining the processes of hundreds of SMBs. Whether the goal is more money, more time, more clarity or more customer smiles, my insightful process is worth every minute for my successful clients.
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By Rich Peterson


For the past 10 years, we’ve worked with hundreds of clients and tens of thousands of students to help them get a clear picture of how to systemise their business. We’re not fans of spam, cheap mass-marketing tactics or automating your business to within an inch of it’s life. We are fans of a customer experience where humans deal with humans, skills are appreciated, personality is maintained and where clients get more value than they expected. We’re also fans of automating any process that doesn’t deliver client-facing value in a simple, easy-to-maintain way.

In a nutshell, we provide advice, implementation support & training to small to medium, service-based businesses to help them deliver a better customer experience & a more automated workflow. Everyone on the same page, moving in the same direction with a clear picture of who does what.