We all have high-tech cell phones and laptops complete with scheduling software, but a truly organized person understands the importance of writing down their plan of action.
You may have a team of people that all need to hash out the project list for the next couple of months together, or perhaps your church needs to notify its members of all of the upcoming events for the month in a cost-effective way. Regardless of the situation, you can’t go wrong with a free printable calendar.
Doing a simple internet search will show you that there are many websites out there dedicated to giving you downloadable calendar templates such as www.printablecalendar.ca; www.printfree.com/calendars.htm; and www.great-printable-calendars.com.
But did you also know that some of the programs that you probably already have are able to produce printable calendars right on the spot? These common programs offer easy and stylish calendars all for free!
Who doesn’t have Microsoft Word? And this easy-to-use program offers many different types of calendar templates that can be printed right from your home computer. Here is where you can find many different style and layout options for your next calendar project.
Another commonly used program in the Microsoft Office Suite is Microsoft Excel. Coming with its own set of templates, it allows you to create calendars in a more in-depth way such as a one-page year planner and vacation and time-off formats. These options are perfect for small business owners and those dealing with a team of people.
A lot of people find Microsoft Publisher to be a fast and user-friendly way to produce graphic material and smaller promotional items. Using these calendar templates provides a free way for owners of this program to map out their next month or year. These templates come in a variety of sizes that can easily be printed from your home printer.
Many e-mail clients such as Microsoft Outlook, Entourage, even Hotmail, Yahoo and Google have calendars that can be edited, e-mailed and, yes, printed. If you feel comfortable updating your calendar online and sharing dates, times and appointments electronically with your team, you might want to consider this option in order to be able to print the most up-to-date hardcopy.