Are you a consultant, a freelancer or perhaps you’re just looking for more leads and enabling people to easily and expertly book time in your calendar? Well, in today’s video, I’m gon na show you everything you need to understand to utilize Calendly Hi everyone, Scott Friesen here at Simpletivity, helping you to get more done and enjoy less tension. And I’ve utilized Calendly for a while now. It is a fast and really simple tool to allow people who are interested in my company and in my work to book time with me. I wan na reveal you how to get things started. We’re gon na get things kicked off by going into our menu, into our account once you have actually signed up with Calendly. And one of the first places that you’re gon na wan na go is up here to your account. And we wish to go to calendar connections because actually whatever is based around your relationship with Calendly and your calendar. So the first thing that you’re gon na wan na do is make certain that you add one or more calendar accounts. This not just enables Calendly to book those visits directly to your calendar but it likewise enables Calendly.
to examine other reservations that you might have going on. And what I imply by this, is things beyond simply Calendly visits however things that are happening possibly in your individual life or other meetings that show up as a part of your day. Down listed below here, you can likewise look for disputes. You can utilize several calendars to check for disputes more than simply the one that you have actually picked up here and you can also specify which calendar to add those appointments to. This is definitely gon na be your really first stop to make sure that you have your calendar connections set up properly. Just choose add calendar account here and you can validate with any calendar service including Google Calendar and Microsoft Outlook. Next up, we wan na stick with our account settings this time we’re gon na go to account account settings and I simply wan na encourage you to publish an image. If this is meetings or visits that people are going to be scheduling with you, I recommend that you put your good profile picture here along with your name and perhaps a welcome message simply when they land on your beginning page. Next action, you likewise wan na make a quick stop at the branding page to add your company logo or some other image that you wish to add here. And lastly, we can click the my link.
You’re gon na wan na put the name of your organization or possibly it’s your complete name. I have actually got 2 occasions presently that people can pick from and when they click on one of those events, they are also gon na see my branding here. We gon na choose that brand-new event type, which is gon na open up a brand-new screen.
So let’s state develop for one-on-one. On this screen, the first thing that we need to do is provide it an event name. Now remember, this is more than just your referral. When they land on your Calendly page, this is what people are gon na be seen. I’m just gon na call this one, Meeting with Scott, really easy here. So I can identify, oop, Meeting with Scott. Let’s keep that in there. Our second step is to add a place and you can see we can inform our users upfront, is this a personally conference, a phone call or is it gon na be a specific conferencing meeting such as utilizing Google Meet, Zoom, GoToMeeting or perhaps something custom, something that’s not even listed here. In our example, I’m gon na choose phone call in this case. And in many cases, depending on the alternative that you pick, you might have some additional options awaiting you. Do I wan na choose if I will call my invitee in this case, it’s gon na require the individual who’s scheduling that time to list their phone number. I need to know who I’m calling or I can choose this option, my invitee should call me. In this case, I can add my desired contact number here and the great thing with Calendly is that it’s not going to show this number until they have actually scheduled the visit. If somebody is considering booking time with me, it’s not as if they’re gon na see my phone number or my dial in number right away, it’s only after they’ve scheduled the time will this number be exposed. In this case, I’m gon na state, I will call my guests ’cause I’m gon na ask them to offer their phone number. I’m gon na state update, that’s gon na save that alternative here. Down below we can add a description which is something you don’t wan na neglect especially if you have multiple occasions that you’re gon na be using to your users. I’m simply gon na state, this is a meeting with Scott for a consulting session, something like that, just something so they can differentiate what this occasion is about compared to possibly some of the other events that I have available. And after that simply listed below the description, we have our event link. Now we currently talked briefly about having your domain or your service name or perhaps your complete name to get them to your main Calendly page but this is something that you can share in addition, a separate URL. In this case again, you wan na attempt make it as particular as possible. So possibly I’m gon na say, fulfilling Scott, something like that, something that’s so simple for me to determine however likewise if I simply copy and paste this link, they know what they’re getting too.
Now once we hit next, we’re gon na get to the nuts and bolts of our occasion. By opening this app, you’re gon na see a lot of