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Event Date Scheduling Tool

Published 06/19/2012 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by Shel Gatto
What can you use the app for?

SelectTheDate is a scheduling tool that helps users find the best date for an event. The user begins by adding in event details, including a category, title, location and description. Next, the user can suggest dates that they think would be ideal or the event or gathering. The user can add as many date and times as they like. After completing the potential date list, the user can enter email addresses for those they wish to invite. All invited individuals can view potential dates and choose the dates that work best for them. The poll includes standard “yes,” “no,” “rather not,” and “maybe” response options. A remark field is available so user can communicate scheduling conflicts or suggested dates easily.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

SelectTheDate was designed to make it as easy as possible for hosts and hostesses to pick the best date for an event. The service works for any kind of event, from a small gathering to a party or wedding. The application is very easy to use, which has attracted many users to it. SelectTheDate has been mentioned on numerous website and blogs all over the web, earning praise for it practical and convenient scheduling capabilities.

What are the differences to other apps?

SelectTheDate stands out because it lets user receive input from the people they plan to invite to an event. There are many party planning tools that let users build a schedule for an event. Many of these neglect the opinions of the people who will be there. SelectTheDate lets the event planner be as courteous and considerate as possible by asking guests to pick a date that works for them to help optimize attendance.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

SelectTheDate favor a light and dark blue color scheme that make the interface feel friendly. The entire experience is pleasant thanks to the clean layout and user friendly design. Newcomers can figure out how to use the application in a matter of seconds. There aren’t many features included, but really there doesn’t need to be for the service SelectTheDate provides. The user interface helps make the entire experience more memorable as well as convenient.

How does the registration process work?

New users can click the white “Sign Up” link in the upper, right hand corner of the homepage to get started. The form on the following page asks for a name, email address and time zone. A note on the next page lets the user know that they must check their email inbox for a verification message. This message must be accessed before the user can login for the first time.

What does it cost to use the application?

SelectTheDate is available to all users for free. There are no subscription fees and the user can access all features just be signing up. The registration process takes almost no time at all and lets the user create as many events as they need to. This is a good thing because SelectTheDate is helpful but doesn’t offer any advanced features outside of the guest response function.

Who would you recommend the application to?

SelectTheDate is a great tool for anyone trying to plan an event. The application makes it possible to get input from those who will be invited. The user can pick dates that work for them and see which is the best option for everyone collectively. The application even allows for a little collaboration with remarks and poll responses. SelectTheDate can help user reduce the chances of a scheduling conflict when planning parties, gathering and other special occasions.

  • Add titles and descriptions to new events
  • Choose potential dates and send them to attendees
  • View poll results to see which date work best for those invited
  • Remarks let users communicate concerns or schedule conflicts
  • Users can find a date that fits comfortably into everyone's schedule

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