The simplest way to schedule a time to meet

#4 Product of the WeekJanuary 08, 2015
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Matt LanhamHunter@mattlanham · Founder of geckoengage.com
I'm always struggling to find mutual times to meet people, so anything that helps with this is a god send! They've just launched today.
Irving Torres@irvingtorresyc · Freelance Designer
Looks very similar to Calendly (http://www.producthunt.com/posts...) but it looks like Pick has a slight advantage because of the iOS app. Great find.
Scott Buscemi@scottbuscemi
@irvingtorresyc Thanks - I'm curious if there's one that works with iCloud Calendar.
Michael SelepecMaker@michaelselepec · Co-founder, Pick
@irvingtorresyc Thanks for the support and yes we feel that our iOS app along with a few other differentiators separate us from Calendly and similar products.
Michael SelepecMaker@michaelselepec · Co-founder, Pick
@irvingtorresyc We plan on supporting Exchange and iCloud in the very near future. Stay tuned!
Dvir Reznik@dvirreznik · Marketer, Father, Dog owner
@irvingtorresyc @swb1192 Try Meekan Scott (http://www.producthunt.com/posts...), we're already offering our global availability engine, syncing Gmail, iCloud and Exchange calendars, on iOS, Android and Outlook. Simplifying scheduling for individuals and groups, free of course :-)
Irving Torres@irvingtorresyc · Freelance Designer
@michaelselepec Very nice work. Pumped to see where it goes. @swb1192, integrating Google calendars and icloud calendars isn't too hard. I did it a while back and it works pretty much the same way once it's set up properly (both icloud and Google Cal update from Apple Calendar and my iOS app) Here is a somewhat long tutorial. Many of these steps are no longer needed (http://macintoshhowto.com/google...). @dvirreznik, Meekan looks really advanced. Might give it a spin as well. Thanks!
Samuel BeekHiring@samuelbeek · Makes Digital Product
The idea is very nice, but I think the big problem with these types of apps is that both users need them. How are you going to tackle that problem?
Michael SelepecMaker@michaelselepec · Co-founder, Pick
@samuelbeek We completely agree and is one of the main reasons we offer a personalized URL so that early adopters can share their availability with others. We feel that our personalized URL's will really help with the "cold start" problem startups often face.
Dan Moore@toobulkeh · Vaporware
@samuelbeek Assistant.to solves this problem quite elegantly. It's shortcoming? Only 1v1 meetings.
Martin Saint-Macary@saintmac · co-founder @vytein
@samuelbeek The way we solve that problem at www.producthunt.com/posts/vyte is with a voting system: organizers can suggest several dates and invitees can vote of them.
Samuel BeekHiring@samuelbeek · Makes Digital Product
@michaelselepec interesting solution. Will check it out.
Samuel BeekHiring@samuelbeek · Makes Digital Product
@toobulkeh hmm thats actually quite clever
Matthew Arevalo@mattarevalo · Loot Crate Co-Founder/CXO
I was able to get /matthew so that's always a plus :)
Michael SelepecMaker@michaelselepec · Co-founder, Pick
@mattarevalo Congrats! It's always awesome to grab a great handle like that.
Matt LanhamHunter@mattlanham · Founder of geckoengage.com
@mattarevalo Booo! :-)
Andy Hutter@ahut · Product/Project Manager
A few features I would kill for: 1. Ability to limit the hours that I'm available to schedule (Calendly does this). EG- Only available 8am-12pm, 1pm-6pm. 2. As a Google Apps user with read/write access to my coworkers' calendars, I would *love* the ability to: -A- pull through those calendars into the "Default Calendar" settings (this works with regular Gmail accounts, it seems) -B- Make those calendars in my GApps org available to the person scheduling the meeting. EG- if a client needs to meet with 3 of 9 team members, they can choose which calendars to compare across, and then choose the time. 3. Ability to hide from Pick any calendar I'm subscribed to. EG- I have some ancillary community calendars under "Other" on my personal GCal, and those events show on "My Availability" but they don't actually conflict with my schedule. Build a beautiful way to do the above and I'll pay for the Pro subscription tomorrow :)
Michael SelepecMaker@michaelselepec · Co-founder, Pick
@ahut All great feedback and thanks for sharing. Below are comments on your feedback: 1. Currently our default time parameters are 8am-8pm. We plan on giving users the ability to edit their availability in the future. 2. Both are great ideas. I just added them to our list of potential features. 3. Another great idea! We may be hiring soon. Are you looking for a job? ;-)
Luiz Centenaro@luizcent · eCommerce Consultant
@ahut Totally agree, the ability to limit the hours that I'm available to schedule is huge @michaelselepec