Show Your Upcoming Events on your Blog Using Google CalendarBy Sanjeev Mishra on March 22, 2011@clickonf5
Google Calendar is a very effective way of managing appointments and other events. If your work is more or less online and you want to share your activities on your own blog to let your visitors know your next event’s date and time, you can add your Google Calendar on your blog to show the same. If you are thinking that why do you need to add the calendar, then look at the benefits provided below:
1. Visitors can track you and will wait for the updates from last event
2. Increase number of readers or subscribers
3. Create a loyal image and show your profile very open
4. Visitors will get some kind of personal feelings on your blog
To embed your Google Calendar on a blog is very simple. Login to Google Calendar with your own account, and then click on the settings provided at the left panel under the Calendar name. Now click on the calendar name which you want to show on the blog. It will open a new window where you can see the iframe code which you need to paste on the blog page. You can customize the look and feel of the calendar by clicking on the “Customize the color, size, and other options” available over there.
The embedded Google Calendar will look as below:
You can control the permission of viewing only free / busy status as well as you can also share your calendar with your employees with limited access.
Also Read: Add Your Twits On Google Calendar
This YouTube Video by Google will help in embedding the Google calendar on Google Sites,
You can add this calendar on your blog’s sidebar as well to show the To-Do list on each page of the blog. Those who are frequent on attending seminars, presentations can definitely share this calendar on their blog.