Calendly

Alternative Feature Comparison

Feature

Calendly

Cogsworth

Cheapest paid tier
Appointments
Booking time increments
Buffers
Businesses
2 way calendar sync
Chrome extension
Conditional form logic
CSV export
Custom date formatting
Custom logo
Custom notification templates
Custom questions
GDPR compliant
Group bookings
HIPAA compliant
Locations
Notice time
Payments
Recurring services
SMS & email reminders
Staff
Team bookings
Translatable
URL parameters
Video conference support
Webhooks & API
Website embed
Zapier
Yes $96/year/user
Yes Unlimited
Yes
Unsure
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Unsure
Yes
Kind of
Yes
Unsure
Yes
No
Kind of
Yes
Yes
Unsure
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unsure
Yes
Yes
Unsure
Yes
Yes
Yes $99/year
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Coming soon
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes Digital/Physical/Custom
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes Unlimited
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Calendly has been in the market since 2013, and has done a good job of disrupting their incumbents.

Calendly specializes in appointment scheduling for small teams and professionals. They offer simply scheduling for relatively simple use cases. Unlike Cogsworth which is more suited toward business uses and more involved, complex scheduling requirements.

Above we detail a comparison table of Calendly with Cogsworth features based on a November 2018 review kindly facilitated by our users.
This is why sites like Capterra, Getapp, Finances Online are driving so many people to seek and find alternatives to Calendly.

ready to switch? here is what our customers are saying
Cheryl
Cosmic teapot
Taking bookings has always been a total pain for me. My life is chaotic. Trying to work out my diary is horrible. I researched a whole tonne of systems - Acuity was the runner up. But I just didn't like something about their bantery tone. You guys had good reviews. And I thought the price was fair. I LOVE your add ons. I can see how I can grow without a huge jump. And it's so incredibly intuitive. I set the whole thing up in about 6 hours.
Tamara
Webflow
Very useful to manage time and have organized, scheduled days and events
Shade
peacockshades
Cogsworth is feature-pack and so intuitive to use. Some of the features include multiple services, calendar integration, payment, buffer times, ability to select different types of meeting locations (physical location, online, etc), group bookings and the list goes on! In addition, I love how intuitive the tool is! It's easy to get setup and running FAST!
Melvin
computer geeks
Makes booking easy with either assigned landing page or easily integrate into own web app. The configs are self-explanatory. Team members (under Staff) and Google calendar sync feature. Another big plus is the email signature which has a CTA to your booking page.
Segayi
simple medical practice
It meets all the user requirements all the automated simple requirements that the customer needs to work with when using the software... Its simply interesting and amazing
Gemma
NOCA
We didn't use anything like Cogsworth - we did this manually, in house. Took a ludicrous amount of time and I would not have known where to even begin looking for a tool like Cogsworth. When I started at Network I knew there was a need, but wasn't familiar with tools like Cogsworth and was too busy doing things manually to research a solution. If it wasn't for my husband casually mentioning he thought Cogsworth would be useful, I would never have known how much time we could save. I wonder if there's a market in organisations that offer training or consulting? If you need a quote or an ambassador to hit up the NFPs, I'm happy to sing your praises. Seriously, I love Cogsworth.

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