6 Best Daily Planner Apps for 2022

It’s time to get organized with a daily planner. 

May 4, 2022
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A daily planner is the tool you need to organize all the to-dos and goals you have for your personal and professional life. Writing down your tasks will help your brain remember and commit to getting them done. 

You could use a paper daily planner, but a digital daily planner can be useful to connect with your other digital tools like your calendar. You can read about the benefits of a digital daily calendar here

The first step to using a daily planner, is to choose your daily planner apps. Check out this list of the six best daily planner apps for 2022 to help you make your decisions.

1. Assembly’s Daily/Weekly Agenda 

Supercharge your workflow.

It can be challenging to find a daily/weekly agenda or planner that meets all your needs and helps you achieve your goals. Assembly’s Daily/Weekly Agenda Flow is fully customizable but also easy-to-use. With this tool you can structure your work in the most efficient and intuitive way, planning, tracking, prioritizing and checking everything that needs to be done. 

Top Features: 

  • Prioritize and segments tasks to make them easy to follow
  • Track your progress
  • Cross out your tasks when completed
  • Use it for yourself, or with a team

Learn more about Assembly’s Daily/Weekly Agenda here

2. Todoist

Organize it all with Todoist.

Todoist is a productivity app system that gives users the confidence to stay organized and make progress on things that are important. It’s an easy-to-use to-do list that lets you manage your tasks. Todoist is available online as well as Android/iOs. 

Top Features:

  • Remember deadlines with reminders and due dates.
  • Organize your projects in kanban style with Boards.
  • Build lasting habits with recurring due dates like "every Monday".
  • Collaborate on projects by assigning tasks to others.

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3. Google Calendar

Sync, schedule, book & meet.

Google Calendar is a time-management and scheduling calendar service developed by Google. You’ll need a Google account to use Google Calendar. You can switch between month, week, and day views and add video conferencing, like Google Meet, to your events. Google Calendar has a lot of integration, including Assembly’s Daily/Weekly Agenda

Top Features:

  • Quick event creation
  • Automatically add events from Gmail
  • Many integration with different tools
  • Easily add video conferencing to your meetings
4. Notion

One workspace. Every team.

Notion is a project management and note-taking software designed to help members of a company or organization coordinate deadlines, objectives, and assignments for the sake of efficiency and productivity. Notion is particularly useful when you need to have your to-do list close to your knowledge center.

Top Features:

  • No storage limit
  • Easily shareable 
  • Publish to the web
  • Add Rich media 
5. Trello

Go from Idea to Action in Seconds.

Trello is a web-based, Kanban-style, list-making app from Atlassian that can help you organize your tasks by boards. While Trello’s different project boards and cards are better situated for teams and assignments, it can function as a to-do list especially for those who prefer the kanban style.

Top Features:

  • Switch from boards, lists and cards format
  • Add checklists, labels, and due dates
  • Upload images and documents to your tasks
  • Size up project status and team progress with Timeline view
6. Twobird

Your inbox is a to-do list.

If you specifically want a daily agenda that works with your email, then Twobird is a great organizational app. Twobird brings your messages and your task list together in one place and identifies your most important to-dos. You can connect your Gmail or Outlook account to tidy up your inbox and your agenda in one place.

Top Features:

  • Reminders and Low Priority set aside things that can wait
  • Jot down ideas, create checklists, and tables in a personal note
  • Preview upcoming events at the top of your inbox
  • See reminders and events side-by-side
How to Choose the Best Daily Agenda App

There are even more daily agenda apps out there beyond this list so it can be overwhelming to choose the best tool for you. Here are some questions you can ask to help you make the right choice:

  • Is it customizable for my needs?
  • Can I integrate with all my other digital tools?
  • Is it free or affordable?
  • Is it easy-to-use?
  • Can I use it for both my personal and work life?

You’ll find that Assembly’s Daily/Weekly Agenda tool answers yes to all those questions. Don’t just take our word for it, try out a free demo to see how Assembly can help you and your business work smarter, not harder or see a quick 2-minute explainer.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Assembly SOC 2 compliant?

Yes, at Assembly, security is a top priority. Each quarter, we have ongoing security work that is everyone’s responsibility. While we maintain a strong security posture, it was important for us to prove to our customers that we do everything we claim to do. This led us to pursue a SOC 2 Type II report that would provide evidence of our compliance with industry gold-standard security practice.

What's the ROI for employee recognition?

There is study after study showing that employee recognition leads to increased engagement. This in return creates an environment where employees are happier and more motivated which increase productivity and reduces voluntary turnover significantly. In order to filled critical roles, companies tend to spend nearly twice the value of an annual salary. Assembly is an investment in your employees that supports your bottom line.

Does Assembly offer longer-term contracts?

Yes, we will offer contracts for companies with longer-term agreements to help larger customers have more certainty around future costs.

The minimum agreement term is a 12-month subscription.

Does Assembly offer onboarding support?

We do and for FREE! Any new customer needing further support to get started with Assembly to ensure you're set up for success can request custom onboarding support. Improving your employee experience is about much more than just using our amazing software; it’s about transforming your business to create a workplace that people love. That’s much easier to do with the personal support and advice from our passionate people experts.

Is there a free version of Assembly?

Yes. We offer a completely free plan for up to 50 team members. This plan is intended for teams or organizations that are looking to get started with an employee engagement tool. Keep in mind, this plan is limited in features.

All customers can open an Assembly account for free and get started without a credit card. Then you can change plans as necessary.

How much do rewards cost?

At the time of redemption (when your employees exchange their points for a paid reward) you'll pay face value. If a reward is a $10 Amazon gift card, your cost will be $10. All paid rewards are billed for on a monthly basis.

The good news is that you don't have to pay for rewards upfront because we only charge you when points are redeemed, not when they're earned.

Does Assembly offer discounts?

We offer discounts or educational or charitable organizations. In order to secure a discount, you'll first need to book a demo with a customer support specialist.

For all other organizations, we are willing to consider longer-term agreements in exchange for discounts. To set up annual plans or longer, you will need to book a demo with a customer support specialist.

How do I cancel my plan if needed?

If you're on a month to month plan, you can go here and cancel anytime. If you're having concerns or need help setting up your account for success, you can always book a demo with a customer support specialist.

If you're on a longer-term custom plan, you'll need to reach out to your customer support specialist to cancel your account or email us at support@joinassembly.com.

What customizations are available?

Great question! You can customize your core values to match your organization's to boost and track alignment. You can change your currency from the 🏆 emoji (our default) to any emoji of your choice. You can swap our logo for your own. You can also set up company culture rewards such as, "Lunch with the CEO," "Buy a book on us," and so much more!

Who can give or receive recognition?

While we recommend a peer to peer set up where anyone in your organization can give or receive recognition, you can set up Assembly however you want. If you need to limit the people who can give or receive recognition, that's perfectly fine and can be done from your Admin, here.

What integrations are available?

Assembly connects to the tools your employees use every day to offer an easy, seamless experience with minimal change management.  

Assembly has integrations with HCM/HRIS systems like ADP, Google, Office 365, and Slack. We also integrate with communication tools like Slack and Teams so you and your employees can access Assembly wherever they work now.

What's your average adoption rate?

That depends on the company's permissions set up. That said, over 90% of the employees on Assembly's platform are recognized on a monthly basis. That means nearly every employee across all of our customers are receiving regular recognition from their peers, managers, or leadership. We're extremely proud of this.

Must rewards be set up to use Assembly?

They are not required. You can use Assembly without having rewards set up. However, we don't recommend it if you intend to have a high adoption and usage rate. You can always keep the costs down by offering internal culture rewards that are fulfilled by you internally.

Are points required to use Assembly?

No, you can remove allowances from anyone or everyone. It's up to you but we do recommend using points whether they're worth a real dollar value or not. Companies that use points have a much higher engagement rate even if those points don't exchange for real dollars.

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