This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.
If you use Google Calendar, you probably add events, reminders and vacation days to it, just like the calendar that used to hang on your wall (or the day planner you carried with you before the emergence of smartphones). But, what if it wasn’t just a calendar, and “events” weren’t just places you had to be or items on your schedule? It turns out, Google Calendar can be useful for just about any task that is relevant to either days or times.
Check out the list below, a compilation of creative ideas we found around the web. Have you tried any of these, or use Google Calendar for something cool that we missed? Tell us in the comments.