Posts by Brad McCarty


There’s nothing quite like that feeling of loving a tool and then seeing it go away. For fans of Meetingbird, December 21st marks the end of an era as its parent company closes the door on the standalone scheduling app. But never fear! Boomerang’s meeting scheduling tools are the best Meetingbird alternative, and they’re not going away. It all starts by installing Boomerang, so do that first. Now that it’s...

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The day has finally arrived! If you’re an iOS user, chances are that you’ve dealt with the frustration that comes from a lack of choice. For years, if you had a preferred browser or email app other than Safari and Mail, you could use them but you couldn’t set them as the default. That finally ended with the release of iOS 14, so now you can set Boomerang as the default iPhone email app. How to Set Boomerang as the...

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tl;dr: Boomerang now helps you schedule meetings! Save lots of time, eliminate email back-and-forth, and end double-booking forever. Look for the calendar icon in your Compose window and the Add Event button in Read view. Need to reinstall Boomerang? Boomerang for Gmail |Boomerang for Outlook | Boomerang for iOS Hello! Exactly 10 years ago today, we released Boomerang to the world.1 Back then, managing a busy Inbox was the...

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As the jobs of the world continue embracing remote work, people are finding themselves drowning in days filled with Zoom meeting after Zoom meeting. It’s understandable, given the shift from office culture to one where teams are more distributed. It feels natural, in a way, to insist upon meetings. Meetings give coworkers time to discuss action items, they allow for synchronization in planning, and managers love having instant...

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As we continue our series of posts about remote work, one topic that is best discussed early and often is scheduling. For some companies, time zones aren’t a big concern. A few employees working from home but still local to the office doesn’t create an issue. If your company has people in different parts of the country (or the world!) this post is for you. Remote Work Scheduling It’s important to set expectations for your...

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