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Two-way integration with Google Calendar now available

Thanks to CloudWork, you can now integrate your Google Calendar events with Toggl and your Toggl time entries with your Calendar – how cool is that!

Cloudwork

The process is easy, just create an account in CloudWork and Get Started. CloudWork has prepared very straightforward instructions and examples, and their support encourages you to ask questions and give them feedback.

Click here to view full details in CloudWork.

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    1. February 8, 2013 | Permalink

      It appears CloudWork is similar to Zapier. Have the developers at Toggl taken a look into Zapier? The sort of tools you mention here are available in Zapier as well.

      I am not affiliated with Zapier, just a user/administrator of Toggl and Zapier.

      Going to look at CloudWork.

    2. February 8, 2013 | Permalink

      It would be lovely to mention that this is not a free service. I’m sure I’m not your only freelance/independent contractor that uses your tools.

    3. Alfred
      February 9, 2013 | Permalink

      I would have to grant access to all related services to one unknown company. No thanks!

    4. February 10, 2013 | Permalink

      I’m already paying $5/month for the Toggl service, I agree with Laura about mentioning up front that it’s an extra $10/month to use CloudWork, and with Alfred, about granting access to yet another third party company just to sync the calendar. I was excited to see the notice popup, but now I’m let down.

    5. Andy
      February 11, 2013 | Permalink

      See also IFTTT (If This Then That): https://ifttt.com/

    6. February 11, 2013 | Permalink

      Hi, I’m Mark from CloudWork. We do have a free trial, but yes @Laura and @Dustin Graham, it is $10/mth for 2 integrations after that. We are trying to provide robust, out-of-the-box integrations that help professionals, including freelancers and independent contractors, to save time and reduce repetitive tasks. We’d love to work with you to track the savings this integration can create in your monthly workload, and maybe that can show the value of getting your business apps talking to each other?

    7. Martin Cleaver
      February 11, 2013 | Permalink

      There’s also ItDuzzit – http://cloud.itduzzit.com/pricing/ – I found that to be more reliable about what works.

      They already built a Toggl integration and are generally quick to add more functionality in response to user enquiries.

      M.

    8. February 11, 2013 | Permalink

      @Dustin, thank you for the feedback! Toggl is not affiliated to Cloudwork or Zapier. We’re writing about those tools, because we feel that Toggl alone can not provide enough integration options for our users. Having a healthy selection of alternative integration tools should be a good thing after all?

    9. William Fishburne
      February 11, 2013 | Permalink

      @Andy IFTTT doesn’t seem to have a channel for Toggl, but I submitted a request for one.

    10. Linda
      February 12, 2013 | Permalink

      I think the headline used on the main page was misleading. Using the phrase “now available” in that type of context suggests a new feature implemented by the Toggl team, instead of thinly veiled advertising. You built up the users expectations, and then the facts were a disappointment. Too bad for CloudWork.

    11. February 12, 2013 | Permalink

      I do find it surprising the amount of 3rd party development that is going on with Toggl for integrations that you should be doing yourselves such as this.

    12. February 12, 2013 | Permalink

      I really think you should have done this ages ago, by yourself, freely included in the pro subscription. It’s noble and good to support the growth of eco-systems, but with such bare bone functionality it should be part of the deal. Saying ‘Now Avalible – Two Way Calendar Integration’ the way you did it guys, that’s a misleading promotional statement which gets me thinking if I should leave a service I once loved.

      Niels
      @shakingtree

    13. MoleMan
      February 12, 2013 | Permalink

      Zapier requires an “api key” for Toggle integration. Anyone know what this magical key might be?

    14. February 12, 2013 | Permalink

      @MoleMan, your API token is available on the My Profile page (https://www.toggl.com/user/edit).

    15. February 12, 2013 | Permalink

      +1 for being excited about this LONG awaited integration, and then closing the page when it turned out to be $10/mo through a third party. @Alari, your point is well taken for healthy ecosystems, but it may be worth acknowledging that someone goofed in the post title, and maybe updating it?

    16. Angela
      February 14, 2013 | Permalink

      Like other users, I was way excited for this long awaited feature and let down there’s a fee. I use other services like YNAB that sync for free through my Dropbox account. Is that an option?

    17. Jere
      February 15, 2013 | Permalink

      “The process is easy, just create an account in CloudWork and Get Started.” Why would you not mention that this costs $120 per year! I am a Pro user already, I use the Google Calendar Sync already. Only thing I’d get extra for triple the cost is to Sync Calendar to Toggl. I know I am repeating what the others have already complained about, I am just adding one more voice of disappointment. I will assume from now on that if you advertise another feature that it isn’t going to be free. Maybe you’ll surprise me?

    18. February 16, 2013 | Permalink

      On a positive note, it is nice to see the number of services that are starting to integrate with Toggl. Here’s hoping for even more.

    19. Mike
      February 17, 2013 | Permalink

      I’ll add that I’m a free user. I pay for Remember The Milk, so I’m willing to pay. So far I don’t find a reason to pay for Toggl. I use it and really like it but I think it needs to expand further to get me to pay for it. Integration with other services that I use would be very useful, and I would pay for that. But at $120 a year just for calendar sync (and the Toggl team doesn’t get any of that) then I don’t see the benefit for myself or for Toggl.

      Keep up the good work, but think more strategically with your business. We’ll all benefit if you do.

    20. February 19, 2013 | Permalink

      I thought it already did integrate? Or at least it is with my system and I do not use Cloudwork…

      Anyway, I agree – slightly backfired by the implication of ‘free’. Your system is great and I use it everyday to track times. I would prefer you guys to integrate the calendar stuff into the project. Too many 3rd party apps generally create hassle up the line.

      Integration with other pm tools would be good – for example we use MiniGroup all the time as a simple PM tool and time integration would be nice…

      Keep it up guys.

    21. February 21, 2013 | Permalink

      There is another alternative. Although it requires some manual work, it’s free to use – http://togglfy.com/

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