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By Kay Odell
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About

You can still get your 2016 WeekDate Weekly Planner by visiting www.weekdate.com. Thank you for your support!

Make you life easier, better, more organized right away.


Customer Reviews

"OMG Week Date is the best! ... I take out my WeekDate calendar, and people immediately crowd around like I just started performing magic tricks like a David Blaine wannabe."

"I didn't know about this product and all I can say is: Oh, my God! How did I live without this before? How come no one thought of that before?"

"It's actually a simple concept... Why didn't I think of this?"

"I need one of these now!!!!!!! My sanity may depend on it!"

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I have a background in both programming and design, so when I see a better way, I need to make it happen.

After many years of using both digital and traditional planners, I realized that I'm a paper girl at heart. But after a while, I got fed up with having to repeatedly write my recurring events. I knew there had to be a creative way to always view events that happen over and over – but only write them one time. In this way I could see my daily tasks right alongside my monthly and weekly set schedule and stay on top of my time better.

After creating a prototype, I had the patent application filed and had launched the product in time for Christmas sales! It's been a while since that first WeekDate calendar and I've made many improvements by listening to people. I work very hard to deliver the best possible (made in the USA) paper planner at the best possible price. I am now ready to launch WeekDate to the next level. Do you want to be a part of the WeekDate story?

Balancing the phone between your ear and shoulder... trying to do a million things... suddenly the voice on the phone tells you that your monthly book club or weekly status meeting has been moved to another day of the month or week. While some scramble through each month or week to make the change, the smart person has a WeekDate calendar... makes the change once and Voilà! – done for the year.

Now, you're that smart person. Welcome to WeekDate. The beauty of the WeekDate planner is you only write each event once. Even for weekly, monthly, on-the-date recurring events.

Click the image to zoom in to see it's awesomeness!
Click the image to zoom in to see it's awesomeness!

Monthlies on top.

Monthlies are activities that occur every month on the same day. For example, your investor's meetup or monthly cycling group meets the fourth Thursday of every month.

Weeklies on bottom.

Weeklies are events that occur every week such as yoga class that is every Tuesday morning or bball on Tuesday nights. This is basically your set weekly schedule.  It's great for tracking class schedules or weekly work deadlines (that TPS Report).

Specifics in between.

Specifics are everyday things that need to go specifically on a date, such as a business meeting, Fido's vet appointment, or those vacation days you've been looking forward to.

These specific pages are color coded so you know where you are in the month at all times. (1st week, 2nd week, etc.)

Life all over.

To control your life, simply look in one column each day to see all your appointments. But guess what? You only wrote it once!

Our 2016 Weekly Planner comes in six different cover choices. We're introducing an exclusive cover only available to the Kickstarter backers!

Every WeekDate comes with an awesome WeekDate pencil.
Every WeekDate comes with an awesome WeekDate pencil.

Yes, I've been doing this a while now. I make these in small quantities for a loyal WeekDate following. I know there are many paper-loving people out there who would die to know that WeekDate exists and how it would make their lives easier.  I constantly get passionate emails from my current customers telling me how WeekDate organizes their lives and makes their lives better, more in control of their time.  It is for these customers and future customers that I want to – that I need to – spread the WeekDate word. 

This is where Kickstarter comes in.  The Kickstarter funding will be used to take WeekDate to a new level via marketing, advertising and WeekDate promotion.  Calendars and planners are very personal. Many people want their favorite features incorporated.  So I want to eventually make more calendar options and formats. But to do this, I need your help.

So help me get to the marketing meetings, the advertising agency, and the website promotions.  Come with me on this journey to tell the world about my unique calendar system - A Calendar Like No Other.  Every backer will be there in spirit.  I thank you from the bottom of my WeekDate heart.

I never forget that when one of my WeekDate planners is tucked away in the purse or briefcase of a customer, a little piece of me goes along for the ride.

More WeekDate awesomeness.  Really.
More WeekDate awesomeness. Really.

This timeline is based on the estimate from the printing company for printing and assembling 1000 planners/month.

  • Sep 9 - Campaign Launch Day!

  • Oct 7 - Campaign ends (6:00 pm EST)

  • Oct 8 - Survey goes out to backers 

  • Oct 8 - Printing company begins printing pages

  • Oct 12 - Download links sent to Download Bird Rewards backers
  • Oct 15 - Hoping to get most/all surveys back! Let's get this party started!

  • Oct 15 - Printing company begins printing cover selections based on backer's surveys 

  • Nov 9 - Early Early Bird and Early Bird (first month) calendars completed and begin to ship based on first come, first served basis from survey

  • Nov 10 - Printing company begin Regular Bird (second month) calendars

  • Dec 7 - Regular Bird (second month) calendars completed and begin to ship

  • Dec 8 - Printing company begins Better-Late-Than-Never Bird (third month) calendars 

Of course, if at all possible, I will ship early!

Introducing the WeekDate Time Tracker.  Fill in the circles to see where you are in the year!
Introducing the WeekDate Time Tracker. Fill in the circles to see where you are in the year!
  • January 2016 - December 2016

  • Every WeekDate Weekly Planner comes with it's very own fantastic WeekDate pencil

  • Closed dimensions are 9" x 4½"

  • Please note this is a Monday - Sunday calendar

  • Introducing the new "WeekDate Time Tracker" to watch your time go by throughout the year.

  • Back cover features 2016 full year view

  • "Monthly Views" before each calendar month

  • Full notes/goals/to-do's page before each month

  • Seven fun Simple Cover Designs!

  • Hide or show your "Monthlies" flap. You decide!

  • Use your "Weeklies" flap to save your place in the year.

  • Every page has a tiny monthly view!

  • Current year (2016) and next year (2017) views.

"Prefer Paper Planners? 3 Best Calendars You’ve Never Heard Of"
"Prefer Paper Planners? 3 Best Calendars You’ve Never Heard Of"

 More Customer Reviews:

"…I love your WeekDate … Your system makes so much sense. Since my husband works rotating shifts your calendar saves me a lot of stress and paper shuffling."

"I heard of WeekDate through one of the ADHD resources I use... I just can't remember which one! I am very excited to use my WeekDate, and am looking forward to the relief it will bring. Thank you - for creating the perfect calendar!!!"

"I just wanted you to know how much I love my calendar! I'm a homeschooler, and I got an email through a homeschool email loop about your calendars. I can't tell you how much easier this is making my life--it's saving my sanity!!"

 "My friend bought your calendar and when she called to tell me about it - you would have thought she had hit the lottery!!"

"I love this planner! We searched and searched for the perfect thing to keep my son, in middle school, organized."

"This is my second year with WeekDate and I wouldn't use any other calendar ever! Love my WD!! :)"

 "I have had my Week Date for a little over a week now. I am so thrilled! And, for the first time in a long time, I feel truly organized. Your system really works for me; thank you!!"

What? AND you can set it up as a tent calendar? Now that's just awesome.
What? AND you can set it up as a tent calendar? Now that's just awesome.
Thank you.  Really.
Thank you. Really.
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Risks and challenges

I have an awesome eight-year relationship with my printing and fulfillment company. They're the best! Each WeekDate is printed locally here in Greenville, SC. My product is 100% USA made all the way down to the pencils (made in Tennessee) that come with each planner. Normally I print a small number these each year to a loyal following and they usually sell out. So my printing company is already familiar with the printing and fulfillment process. (The purpose of the Kickstarter campaign is to raise awareness of WeekDate and push it to a new level through marketing, advertising, and promotion.)

My printing company tells me that they can handle printing and assembling 1000 per month. That's why the planner reward tiers are capped at 1000 monthly.

This plan dictates our timeline: print 1000 in October, ship those in mid-November; print in November, ship in mid-December... and so on. Hey... that's kind of a repeating monthly! I'd better add that to my WeekDate monthlies!

Because of my experience in the calendar industry, I feel very confident in my time estimates and shipping calculations.

I hope you back me to begin WeekDating soon!
I thank you from the bottom of my WeekDate heart.

Happy WeekDating!

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    Download Reward: Ships mid-October

    2016 WeekDate Weekly Planner Download Version
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    (Regular price is $16)

    You will receive the 2016 WeekDate Weekly Planner in the form of a pdf. You print, cut, bind, enjoy!

    Please note this planner is slightly smaller in size than the planners that are shipped. (It is about 8.5" x 3.5".) This is so you can print it at home on regular letter size paper.

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    Early Early Bird Reward: Ships mid-November

    One 2016 Weekly Planner (cover of your choice) and a thank you from the bottom of my WeekDate heart!
    (Regular price is $24)

    Your choice of the seven (7) WeekDate Cover Choices including the Exclusive Kickstarter Cover. You will have a chance to choose your cover on our backer survey at the end of our campaign. Get your choices in early, please, to keep production on schedule. Thank you!

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    Shipping to Canada = $14
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    One 2016 Weekly Planner (cover of your choice)
    and a thank you from the bottom of my WeekDate heart!
    (Regular price is $24)

    Your choice of the seven (7) WeekDate Cover Choices including the Exclusive Kickstarter Cover. You will have a chance to choose your cover on our backer survey at the end of our campaign. Get your choices in early, please, to keep production on schedule. Thank you!

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    Regular Bird Reward: Ships mid-December

    One 2016 Weekly Planner (cover of your choice)
    and a thank you from the bottom of my WeekDate heart!
    (Regular price is $24)

    Your choice of the seven (7) WeekDate Cover Choices including the Exclusive Kickstarter Cover. You will have a chance to choose your cover on our backer survey at the end of our campaign. Get your choices in early, please, to keep production on schedule. Thank you!

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    Cover Design Reward: April 2016

    Find the inner designer in you. You get to help design one of the 2017 WeekDate Weekly Planner Covers. You will be involved in the design process to pick the color and design. You will be an integral part in the cover design work. We will honor your requests while still working with you so that we keep the WeekDate design and appeal.

    Design work will be conducted in April 2016.

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