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Find Your Perfect Planner: Comparing the 2024 Formats

We know choosing a planner is a big decision. Whether you use a planner to track day-to-day appointments, prioritize your to-do list, or manage long-term projects, the right layout and format is key to long-term success. After all, your planner is a tool you use every single day. Today, we’re comparing and contrasting our fan-favorite planners from the brand new 2024 Collection to help you make your pick. 

Looking for a foolproof method to choose your ideal planner layout? Take our less than five-minute planner quiz and we’ll pair you with your perfect fit. Answer questions about your day-to-day life, organizational style, design preferences, and more for a planner pick personalized to you—the results may surprise you!

 

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The best planners are designed with real people in mind—offering just enough structure to plug in schedules, priorities, and to-do lists instantly with the room and flexibility to make it your own. From layouts, to construction, to colors, we’ve refined our planners over the years to offer something for everyone. Let’s dive in:

Weekly Task Planner

What it is: The horizontal favorite. The Weekly Task Planner packs a productivity punch with weekly spreads, a Sunday start, and an hourly break-down of each day. We've compiled your favorite details from our best-selling formats with innovative elements such as wire-o top binding for planning made simple.

Who it’s for: Lefties, educators, and anyone needing the big-picture and the details all in one place.

Compact Task Planner

What it is: The ideal notebook-planner hybrid. A smaller size of our best-selling Year Task Planner, this format features extra notes pages and monthly and weekly layouts with coordinating tasks. The throw-it-in-your-bag size, this planner is sure to become an indispensable tool for staying organized on the go.

Who it’s for: Hybrid remote workers, on-the-go professionals, and anyone looking for a portable organization tool.

Daily Planner

What it is: The hardcover keepsake. The fan-favorite hardcover Daily Planner returns with a new and improved interior—extended hourly breakdown and the addition of our signature task and priorities sections. Luxuriously-crafted Smyth sewn and casebound construction adds elegance to your planning sessions.

Who it’s for: Professionals with busy hour-by-hour schedules, students, and anyone who likes to dive in to the details of each day.

Compact Binder Planner

What it is: The reusable format. Introduced in our 2023 Collection, we’re offering this unique binder format with our Task Planner interior. Already have the compact binder? Purchase the insert only to reuse your binder for 2024.

Who it’s for: Parents, educators, students, and anyone who needs ultimate flexibility.

So how do you make your pick? We’ve put together a quick comparison of each of our planner formats to help you take the guesswork out of the decision. Read on as we compare the details of our 2024 formats, including a few new designs sure to get you excited for the year of planning to come.

Year Task Planner

What it is: The cult favorite. Our best-selling planner year after year features a weekly view and full page for notes, tasks, and priorities. Extras like double-sided laminated monthly tabs and month goals bring ease and structure to your everyday plans.

Who it’s for: Professionals & designers (it’s a favorite at the Appointed studio!), parents, and anyone with a mile-long to-do list.

Monthly Planner

What it is: The big-picture planner. The Monthly Planner is sure to become a household staple for coordinating multiple schedules featuring classic center sewn binding, a two-page month spread on premium text-weight stock, and extra pages for noting the important details.

Who it’s for: Families, big-picture planners, and anyone juggling multiple schedules and priorities.

So how do you make your pick? We’ve put together a quick comparison of each of our planner formats to help you take the guesswork out of the decision. Read on as we compare the details of our 2024 formats. 

Planner Specs

Planner
Cover Size
Date Range
Main Spread
Tabs
Notes Pages
9.5” × 7.5”
Jan 2024-Dec 2024
Week Laminated double-sided monthly tabs
1 notes page at the end of each month
Compact Task Planner 6.5” × 8.5” Jan 2024-Dec 2024 Week Printed 3 lined pages after each month, 7 lined pages after December
Daily Planner
5.63” × 8.75”
Jan 2024-Dec 2024
Day
None
Dot grid section on each page
7.25” × 9”
Jan 2024-Dec 2024
Week
Printed
3 lined pages after each month, 7 lined pages after December
7.5” × 9.5”
Jan 2024-Dec 2024
Week Laminated double-sided monthly tabs
1 lined page after each month
Monthly Planner 8” × 10” Jan 2024-Dec 2024 Month None 2 lined pages at beginning of planner, 11 lined pages at end of planner

 

Size Comparison

There’s so much more to explore at appointed.co. Each planner page features meticulous details about each and every planner, from paper weights to bonus features like conversion charts and year overview spreads. Plus, we now offer an interactive view on each planner page, allowing you to explore the details and discover what makes our planners the best choice for productivity and organization.

Whether you’re returning to your tried-and-trusted favorite or embarking on a brand new journey of paper planning, we hope your year is made a little easier with the help of our favorite tool. Here’s to fresh starts, new beginnings, and the start of a brand new page. Happy planning!

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