Get it together! Organize your day with these three free apps

Like most people, you've probably got a full schedule every day. It's a lot to keep track of, and getting organized can be a difficult task. Luckily, Preston has found three free downloads that'll help you plan your day, manage your personal info, and much more.
Written by Preston Gralla, Contributor
Is your life fast, loose and out of control? Do you shuttle your dog to the soccer game and your son to the vet? The last time a report was due, did you mistakenly hand your boss a slightly risqué limerick meant for your loved one instead?

Welcome to the world. If you're like me and everyone I know, you're having a hard time organizing your life and could use some help. ZDNet Downloads can come to your aid with three personal information managers. And you won't break your bank account to use them--they're all free.

Contact Plus Personal will help you manage important contacts, events, notes, to-do lists, calls, meetings, and correspondence. You can even create mass-mailed, personalized letters, create custom reports, print labels, and do a whole lot more. (Free/Win95-98-NT)

Quick To-Do Light is for all those who just need help managing a daily to-do list. Among other things, it will let you color-code tasks to reflect their priority. (Free /Win95-98-NT)

Schedule is a calendar program that allows several people to share a calendar and schedule meetings. Not only will it track your appointments and meetings, it will also notify you in advance of important events like anniversaries. (Free/Win95-98-NT)

So get these free downloads and finally get your life under control. And next time, maybe you'll put the popcorn into the microwave instead of the poodle.

What programs do you use to keep your life in order? TalkBack to me.

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