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For example, if you make an event in Google Calendar or Yahoo Calendar, do you make the notification with 1 hour, 2 hours, a day before or at the same time? I know it depends on the event, but I ask as general practice...

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This question is getting at a matter of personal preference that doesn't have a correct answer. Any advice is likely top reflect personal preferences and thus not be generally useful or so general as to be a statement of common sense along the lines of as early as necessary. –  Adam Wuerl Jan 26 '12 at 18:22
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There's no best practice. If you're scheduling a phone call you'll need 5-minute warning. If you're scheduling a meeting across town you'll need to be reminded an hour prior to it.

And it doesn't matter whether you're using an online calendar or a calendar on your phone/computer. Scheduling principles are universal.

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