Countdown & Reminders Blog

How to use C+ for vacations

So the last few posts have been about work and school so we wanted to share some tips on vacations. We love seeing all of your vacation countdowns on social media. So we wanted to share with you how you can have a fabulous vacation trip via the app.   Planning Once you get your […]Read full article

How to use C+ to revise for exams

Last week we talked about how you could use Countdownplus for work but this week it is all about how to use the app for exams. Exam season is already in full swing here in the UK and some of you may or may not still be revising in between exams. We have some tips below […]Read full article

How you can use C+ for work

Countdownplus can be a great tool to use for not only your personal life but for work. We want to highlight some of our amazing features to help you with your work life. Calendar A lot of time you will get meetings sent to you via your work email address, so our phone calendars get […]Read full article

Beginner’s Guide to Universal Studios

We love writing about Universal Studios Orlando as much as we like talking about Disneyland. So we wanted to do a similar post to our Disneyland blog post and share with you a beginner’s guide to Universal Studios Orlando. We sourced some of the best info we could find on Pinterest and blog sites. When […]Read full article

Add Event Feature

We have another video tutorial turned into a blog post for you. For this blog tutorial, you will find out about the new event features on Version 4.0. This is for iOS only. This was our top answer from our Twitter poll so thanks for voting. We wanted to know what YouTube tutorial videos 🎬 […]Read full article

Beginner’s guide to Disneyland

We write a lot of Disneyland based blog posts and wanted to share with you a beginner’s guide to Disneyland. We sourced some of the best info we could find on Pinterest and blog sites. When to attend So as shared before it’s best to go during term time at school and avoid all national […]Read full article

User Inspired Summer Holidays 2017

We love creating user inspired posts and for this week’s post, it’s all about Summer Holidays. We found 2 of our recent favourite countdowns from Instagram and gathered some fun facts and things to do in those countries. First up we have @mikailapatt who is off to Gran Canaria in June this year. Gran Canaria […]Read full article

Top 3 Music Festivals of 2017

Summer is approaching, and with Coachella been and gone, the summer of music festivals is about to start. With so many and so many booked out already, we wanted to countdown to some of our favourite music festivals. Read on to find out our Top 3 music festivals for 2017. 3.V Festival It is back […]Read full article

Calendar Tab V4.0

We have another video tutorial turned into a blog post for you. In this blog tutorial, we will help you navigate the calendar tab for Version 4.0, this is for Ios only. The calendar tab is pretty the much the same as Version 3.0, but we have updated a few things since then and wanted […]Read full article

Top 5 things to do at Universal Studios

Following along from our last Top 5 blog post about Disneyland we wanted to do a similar post but for Universal Studios Orlando. So here are our Top 5 things to do whilst at Universal Studios Orlando. All this info was sourced from Pinterest. Don’t Travel to Universal during summer holidays One of the busiest […]Read full article

User Inspired Events

This post is another one of our users inspired posts that we really enjoy writing because all of our users have such amazing countdowns. For this one, it’s a mixed user inspired event post. First up is @chrissiebarlow with their countdown to Disneyland next year in September 2018. As we always tell our followers, it […]Read full article

Top 5 things to do at Disneyland

We love to talk about Disneyland a lot on our blog, our Disneyland posts always perform well with our audience. So we wanted to do a Top 5 things to do at Disneyland. All this info was sourced from Pinterest. Eat a Dole Whip Something which we have seen time and time again on Pinterest […]Read full article

Facebook Events Version 4.0

We have another video tutorial turned into a blog post for you. In this blog tutorial, we will help you with adding Facebook events to the latest version of the app. This for Ios only. It was a huge request that we fix the Facebook tab so we listened and now it works for Version […]Read full article

How to throw an awesome Easter Party

Easter is on its way and with only a month left you might be thinking of getting a few friends together to celebrate Easter time. It’s a lovely time of year since all the daffodils come out and it’s a perfect excuse to have a picnic in the Spring time weather. The first thing to […]Read full article

User Inspired Music Events

We love writing our user inspired posts because we see a huge amount of events you countdown to via Instagram and we love them all. For this user inspired post we wanted to talk about two music events from two users. First up is from user @clairecypher who is going to see Little Mix perform […]Read full article

Top 3 Easter Getaways

Easter is getting closer and some of you may want to use that time to go away for a short time. Short Easter breaks are hugely popular. We wanted to compile a short list of places you could visit for cheap and last minute. So here are our Top 3 Easter getaways. 1. Paris, France […]Read full article

Universal Studios in 2017

So a couple of weeks ago we wrote a blog post about what to expect at Disneyland in 2017, so we wanted to do a similar post but for Universal Studios. So listed below are a few things to expect some point this year at the park. Universal’s Volcano Bay Which gets its grand opening […]Read full article

Lite Version 4.0

We have another video tutorial turned into a blog post for you. In this blog tutorial, we will show you what to expect on the lite version of the app. This tutorial is for ios only. As mentioned in our previous blog post we will be showing you a side by side comparison of what […]Read full article

User Inspired Holiday Spots

We are back again with another user inspired event for you all today. This post will show off 2 of our favourite holiday countdowns. First up is @franwilliams123 with their holiday to Barcelona in just over a months time. Barcelona is a great place to visit any time of year, but especially in the summer […]Read full article

Disneyland in 2017

It’s 2017 and it is the start of a brand new year, and that means new attractions at Disneyland parks. So we compiled some of the best new events to come to Disneyland parks this year. Since our Disneyland blog posts do really well with a lot you readers. Star Wars A big one for […]Read full article

Top 4 Cheap Ideas for your dorm room

So many of you will be back to University/College for 2017, and some of you may be looking for cheap ways to liven up your dorm room/university room. So we complied 4 of our favourite ideas we found on the web. Storage Boxes If you weren’t the best at having a tidy room before, then […]Read full article

Full Version 4.0

We have another video tutorial turned into a blog post for you. In this blog tutorial, we will show you what to expect in the full version of the app. This tutorial is for iOS. To see what features we do offer, for faster reference then head to the menu button (three lines) upgrades and […]Read full article

User Inspired Theatre

It’s 2017 and already on social media we have seen a lot of you counting down to a whole bunch of exciting events. Some of you are going to see some great theatre plays this year. We wanted to show off 2 of our favourite user inspired theatre plays you are seeing. First up is […]Read full article

Top 5 ways to stay organised in 2017

Happy New Year to you all, we hope you had a fabulous Christmas and a lovely New Years. January is usually a time to reflect and think about the year ahead of us. Many of you may have set yourself some new year’s resolutions which we hope will last. Maybe one of them was to […]Read full article

Christmas Message

So, today’s post is a quick update on what is to come for the new year, and a little thank you to you our customers. We also wanted to share some of our favourite Christmas countdowns as well. We have a lot planned for next year and are excited to be sharing those things with […]Read full article

Top 3 Best Places to go for Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner, and now could be the best time to book a last-minute deal. So we wanted to show off a few places you could go to for a Christmas getaway. Berlin, a popular choice for many holidaymakers around the festive season, year on year. There are plenty of Christmas markets […]Read full article

Christmas at Disneyland

Christmas is right around the corner and we have seen a few countdowns already of you all going to Disneyland! So just like the Universal Studios Orlando we wanted to share with you some ideas on what to do this Christmas time at the park. First up is food, and there are plenty of delights […]Read full article

Event Codes

We are back again for another blog post tutorial. This blog tutorial will help you understand event codes in Version 4.0. This blog tutorial is for iOS only. Much like the following your friend’s events feature. You can now follow specific countdowns from your friends or family. First of all, make sure the countdown you […]Read full article

Christmas at Universal Studios

Christmas is just around the corner and we wanted to share with you the best advice we could find on the internet about having a great time at Universal Studios over the Christmas period. At Universal Studios there are a lot of Christmas based events happening in the park. First up, a must see at […]Read full article

User inspired Christmas destinations

Christmas time is just around the corner and we are seeing a lot of your countdowns for the winter season right now. We love your countdowns so much and for this user inspired post it’s all about Christmas time. First up is from Instagram user @amber_scullion who is going to France next month. Risoul is […]Read full article

How to throw a Thanksgiving party

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, now that Halloween is out of the way. We wanted to compile a blog post with a few hints and tips on what to do this Thanksgiving, we got you covered from food to games. So let’s get started. Well of course if you need to get organised with your Thanksgiving […]Read full article

Countdown Types Version 4.0

This tutorial will help you understand new countdown types on Version 4.0 of the app. This is for ios only. With Version 4.0 we have a whole new bunch of countdown types since we know a lot of you countdown to different types of events. With Custom Event you can fully customise your countdown event. […]Read full article

User Inspired Events for 2017

It has been a while since we did a user inspired post so we wanted to write a new post with User Inspired events for 2017. Since 2016 is drawing a close very soon, only 3 months to go! First up is from Instagram user @caitlindoylex who is going to see Russell Howard in 2017. […]Read full article

How to throw an awesome Halloween Party

Halloween is swiftly approaching and I am sure you will either be hosting or going to Halloween themed parties. So we wanted to share with you, our ideas on how to throw an awesome Halloween party. First up, you need to organise things. So why not use the app to load in what parties you […]Read full article

Halloween at Disneyland

So Halloween is fast approaching and for some that may mean going to Disneyland for Halloween. They do put on quite a show for Halloween so we are offering some advice on what to do at Halloween. First up on the agenda is attractions around Halloween season. A big hit during the Halloween season is […]Read full article

Following and Followers

This blog tutorial will help to explain the following and followers page of Version 4.0. This tutorial applies to iOS users only. In Version 4.0 we added a social aspect to the app. You can follow your friend’s events and also choose which ones you want to add to your timeline. When you look at […]Read full article

Halloween Spots in London

Halloween is fast approaching and it is getting us excited. We can’t wait to go out to a few Halloween themed parties and visit some spooky houses. Here are our top spots to visit in London. London has many exciting events around Halloween, and there are a few things you can do. If you are […]Read full article

Ways to Organise Your Life

As you may know, we know a thing or two about being organised, after all, we are a countdown app. So we wanted to share our best ways to get organised for your life. Firstly we have to mention it because it’s our app, is use the app for your social life or work life. […]Read full article

Winter Getaways

Summer is well and truly over and we are looking forward to the winter months and cannot wait till Winter season. What a perfect time of the year to be thinking about finding a winter getaway trip, so here are just a few of our suggestions for a winter getaway. New York is a really […]Read full article

Back to school must haves

School is close approaching for some of you or some of you might already have gone back to school. Which is kind of crappy but, there is nothing like a good must have the blog post? We wanted to share our back to school must-haves with you. A new term and you will be inundated […]Read full article

Image Pack Backgrounds

This video to blog tutorial will help you understand a little bit more about the image packs we offer in Version 4.0 for ios. For Version 4.0 we decided to add extra image packs, 10 packs to be specific. Extra Backgrounds which are backgrounds from Version 3.0. Celebration Time perfect if you need a picture […]Read full article

How to throw an awesome BBQ

The summer is still around and whilst the sun is still shining why not turn the BBQ on and gather together with some friends. We have a few ideas on how to throw a great BBQ. Best thing to get started is to find a middle ground with your friends, pinpoint one day. Then someone […]Read full article

Weekend Getaways

When the weather is dull and you find yourself with wanderlust, then it might be a good time book a weekend getaway. So here are a few ideas for Holiday getaways for the weekend. Before you start booking anywhere for the weekend, get some idea of when its best to go on holiday. Pick a […]Read full article

5 Things To Do On a Rainy Day

So here in the UK the weather is not just the same as it was last week. It’s basically miserable and raining here, so what better than to have a blog post to give you some inspiration on 5 things to do on a rainy day. Baking something with friends could be a really good […]Read full article

Restore Prior Purchases Version 4.0

We are now sticking to a schedule for video tutorials to blog posts, expect to see them at the end of every month. Also from now on you will see all the Version 4.0 tutorials on this blog as well. This blog tutorial will help you to restore prior purchases on Version 4.0 of the […]Read full article

User Inspired Holidays Take 2

The last time we did a user based blog post a few of you really enjoyed it so we are back again, and we are going to do another holiday post. New York is a great place to go in America and a popular destination. A lovely user by the name of @somermariex is going […]Read full article

How to have the best day at Universal Studios in Orlando

After the huge success of our Disneyland post, we had to an identical blog post for Universal Studios in Orlando. So here are some tips we found on the internet about how to have the best day out at Universal. We will follow the same structure as that post so split it into three sections […]Read full article

Update on Version 4.0

So we released a teaser trailer on Twitter and Facebook the other day and some of you are probably glad that we have been working on an update. We just wanted to fill you guys in on what’s going on.   Firstly, anything that was crashing has all been fixed, the posting to Facebook has […]Read full article

How to throw an awesome baby shower

So throwing an awesome baby shower can be a tad confusing where do you start? We have a few tips for you on how to throw a great baby shower. First of all, before anything, decide a good time that suits the expectant friend. Decide whether you want to just hold a small get to […]Read full article

Countdown Types Tutorial

Another video tutorial turned into a blog post. This tutorial will help show you the event countdown options we have. It works both for Android and iOS devices. So you want to tap on Menu and then you tap on Countdown Event, this works for your iPhone. For Android it’s the three squares then New […]Read full article