New on Castiron: Custom Order Availability Calendar

March 15, 2023

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February 8, 2023

After a busy holiday season, many of our owners are planning time off this year to rest, relax, and recharge. 

But as business owners, we understand that taking time off also means saying “no” to custom order requests. Rejecting custom orders and good business is never pleasant, especially when your customers weren’t made aware of your schedule to begin with. You are put in the position to say “no,”  your customer feels disenchanted with your ordering experience, and suddenly your vacation feels like more of a hassle than a chance to truly unplug. 

So… what if you could enjoy vacation this year while also preserving your customer’s shopping experience? What if you never had to reject a custom order request again due to being unavailable, out of town, booked, or burnt out? 

Enter: Custom Order Availability Calendars on Castiron.

Save Time and Improve Customer Experience

We are pleased to release our first Custom Order Calendar, now available on Castiron Pro and Castiron Business! The Custom Order Calendar lets you set your availability weeks and months ahead of time, eliminating any frustration or confusion for your customers. 

Here’s how it works: 

  1. You can choose from three statuses: Available, Limited Availability, and Unavailable.
  2. Your customers will not be able to submit any custom order request for a date that is Unavailable.
  3. That’s it! You will save you and your customer time and effort by communicating your availability up front. 
“I’m loving the calendar so far! I can even feel myself not reaching for my paper calendar. It’s freeing!”
- Leah Livingston, Yaya’s Sweet Treats

Get Your Custom Order Calendar 

This feature is available in Castiron Pro and Castiron Business plans. To view plans and options, go to

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Lindsay Webb

Product Marketing Associate, Castiron

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