Category Archives: Business Tips

Online booking for mobile businesses

Do you offer your services on the go, at different client locations? If so, managing appointments can be a challenge since each booking is for a different spot. You might think that automating this process is not possible. Think again! Here’s how to set up your CalendarSpots account if you offer mobile services.

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Smart Scheduling for Tax Season

Tax season is already well under way. For many CPAs that means little sleep until the end of April. With long hours up ahead and frequent weekends at the office, it’s important to get organized and reduce administrative tasks like scheduling which eat into your day.

Utilizing the web is a smarter way to go about scheduling for accountants. In this post, we’ll show you how to use an online calendar software to automate important tasks during this hectic period. You’ll be happy you took a few minutes off your busy schedule to read this article. It will save you countless hours this tax season, we promise! Continue reading

Even pets can’t deny the benefits of online booking

offer online appointment booking for your pet grooming servicesThe bond we build with our pets is undeniable. Who can resist their unconditional love? It’s no surprise that pet ownership in North America has more than tripled since the 70s and with it the number of pet stores, veterinary clinics, pet hotels, pet spas and other pet services…even pet insurance!

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Online scheduling software helps massage therapists reduce their stress

massage and well-beingMassage therapists are proud of the fact that they help people live better and healthier lives. That’s the comment I hear the most frequently from my massage therapist clients.

In 2014, the American Massage Therapy Association reported that 23% of individuals that participated in their survey received a massage to deal primarily with stress. That’s why it’s so important for practitioners to create a zen environment for their clients. Proper decor and lighting are often taken care of, but can therapists hope to keep their zen attitude while keeping up with the daily demands of their job? Continue reading

Blood donation clinics benefit from online appointment booking

donate bloodThe American Red Cross lists very interesting facts about blood donation on their website. For example, did you know that every 2 seconds someone in the USA will need blood? That’s why raising awareness and organizing blood drives is an ongoing effort.

The risks to blood donors are minimal and the benefits to patients are immense – and yet we don’t all think of donating our blood.

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Add a Book Now button on your Facebook page so customers can book an appointment online

book appointment on facebookLike many small businesses, you probably spend a lot of time managing your Facebook page.

It’s a great platform to showcase pictures of your team and workspace. You can share interesting anecdotes and promotions.  The goal of all this is to create the perfect environment to interact with your clients. So why not go a step further and use Facebook to encourage clients to book their next appointment with you? Continue reading

4 tips to start filling your schedule today

dentist cartoomIs your dental office having trouble filling the schedule?

The more I speak to peers, the more it seems like every office is having that problem lately. Some blame it on the lack of insurance while others feel people aren’t valuing their appointment.

But without patients in your schedule, you don’t have much of a business- right? So here are 4 simple things you can do to help fill that schedule right away.

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E-mail Productivity Tools for Gmail That Can Save You Time

too many emails on MondayMonday can be a pretty stressful day. If you’re like me, a typical Monday starts with you arriving at work, sitting down at your desk, turning on your computer and opening your e-mail application.

Before you can even enjoy your first sip of coffee, you realize that your inbox has been inundated with e-mails over the weekend. Your stress level automatically begins to rise as you filter through the messages and begin putting out fires. You can easily waste an entire Monday morning simply answering your e-mails. That’s why I’ve compiled this list of Gmail plug-ins that will help boost your e-mail productivity and bring some happiness to your Mondays. Continue reading

Facebook for your business

get likes for your facebook business pageStart the New Year off right!  Social media has sky rocketed and if you haven’t hopped on the social media bandwagon for your business, you are missing out.

Your clients may be wondering why they haven’t spotted you on social media and assume you are “behind in the times”.

Potential clients may be looking at your web site before they decide to give you their business, or check you up on Facebook. So, what if you aren’t on Facebook?

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