News & Updates, Business tips and advice
Video Appointment Scheduling

Video Meetings with SimplyBook.me & Gruveo (or how to maintain client contact in times of crisis)

Phone calls are okay, but nothing builds remote trust and connection like a video call. Video meetings and group conferences can bridge the gap between getting everyone together in one place and the convenience of a phone call. Scheduling video meetings and group calls, with Simply Book.me and Gruveo, can transcend distance and time constraints, […]

Amie Parnaby

March 17, 2020

News & Updates, Business tips and advice
booking page examples

11 Tips for Getting more Bookings Online

Getting your clients to book online has so many benefits for both your clients and you and your business. You can reduce no-shows and increase the value of your customer lifetimes, while the clients get convenience, speed and a measure of control. There’s a reason why the research by GetApp shows that up to 70% of customers […]

Amie Parnaby

March 10, 2020

News & Updates, Business tips and advice, Resources
Marketing Suite

The Marketing Suite: All Together in One Place

Marketing your business can feel like a drag. Most entrepreneurs and business owners, especially in the service sector, simply want to “get on with it”. When we decided to gather all of our marketing tools in one, easy to navigate Marketing Suite, it was with the sole purpose of making marketing a more straightforward process […]

Amie Parnaby

March 3, 2020

News & Updates, Business tips and advice
Multilingual Hello

Multilingual Staff in a Global Marketplace

It might sound like a no-brainer that you would need multilingual staff to run a global, multinational or online business. However, the proliferation of translation software is becoming more sophisticated, and much of the world has adopted some form of English as their “International” business language. You might then ask, why do I need to […]

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November 26, 2019

News & Updates, Business tips and advice, Resources
Recurring services

Friday Feature: Recurring Services, Sessions & Classes

Do you need your clients to commit to a set number of sessions? Encouraging your clients to book (and pay for) recurring services such as a programme of fitness, self-care or other personal or professional need, will guarantee that you retain a client for the time required, and will ensure your income. Why offer recurring […]

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November 15, 2019

Sports, Fitness & Gyms
Sports & Fitness Trends for 2020

7 Sport & Fitness Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore in 2020

The end of the year is drawing closer, and people are beginning to think about what the new year will mean for them. For many, that means thinking about starting, maintaining or switching their fitness regime. Since a lot of people buy their gym memberships or fitness packages at the dawn of a New Year, […]

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November 5, 2019

News & Updates, Business tips and advice
Client Loyalty Strategy

The Importance of Client Loyalty – Getting it and keeping it

Your business relies on getting new customers and getting those customers to come back time and again. This kind of client loyalty is not easy to attain when price comparison has become so easy, and everyone wants the best deal they can get. Why is client loyalty important? When you welcome a new client into […]

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October 22, 2019

Business tips and advice
Side hustle - managing time

Starting a side hustle – Managing time, marketing, and money

So you want a side hustle. You still have your day job, but you’re ready to embark on your own project. It doesn’t matter whether you wish to gain experience in a new area, start building your business for the future, or you need extra income. The one thing that you have to do is […]

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October 9, 2019

News & Updates, Sports, Fitness & Gyms
fitness business payment structure

Fitness Business Payment Structures – Get Yours into Shape

But what is the right payment structure for a fitness business that gets other people into shape? Gyms, fitness studios, personal trainers, yoga studios, all depend on one thing; getting their clients to come back. Payment structures for gyms and fitness centres rely heavily on regular revenue instalments, the overheads inherent in this business are […]

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September 24, 2019

Business tips and advice
Competitor Monitoring

Competitor Monitoring Tips & Tools – A Small Business Guide

Do you want to get more clients to your business? Growing your small business client base is not easy. If you don’t know your competition (almost) as well as you know your own, you aren’t going to make a dent in their numbers. That’s where Competitor Monitoring comes in; it’s not just for the big […]

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September 10, 2019

Business tips and advice, Resources
Custom Domain name

Buying Your Domain Name – What you need to know

If you are considering creating a business website or applying a custom domain to a third-party business platform (Custom Domain on SimplyBook.me), you will need to buy a domain name. While registering your domain name has become a simple and straightforward task in recent years, you need to know what you are doing. Last week […]

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September 3, 2019