News & Updates
February Newsletter

February Newsletter – A New Year Brings New Developments

We have some exciting updates, releases and important news for February. We hope that you all had a fabulous Christmas and New Year – and that those resolutions are sticking for you. SBPay.me & Accept Payments Feature – You NEED to read this! If you use the Accept Payments custom feature but have not yet […]

Amie Parnaby

February 6, 2023

News & Updates, Business, Product & Tool Tips, Business Tips
business ideas

21 Best Side Business Ideas For 2023

Are you eager to start earning extra income by 2023? With the economy bouncing back, now is the perfect time to create your own side business idea. Whether you’re looking for something part-time or full-time, plenty of options can help you supplement your income and reach financial freedom. Unfortunately, many people need help figuring out […]

Amie Parnaby

January 31, 2023

Business, Product & Tool Tips, Business Tips, News & Updates
Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day – Keep your Data Safe Online (and that of your clients)

Today is an important day regarding your personal and business data. It’s Data Privacy Day! While data privacy is often lumped together with Data Security and Protection, it is a concept and practice in its own right. What is Data Privacy? Several descriptions exist of data privacy, but many conflate its meaning with other information […]

Amie Parnaby

January 28, 2023

Business Tips, News & Updates, Business, Product & Tool Tips
National compliment Day

National Compliment Day – Make someone smile with a genuine compliment.

Today is National Compliment Day! Yes, there is a day just for giving compliments. When you think about it, it’s not such a bad idea. Sometimes, we need a prompt to compliment someone. Even when we might think nice things about people in our heads, we very rarely verbalise them. I went to a New Year […]

Amie Parnaby

January 24, 2023

News & Updates
Get to know your customers day

Get to Know Your Customers Day – Make connections with clients

Today is the first quarterly “Get to Know your Customers Day” of 2023, and probably the most important one. Whatever plans you have for your business throughout the next year will depend on knowing your existing customers as well as possible. As a successful business owner, you know how important it is to know your […]

Amie Parnaby

January 20, 2023

News & Updates, Miscellaneous
10 must-have features of an online booking system

The 10 Must-have Features of an Online Booking System

Over time, the world around us has evolved, adopting the latest technology to make every aspect of life hassle-free and easygoing. The advancements in science and technology have procured a new age where almost anything and everything is swiftly accommodating itself in the online mode. From finding the perfect birthday celebration place in the Breakout […]

Amie Parnaby

January 19, 2023

Business, Product & Tool Tips, Business Tips, News & Updates
Marketing your service-based business

10 Best Practices to Market Your Service-Based Business

As a service-based business owner, it can be challenging to market your services and attract new clients effectively. Getting your message out there to prospective customers is not always easy. Unlike product-based businesses, service-based businesses require a different approach to marketing. You’re not selling a tangible product, but something people can’t see. It would take […]

Amie Parnaby

January 11, 2023

News & Updates
How-to-Maximize-the-Impact-of-Social-Proof-in-Your-Brands-Online-Presence

Social Proof: How to Maximize its Impact on Your Brand’s Online Presence

There are many ways to grow your brand. But if you’re looking for data-backed, proven-to-work strategies, the most important thing you need to focus on is building trust between your business and your target audience. The most influential of these tactics is, without a doubt, social proof. – These days, achieving this is easier said […]

Amie Parnaby

December 27, 2022

News & Updates
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas & Seasons Greetings Simply Family! (and everybody else)

It’s that time of the year. Time to take a break and let a few things slide, such as work, diet and the pressure to stay “on” all the time. We all need this time to recharge before taking the New Year by storm. So, from all of us at SimplyBook.me and SimplyMeet.me, Merry Christmas! […]

Amie Parnaby

December 24, 2022

News & Updates
Marketing during Quiet Months

Marketing During Quiet Months

Every business goes through a ‘quiet’ season when bookings are down. While the holiday season may be a busy time for specific industries (retail, eCommerce, etc.), it may be a quieter period for service businesses like tutoring, consulting, child care services, etc. These businesses can often see a drop in activity during the holidays because […]

Anand Srinivasan

December 22, 2022

News & Updates, Business, Product & Tool Tips, Business Tips
conversational marketing

What Is Conversational Marketing & How Does It Boost Sales? 

Have you ever responded to the DM of a potential customer and ended up having a real-time conversation online for several minutes, which led to sales? Or has a first-time customer used a live chat button on your website to engage you in a serious conversation about the products you sell? If yes, you have done conversational […]

Chuks Chukwuemeka

December 12, 2022