News & Updates
Increase salon revenues with up selling and cross-selling

Increase Salon Revenues Without Upping Expenses – How to Upsell & Cross-sell

As a beauty business grows, there comes the point when you need to be happy where you are or ready to leap into something bigger. You can’t grow a business without increasing your provisions and your sales. It’s the whole risk & reward thing. You can’t achieve the next branch without testing your reach. However, […]

Amie Parnaby

July 21, 2022

News & Updates, Business tips and advice, Beauty & Wellness, Resources
Bring down waiting time at the salon

How to Bring Down Long Waiting Times at the Salon

Long waiting times at the salon can be a real pain point for customers. That is why many salons are investing in new technology to improve efficiency and reduce wait times. The impacts of long waiting times at the salon are many. First, there is the impact on the salon itself. Long waiting times create […]

Anand Srinivasan

July 20, 2022

News & Updates, Business tips and advice, Beauty & Wellness, Resources
Salon Scheduling Software

Salon Scheduling Software – How to Choose the Right One

So you have a salon. It might be a new venture, an expansion of a small business, or maybe you’ve decided it’s the right time to get on the automated booking wagon. Everyone else is saving time and money. Why not you? The size and origin of your salon are not important. The critical point is […]

Amie Parnaby

July 18, 2022

Business tips and advice, Beauty & Wellness

Custom Features for the Beauty Industry

Introduction Setting up your booking website can be a little overwhelming with the number of options to choose from to customise your page. Then you have to consider which ones are relevant for your industry and which ones your customers will use. In this article, we will explain the best custom features for the beauty […]

Daena Skinner

July 15, 2022

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Make me look busy

“Make Me Look Busy” – How to use it and why it’s a good idea

Recently, SimplyBook.me released a much-requested feature for the booking system called “Make Me Look Busy”. If you asked for it, you probably know what it does. However, if you are new to the concept, let us enlighten you on the benefits of making your schedule look a little busier than it actually is. What Does […]

Amie Parnaby

July 14, 2022

News & Updates, Business tips and advice, Medical & Healthcare, Resources
8 Ways to Use Digital Media To Improve Patient Experience

8 Ways to Use Digital Media To Improve Patient Experience

Patient experience is an integral part of healthcare quality. It includes several aspects of healthcare delivery, all of which are valued by patients whenever they require medical care. This includes things like good communication with healthcare providers, easy access to information, getting timely appointments, and so on. It all depends on various technologies, of which digital […]

Ron Stefanski

July 13, 2022

News & Updates, Business tips and advice, Beauty & Wellness, Resources
Online booking from the beginning

Online Booking from the Beginning (starting as you mean to on)

Nothing screams professionalism than starting from the beginning with a professional-looking website and online booking system. Even if you’re starting a beauty business in your spare time, strict and dedicated scheduling will make you look and act like the professional you are – or at least plan to be. By implementing online booking from the beginning, […]

Amie Parnaby

July 12, 2022

News & Updates

Selling with Feeling: How to Use Emotion to Boost Engagement and Conversion

Although civilization, technology, and rational thought have come a long way over the past couple of centuries (hopefully, those flying cars we were promised in Back to the Future II aren’t that far away), some things remain constant. And science suggests that the way people make buying decisions is one of those things. Yes, purchasing […]

Travis Jamison

July 11, 2022

News & Updates, Beauty & Wellness

How to Create a 5-Star Salon Experience with Customer Service

Customer service is pivotal to businesses across every industry. Providing good customer service can greatly impact your business’ reputation. This is no different for beauty operators who may need to make additional efforts to offer a five-star salon experience. As a salon business owner, you cannot undervalue the importance of providing excellent client service, as […]

Steven Macdonald

July 7, 2022

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June

June Newsletter – Steaming our Way into Exciting Summer Developments

Whether you’re in the northern or southern hemispheres, there is no doubt that we have some exciting developments in this June Newsletter. Wedding season has started here in Cyprus, and you can’t go through a day without hearing all the horns blaring at a wedding car going by – a local tradition for good luck. […]

Amie Parnaby

July 5, 2022

News & Updates
How To Keep Your Customer Data Safe and Secure

How To Keep Your Customer Data Safe and Secure

Data is the new currency, and it’s something that every business needs to protect. If you have sensitive customer data, you need to make sure it’s safe and secure. Data security is a hot topic right now, with companies like Facebook and Google having data breaches. However, it isn’t just large corporations that are vulnerable; […]

Anand Srinivasan

July 4, 2022