Beauty & Wellness

15 Awesome Business Tools to Use for Your Beauty or Hair Salon

While we stick by most of our choices below, we have updated this blog post to reflect changing trends and updates to some of our favourite awesome business tools. SimplyBook.me SimplyBook.me Now, we can’t do a rundown of awesome business tools without telling you about this one. ;D If you run a salon, whether for […]

Ingvar Gudmundsson

21/08/2019

Business, Product & Tool Tips, Business Tips, SimplyBook.me Tips
Intake Forms

Friday Feature: Intake Forms for Improved Efficiency

Have you ever arrived at an appointment and found that you had to spend the first ten minutes, filling out a form before you could proceed? Perhaps it was even worse, and you arrived at an appointment to find that they couldn’t accommodate you due to a lack of information. Could you have avoided these […]

Amie Parnaby

16/08/2019

Business Types

Facebook Pixel – What is it and why you should use it.

If you never have, and never will contemplate using Facebook Ads as part of your marketing strategy, Facebook Pixel has probably passed you by. But what if you do want to use Facebook Ads?  One of the reasons that people don’t use Facebook ads is that there is little return on investment, without a pinpoint […]

Ingvar Gudmundsson

13/08/2019

Business, Product & Tool Tips, Business Tips, SimplyBook.me Tips
accepting payments online

Friday Feature: Accepting Payments on Your Booking Website [VIDEO]

No one likes the feeling of handing over their hard-earned cash for a necessary or luxury service. If it’s a treat like a spa day or massage, it puts a pall on the whole experience. For necessities, the feeling is even worse because you know you can’t put it off or get away with not […]

Amie Parnaby

09/08/2019

Newsletters
July News

July Newsletter: Updating Stripe & Personal Account Managers

Just because the Summer months can be a bit slow for business, that doesn’t mean that we can sit back and enjoy the sunshine.  It might be summertime, but living is definitely not easy; our developers have stepped up the pace to bring us all of their improvements as quickly as they can manage. While […]

Amie Parnaby

06/08/2019

Business, Product & Tool Tips, SimplyBook.me Tips, Tool Tips
google my business service business

Friday Feature: Google My Business – Why your business needs it.

In a digital landscape saturated with information, attaining a first-page listing on Google for general terms is almost impossible, without a lot of money and technical marketing expertise. The goal now is to achieve the top spot for your local area. Welcome, Google My Business to the stage.   Catch them as they Google My […]

Amie Parnaby

02/08/2019

Case Studies
Green Penny, Andrew and Sam

Why Green Penny Driver Training Specialists Use SimplyBook.me

  Andrew O’Donnell and Sam Ghailan are driving training specialists. Their business, Green Penny, focuses on driving instructor development and fleet driver training. We talked to Andrew and Sam about Green Penny, and how they use SimplyBook.me to manage their business scheduling needs.   Why did you need a booking system? There are several reasons, and […]

Ingvar Gudmundsson

30/07/2019

Business, Product & Tool Tips, Business Tips, SimplyBook.me Tips
Appointment Scheduling System Features

Friday Feature: Appointment scheduling with Custom Features [Video]

No two businesses are the same, you already know that the way to get more clients is to differentiate yourself from the competition. If you have a unique service or approach, your appointment scheduling software should help you highlight it. Even small cities and towns can host dozens of hairstylists, fitness centres, medical centres, or […]

Amie Parnaby

26/07/2019

Case Studies
coach booking system

Football Coach Booking System Outwits Competition for Coach Reza

During our London visit, we met up with some of our users; one of them is Reza Henry Udwadia, a Football Coach and Performance analyst. Reza has a Bachelor’s in Football Science and a Master’s in Sports Performance Analysis and offers both group and one-on-one training sessions. Reza uses SimplyBook.me as a football coach booking system, but […]

Ingvar Gudmundsson

23/07/2019

Business, Product & Tool Tips, SimplyBook.me Tips
Memberships

Friday Feature: Memberships [VIDEO]

Memberships have long been a part of the fitness and gym business, but there is a growing trend of implementing a membership system for everything from tutoring and training to haircuts and massage. Retailers are using memberships too, Amazon Prime (you’ve heard of that, right?), Costco, and many more, charge a nominal fee for a […]

Ingvar Gudmundsson

19/07/2019

Case Studies

Kathleen Birch tells why she chose SimplyBook.me

Last month, we visited Kathleen Birch at her spacious treatment room in Chiswick, West London. Kathleen is an inspirational holistic skincare therapist with over 35 years of experience in the professional beauty industry and uses SimplyBook.me as her website and booking system provider on her salon site kathleenbirch.com. Tell us, why did you want an […]

Ingvar Gudmundsson

16/07/2019