Life is hectic, especially when you’re trying to run your own business. Relying on a pen and paper approach to booking appointments can mean confusion and missed opportunities—double bookings are frustrating for customers and can negatively affect your reputation.
Customers like to plan ahead so offering the option to easily book an appointment for services like a spa appointment, food tour, or fitness class can give you the edge over your competition. An appointment scheduling software will provide your customers with a convenient way to schedule an appointment. And it will make managing all of your appointments more efficient for you.
The Square App Marketplace offers a number of appointment scheduling software apps that fully integrate with Square Point of Sale. These apps are suited to a variety of industries and website types.
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Here’s a look at what’s available:
Checkfront - Integrates with online travel agencies such as Booking.com, Expedia, TripAdvisor, and AirBnB, as well as Facebook, so it is ideal for sellers offering rentals, tours, activities, and accommodations. Square supports online transactions and in-person payments via Checkfront’s mobile POS app, and the booking system works with any existing website.
Acuity - Ideal for sellers offering lessons, training, or classes (such as fitness or dog training) since advanced reporting lets you know about no-shows and other performance metrics. Acuity also supports tipping from clients, allows you to offer coupons and vouchers to customers when they schedule, and lets you easily upsell clients with additional add-ons during the scheduling process.
Wix Bookings - Works with any Wix website and supports group classes and automatic email reminders. It also syncs with Google Calendar to manage staff calendars and appointments. It’s ideal for salons, fitness studios, photographers, designers, lessons, tutors, and cleaning services.
Schedulicity - Aimed at hair salons, massage therapists, life coaches, spas, education and training facilities, fitness studios, music and dance classes, and cleaning services. It features include multi-session workshops and classes and package management (e.g buy 10 yoga classes, and they are deducted as used). Schedulicity enables you to take payments using eCommerce and POS API.
Integrating these appointment scheduling software apps is quick and easy and they create a seamless experience for your customers. If you’re ready to connect a scheduling system to Square, visit the Booking & Scheduling section in the Apps section of your Dashboard.