September 14, 2011 | 9:43 AM
(Online Booking) Once you have it, you’ll never go back. Salon owners love online booking because it cuts down on no shows, increases revenue and eliminates phone tag. Clients love it because it makes the salon seem more professional and it accommodates their busy lifestyle. And don’t worry, you decide what appointments can be booked online. You can even use overlapping and double booking features to maximize your efficiency.
(Time Savers) Send appointment confirmations automatically via email or text, use the appointment finder feature to quickly see availability, post tasks for staff, and track stylist productivity.
(Revenue Generators) Combine integrated credit card processing with an online store to sell products, gift certificates, or take advantage of Rewards Points for loyal customers.
(Client Tracking Features) Segment and market to clients by type (e.g., by past services purchased, color formula, first-time client, age), track visit and payment history, and target big spenders.
(Sales & Marketing Reports) Easily generate reports that show your client retention, sales by category, inventory (including shelf life), payroll and staff performance.
With MINDBODY’s suite of mobile applications, you can access your schedule from anywhere (and ditch that appointment book once and for all!). And since MINDBODY backs up your client and financial records each day, you’ll never have to worry about losing your data again.
MINDBODY offers a special rate for single providers of just $29 a month! This deal is for those of you who run a “one man” or “one woman” show or only need one log-