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New Features – Automatic Re-Book & Follow Up Reminders

As promised our team have been incredibly busy building new features for Simple Salon that you have requested. We’re pleased to announce two new 1-Touch Marketing options to make your clients’ experience even better.

Firstly, the new Re-Book Reminder allows you to automatically send clients who haven’t rebooked an SMS or Email message. You can choose to send this to all clients, or just clients who have had selected services. The reminder can be sent any number of weeks after the appointment.

Secondly, our new Appointment Follow Up option allows you to automatically send clients a follow up message hours or days after their visit. Perfect for times when you need to remind your client of something they need to look their best!

These powerful new features are incredibly easy to setup and once it’s done you will no longer have to think about it. Simply sit back and relax and let Simple Salon entice your clients to return to your salon which in turn will result in increased revenue.

Our team are continuing to work hard behind the scenes to bring you even more features (including the much anticipated Document & Image Management feature) and you will start to see and hear from us more regarding this as they go live.

Click the links below to get started with these new features:

Appointment Follow Up Messages

Re-Book Reminders

If you’re not yet managing your salon with Simple Salon, click here to get going today.

 

New Feature – Automatically Market to Clients Who Haven’t Been In

As promised our team have been incredibly busy building new features for Simple Salon that you have requested. The first of which is something that has come up quite a bit and it’s the ability to automatically market to clients who haven’t been into your salon in a while.

This powerful new feature is incredibly easy to setup and once it’s done you will no longer have to think about it. Simply sit back and relax and let Simple Salon entice your clients to return to your salon which in turn will result in increased revenue.

Our team are continuing to work hard behind the scenes to bring you even more features and you will start to see and hear from us more regarding this as they go live.

Click here to configure and setup this new feature.

If you’re not yet managing your salon with Simple Salon, click here to get going today.

 

Slick has launched their Android App!

One more reason to setup Slick so your clients can book online. We’re very excited to announce that our online booking partner Slick has launched it’s Android App and it’s now available to download from Google Play. To download the app, go to the Slick website and click the Google Play icon. Alternatively click the button below.

Don’t miss out if you haven’t signed up to Slick yet. In order for your clients to book at your salon via the Slick App, you need to list your business on Slick and set up your operators, services, profile description and profile pic. If you haven’t completed the Slick setup, click here to see what to do next. It will only take a few minutes.

Start telling your clients about the brand new Slick App. The sooner you get them to download it, the sooner your business will have those online bookings rolling in.

Sign up to Slick and get your clients to download the app today.

See your projected revenue figures

See how much your business is expected to make

Simple Salon not only reports on what you have made but also on what you’re expected to make. Using your Client Visit Report you can see your projected revenue figures for any future date range. How does Simple Salon do this? The calculation is based on the future appointments you have in your Appointments page for any future date range you select.

To see how much you’re currently expecting to make for any future date range, go to your Reporting page, then into your Report List and check out your Client Visit Report. Simply change the From and To dates to a future date range of your choice, tick Include Open and then click Go. There you have it, your total expected revenue.

See how much any specific operator is expected to make

You can take it a step further and see the projected revenue for any particular operator. Simply run the report as per the steps above, then use the Operator filter to pick the operator you’d like to report on. Click Go again to re-filter the report, in turn bringing up the total projected revenue figure for that specific operator.

Knowing how much your business is expected to make, based on the appointments you already have booked, indicates to you the degree of effort you and your staff need to make to get more bookings. Use the results of the report to motivate you to rebook more clients. Maybe it’s time to send out a promotional SMS or email to generate some more appointments.

If you haven’t got a way to see your projected revenue figures, that means you need Simple Salon.

Click here to get started today.

Slick has launched the new iOS App!

The wait is over! We’re very excited to announce that our online booking partner Slick has launched the iOS App and it’s now available to download from the App Store (Android App coming soon). To download the app, go to the Slick website and click the App Store icon. Alternatively click the button below.

Don’t miss out if you haven’t signed up to Slick yet. In order for your clients to book at your salon via the Slick App, you need to list your business on Slick and set up your operators, services, profile description and profile pic. If you haven’t completed the Slick setup, click here to see what to do next. It will only take a few minutes.

Start telling your clients about the brand new Slick App. The sooner you get them to download it, the sooner your business will have those online bookings rolling in.

Sign up to Slick and get your clients to download the app today.

New Simple Salon features coming soon!

The Simple Salon dev team doesn’t sit still, they’re always building something new. The pic above is what our developers currently look like… hard at work building your feature requests. By means of recurring coffees and exercise sessions at their desks, where possible, they’re making your suggestions and ideas happen—innovative updates that we know you’ll get a real kick out of.

Based on the requests we’ve received from you, the new and upcoming features include payment plan options, document and photo management, enhanced reporting, and more automated marketing.

The new Payment Plan feature will allow clients to elect to pay via a direct debit payment plan. For example, if they purchase a package and would like to pay it off in installments i.e. $50 per month.

The new Document & Photo Management feature will enable you to upload client related documents, forms, files and photos (i.e. before and after photos) to the client’s client card.

As for the enhancements to reporting and the new automated marketing options, stay tuned for more details.

Keep an eye on your Latest News page in Simple Salon to be the first to use the new updates as they go live.

If you haven’t yet got Simple Salon, click here to get started today.

What an amazing response to Slick!

It’s been a few weeks since Slick was launched to our Simple Salon clients. We’re super excited to see how many of you have already got your salon listed and have added your operators, services, profile pic and salon profile description to your Slick account. The response to Slick has been fantastic!

Read on to see which of the following three categories you fall into to find out what’s in store for you next. Exciting times ahead.

You haven’t done anything… and you’re wondering what all the excitement is about

Slick is your new advanced online booking app which will be released to the public very soon. You need to get your salon listed on Slick stat because if your business isn’t listed on Slick, customers won’t be able to book online at your salon. Click here to check out one of the latest blog posts and get yourself up to speed… you don’t want to get left behind.

You’ve listed your salon on Slick, but that’s as far as you got

If you’ve only got as far as listing your salon on Slick, don’t stop there. You’re only minutes away from completing the setup. In order for your existing clients and new clients to make online appointments with you, you’ll need to have your operators, services, profile pic and profile description set up too. This takes a matter of minutes, so click here to see how. Even if you just get your top 5 or 10 services on Slick, you’ll be able to take online bookings.

You’ve done it all… in fact, you were so quick, you were probably the first one

If that’s you, then you’ll have your salon listed on Slick, as well as your operators and services displaying in your Slick account. You have also added in a slick (excuse the pun) looking pic of your salon and an enticing profile description which beautifully sums up the culture of your salon. If this is you, then here’s what you have to do next… sit tight, get excited and anticipate the release of the Slick app to the public.

Our Online Booking partner Slick will be releasing the Slick app to the public very soon by making it available to download from the App Store and Google Play so that anyone will be able to book their appointments online via Slick.

Stay tuned by keeping an eye on the Latest News section in your Simple Salon account.

Check out the BRAND NEW Slick website

Many of you have been asking for more details about Slick. We’d like to announce that our Online Booking partner Slick has launched their brand new website!

To get you warmed up and ready to take a tour of this hot off the press site, let us remind you of what Slick is all about.

Slick allows real-time, around-the-clock booking and the chance to advertise empty slots, pushing off-peak and last-minute appointments to generate more revenue. Customers can quickly fill in last-minute cancellation or empty appointment slots, keeping your business running at capacity.

Being a part of Slick, your salon is searchable and listed based on your location and services, opening up your business to be discovered by customers who may never find you otherwise. It even provides your existing customers an easy way to get a booking.

Now you’re ready. Here it is, the Slick website.

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A sneak peek at what the Slick app looks like

As you know, last week ‘Slick’ was released to our Simple Salon clients. The response we’ve had from everyone has been fantastic and you’ve been super keen to see what the app looks like, so our partners Slick are giving you a sneak peek.

How the Slick app works

Your existing clients and new clients will discover your salon on Slick, and based on the services, operators and times you have available will book the appointment they’d like. Your salon will receive a notification of the online booking and when you accept the appointment, a confirmation SMS/email will be sent to the client letting them know that their booking is confirmed.

How the Slick app looks

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When will the Slick app become available to download?

In the coming weeks, the Slick app will be released to the public and will be available to download from the App Store and Google Play so that anyone will be able to book their appointments online via Slick. Stay tuned by keeping an eye on the Latest News section in your Simple Salon account.

Slick is compatible with iOS and Android.

Click here to get your salon listed on Slick, and your services, operators, profile pic and profile description ready to go.

Slick is being launched to YOU first!

You’ve been asking for an Online Booking app… well, here it is. It’s called it Slick, and we’re giving you, our Simple Salon clients, a head start by exclusively releasing it to you first.

The “Slick” logo has now appeared in your Simple Salon account—click “Slick” and be one of the first to get your salon listed. Then in the coming weeks, our Online Booking partner Slick will release the app to the public by making it available to download from the App Store and Google Play so that anyone can book their appointments online via Slick. If your business isn’t listed on Slick, they won’t be able to book online at your salon.

So, what is Slick, and how does it work?

In a nutshell, Slick is your new Mobile Online Booking Platform and Marketplace. It’s your new advanced smartphone app that will fill up gaps in your appointment schedule, cause lots more new clients to walk through your doors and make your salon name loads more popular.

You have countless potential clients out there looking for their next salon appointment. Whether it be that they have last minute plans and they need a hair cut, beard trim, or blow wave, or they’re looking for somewhere new to book their next colour or wax… whatever it may be, when you’re listed on Slick YOU are their solution.

Slick enables anyone and everyone to FIND your salon, TAP an appointment, and BOOK it online at yours, and their, convenience.

So, what happens next?

Click the “Slick” logo up in the top left corner of your Simple Salon account and follow the prompts to get listed.

Also, click here to see how to add your operators, services, profile pic and salon description to your Slick account.

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