Saturday, May 30, 2009

Freeware Booking for workshops, events, bed and breakfast, a therapist, ... you name it

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Overview of All Applications !

Get Your Booking System Running in Minutes

  1. Sign up for an account, the basic version is free
  2. Build your schedule by simply picking options from a web page
  3. Try out the working reservation system, you get a link right away
  4. Put the link on your web site so people can start using it

And you're done! It is entirely web based, so there is nothing to install and it works on any computer.

Works with any type of business…

• Health Clubs
• Music Schools
• Chiropractors
• Tennis Courts
• Nail Studios
• Medical Practices
• Financial Advisors
• Dental Offices
• Bed & Breakfasts
• Massage Therapists
• Hair Salons
• Auto Repair
• Photographers
• Golf Courses
and more…

General Features
  • Runs straight from any browser, no downloads needed
  • Intuitive, award winning user interface
  • Try out the entire system for free, only a valid e-mail address is needed
  • Small screen version available for handheld devices
  • Comprehensive context sensitive help pages and tutorials
  • Available 24/7 via secure SSL connections

Customizable Schedule Logic

  • Put time constraints on how long in advance users can book or make changes
  • Set a buffer time to allow for cleaning or travel time in between appointments
  • Indicate a ‘capacity’ to allow multiple reservations at the same time
  • Specify exceptions to regular opening hours, for example for the holiday season
  • Request approval or payment, before confirming a booking
  • Customizable user entry forms, with customizable drop down boxes

International Support

  • Display web pages and e-mails in 6 different languages, end-user selectable
  • Support for all the world’s 500+ time zones and daylight saving time areas
  • Support for 18 different currencies
  • Use any UTF-8 character (European, Chinese, Arabic) in e-mails and text

E-Mail Integration

  • Send appointment reminders to your users, by e-mail or SMS text message
  • Confirm new or changed appointments automatically by e-mail
  • Send yourself notifications of schedule changes to avoid having to check the site
  • Receive a daily report of changes to your schedule in your e-mail
  • Require users to have a valid e-mail address by sending a verification link
  • Notify all users in a time range, for example to notify them of schedule changes
  • All e-mail messages can contain customized text

Reservation Management

  • Access settings to determine who can create, update or delete and within what time frame
  • Appointments can repeat, with complex patterns like the 2nd Saturday every month
  • Automatically keep track of changes by e-mail, daily reports or via calendar synchronization
  • For places without web access create printed reports of the schedule
  • Allow groups to schedule by booking multiple places in a slot at once
  • Many actions can be undone; the trash can retains deleted appointments

Integration with Your Site

  • Use your own domain name to access the schedule, also in confirmation e-mails
  • Gracefully redirects broken URLs back to schedules for your domain
  • Upload a logo and modify colors to match your own site
  • Run a schedule within a frame on your own site
  • Hide our header and footer and provide your own

Setup and Maintenance

  • Easy set up wizard will choose a sensible default configuration for your situation
  • Give ‘super users’ additional access rights to do maintenance tasks
  • Make changes to the schedule logic without taking it off line
  • Or, instead, show a message to anyone but you while you are working on it

Waiting Lists

  • Waiting list queues can be maintained for each separate time slot
  • Automatic placement and notification if a spot opens up
  • Override the normal process with manual placement and to allow overbooking
  • Automatically cancel bookings when no payment is received

Customizable Layout

  • Show your schedule by day, week or month or in list format
  • Change colors and font size to match your own brand look and feel
  • Adjust the scale and the number of hours shown per day
  • Most screens, e-mails and help messages to the end user can be customized
  • Advanced users can edit several parts of the HTML on the page
  • Add your own advertisements and graphics to the page

Payment Processing

  • Automatically process credit cards through PayPal and view the payment status for each booking
  • Capture credit card information on the secure server if you want to do your own credit card processing
  • Manually process checks or bank transfers and e-mail payment confirmations from the site
  • 18 different currencies supported, show customizable payment instruction pages
  • Automatically reinstate expired bookings when payment takes a long time to come in

Customer Management

  • Limit access to your schedule in a variety of ways, including passwords, IP filtering and e-mail address verification
  • View customer history, or upcoming activity
  • Make changes on behalf of a customer to facilitate appointments that come in by phone or mail
  • Block and unblock user accounts, easily detect abuse and revert it
  • Import user list to quickly set up usernames and passwords that you may already have
  • Add supervisor fields that can only be edited by authorized staff

Data Import and Export

  • Automatically publish schedules to Outlook, Apple iCal and Google Calendar
  • Automatically retrieve your free/busy information from Google Calendar
  • Import and export data via standard protocols such as vCard, iCal, XML, Excel and CSV
  • Export user information in a variety of formats, for example to send Direct Mail
  • Export appointment information to Excel, for example to calculate utilization
  • Custom drop down menus in user forms can contain product codes for easy back-end integration
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