Running a salon can be fraught with complications. While there’s no easy way to retain the best stylists or ensure every client leaves happy, there is a way to simplify the appointment booking process. SalonMonster is a web-app that beauty salons can use to save money and impress their clients. By implementing an online booking system, salons can avoid hiring full-time front desk staffers while also making life easier for clients who’d rather make appointments online than pick up the phone and call during business hours.
Simplify the appointment-booking process immediately by signing up for a plan based on the number of stylists and clients at your salon. Choose the SalonMonster web address that clients will visit when scheduling appointments, and decide whether you need SalonMonster to set up and host a basic website for your company for an additional fee. Create a profile page that lists all the stylists and services offered at your salon. You’ll need to input starting prices and the times required for each treatment, and decide which services clients should be able to book online. Once you’ve got the system set up, you can view your salon calendar one-week at a time. In addition to a weekly calendar, you can also review daily appointment calendars, client lists, and service lists all from the back-end of the SalonMonster system.
When clients visit your website and click on the scheduling tab, they’ll find a professional-looking booking page where they can select whichever stylists, services, and appointment times they want. When a new booking has been submitted, the client and the stylist will receive confirmation and that appointment time will be blocked out on the stylist’s calendar. Although SalonMonster functions well as an online system that lets clients schedule their own appointments from home, salons can just as easily turn off the online booking function and still use the web-app as an internal scheduling system.
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