Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) December 6, 2006
The operation of any small business is one which requires meticulous record keeping by the management. In a service industry, this need is amplified even more with the need for appointment scheduling and tracking. For small businesses whose business is beauty, salon software is available that can help them manage almost every aspect of their enterprise. There are many different individual pieces of software to handle individual tasks, but the best bet is to find a suite of software that can handle it all.
Several software companies have developed and promote these types of software suites, however, in the salon and spa industry, there is one that has become the industry leader over the past 20 years. Elite Software has released several versions of its management suite in the past and has recently released the newest version. The latest version of this salon software is complete with many features to help with the management of any salon or day spa. Among the features in the latest release are (information found at http://www.elitesoftware.com/):
- Register - Elite Salon & Spa Management™ software can transform a computer into a fully functional sales register. Itemize every sales ticket, obtain sales reports and balance end-of-day receipts in a fraction of the time.
- Appointment Book - Elite Salon & Spa Management™ software opens up a new world of appointment scheduling opportunities. Schedule spa packages or quickly find the first available openings. Elite Salon & Spa Management™ also tracks who booked each client's appointment in case a mistake was made.
- Client Files - Elite Salon & Spa Management™ software will update client histories automatically after every visit, identify the most valuable clients based on sales and referrals and even store a client picture on file.
- Inventory - With Elite Salon & Spa Management™ software, you can track sales for every product in your inventory. Simplify the re-ordering process, bar code every item and maintain accurate product counts.
- Graphs and Reports - Don't waste valuable time calculating daily sales, monthly statistics and annual income totals. With Elite Salon & Spa Management™ software, these facts are at your fingertips, easy to locate and instantly available.
- Marketing - With Elite Salon & Spa Management™, users can send e-mails, letters and postcards promoting specials and more to the most valued clients or an entire client base. You can say happy birthday to clients, thank new clients and touch base with those that haven't visited in a while.
- Payroll - Elite Salon & Spa Payroll™ is designed to seamlessly integrate with its management counterpart, or function independently as a stand-alone product. Federal and state withholding taxes are updated annually and are provided free of charge to all subscribers.
These are many of the core features that make up Elite Salon & Spa Management™ software. If you are a small business and in the business of beauty, Elite Salon & Spa Management™ software would almost assuredly help increase productivity and ensure proper record keeping and client management.