Our new video provides the basics of how online scheduling works and its benefit to service-based businesses, all in an entertaining and fun-to-watch format
Scottsdale, Ariz. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 19, 2011
Business owners, medical practitioners, college administrators, inbound shipping operations, and other individuals and groups that depend on accurate appointments and reservations can now easily and quickly learn about appointment-scheduling software and how it can instantly transform and automate their appointment-scheduling and reservation-booking processes by viewing a new and entertaining video from leading online appointment-scheduling software provider Appointment-Plus.
The new video is included with this release. It's also posted on the Appointment-Plus Web site, on its new Facebook page, and on YouTube.
Appointment-Plus joins a growing number of businesses utilizing YouTube, Facebook and other social media outlets to educate businesses and visitors on their technology and industry. These productions can help paint a simplistic picture of the message and allow viewers to more easily grasp the concepts presented to them.
“Online appointment-scheduling software is the perfect partner for service-oriented businesses that rely on customer, student and patient appointments and reservations, but it can be a difficult technology to easily explain, especially to those who have always managed appointments in the more traditional manner and are unfamiliar with Web-based applications,” says Bob La Loggia, president and founder of StormSource Software, the developer of Appointment-Plus. “Our new video provides the basics of how online scheduling works and its benefit to service-based businesses, all in an entertaining and fun-to-watch format.
“And all it takes is just two minutes of your time.”
A leader in online appointment-scheduling software since 2001, Appointment-Plus offers small and large businesses, colleges and universities, shipping and receiving operations, government agencies, medical practitioners, tour operators and many other groups and individuals the Web-based tools they need to streamline and improve the way their manage appointments and reservations and their customer, client and patient information. It offers such beneficial features as:
- Online self-scheduling, whereby individuals book their appointments and reservations at their own convenience, 24 hours a day.
- Automated e-mail and text message reminders sent prior to a scheduled time. (These reminders can also decrease the number of “no-shows” by over 50 percent.)
- Online customer payment options.
- Robust record-keeping and reporting.
- E-marketing capabilities through e-mail marketing service provider iContact.
Because it’s Web-based, Appointment-Plus online appointment-scheduling software doesn’t require costly hardware or program installations. It’s also accessible from any Internet connection, a benefit to individuals who routinely manage their appointments and customer information from home, “on the road” and from other locations outside their office. The system is accessible from iPhones, iPads, Smartphone, PDAs and other mobile devices.
Appointment-Plus also eliminates the need to manage separate paper appointment books, spreadsheets, calendars, folders and files, as it centralizes all information in one centralized, secure and easy-to-access spot.
Pricing starts at $39 per month with no long-term contracts, along with free set-up assistance with a dedicated coach. No Web site is required to utilize Appointment-Plus online appointment-scheduling software.
“We’ve made it easy to learn how online appointment-scheduling software simplifies and improves this important—yet tedious and time-consuming—task,” La Loggia explains. “Sit back and let us show you how this technology can fit into your appointment-setting and reservation-booking processes.”
For more information on how Appointment-Plus can improve your appointment-scheduling and reservation-booking processes, click here.
About Appointment-Plus: Appointment-Plus supplies over 5,000 businesses and organizations throughout the United States, Canada and 10 other countries the tools they need to efficiently and accurately schedule appointments and sessions, book rooms, accept registrations and many other services. The flagship product of Scottsdale, Ariz.-based StormSource Software, the online application has scheduled over 54 million appointments since its launch in 2001. Geared primarily toward small businesses such as medical offices, spas, salons, photographers, tutors, health clubs and massage therapists, users of the service also include Fortune 500 companies, colleges and universities, healthcare agencies and facilities, federal and local government, and freight and delivery services.
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