Feb. 21, 2013
-- Scottsdale, AZ – As on-site massages continue to grow in popularity, so too does the need for an effective way for mobile massage therapists to instantly view and manage their clients’ appointment schedules from their Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. This has made native mobile scheduling apps from Appointment-
Plus online scheduling software “must-haves”
for therapists looking to run their businesses more effectively, which ultimately can result in more clients and more profits.
As stated in a recent article published by The American Massage Therapy Association, the number of on-site mobile massages is increasing. AMTA’s 2012 Massage Profession Research Report
states that the number of massages performed in a client’s home, office or corporate setting grew from 39 percent in 2010 to 50 percent in 2012. Appointment-
) expects this number to jump even further in 2013, give the increase in mobile massage professionals who are adopting Appointment-
Plus massage scheduling software into their booking processes.
Plus’ lineup of native mobile scheduling apps for Apple and Android give mobile massage therapists the ability to quickly and instantly access their appointment calendars and client information from anywhere and at any time, a valuable benefit for individuals who are always on the go. Featured in both scheduling apps are:
· A clean and easy-to-navigate user interface.
· An icon on your mobile device for easy and instant access to your scheduler.
· Functionality to instantly add, change and cancel appointments.
· Functionality to add and update customer information.
· Filter appointment data by staff or location.
· Daily, monthly and list views.
· Multiple Appointments Per Time Slot (MAPTS) compatible.
Both apps are free for Appointment-
Plus clients and can be downloaded in the App Store (Apple) and the Google Play Store (Android).
Launched in 2001, Appointment-
Plus is the premier online scheduling solution for massage practices and therapists for automating, streamlining and improving the booking process by letting customers and clients instantly and conveniently book their appointments online. Other system features beneficial to the massage industry include: automated e-mail and text message reminders, which can reduce “no-shows”
by over 50 percent; online customer/client payment options; robust record-keeping and reporting capabilities;
repeat customer reminders sent when a specified time between appointments has elapsed; and integrations with popular software programs such as QuickBooks and Constant Contact.
To find out how Appointment-
Plus can improve your mobile massage business, visit us at www.appointment-
plus.com or call 800-988-0061. About Appointment-Plus:
Launched in 2001, Appointment-
Plus was the industry pioneer in online scheduling software, utilizing the software-as-
a-service (SaaS) business model since its inception. Today, Appointment-
Plus is the worldwide leader in mobile and online appointment scheduling software with three million appointments booked every month and nearly a billion dollars in commerce conducted annually through its system. Its Scheduling Cloud™ API also enables larger organizations to build custom applications on the powerful Appointment-
Plus engine, while its integrated Marketplace allows businesses to easily interface with Microsoft Outlook Calendar, Google Calendar, Constant Contact, QuickBooks and other popular business tools to help businesses and organizations manage their operations more effectively, productively and successfully.