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  1. Salon Branded App - Push Notifications For Clients

    Ability to send push notifications to our branded app users. This will alert users on their phone when you want to send them a marketing message and let them drop straight into your app to make a booking!

    357 votes

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  2. Salon Branded App - Allow Blog Posts & Links to Other Social Media

    I would like to be able to put our latest blog posts on the app for client education so they are easy to read.
    Also having a tab that displays or links to your instagram

    195 votes

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  3. Online Booking - Limit How Far In Advance Bookings Can Be Made

    Allow us to chose how many days/weeks/months in advance bookings can be made.

    At the moment the clients can book in anytime in advance and this makes it difficult to schedule holidays when they are requesting certain staff members.

    105 votes

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  4. Branded App Development

    I would like to see the app developed to enable for our salon to send push notifacations to alert certain category clients that a space has become available / special promotions
    - Client to upload their own photos of treatments or salonselfie to be tagged to their account / their reviews through the app also / feedback
    - Send customers info on latest or treatments they might like
    - last minute appointments
    - when clients click re-book now it tries to book with that therapist, it should recommend other therapists available on other days should their last therapist not be…

    76 votes

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  5. Online Booking - Limit Days Services Can Be Booked

    Certain services offered at salons are not ideal for other clients or staff members, so as the salon owner, I dedicate one day a week to the stylists who would like to offer certain services, ie. perms (the smell) and/or brazilian blowouts/keratin treatments (toxic fumes). We currently have a note in the online booking system to tell clients that the service(s) can only be booked on Monday. However, most clients don't see that note so they end up booking on other days because phorest just shows all the available dates and times rather than just the Monday available slots. Would…

    54 votes

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  6. 52 votes

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  7. Digital Treatcard that clients can scan from the app

    We'd love it if the TreatCard was integrated into the App so the guest isn't required to have a TreatCard tag or card that needs to be scanned into their file. As soon as a client card is created they are allocated a treat card number. Perhaps upon first time payment a pop up comes up asking if they'd like to opt into the rewards program. There could be bonus if they opt in that's customizable. We'd like to see more flexibility in the types of treats they can receive. Ie. $20 off a service (as opposed to adding on…

    46 votes

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  8. Online Booking - Check Gap Time Before & After

    At the moment the online booking platform will only check the time gap from the last appointment and won't check the time gap for the next appointment.

    This is creating small un-usable gaps from the end of the online booking to the start of the next appointment.

    While it would limit the availability shown online it is losing us money and we would like the option to force the gap time check on both sides of the appointment.

    40 votes

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  9. Online booking referral codes

    Have a unique referral code that clients can send to friends that will entitle them to an online discount

    30 votes

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  10. book for multiple people online booking

    if online booking will allow you to book multiple appointments for multiple people and not all be under one persons name. A client was booking her daughters on the app but they were all booked under her name. Without having to log off and making new account for her daughters

    30 votes

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  11. Online Booking - Show Only Available Days

    We are very fully booked. Sometimes up to 3 weeks ahead. It's so difficult for our clients to find a free time. The following would make it so much easier for them:
    1. Show only days where there is available times. its useless for the client to see a lots of dates where there are no times available. It's so sad that this isn't the case in the new app.
    2. Have two search options. Find next available time where all selected treatments can be booked. (If more than 1 is selected). And as an alternative: Find next available time…

    28 votes

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  12. Use Salon Branded App as a way to pay and as the Treat Card (like Starbucks).

    I think this would be very useful for our guests who like to stock up on gift cards to use on themselves throughout the year. With Starbucks, you can load up the card (gift card) on your Starbucks app and just show the app when you checkout each time. It would be cool if the Salon Branded App through Phorest could do something like that. This could also be how guests earn points on their Treat Card. It would drive people to download the Salon Branded App which I think is more useful nowadays than the plastic key tags.

    24 votes

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  13. Online booking notifications

    Aside from getting the salon owner getting the online bookings, cancellations or confirmations from guests, it would be nice if their was a notification within the system. Similar to a message board that my receptionist can check to see what has changed for the week, etc. Or, perhaps there is a pop up that appears when a change is made by a client versus a staff member.

    22 votes

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  14. Salon be able to cancel online bookings without client being refunded deposit

    At the moment we get a lot of clients who book online, then call us to cancel! We tell them over the phone because it was booked online they need to cancel online (because if we click cancel on it a pop up says they will be refunded their deposit) but then they either moan about it or never bother cancelling it so we are left with that appointment blocking up the list. We can’t delete the appointment because it disappears from their history and we like to keep track of who has multiple cancellations in a row.

    21 votes

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  15. Online Booking - Set Online Availability Per Staff Member

    Allow us to set availability and booking slots per staff members.

    IE some staff have booking slots at quarter past every hour and some take bookings in 15 minute slots so it would be ideal to be able to show these options as needed and reduce the amount of calls we have to make to clients to reschedule

    20 votes

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  16. Online Booking - Allow Named Guest Booking

    Allow for the client to add details of the other client(s) they are booking for online so we have all the details before they arrive in the salon.

    20 votes

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  17. Online Booking - Show Original Booking Date Of Rescheduled Appointment

    When a client reschedules their appointment, it does not show what their previous appointment was in the notification email - IE Client has rescheduled to December 25th - But unless I go into trail I do not know when their previous appointment was- Can this be added into the notification emails I receive?

    19 votes

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  18. Clients can update their details on the online booking system i.e new mobile number/email

    It would be very useful if there was an option for the client to update their own details if they move addresses or change mobile or email addresses through the online booking system on the home page.

    18 votes

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  19. Color and cut in online booking restrictions

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    not to allowed the clients to book themselves first cut and finish before any colour services. It happened to my several times

    17 votes

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  20. Sell products & giftcards on Instagram

    Instagram has a function to set up giftcards but it has to be ran through Phorest.

    16 votes

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