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Online Appointment Scheduling for Businesses

Updated on July 9, 2014

Clients schedule appointments online...

Do you have a service based business that clients book appointments for? Harness the power of online appointment scheduling. NEW!!! Now you can enable your clients to schedule appointments online for your services, in real time 24/7 365.

Hi I'm Brandon. I've got to let you know about this new free online appointment scheduling service that I'm using on my own website, blog and Squidoo Lenses to turn site browsers into business. It's called GenBook and it's working extremely well for us.

Are you a freelancer like me? If your an artist, personal trainer, massage therapist, hair stylist, student tutor, dentist, do music lessons, coach, work out of your home or provide services for which customers would find it convenient to schedule an appointment online, this is just what you need to add new clients to your customer base.

The way it transforms regular everyday website traffic into steady, loyal clients is amazing. I've never used anything like it. For our home based business it's a dream come true!

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Expand Your Customer Base

Get and keep new customers that today are just browsing your site and going somewhere else.

Here's how the online appointment scheduler works for us. We have a nice website describing the services that we offer clients. We get a number of visitors to our website everyday from the search engines and other sources.

These are targeted people looking for someone to provide a service they need done, one we provide! So they look around our site and if they like what they see, they'll book a reservation online right then and there.

On appointment day we will meet them and do an excellent job and impress them with our professional service, earning a regular customer for years to come... Now that's how you turn web browsers into long term clients! Are you ready to take your service to the next level? Sign up for GenBook!

A Cost Effective Solution to Booking Appointments Online

Considering what this service provides even the upgraded online booking system is affordable.

If your like us and the reservations start rolling in, you'll be glad you are paying the $39/mo. for the features. Most important to our service was adding the ability for our clients to schedule a session up to a year in advance, instead of the 6 week time window for the free GenBook appointment scheduling program.

Depending upon your particular circumstances and how you set it up, this could completely eliminate the need for a reservations agent for your service, how much would that save you a month? Find out more about Genbook.

Gain the Competitive Edge

Can your main competitors book appointments online?

Chances are if they are in the service industry, probably not yet! With the growing trend towards an Internet-based society. GenBook ensures that your professional service is at the forefront of this exciting trend. To stay ahead of your competition you need to be converting those website visitors of yours into clients, who return again and again.

Saves You a Ton of Phone and Email Time

Don't be a slave to your phone anymore!

How many times have you fielded a call from a potential customer that loved to chit chat away? Normally you'd love the conversation, but...

When we set up the new online appointment scheduler from GenBook on our site, I couldn't believe how those long calls from perspective customers, just turned into online appointments, it was like like magic. I didn't have to answer a zillion questions, it's just booked. Now I get an instant text message on my phone the moment someone books a session. It's so quick and easy!

As it turns out, they didn't really want to bother us in the first place, they just wanted to book our services.

Now, they don't have to call us or email us, there's no messing around, it's booked. And with the GenBook upgraded version ($39/mo.) they're even locked in with a valid credit card number on file.

It's About Time!

I've been waiting for this for a few years now. How about you?

While the internet has been quick to set up storefronts with shopping carts for retail businesses, it's been relatively slow responding to the needs of the service industry and freelance artists.

If your selling a service rather than a product, your clients had to actually pick up the phone and call you to book a reservation, because you can't sell scheduled appointments out of a shopping cart setup, well not without scheduling conflicts down the road!

Set up your custom online booking system today!

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Please let me know what you think of GenBook.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      FYI this is no longer free software

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I think this Appointments that I have will really help anyone organize their schedules.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I personally prefer SnapAppointments over Genbook. SnapAppointments is actually free. Also Genbook's facebook app is no longer functional.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Genbook is pretty good. But if you want the best bang for you money, you should try out Jibbio.com which offers the small & self-employed business with a "6-in-1" online marketing toolset which INCLUDES an "online appointment scheduling" app.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      This article is far outdated. Genbook is NOT free. It used to be. But it is a pay-for-service now. Check it out for yourselves.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      I heard on Facebook. Neat idea. Some of the hairdressers in my area are using Genbook on their Facebook page. I checked their appointment calendar most of them are very empty. Make me think twice about booking these hairdressers if their business are so bad - I'm not sure about the quality of their service.

      What do the rest of you think?

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      that's really a fantastic post ! ! added to my favourite blogs list..Online appointments

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      supercharged 8 years ago

      Thanks i'll use this info for my site" How to make money by networking" site,it will help others new to this type of website page building,

      Warm regards Jason

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      geterdonegirl 8 years ago

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      gia combs-ramirez 8 years ago from Montana

      Thanks for this info...off to check it out!