To have your appointment book filling up 24/7 add a Book Online button to your website and a Book Now one to your business Facebook page. Using your unique Online Booking URL you can have your site and Facebook buttons link clients to your advanced Simple Inked online booking platform where they can conveniently schedule their appointments online from any smartphone, device or computer, from anywhere, anytime.
| website |
On your site, add to it a Book Online button and have the button link to your unique Online Booking URL (or get your IT guy/gal to do it). Your unique Online Booking URL is located via Settings > Online Booking Settings.
| facebook |
On your business Facebook page, add to it a call-to-action Book Now button and also have it link to your unique Online Booking URL. To add the call-to-action button to business Facebook page, follow the steps below (you’ll need to be an admin, editor, moderator or advertiser to add a call-to-action to your page):
- Click + Add a Button (under your Facebook page cover photo)
- Select the button you want, which is the Book Now one, from the dropdown menu and fill out the required information (add your Online Bookings URL to the Website field)
- Click Create
| setting up online bookings |
Now that’s all well and good to add the buttons to your site and Facebook, but you do also need to have your online bookings set up and ready to go in your Simple Inked account. So, only add those buttons after you’re online bookings is setup. Click here to get that part sorted.
| sending online booking login details to clients |
Next you’ll need to add your unique Online Booking URL link to the SMS and email template, which is used when sending clients their online booking login details. Click here to see how.
Once you’ve setup your Online Bookings, added buttons to your site and Facebook page, and put your unique Online Bookings URL in your SMS and email templates, then you will need to send your clients their online booking login details. Send these via SMS and/or email to one client at a time via the Actions menu in their client card, or all clients at once via Settings > Online Booking Settings.
If you don’t have a unique business online bookings URL for your website and Facebook page it means that you don’t yet have Simple Inked. So, click here to and started today.