02 Jun Listen to the Market: The need for Online Scheduling
What’s this all about?
What is the market saying about Online Scheduling Software? Online market researcher Creatests studied appointment-booking driven businesses in various sectors to examine how bookings were being made and the market view Online Appointment Scheduling Software.
Who was surveyed?
> 100% were businesses receiving appointment bookings everyday
> Industries included: construction, restaurants, cleaning services, financial/insurance, teaching, health, communications, repair services and more
> 54% of Businesses booked appointments strictly B2C, while the other 46% booked B2C & B2B appointments
How are appointments being booked?
>This table shows that nearly every business uses phone calls to book appointments
>VERY FEW are taking advantage of mobile and online tools!
>Relying on phone calls means appointments only being booked during operating hours and paying someone to answer calls at all times.
Forget relying on phone calls, what about Online Scheduling?
When asked directly about professionals’ interest in a web platform:
And should they adopt this platform, what a mobile version?
> Only 51% of your competitors are even interested in trying such a platform.
> Almost everyone would be interested in the mobile version being part of the deal and Agendize has got you covered.
What else can it do?
> 78% of respondents were at least somewhat interested in being able to receive payment online at the point of booking
> Agendize creates an easy syncing with PayPal accounts
Okay, Okay but the real question is: How Much?
> 61% aren’t willing to pay more than about $67 USD per month for Online Scheduling services
> Luckily Agendize only costs $20 a month per user!
Agendize Online Scheduling features:
>One of the most competitive prices
> Acceptance of online payments via PayPal
SO maximize your business’ online presence!
Check out the detailed Creatests study.
Latest posts by Stephen Summers (see all)
- The Role of Click to Call in Business Success - July 4, 2014
- Listen to the Market: The need for Online Scheduling - June 2, 2014