We know the leaves are just turning and the holidays are a few months away, but is your business ready? We’ve put together a list of tips for your business to get ready for the most wonderful time of the year.Increase your online presence
Do you offer gift cards? If not, you’re missing out on a valuable source of revenue. Last December alone, MINDBODY clients sold 2.9 million dollars worth of gift cards.
Highlight your retail products
The holidays are a great time to sell retail items. By adding your products to your MINDBODY software, your customers can buy your retail products 24/7. During the 2012 holiday season, MINDBODY clients’ saw their online sales revenue increase 13%.
Love or hate it, but many of your clients are on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. By creating active profiles and sharing updates and promotions on social networking, you can increase your client base, as well as bring in some clients who haven’t been in to your business for a while.
Allow your clients the flexibility of online booking
The holidays are a busy time for both you and your clients. By using online booking software like MINDBODY, you can make life a little bit easier for both you. It also doesn’t hurt that our clients typically see a 7% increase in online bookings during the holidays.
Keep up-to-date on your busy schedule with web-based software
Don’t tie up your front desk with your team checking their schedules. With a web-based software like MINDBODY, your team can check their own schedules at their convenience on the web or their mobile devices.
Try something new
No matter what industry you’re in, adding an extra service during the holidays can create a revenue boost. Salons can consider adding blow out bars and personal trainers may want to offer walk-in consultations and appointments. The ideas are endless, and no matter what you try, MINDBODY software can help you track it.
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