Free appointment and business software for independent service providers, e.g., small multi-staff salons, booth renters, massage practices, etc. Drag-n-drop appointments, color-coded services, reporting, check out window, expense and inventory tracking, and much more.
You can define unlimited staff with multiple schedules. Modify how many staff members display on the screen before scrolling is required. Each staff member can sync to his/her own Google Calendar. You can view or book appointments from your phone or the web.
Books recurring appointments. Set appointment time increments to any number of minutes. Can book multiple appointments in the same time slot. Drag and drop rescheduling.
Can send appointment reminders to one or all appointments for a day. You can configure the default appointment reminder for a customer to be email or SMS text. There is no charge to send text messages or emails. You don't even need to have a cell phone, just an internet connection. Email reminders have color text and full-color graphics. Use your own pics or use the standard ones that come with the software.
Design and send stunning, high color promotional emails to send to customers to help grow your business.
The Check Out window calculates tax, applies discounts and promotions, writes to daily sales history.
Maintain customer histories and notes. Notes format can be set to regular or "SOAP" style for massage therapists.
sbNextStep is used in multiple countries by many different types of services including: salon workers, nail techs, massage therapists, house cleaners, pet groomers, dog sitters/walkers, tutors, herbalists, pc repair techs, mechanics, and farriers.
There is no need to spend money on great software. No startup costs. No monthly charges. Support is available if you need it for an extremely modest cost.
Requires the free Microsoft Access Runtime, as well as the free Access 2010 Runtime Service Pack 1. See website for details.
RAM: 2 Gb, Processor: 400 megahertz (MHz), also needs the free MS Access Runtime Distributable