When it comes to painting the interior or exterior of a home, many people think it’s a simple slam-dunk to grab a can of paint and a couple of brushes or rollers, and have at it. But they quickly discover it’s not that easy. Most homeowners are better off hiring professional painters to get the job done: the pros have the right equipment, they are up on all the latest technologies in the world of exterior and interior paint, and they know all the best techniques to ensure the best results.
Word of mouth keeps the best painters and their crews busy year round. If you fall into this category, you have your hands full tracking the various stages of your projects—consultations, setup, prep, getting creative with decorative and faux finishes—so that your crews are working on a timely basis.
GigaBook.com has a suite of online tools to assist you in staying organized on your projects and working efficiently. The integrated calendar and to-do list keeps track of important deadlines, provides automated reminders and is accessible anywhere. This helps you schedule your crew in the most effective manner and keeps projects moving forward.
Try GigaBook’s Painting Contractor Appointment Software
The online scheduling software allows easy access for your clients to schedule appointments with you 24/7—no missed opportunities when you’re unable to take calls at your current project. GigaBook sends email or text reminders so that appointments aren’t missed. This easy form of communication keeps everyone informed and on the same page.
With GigaBook Online Appointment Software, you can:
- Accept appointments requested through your existing website
- Create your own free personalized booking mini-site
- Send clients text messages and email reminders
- Send reminders to yourself or other staff/vendors about upcoming appointments
- Easily reschedule appointments and notify clients about the change
- Easily set repeat appointments
- Track success rate of all appointments
If you offer classes or workshops to help others keep up to date with new techniques in the painting industry, you can manage class size through GigaBook’s customizable Group Setting Booking tool—you set the specifications and GigaBook tracks the progress of class enrollment.
Through the use of effective appointment and calendar management you should experience the following benefits within your painting business:
- Higher conversion rate of appointments through reducing no-shows
- Increased revenue due to ease of scheduling sessions by clients
- Increased client retention through effective communication
Turn your existing website into a real-time booking website!
If you have an existing website for your painting business, you can easily convert your site to accept appointments with your real-time availability. Use the GigaBook Booking Widget included in your subscription to easily take appointments on your website. It’s as easy as creating and customizing your own booking widget and then inserting it on your own site!