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Throwback Thursday – Listing Add-ons with Photos

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This week’s Throwback Thursday feature instantly adds value to your online bookings!

Often customers prefer to book their party or event online. With our easy booking process, customers are able to place their reservation online, choose from a list of any extra items that they would like for their party, and pay for their event in a matter of minutes!

At the time of check out, it is hard for customers to resist add-on items for their party such as balloons, birthday cake, pizza, and more! We also find that our art studios love this feature to give their customers the option to upgrade their canvas size for their paint night event!

PlaceFull’s add-on feature allows you to add customized upgrade options to all of your PlaceFull listings – complete with photos! With custom upgrade photos, customers get more out of their event while you earn more money for your business!

Benefits of Using Add-ons:

  • Added Revenue – Actively using upgrade add-ons has been proven to increase revenue by 37.3% per booking!!
  • Listing Eye Candy – Make your upgrade options stick out with eye catching photos of the extras you offer! It’s hard for a customer to skip over a picture of a sizzling cheese pizza or birthday balloons that would top off that birthday party they just booked!
  • Customer Awareness – Visually lay all of your upgrade options out for customers online so they can easily add them to their event. When booking an event over the phone, customers may be unaware of the great add-ons your business has to offer and are much more likely to throw in extras when booking online.
  • Customization – Show your customers how awesome your business is with all of the great upgrade options you have to offer. Create unique upgrades with our custom add-on button and upload your favorite images to showcase your business!

 

Check out the examples below of what our upgrade options look like during the booking process!

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If you would like help setting up your listing upgrade options, give us a call anytime at (206) 624-0295 or email us at hello@placefull.com !


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Throwback Thursday – Adding Your Calendar to Facebook

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On today’s Throwback Thursday we are bringing it back to one of our original Facebook integration features. Integrating your event calendar to Facebook is a great tool to give your social media followers an idea of your upcoming events. They can even book directly from the calendar, no website required.

Below is a quick walk through of how you can get your calendar integrated to Facebook.

1. Go to Facebook and download the Static HTML app Here and add this to your business’s Facebook page.

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2.Go to settings and choose the “Apps” menu. Click on “Edit Settings” under the Static HTML App. Then change the tab name to “Event Calendar” , save and close this tab.

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Throwback Thursday – Increase bookings by posting to Facebook

Throwback ThursdayDid you know that 33% of all PlaceFull bookings happen directly through Facebook? Not integrating your listings through Facebook means you’re losing booking opportunities! Here are some quick tips to get your listings Facebook integrated in just 10 minutes*.

Publishing your listings to Facebook can be done in 2 easy steps once you install the app. Installing the app is quick and easy.

Steps:

  1. From your Dashboard click on Publish in the top banner.
  2. Click on Facebook.
  3. Then click on “Install PlaceFull App”. (Make sure that you are not logged into your Facebook business page at this point. Be logged into your personal account. Facebook does not allow you to install apps to a business page when you are logged into that business page!)
  4. Click the drop down “Choose Facebook Pages” and select the business page you would like to add the app to.
  5. Click “Add Page Tab”.

Once it is added to Facebook make sure you log in to your business page and move it up to the top row!

Steps:

  1. Click on More and then Manage Tabs.

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2. Click and Drag book it to right below About and click on save.

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*At PlaceFull we understand that not everyone is a tech wizard, so if setting this feature up on your own takes you any longer than 10 minutes give our help desk a call at (206)-552-1177  and we will be happy to set it up for you.

 


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Throwback Thursday – Quick Facebook Trick to Get More Bookings

 

Do you know about the Facebook call to action feature? We did a quick spot check of our merchant’s Facebook pages and realized many were not leveraging this powerful feature!

Check out the simple steps below and in less than 2 minutes, you can increase your online bookings with a Book Now call to action button on your Facebook page.

  1. Go to your Facebook business page and click the call to action drop-down arrow on the right side of your cover photo. Step 1.png
  2. Click Edit call to action from the menu.
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  3. A window will pop up with an option to Choose a Button and enter a Website URL. Click the drop-down arrow and select Book Now and then enter the Website URL that links to your PlaceFull listings or calendar. Click Save Changes and you are finished! Step 3

Feel free to give your PlaceFull Account Manager a call at (206)624-0295, we are happy to help!

If you aren’t a PlaceFull merchant yet and are interested in signing up for our online booking solution, click the button below to get started with a product demonstration or give us a call at (206)624-0295 and we will get you set up!

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Throwback Thursday – Syncing your Calendars

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Wouldn’t it be nice to see all of your bookings directly on your iPhone and iPad? How about the convenience of seeing blocked off availability on your Gmail calendar? With PlaceFull’s Calendar Integration tool, you can see your most up-to-date availability at a glance from any device.

  • Gmail
  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Android
  • Outlook
  • Hotmail

To learn how to overlay your PlaceFull detailed booking calendar on your day to day calendar, check out this Knowledge Base article.

If you have questions or need help getting set-up, your dedicated Account Managers (Ben and Katie) are just a phone call or email away!


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Throwback Thursday – Gift Cards

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It’s time for our second Throwback Thursday! With the Holiday season in full swing, we decided to feature Gift Cards this week. With PlaceFull’s online booking solution you can sell Gift Cards in any amount, anytime, on any device. Boost your holiday sales by easily promoting them on your website, Facebook, and through email campaigns!

Check out the example listing below!

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Throwback Thursday – Share your Listings on Facebook

Throwback ThursdayHi there! Kelsey here. I am excited to announce that today we are kicking off a brand new initiative – Throwback Thursday where we will highlight features to help merchants get the most out of their PlaceFull experience.

Over the past few years, we have continually added features and functionality to create a rich solution that meets the needs of our customers. In fact, we have added so many that sometimes we hear from merchants that they didn’t even know about certain features. Throwback Thursday will serve as a reminder and provide tips and tricks that we think will help you out the most!

Today we are going to talk about sharing your listings on Facebook.

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