This guide applies to:

  • Basic Edition
  • Plus Edition
  • Pro Edition
  • Business Edition

Introduction

You’ve just upgraded to the Plus Edition of Simply Schedule Appointments, we’re glad to have you with us! We wanted to give you this guide to help you start using your new features.

In case you need help installing and activating your new Plus Edition, here’s a guide to help you do that: Installing a New Premium Edition


Google Calendar Sync

Get two-way sync between your Booking Calendar and your personal calendar.

Use this to:

  • Easily block off time chunks that you need for personal stuff – Dentists, first day of school, holiday hours, etc.
  • See an overhead calendar view of all your booked appointments
  • Access all your appointment information from your smartphone, don’t have to login to WordPress Dashboard!

Guides to help you set this up:


MailChimp Sign Ups

Add in a MailChimp opt-in checkbox directly to your booking form.

Use this to:

  • Make it easy for your clients to sign up for your newsletter – they’ve already filling in their info, now they just have to check off the box!
  • Collect interested client emails to keep them updated on new products, promotions or services
  • Send automated emails to encourage client to book a another appointment with you

Guides to help you set this up:


Group Events or Reservations

Create special time slots to allow group booking or reservations.

Use this to:

  • Host group classes and keep an attendance list
  • Rent out limited equipment or spaces
  • Limit the amount of visitors in your shoppe or office

Guides to help you set this up:


Custom Booking Fields

Tailor the booking form to collect the customer information you need for a successful appointment.

Use this to:

  • Get a better idea of what you’re clients need help with – Radio buttons for specific service (haircut, shave, color)
  • Find out the best way to contact them – Checkboxes for Zoom, Phone call, Email, and Text
  • Let your clients write out their questions – Multi Line Box to let them write it all out!

Guides to help you set this up:


Integrate with Gravity Forms or Formidable Forms

Create complex booking forms that include conditional logic, custom confirmation screens and Advanced fields.

Use this to:

  • Re-direct your clients to your web store after booking
  • Direct them towards the right Appointment Type for them based off their multiple-choice answers
  • Book multiple time slots with a single booking form

Guides to help you set this up:


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