As small business ownersand service providers, we take pride in our work and delight in serving our clients. But at the end of the day, you’re inbusiness to make money, and how you handlemoney in your business is critical. Your ability to accept payment fromyour clients in a simple and straightforward way is critical to keeping yourfinances in order while avoiding any delay in payment.
In today’s digitally-run, instant gratification age, making booking yourservices easy is essential to building good customerrelationships and for keeping your accounting up to date.
Whatever youcan do to make your payment process easy for your customers is gold. Even doingthat awkward follow-up for late payments can be taken care of through automation!
That’s why making payments easy for your service business is good business!
Here are 3 essential ways to get clients to pay faster:
1. Book and pay in 2 simple steps. Instead of chasing your clients by email or phone to payan invoice, or having to take their payment manually, you can simply create an online booking form, embed itonto your website and you’ll have your prospect or client’s information handyfor your next appointment or meeting with them!Plus, clients can pay at the same time that they book your service without any tech hassles! Thisis a great way to book out your services and increaseyour conversions and revenue within minutes.
2. Offer flexible payment plans.Again, you want to make things super easy for your prospects and your clientsto do business with you. With Bookup’s sophisticated, yet simple interfacecombined with the Stripe integration, you can giveyour customers the option of paying a deposit or installments on your services.Especially for high-ticket services, providing the option of payments over timecan help increase bookings and facilitate recurring revenue.
3. Automate your invoicing. Nevermiss sending an invoice at the right time and date. Bookup’s system allows youto simply set and forget! Not only does this automation show your customersthat you’re on your game, but it also ensures your accounting is always up todate. You can even automate sending payment reminders to ensure clients pay an invoice quickly and easily. No more following up over the phone, limiting client payment to business hours, or keeping paperrecords of your invoices and receipts.
While automating your business’s systems may seem overwhelming, Bookupmakes it simple and powerful. By automating andintegrating your payments into your booking system, you have the opportunity toincrease your revenue and create a seamless experience for your clients.
Best of all,while Bookup is handling your bookings, payments and emails for you, you can bebusy doing what you love – and doing what you love is the whole idea behindyour business. That’s why getting automated pays in so many ways!