Inspiration for Enterprising Individuals: Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014

As we reflect on the fantastic year we have had in 2014. Appointedd have taken some time to reflect on one of the most recent and exciting events of the year - Global Entrepreneurship Week! Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest entrepreneurship campaign – spreading its entrepreneurial wings across 140 countries since 2008! The annual event […]
By |December 17th, 2014|Business, Events, Small Businesses, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The story of our Appointedd Indispensables at Jasmine Beauty

As we approach the festive season, Appointedd caught up with two of our very own Indispensables - the previous and current owners of Jasmine Beauty, Angela and Marianne. The story of Jasmine Beauty…  Jasmine Beauty, is a salon based in the town of Callander, Perthshire providing a range of beauty treatments and have been using Appointedd scheduling software since […]
By |November 28th, 2014|Beauty, Business Tips|0 Comments

How Appointment Booking Software Can Reduce My Working Hours

If you have your own business, whatever type of business it may be, chances are you are working ridonkulous hours. In fact, sources say that you guys are working 63% longer than the average worker… and I’m pretty sure that for some of you it is more than that! You spend all day throughout the week working […]
By |November 28th, 2014|Small Businesses|0 Comments

#MyAppointeddDiary – a week in the life of a small business

In the first of our new regular feature, Leah opens up her diary for a look at what a last week held for #TeamAppointedd and what we’ve got to look forward to this coming week… Running your own business is often referred to as a roller coaster journey with lots of ups and downs. That […]
By |November 23rd, 2014|A Bit of Fun, Business, Small Businesses|2 Comments

Four areas to consider measuring in your business

We’ve looked recently at strategies and systems that can help you manage your business more effectively. But how do you check to see whether you’re actually making a difference? Here’s some examples of how successful businesses use measurement to check that they’re on the right track. Measuring your financial position When you run a small business, […]
By |November 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Appointment Books Can’t Help Repeat Bookings

There is no doubt about it, at the heart of any salon business is a trusty appointment book. Salon owners rely on their appointment books to keep them organised and in control of their business. This is where every scheduled appointment, cancellation, and customer contact detail is recorded.  However, after many conversations with salon owners, we have […]

Life’s a Pitch: BFS Hi-Growth Speed Pitch Challenge

Team Appointedd is getting excited… On the first Wednesday of November 2014, the hi-growth speed pitch challenge will take place in Edinburgh – and we’ve got some friends taking part! So it was the perfect opportunity for us to have a chat with the organiser of Business Forum Scotland, Mary Strachan, and some of […]
By |October 29th, 2014|Events|0 Comments

Lessons Learned about Learning Lessons from Brad Sugars

On Monday night, Appointedd attended a seminar in Glasgow held by the phenomenal Brad Sugars on his Buying Customers Tour. For those of you who don’t know about him, Brad Sugars is the founder and chairman of ActionCOACH, and has owned and operated 56 companies in his time. He is also the author of a number […]
By |October 24th, 2014|Small Businesses, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

How to make the most of a negative review

It is an increasing tendency: more and more people look online before making the decision to have a service performed in a small business they do not know about. It is perfectly normal; everybody wants to make sure they will get what they want. People need some insurance before trying a new place, so […]
By |October 22nd, 2014|Business Tips|0 Comments

Three ways your brain could be tricking you when it comes to time

Has today’s work flown by or is it dragging along? You may be surprised to find that everything from how tired you are to how hot the room is might affect how your brain has perceived the passage of time. We’ve looked previously at how you can manage your time when you’re working, but […]
By |October 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments