Schedule Once is one of the original booking platforms built. Launched in 2008, it was a leader back in it’s hay day. It seems as though the site, interface and experience still belongs a decade in the past however. It is extremely difficult to use, despite a series of welcome modals and videos that try and explain how to use this system. It’s pricing is relatively competitive, and it does reporting quite well and has a rather comprehensive (if extremely dated) notifications customization system. Yes, it can do many scheduling tasks, none of them take your breath away and it would not be surprising to see a mass migration of users away from this system.
Above we detail a comparison table of Schedule Once with Cogsworth features based on a December 2018 review kindly facilitated by our users.
This is why sites like Capterra, Getapp, Finances Online are driving so many people to seek and find alternatives to Schedule Once.
Gather information about your customers as they are booking with you. Ask the important questions and manage expectations.
Create custom email and SMS notifications and reminders to reduce no-shows.
Add as many staff and resources to your business as you want then set their working hours, breaks and shifts.
Two way sync between your Google or Outlook calendars. This means you can never be double booked when you are busy. And all of your appointments get automatically added to your calendar or that of your staff.