Can I set appointment approvals?
Yes, you can set appointments to either go through automatically, or you can make it so that the business admin or the staff member that is to be booked is required to approve the appointment before calendar invites are sent.
Can I create a 'book now button'?
Yes, you have several options of how you can embed the Cogsworth calendar widget on your website. Option 1 is to simply embed the widget in an iframe, which will display in-line. Option 2 is to embed booking button code that can hover on a page or every page of your website. And option 3 gives you the ability to simply link to a Cogsworth calendar from inside your website.
Can I install a book now button on my Facebook, Instagram and Google?
Yes you can, all you have to do is copy the link to your booking page into your profile, and you will be able to easily start accepting appointments from your social profiles.
What can I setup to be booked using my booking widget?
Many people use Cogsworth to book appointments with clients, demos and consults. However, Cogsworth is also being used for rentals and reservations of rooms, hotels, tools, cars, boats etc. You can even conduct team meetings where multiple availabilities are required in order to conduct a reservation.
Will appointments be added to our Google calendar appointment slots?
Cogsworth syncs with your calendar and can read when you are busy (and will not allow people to double book you) and can automatically add appointments booked through your Cogsworth booking page into your calendar. Any appointments in your Outlook or Google calendar that were generated by Cogsworth will automatically come with email and SMS notifications.
Can the appointment widget setup virtual or physical appointments?
Each Cogsworth services has a location parameter. The location can either be a physical or a virtual location with the option of you setting the location like a Zoom link or a physical address, or alternatively, you allowing your customers and visitors to set their locations so you can come to them. This is particularly useful for 'at-home' consultations.
Is the calendar widget HIPAA compliant?
Yes, Cogsworth is an encrypted, HIPAA and GDPR compliant appointment scheduler.
How long does it take for a customer to set an appointment?
On average, appointments are booked in 38 seconds on Cogsworth. This time can change however, especially if you decide to ask more questions to the appointment form.
Can I set class / group appointments to be reserved?
Yes, with Cogsworth you can set the number of simulatenous 'seats' you have available at any given time. This is particularly useful when it comes to things like group consults, yoga classes, team training, restaurant bookings and table reservations.