Changes to Gift Card Laws.

The following information has been provided by Consumer Affairs Victoria. AustraliaPOS recommends clients check the link at the end of this post for more information. “Gift cards are a popular alternative to buying presents, offering convenience and flexibility. However, Australians lose an estimated $70 million each year by not redeeming their gift cards. To help […]

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Where has the year gone? Christmas is just around the corner.

Remind your customers to book their appointments now as December will be filling fast. You don’t want customers missing out. We all want to look and feel fabulous for the festive season. A SAM SMS marketing message to your database is quick easy and effective. If you need assistance contact the AustraliaPOS support team.

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SMS Impact Marketing

SMS Impact Marketing connects you directly with your customers, building relationships and increasing revenue. Did you know 90%of SMS Messages are read within 90 seconds? SMS deliver higher open rates (98%) compared to email (22%) Your time is valuable and you can’t afford to have staff waiting for clients to show up. Every empty appointment […]

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SAM© ONLINE BOOKING NOTES

SAM© includes the ability to add a note to Online Bookings. The note pops up providing customer information when services are booked online. You may want to advise new clients to arrive 10 minutes before their first appointment or the preparation required 24 hours prior to a chemical or laser treatment. Its very simple to […]

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The Most Frequently Asked SAM© Support Questions.

To help you all out we have compiled a quick reference guide covering the most frequently asked support questions. HOW DO I SET UP STAFF PASSWORDS IN SAM©? Staff Passwords and Authority Permissions allow owners to control what their staff can see and do in SAM©. For example, moving, cancelling or checking out appointments. The […]

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Lets have a look at what you may not know about SAM©…..

So you have been using SAM© for a while as your Appointment Book and Point of Sale program. There is so much more available for you with SAM© that will make running your business easier and more productive. SAM© ONLINESAM© Online has all the same features and functionality as SAM© Local.SAM©Online can be accessed from […]

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End of Financial Year

AustraliaPOS highly recommend all SAM© Salon Software business owners conduct an End of Financial Year Stock Take, on the 30th of June, to establish accurate stock levels for your business. Your accountant will want a record of your stock as of the 30th June to complete your tax assessment. Complete the Stock Take Procedure below […]

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First Impressions Count

  Customer service is so important, first impressions do count. Your business may have a dedicated receptionist, or the staff may all pitch in to assist at the front counter. Either way the handling of reception when done correctly and consistently is one of your salons most valuable marketing tools, assisting greatly in; attracting new […]

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Salon Services for Men

Did you know in 2005 only 29% of spa-goers in Australia were male? By 2018 that figure had risen to 49%. If you are looking to build your customer base and increase your profits consider attracting more male clients. This can be done by introducing product ranges and services catering for the male market. Consider the ambience […]

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Marketing to Mature Clients

Why Market to Mature Hair & Beauty Clients? So why should you be interested in this over-45 mature hair and beauty audience? Because: It is one of the fastest growing segments of the population. It’s very ‘me-focused’. And has a higher level of disposable income and more leisure time than any other demographic. Many are […]

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