I have often told Booker representatives that different parts of Booker feel like they were built and designed by different people for different purposes. Additionally, it seems like these different people (or teams, maybe) don’t talk to each other. This might work if there was still some cohesiveness for our staff and/or our customers, but that is […]Read More Booker Feels Like Several Different Platforms Cobbled Together into One
I cannot even begin to quantify how many screens, tabs, choices, settings, etc. are required to get a staff member up and running in Booker. On one hand, it’s great to have so many choices, but with these choices comes layers and layers of complexity. In the five years I’ve been using Booker and with […]Read More Setting Up New Staff in Booker Could be SO MUCH EASIER Than it Currently Is
It is really interesting to me just how many Booker bugs, errors, and problems I have learned to live with. Once I made the decision to document problems with the software, not a week has gone by without having something to write about. The error I am telling you about today typically occurs if I have […]Read More Lions and Tigers and Random Errors, Oh My!
Booker allows clients to prepay their appointments. This model does not work well for us since it creates havoc when a customer prepays, then needs to cancel or move an appointment. Furthermore, Booker considers an appointment that has been paid for to be “closed” and therefore allows other customers to schedule that time slot even […]Read More Prepaid Appointments Become Available for Other Customers to Book
In January of 2019, Booker eliminated our plan (The Basic Plan) and added new and more expensive plans that mostly include features we don’t want and won’t use. They also took away a few features we did use and moved them up to a higher priced plan. Our monthly price went from $75 to $129 each month. […]Read More The Way Booker Handles Fee Increases
This little booger has been around for years and rears its ugly little head for me about every 2-3 months. I’m a Mac user. I use Safari and Google Chrome as my web browsers of choice. Booker does not play well with Safari and openly states this with a yellow banner if you try. Booker seems to […]Read More The Dreaded HTTP Error 400 in Booker
Appointments in Booker can be scheduled via a web-based portal, a client app, through a Facebook plugin, or internally (by staff). It’s truly great to have so many options. Because of all these options, we would love to easily track which appointments are coming from which source. Most business owners can easily see the benefits […]Read More There are at Least 5 Ways for a Customer’s Appointments to be Made