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About Phorest

At Phorest Salon Software, we are focused on helping salon owners to continually achieve the two most important areas of salon growth. Getting clients back more often and increasing average spend.

We do this by providing you with the technology and marketing tools to make life easier such as the ability to manage appointments, scan products and make sales anywhere on the salon floor. Why? Because then you can focus on making your clients look and feel great while running your business becomes virtually automated.

Our marketing tools such as your own salon-branded iPhone app (take bookings 24/7, 365), TreatCard (loyalty), SMS and email marketing plus Facebook and Twitter integration mean we have your marketing covered - all that's left to do is wow your clients and get them talking about your salon.

Together We Grow!

About MindBody

MindBody provides a business management solution for health and wellness salons. It helps owners manage and develop their business, from organizing the work day and welcoming new clients.

This is a powerful platform, yet a simple cloud-based solution for small to mid-sized businesses, offering appointing, scheduling, and salon management tools. Main users of MindBody are gyms, salons, spas, massage centers, wellness centers, dance schools, yoga studios, fitness and personal training centers.

Besides time management, salon owners can make use of this suite's marketing management features. They can set targeted marketing campaigns, notifications for customers, and marketing reports.

MindBody also serves as a CRM solution. It tracks interactions with customers and manages their profiles.

About AURA Salonware

AURA is a technology-driven, cloud-based SaaS business platform with a built-in growth model that elevates the salon experience for owners, guests, stylists and staff. Ideal for hair salons, day spas, medspas, estheticians, wellness services, beauty salons and other personal care providers.

Features

  • API
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • Contact Management
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Training
  • Feedback Management
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Site
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Supplier Management
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Timesheets
  • Organization Management

Features

  • API
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • Contact Management
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Training
  • Feedback Management
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Site
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Supplier Management
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Timesheets
  • Organization Management

Features

  • API
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Budgeting
  • Calendar Management
  • Contact Management
  • Customer Management
  • Dashboard
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Training
  • Feedback Management
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Site
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Supplier Management
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Timesheets
  • Organization Management

Summary

  • Salon management software dedicated to growing every aspect of your business

  • Your own dedicated Business Advisor makes sure you’re using Phorest to smash your business goals

  • You and your team can keep learning through our industry-focused education platform 'Phorest Academy'

  • Claim back hours in your day by letting Phorest automate tasks like bookings, reminders and deposits

  • Give your clients a 5 star experience with a branded booking app, cardless checkout and digital consultation forms

  • Keep clients coming back, with automated rebooking reminders sent at just the right time, and a whole suite of marketing tools

  • Increase your revenue with an easy-setup online store, online gift cards, video consultations

  • Get more referral business with an online reputation tool that will get you more 5 star reviews on Google and Facebook

  • Hire, motivate & retain great teams with goal setting tools and KPI reporting for you and your team

  • Access your salon info from anywhere, and empower your staff to take control of their calendars with the Phorest Go ap

Summary

  • Class scheduling

  • Appointment scheduling

  • Waitlists

  • Reminders and follow-ups

  • Online booking

  • Point of sale

  • Credit card processing

  • Staff management

  • Payroll

  • Membership tools

Summary

    No key features associated with this application.

Pricing

Essential

$125.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • MINDBODY App Listin
  • Class, Appointment, Workshop & Event Scheduling
  • Retail Point of Sale
  • Automated Emails & Texts
  • Reporting 35+
  • Branded Web Tools
  • MINDBODY University on Demand
  • 1:1 Onboarding & Training

Accelerate

$195.00
1 user(s) / month

Ultimate

$395.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Custom Mobile App

Pricing

1 User/Month

$49.99
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Branded Salon App, Integrated Payment Processing, Unlimited Tech Support

2-10 Users/Month

$129.00
10 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Branded Salon App, Integrated Payment Processing, Unlimited Tech Support

FAQs

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Salons, Spas, Hair Salons, Beauty Salons, Waxing Studios, Tanning Salons, Barbers, MedSpa/Aesthetic Clinics.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes, it does.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • PC, tablet, mobile, and Mac.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, it does.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Appointment booking, online booking, appointment reminders, SMS marketing, email marketing, social media marketing, reports, stock takes, salon-branded mobile app.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Onboarding support
    Hardware & IT support
    Phone & email support
    Secure Online Backup
    Online training

FAQs

    Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • No.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: FAQs, Community, Business Resources, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials, Software Support.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users of MindBody are gyms, fitness and personal training centers, salons, spas and massage centers, wellness centers, dance schools and yoga studios.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is commonly used in tandem with Google Calendar and CRM applications.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used as a salon management software.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Integrations: Facebook, Google Calendar, Google Analytics, Constant Contact, Xero, MailChimp, Trainerize, REACH, TapMango, Delivra, ActiveCampaign, Emma, Social Campaigns, Perkville.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • This service uses Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) to grant access to its client databases.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • MindBody is a web-based software, with Androi and iOS apps offered.

FAQs

    Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, training, helpdesk and live support

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Client Scheduling
    Payment Processing
    Payroll
    Staff Scheduling
    ECommerce

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • No

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Salon Owners
    Salon Managers
    Spa Owners
    Spa Managers
    Day Spa Owners
    Day Spa Managers
    MedSpa Owners
    MedSpa Managers

Vendor Information

Founded:
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Based in:
Dublin 7
Employees:
51-200
Likes:
Followers:
5.75k

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Followers:
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Other

Who uses Phorest
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • WinPhone
  • Blackberry
Languages:
English, Finnish, German
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses MindBody
  • Startups
  • SMEs
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses AURA Salonware
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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