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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 Versum

A handy appointment book, automatic appointment reminders and other messages, comprehensive customer database, inventory control, real-time statistics and detailed reports - the list goes on and on. Versum will give you all the tools you need to streamline your daily tasks and effectively manage and grow your business. Powerful marketing automation tools and the customer loyalty program will allow you to attract new customers, build customer loyalty and boost your sales.

Mobile access on any Internet-enabled device, a PC, Mac or a phone, will give you the freedom and flexibility you need, at any time and any place - at home, on the go, or on a holiday.

You don’t need to be a computer expert – using Versum is as easy as it gets. Just create an account and you’ll feel at home within minutes from signing up.
No installation required. No sign-up fees. No contracts.

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

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Pricing

Solo

$25.00
1 Employee
Included in plan:
  • Free implementation
  • Free support
  • Appointment book
  • Automatic appointment reminders
  • SMS and e-mail communication
  • Online booking
  • Financial reports
  • Worktime schedules
  • Inventory management
  • Automated data backups
  • Customer reviews
  • Facebook and Twitter integration
  • Gift voucher management

Basic

$39.00
2-6 Employees
Included in plan:
  • Free implemenation
  • Free support
  • Appointment book
  • Automatic appointment reminders
  • SMS and e-mail communication
  • Online booking
  • Financial reports
  • Employee statistics
  • Worktime schedules
  • Commissions rates
  • Tipping management
  • Inventory management
  • Secure client data
  • Employee access restriction
  • Automated data backups
  • Customer reviews
  • Facebook and Twitter integration
  • Gift voucher management
  • Resource management

Medium

$69.00
7-12 Employees
Included in plan:
  • Free implementation
  • Free support
  • Appointment book
  • Automatic appointment reminders
  • SMS and e-mail communication
  • Online booking
  • Financial reports
  • Employee statistics
  • Worktime schedules
  • Commissions rates
  • Tipping management
  • Inventory management
  • Secure client data
  • Employee access restriction
  • Automated data backups
  • Customer reviews
  • Facebook and Twitter integration
  • Gift voucher management
  • Resource management

Pro

$109.00
Unlimited
Included in plan:
  • Free implementation
  • Free support
  • Appointment book
  • Automatic appointment reminders
  • SMS and e-mail communication
  • Online booking
  • Financial reports
  • Employee statistics
  • Worktime schedules
  • Commissions rates
  • Tipping management
  • Inventory management
  • Secure client data
  • Employee access restriction
  • Automated data backups
  • Customer reviews
  • Facebook and Twitter integration
  • Gift voucher management
  • Resource management
  • Marketing automation

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)?
  • Yes, unlimited number of users.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Free setup assistance, free of charge email and phone customer service, guides, tutorials

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Cloud system (works on any Internet-enabled device)

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Managing and promoting beauty businesses

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Hair & beauty salons, barber shops, SPAs, welness centers, health centers

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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Employees:
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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 Versum
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Languages:
English
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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