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Software Description:

Shift Status allows your employees to check their schedule at anytime, on any device. Employees can request timeoff and shift trades, directly through the Shift Status website.

Shift Status allows for multiple manager accounts, allowing multiple people to create shift schedules. Additionally, Shift Status supports unlimited brick-and-mortar locations, and unlimited job titles.

Benefits of Shift Status
- Check your schedule 24/7.
- Make schedule changes on the go.
- Reduce the time and cost of maintaining a paper shift schedule.
- Receive notifications when employees want to book timeoff or trade shifts.
- Be notified of employee scheduling preferences when creating a schedule.
- Print off schedule calendars.

Software Description:

NimbleSchedule increases employee productivity and satisfaction through:

  1. Multi-Device Scheduling and Time Tracking
  2. Communicating Schedule Changes Instantly
  3. Creating an Empowered and Accountable Workforce
  4. Being in Control with Actionable Reporting and Predictive Analytics

Software Description:

Manage and automate scheduling for calls, meeting and appointments.

More Features? You bet! Here are a few other features that make Bookafy great...

  • Google 2-way Sync
    Staff and Admin can sync all appointments to/from Google calendar and Bookafy. Appointments from Google sync to Bookafy. Appointments on Bookafy Sync to Google.

  • Recurring Appointments
    Create recurring appointments for your customers. Customization is unlimited. 2x per week, every other week, 1x per month… you decide!

  • IFrame Site Integration
    You can add a link from your site to your private subdomain… or Iframe the scheduling tool right into your website. This is the most used and most seamless approach to scheduling integration.

  • Free Website
    If you don’t have your own website, we will give you one! Your clients will have access to your information and they can schedule an appointment anytime! All Included!

  • Custom Fields
    When customers book an appointment, you can decide which fields you want, and you can add your own. Maybe you want their birth date, or skype id… Bookafy allows you to customize for your needs!

  • Mail Chimp Integration
    Automatically sync all of your customers to mail chimp for seamless marketing integration. No longer will you need to download, copy/paste. 1-click and its done!

  • Zapier Integration
    With Zapier, you can integrate with Office 365, and many many other products.

  • Time Zones
    If you are in one time zone, and the customer is in another… the appointments will automatically reflect the correct time zone for all parties.

  • Custom Staff Schedules
    View booked appointments, who’s in the office, customer notes and accept payments in one sweet spot.

  • Constant Contact Integration
    Sync all customers with Constant Contact integration..

  • SMS Text Alerts
    SMS Appointment reminders are Free (I should say included at no extra cost) and will make a remarkable difference in your business. A quick reminder to your customers cell phone will prevent no shows and last minute cancellations.

  • Buffer Between Appointments
    If you need some down time between appointments, travel time or prep time… you can add automatic buffer times for each service.

  • Custom Messages
    You can include your own custom message with each appointment confirmation. Remind them to bring something, reminder to come early, what to wear, etc

  • Instant Notifications
    You can have as many employees, services and appointments as you want! Bookafy’s here to help your business grow.

  • Mobile Booking
    Customers can schedule via mobile phone, desktop, laptop or tablet. We make it easy for your customers to schedule!

  • Customer Reminder Schedule
    We will automatically send reminders messages via SMS Text and Email… but you get to decide when we send it. 1 hour, 6 hours, 12 hours, 24 hours, 48 hours? You decide based on your business needs.

  • Color Match Your Brand
    You can change the colors of the calendar to match your brand. Change the text color, header, buttons, and more with a color picker or HTML color code.

  • Customize Service Start Times
    Choose which services start at which times. Example: Coffee Meetings can start at only 10am and 2pm. Or new client meetings only at 4pm on Mondays.

  • Languages Supported
    Bookafy supports roughly 35 languages including Chinese, Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Hindi and many many more. Your clients will see language in the Businesses primary language.

  • Import Customers
    If you have a list of current customers, you can import all of their contact info… and if you need your whole calendar imported we can do that for you. Free.



  • Time Management
  • Calendar Management
  • Employee Database
  • Notifications
  • Payroll
  • Scheduling
  • Timesheets
  • Vacation Calendar
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Project Management
  • Budgeting
  • Forecasting


  • Stripe
  • Feedback Management
  • Project Management
  • Email Integration
  • Data Export
  • External Integrations
  • Notifications
  • Data Import
  • API
  • Customer Management
  • Multi-User
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons
  • Google Apps Integration
  • Time Management
  • Calendar Management
  • Chat
  • Payment Processor
  • Scheduling


  • Cross-browser

  • Works on any device

  • Inexpensive

  • Simple Design


  • Create and view employee schedules from any device

  • Unlimited locations, departments, positions and time zones

  • System notifications reduce overtime, missed shifts

  • GPS tagging or fencing via Android or Apple phone

  • Integrated QR code and biometric devices

  • Clock-in and out from any browser, device or location


  • Online Scheduling

  • SMS Text Reminders

  • Recurring Appointments

  • Class Scheduling

  • iFrame

  • Google Calendar 2-way Sync

  • Outlook Calendar 2-way Sync

  • Customer Marketing Messages

  • Receive customers full social profile


  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Signing up is free, no credit card required.
    Free accounts get a maximum of 5 employee accounts.
    Paid plans from CA$8.95 per month.


  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Standard: $1 per month/per employee
    Enterprise: $2 per month/per employee

    Optional feature add-ons available.


  • Starting from: $7.00/month
  • Credit card required: No
  • $7 per user per month.
    Accounts with user count above 20 can qualify for reduced pricing.


Included in plan:
  • Free website with booking page


1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Text Messaging
  • Two Way Calendar Sync
  • Display customers social profiles
  • Multiple Staff/Users


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    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Small to mid-sized companies, agencies and institutions with 10-2000 employees who seek to improve their staff performance and satisfaction through better optimization, organization and

    Target industries: services, retail, healthcare, education, government and hospitality.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Simple and sophisticated, cloud-based scheduling and time tracking application perfect for global small to medium sized businesses.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Cloud-based desktop, mobile app, tablet and SMS.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Bamboo HR
    Intuit Quickbooks

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • TraxPayroll

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Absolutely. NimbleSchedule was built on an open system architecture to leverage the power of strong integrations that benefit our customers. We actively seek relevant API integration partnerships.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes. Multi-user capabilities is one of the cornerstones of our application.


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Who uses Bookafy
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • WinPhone
  • Blackberry
English, Bengali, German, Japanese, Italian, Persian, Chinese, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Korean, Spanish, Telugu, Swedish, Vietnamese, Urdu, Turkish
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