Booking plan for Photographers
With the booking calendar your clients will be able to book and pay for a photo shoot easily and conveniently. Organise and control your time thanks to the Booking plan.
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Booking calendar for photographers
The Booking plan for photographers allows you to sell your photo shoots automatically and organise your photo shoots with your clients through a booking calendar.
Getting new clients is critical to the success of any photographer. Watching your photography business grow is rewarding and satisfying, but that growth means an increased amount of work for you: scheduling, confirming and processing these clients. We know it can be overwhelming trying to keep track of all the client management while also having to do your job as a full-time photographer.
Thanks to the booking calendar that will be displayed fully integrated in your photography website, you will gain much more time to dedicate to your sessions or just to yourself.
Set up all the templates for the shoots you need with details such as name, description, duration, price and available times.
With the booking calendar for photographers in the Booking plan you will have the possibility to:
- Managing your photo shoots. From the Management Dashboard, check on the reports you still have pending, add collections and add new sessions from clients who come to your studio to make a booking or contact you by phone.
- Send reminders of booked sessions to your clients. You will have the ability to inform your clients about their upcoming sessions they have with you. You can send them a notice a month, a week or the day before. In addition, you can send them messages at any time, either by email or WhatsApp.
- Define different types of sessions. Establish the different types of photo shoots you offer, such as: studio sessions, communions, Christmas, 15 years, etc. Provide detailed information about each one, including the name, description, duration, price, available times, etc. This way, it will be easier for your clients to choose the session they are interested in and book it.
Get customers through your booking calendar anytime and anywhere
Thanks to the booking calendar, your clients will be able to schedule appointments for the photo shoots they are most interested in online through your booking system.
The great benefit of the Booking plan for photographers is that, in addition to your clients being able to purchase a shoot whenever they want, the calendar will take care of the time management for you. As a professional photographer, you will be able to add the Booking plan to your website, you will be able to mark the dates you want each shoot to be available through the Management panel and your clients will have the option to book the time and date available on your calendar.
The Booking plan is a service that offers automatic booking of appointments for the photographer. Although this service is also focused on any other professional sector in which the client needs to make an appointment to receive your services. Interested parties can log in and get more details and make a booking based on availability. All without any effort on your part.
Thanks to the booking calendar you will be able to check what sessions you have pending, add collections and new reports to offer to your clients in the studio. You can also schedule the notifications to your clients of the sessions they have with you by email or WhatsApp, with a month in advance, a week or even the day before.
Share your availability with customers thanks to the booking calendar
Your clients will be able to check your availability for each photo session on the calendar, book the one they are most interested in and pay for it at the time of booking.
Your clients can easily and conveniently choose a date and time based on your availability and schedule their photo shoot. Create different categories of sessions to make it easier for your clients to choose. With the booking calendar available in the Booking plan, you no longer need to spend time responding to clients. They can search for available dates and prices themselves in an attractive way on your booking site.
With the booking calendar available in the Booking plan you no longer need to waste your time responding to customers. They will be able to choose the type of shoot they are interested in, select the date and time that suits them best based on your availability to schedule their shoot and pay for it conveniently from your booking site.
Create different categories of shoots so that your clients have many more options when booking a photo shoot with you. And if a client comes to your studio to book a photo shoot or contacts you by phone, you can manually add them to your appointment calendar. You will also be able to connect your appointment calendar with your regular Google Calendar.
Enjoy moments of photographing, editing or sharing time with your loved ones. In the meantime, new customers coming to your website will fill your booking calendar and keep your business active. And when they finish booking, you'll receive a request that you can accept or decline.
Get better time management with a booking calendar for photographers
Find the perfect balance between your profession as a photographer and your personal life thanks to the Booking plan.
Your time for more photo shoots is limited and after an intense week of photo shoots, it is important that you find time to rest. The secret is to find that balance between work and personal life.
Arcadina's Booking plan is the tool your photography business needs to help you optimise your time and offer your clients a much more up-to-date service thanks to our online photo shoot booking system.
With our Booking plan appointment calendar you will be able to plan photo shoots, organise your time and have a much more global and structured view of all the sessions that await you during the week.
Add to your appointment calendar the availability you are most interested in for each type of session and choose the time slots that best suit your availability. Decide when is the perfect time for a client to book a shoot, activate the option to cancel or reschedule if you see fit and many more options.
Receive payment for photo shoots in advance via your booking calendar
Schedule full payment or an advance payment in your calendar during the booking process.
Getting paid for a photo shoot in advance has never been easier than with Arcadina's Booking plan. You can set up full payment or an advance payment for a photo shoot at the time of booking. At that point, your client will be asked to make the payment online and you will receive notice of the payment made before the booking is confirmed to your client. Save time and rest assured that all your shoots will be paid for in advance.
To offer payment for your shoots in advance, you will be able to select various payment methods such as: credit card, PayPal, credit or debit card (Stripe), Virtual POS, Bizum (only available in Spain), bank transfer and cash on delivery. For each type of report you will be able to enable the payment methods that best suit your customers.
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Use WhatsApp Business integration with Booking plan
Get up close and personal with your clients using the WhatsApp instant messaging application with your session booking calendar.
WhatsApp has evolved into an essential tool for photographers. Evidence suggests that this instant messaging application is much more effective in establishing a more personal and closer communication with clients.
At Arcadina we have developed a set of pre-established templates that you can use from your Management Panel so that you can communicate with your clients efficiently, without having to spend time creating the content of the message. With the WhatsApp Business service, communicating with your clients who have booked a session with you will be easier and more convenient.
Use the WhatsApp Business service to make booking appointments and photo shoots for your clients an experience!
The perfect booking system for busy photographers
Get more customers and optimise your time thanks to Arcadina's booking calendar.
We know that keeping your appointment schedule well organised can be an exhausting task. Many clients call to cancel or change their appointments and when this happens most of the time it takes you away from the rest of the scheduled shoots.
It is not an easy task to attend to your clients during a photo shoot without being interrupted by the phone, to find available slots in your schedule, to keep track of payments and to remind clients of their appointments, especially if you offer various types of photo shoots.
Thanks to all the possibilities offered by the Booking plan, managing your photo shoot schedule will be much easier. You can set up your booking site just once and the system will take care of the rest. Your clients will be able to book a photo shoot without having to contact you. Enjoy more time for yourself and get more clients with just a few clicks thanks to Arcadina's Booking plan.
Questions and Answers
What are the advantages of the Booking plan?
The Booking plan for photographers offers you the opportunity to automate the booking and payment of photo shoots with your clients through a booking calendar. The Booking plan schedules, confirms and processes each client automatically while you can focus on your work as a full-time photographer.
Why is it important to have a booking calendar on my website?
Thanks to the booking calendar, your clients will be able to choose the photo shoot they are most interested in, select the date and time they want and pay by credit card, PayPal or any other means you have set up for them through your website.
With the booking calendar, you can manage your work as a photographer and set days and times when you are not available. All this with a modern and easy to use interface.
Is there an option to try the Booking plan free of charge and without obligation?
Yes, you have the option to try our Booking plan with no commitment of permanence and no need to provide us with payment information. Simply click on one of the GET START NOW buttons on our website and start using our booking service immediately.
The 14-day free trial is fully functional. Appointments, bookings and changes you make during this time will be valid if you decide to use the service in the future.
How do I subscribe to a Booking plan with Arcadina?
It is very easy to sign up for our Booking plan. In the Booking Plan free trial message in the management panel, click on the SIGN UP button or on the button in the welcome email we send you.
You will also be able to locate SIGN UP in future emails with additional information.
How are booked client sessions managed in the calendar?
The process is very simple. You can review your pending sessions via the appointment calendar or the dashboard. You can notify your clients of their appointments via email or WhatsApp, with the option to send reminders a month in advance, a week in advance and/or the day before.
Through the panel you can add the payment methods you are most interested in and create new reports in a simple way.
If a client comes to your photo studio or by phone to book a photo shoot, you can manually add their appointment to your booking calendar and connect it with your Google Calendar to keep up to date with your entire schedule.
How can I create different types of sessions with the Booking plan?
Configuring the different types of sessions to appear in the booking calendar is very simple and can be done through the management panel. All you have to do is fill in a series of details: title, description, duration, cost and available time.
You will also be able to create different categories of sessions so that your clients can choose the type of session they need.
How do clients pay for the photo shoots they book in the calendar?
The process is also very simple. In your panel you can activate a series of payment methods for each shoot: by credit or debit card, Paypal, Virtual POS, bank transfer or in your studio. For each type of session you can offer different alternatives to suit your needs and your clients' preferences. You can also create attractive promotions and discounts to encourage your followers and contacts to book your sessions.
When it's time for the client to make the payment, they will find a drop-down menu in your appointment calendar where they can choose the option they are most interested in to make the payment or book their photo session.
Do I get a discount if I take out an annual Booking plan?
Yes, by doing so, you will save the cost of two additional months compared to the monthly prices.
Can I cancel the Booking plan at any time?
Yes, you have the freedom to cancel or change your plan at any time without having to worry about a commitment to stay with us.
I am not a photographer, can Arcadina's Booking plan work for my business?
Of course we do! With Arcadina, we not only offer solutions for photographers, but also for a wide range of businesses and companies that need an efficient system of appointments with their clients. Our booking plan is perfect to meet these needs!
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