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Stop! You’re running your business like a drunk

I have a confession to make. I’m drunk right now. Yep. It’s true. And you know what? I bet that 95% of you reading this are practically drunk, too. Right about now you’re raising your eyebrows. “Nicki, what the heck are you talking about?” I have a hard time finding Read more…

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Five ways to refresh your business

The New Year isn’t the only time for fresh starts. With students starting their new school years, the end of summer is a terrific time to reassess and refresh right alongside them.   1. Dust off your business plan It’s not unusual for business owners to write a business plan Read more…

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Front Desk nominated for 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards

We’re excited to announce that Front Desk has been nominated for the 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards in the Corporations category. Jointly produced by the online magazine Small Business Trends and the media company Small Biz Technology, these awards honor those who are influential to small businesses through the products, Read more…

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Introducing Limited Staff

This week we’re introducing a new Front Desk role for your organization called Limited Staff. Limited Staff lets you control the access of certain staff members, like temporary workers and seasonal instructors, so they can see only their own schedules and services and just enough info about clients to check Read more…

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Photo contest winner takes Front Desk to new heights

Wow! Thanks to everyone who participated in the “Where do you take your Front Desk?” photo contest! It’s awesome to see all of the drool-worthy places that Front Desk businesses take your Front Desk. Now that the contest deadline has come, we have our winners. Take a peek! Gold: Marty Read more…

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Front Desk hot seat: this Hulk don’t dance

Name?  Travis Benjamin Isaacs. Where do you live? Grapevine, TX Where’s your hometown? Laurel, IN. It’s situated between corn and the Whitewater River. What’s your favorite app (other than Front Desk)? Pandora and Spotify are my two most used apps. I have adventurous tastes in music, and I love to find new artists. Read more…

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Signing clients up? Make the most of it!

Signing up new clients takes a balancing act. You don’t want to scare them away with giant signup forms. But you need the info that will protect your business and give you the tools to keep your clients. Each business needs different information to help them best serve their clients. Read more…

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From patched to polished: CrossFit Oakland case study

Three owners, 12 employees, 35 classes, and over 425 clients in two locations. Sounds like a recipe for business success…if managed well. Problem was: managing the business was a lot of work. Robyn Alazraqui and her two business partners at CrossFit Oakland had stitched together four different software and paper Read more…

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Who’s on your team? It matters!

Your staff represents your business and your brand. This is true of any business but is particularly true for service businesses where clients return for services on a consistent basis—monthly, weekly, or even multiple times per week. A poor first experience with a staff member can mean your business loses Read more…

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Where do you take your Front Desk? Show us!

Do you remember life before Front Desk, tied to your desk, your computer, your office? Recall those years when you never took a vacation? Your mobile Front Desk gives you the freedom—and convenience—to check in on your business anywhere, anytime, while actually having a life. Want to plan the next Read more…

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