For many businesses, rooms and venues are valuable resources which can be booked by employees or sold to customers. With paper schedules and noticeboards rapidly becoming things of the past, timetabling, meeting room booking systems and room booking systems are important for getting the best out of business premises and services, for customers and employees alike.
In this blog, we’ve outlined the benefits that your business could attain from using a good-quality room booking system or meeting room booking system, helping things run more efficiently and providing a better return on investment.
Minimising admin and management costs – An intelligent, well-designed piece of booking software will remove the need for a dedicated member of staff who organises schedules or operates phones. Booking software lets employees or clients organising rooms and services in a synchronised but decentralised way.
Better organisation and coordination – Room booking systems like BookingLive’s help minimise human errors like double-booking and can help prevent no-shows through sending automated reminder messages. Customisation options mean you can also upsell services and products, including food and drinks, projectors, and much more.
Strong customer interfaces – Frustrating interfaces can damage a business’s reputation and revenue streams, as ineffective or counter-intuitive purchasing can wear client patients. A good room or service booking system will help you retain customers. It will also result in a more contented staff who will be able to arrange a Monday meeting or Friday run down hangout in a flash.
Flexible access – 24/7 access booking is great for night-owl clients or those living in different parts of the world, but it is also going to be applicable to staff who work late and who may need to schedule work at a time when the office is otherwise empty. As your company helpdesk isn’t open all day, every day, unless you use a chatbot web helpline, your booking system has to be minimal-fuss and user-friendly.
Better resource monitoring – While booking software’s primary purpose is customer service, a useful upshot is that the available monitoring abilities will allow businesses to understand which services or facilities, are being most-often used by customers, which are being overlooked and need to be re-marketed. This knowledge can help inform and improve marketing initiatives and help your business earn more money.
Environmental benefits – A good number of software benefits will fall under this bracket. These benefits refer to the financial and environmental savings you’ll make by bringing booking services entirely online. One clear benefit can be significantly reducing external or internal paper use. There are also potentially greater impacts like cutting electricity from rooms that are not in use, thereby helping keep carbon footprints as small as possible. That way, your company’s success can also be a success for the environment.
We’ve carefully designed BookingLive’s room booking and meeting room booking systems to have all the above benefits and to be adaptable to a huge number of potential business scenarios and requirements. There’s also onsite and offsite support, to help ensure that your staff, and by extension your customers, can get the most out of the tool.
Feel free to contact us if you want to discover more about how BookingLive can support your business growth.