In a July 8th article How Salons Are Using The Latest Technology To Stay A Cut Above on Forbes.com author Bob Summers states that few industries have been as impacted by the pandemic as salons, with these “non-essential” businesses among the first to face mandated closures. Summers, the CEO of Goodcall and Forbes Council Member, goes on to explain that he thinks it’s clear that technology will be the catalyst for the salon industry’s revival.
Summers’ picks for the salon techo-revolution include virtual imaging to help communicate what consumers want to be done with their hair, smart tools using AI, and market strategies that involve social media to reach clients. Of the technologies Summers sees as relevant, booking software and the ability to schedule appointments online led the list. And that’s where Rosy Salon Software was cited.
What wasn’t mentioned in the article is that Rosy was the first cloud-based salon software on the market. Through this technology, in 2008, Rosy was able to pioneer real-time online booking, where clients choose from open appointments based on what services they’d like to have done. Over the years Rosy has enhanced online scheduling by adding product reservations and the ability to take deposits and purchase gift cards online through a card on file feature. Since its original release, online client scheduling has provided 24/7 booking convenience for salon clients and has helped fill chairs and save staff time for salons.
Regardless of missing the fact that Rosy was the first cloud-based salon software, we are still thrilled about the mention and the exposure for the industry. Give the article a read for yourself: How Salons Are Using The Latest Technology To Stay A Cut Above.