SOURCE: Appointment-Plus


August 25, 2011 16:00 ET

New QuickBooks Sync Puts Appointment-Plus in a League of Its Own; Only Scheduling System to Marry Online Booking, Accounting, Payment-Processing and E-Marketing Applications

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - Aug 25, 2011) - Appointment-Plus, the leader in online scheduling calendars, today announced the release of its QuickBooks Sync module that allows businesses and organizations to automatically and seamlessly transfer customer and payment data into their QuickBooks software once individuals book their appointments or reservations online. This new feature makes Appointment-Plus the only online scheduler calendar to marry online booking, accounting, customer payment-processing and e-marketing, as well as sync calendar applications, in one easy-to-use system.

The new QuickBooks Sync is available to all Appointment-Plus clients at no charge (the Point-of-Sale module is required for merchandise transactions). Users can quickly integrate this new feature by utilizing the QB Connector.

"Our new QuickBooks Sync is the latest in a line of exciting features we'll be rolling out over the next few months," says Bob La Loggia, CEO of Appointment-Plus. "These will allow our clients to sync our industry-leading scheduling software with many of the software applications they already regularly use."

The new QuickBooks Sync joins a growing list of unique features available to Appointment-Plus online scheduler calendar users. Others include online customer payment-processing through Merchant Warehouse and e-marketing capabilities through Constant Contact and iContact. Upcoming releases include syncs with Google and Microsoft Outlook calendars, as well as a new user interface.

A provider of online scheduling software since 2001, Appointment-Plus offers service-based businesses and organizations the Web-based tools they need to automate, streamline and improve their booking processes through such features as:

  • Online self-scheduling.
  • Automated e-mail and text message reminders.
  • Robust record-keeping and reporting.

Appointment-Plus online scheduling calendars require only an Internet connection to use. Pricing starts at $39 per month.

"Scheduling appointments is just one piece of the operations puzzle," La Loggia adds. "Appointment-Plus is committed to giving you the tools to run your business."

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About Appointment-Plus: Appointment-Plus is the leading online appointment-scheduling system, serving organizations in 11 countries ranging from one-person businesses to Fortune 500 companies. With over 10 million end users across 100 industries, Appointment-Plus is the preferred scheduler for colleges and universities, salons, shipping docks, government agencies, health care providers, financial institutions, tour operators, and many other types of organizations. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., over 70 million appointments have been booked through Appointment-Plus since its launch in 2001.

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