From Hearing on the phone to Sight on your Site
I’ve been wanting to write this blog for a long time now. Part of our job a FittleBug is to help newbies to the whole real-time booking thing understand their audience better. Cause they’z different in the senses they use to evaluate your services. When a prospect calls you on the phone it’s your voice […]
What’s your Goal in Business?
Is it to have more sales, to make more money, to stay busier? Yes, Yes, and Yes. Why do people choose to have Online Scheduling? It’s funny how things change and change quickly! I remember when I was still building FittleBug Real-Time Booking. The talk of the carpet cleaning industry was “Should I put my […]
Done… The Ultimate Conversion
The Future for Service Providers Marketing: Empowerment & Conversion! You can do all the marketing approaches that you want, spend as much money as you desire, but if the actions don’t turn into conversions – it was a waste! By conversions I mean an actual sale on the books. Marketing used to be “How can […]
Blocks of Time vs Down to Minute
Ever wonder what you’re missing by having “Block of Time Window” Scheduling options vs Down to the Minute? We did, so we did the calculations before we ever started coding FittleBug. Below you can clearly see based on certain conservative estimates that if you’re booking is blocks of time and not allowing for the actual […]
Change Should be a Four-Letter Word!
Actually it is, but I’ll get to that! Years ago I blogged about “Change is a Coming”. Well… it’s here and roaring done the track. Everywhere you look people are looking for faster more convenient features to their lives… and they’re getting it! Waiting for the gas guy to come fill the tank became a […]
Be Daring – Be Different – Be First
We have this saying in our office to remind us that being different in the business world is often the key to success, but you still have to sell your differentiality. If you are different enough, often times all you have to do is “Tell em – Not Sell em”. We have clients that are like us […]
Looking back in the Rearview Mirror
Today I caught myself thinking about what I “originally thought” results would be for our FittleBug Clients and then what really occurred over the last 6 years. I also thought I would share some of my surprises and challenges today and going forward. My biggest surprise was the time of day that consumers are booking […]
That’s VERY Innovative Steve
Man, I hear that ALL THE TIME, but is it? Is it really? Offering Digital Mom the ability to work with you on her time, yet still based on your time, anytime – Is it really innovative. I would suggest to you that it is OPPORTUNISTIC and CREATIVE, but NOT Innovative. It’s been said, “innovation […]
You gotta Tell to Sell
The point of this is to have some fun, but also to emphasis that unless you tell people about your service company and why they should choose you, they have more choices today than ever before…. People LOVE Cool Stuff if it Empowers their Lives FittleBug Empowers Your Life and Theirs!!! I can always tell […]
Which statement make more sense?
Let’s play the Honey Game… Honey, get on the internet and see when flights leave and fly to Atlanta on the 28th and tell me what they cost and if it looks good book it please. Honey, can’t we just go on the internet and see if our checks have cleared as opposed to waiting […]