Customer Stories

Read about and get tips and tricks from the amazing people that use Timely to power their businesses.

Free emotional support from The Help Hub
By Sarah Blake, 25 Jan 2021

Free emotional support from The Help Hub

Launched in April 2020 to ease the detrimental mental health impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, The Help Hub’s volunteer psychotherapists and counsellors offer free emotional support to anyone in the UK in need. Here, The Help Hub’s founder, Ruth Chaloner, named Frontline Hero in the Good Morning Britain 1 Million Minutes Awards, tells Timely how to access support, and explains why The Help Hub needs more volunteers.

Headroom Hair Turns Twenty
By Tracey Lydiard, 10 Dec 2020

Headroom Hair Turns Twenty

This year, one of our long-time customers, Headroom Hair, is turning twenty. It’s quite an achievement to last the distance, and this salon has certainly done more than that. Now three branches strong and clutching industry awards for both the business and the team, we are catching up with Sally to talk about her journey as a salon owner.

Tyson Mendes on why online & offline presence are both crucial
By Sarah Blake, 10 Nov 2020

Tyson Mendes on why online & offline presence are both crucial

In-demand hairdresser Tyson Mendes, owner of Melbourne’s successful Pearl Blonde salon, spoke earlier this year about why Timely is his undisputed business software of choice.  Here, Tyson talks about client retention during COVID-19, and why both online and offline presence are equally essential to salon success.

How Manscape used Timely Consult to help them reopen safely during New Zealand’s Stage 2
By Tracey Lydiard, 19 Oct 2020

How Manscape used Timely Consult to help them reopen safely during New Zealand’s Stage 2

Manscape is a hair and body salon for men based in Christchurch, New Zealand. They’re an upmarket barber shop with a focus on relaxation and pampering, giving their clients a unique experience unlike anywhere else. Post lockdown, they shared their tips with us on how they reopened safely and successfully.

Talking Beaute with Tamara Reid
By Tracey Lydiard, 16 Sep 2020

Talking Beaute with Tamara Reid

The fabulous Tamara Reid is an entrepreneur, community creator, conversation facilitator, and the founding director of the Beaute Industrie; a professional support group for the beauty industry which recently passed 5,000 members. We got the lowdown from Tamara on the Beaute community, how we value beauty businesses, and what’s happening in the industry right now.

Making business magic with the Skin Fairy
By Tracey Lydiard, 29 Jul 2020

Making business magic with the Skin Fairy

Carmen McNamara owns the award winning Australian clinic; Skin Fairy. A loyal Timely customer with 15 years of experience in the beauty industry in Australia and London; we talked to Carmen about building a successful business, finding work-life balance, and her favourite Timely features. You don’t want to miss Carmen’s story!

Real talk with My Father’s Barber
By Tracey Lydiard, 17 Jul 2020

Real talk with My Father’s Barber

Matt Brown is the owner/director of My Father’s Barber in Christchurch, New Zealand. He’s also an internationally acclaimed hair artist and educator, an author, speaker, husband, and father of three.

Why Pearl Blonde switched to Timely
By Alex Davies-Parmenter, 25 Feb 2020

Why Pearl Blonde switched to Timely

From a 15-year-old highschool dropout to a highly successful salon owner, Tyson Mendes is one to watch. Now, his Pearl Blonde salon in Prahran, Melbourne is two years old. He’s been using Timely since they opened, but prior to opening his salon he used free software.

Green Butterfly’s move from pen and paper to Timely
By Tracey Lydiard, 27 Jan 2020

Green Butterfly’s move from pen and paper to Timely

15 years ago experienced hairdresser Natasha and her partner, fashion designer Ewan, started eco-friendly Melbourne salon Green Butterfly using a pen and paper appointment book. Today, they use Timely to power their business.

Why UK Salon, ‘Asylum Hair and Beauty’ Uses Free App ‘Consult’ to Protect their Clients and their Business
By Alex Davies-Parmenter, 23 Oct 2019

Why UK Salon, ‘Asylum Hair and Beauty’ Uses Free App ‘Consult’ to Protect their Clients and their Business

When your salon saves water, is powered by 100% renewable energy, and is cruelty-free and vegan, it makes sense to be paperless too. Salon owner Jason Donnelly uses our Consult app to manage all his client records, but it hasn’t always been that way. Find out what it’s like to switch from paper forms to Consult and how it can save you time, money, and give you peace of mind.

Why UK CEO Haylee Benton uses Timely’s Online Booking to help her Spa, Salon and Skin Clinics Thrive
By Alex Davies-Parmenter, 29 Aug 2019

Why UK CEO Haylee Benton uses Timely’s Online Booking to help her Spa, Salon and Skin Clinics Thrive

With three booming businesses under her name, you could say that CEO and marketing extraordinaire Haylee Benton has a flair for creating first-class ‘me time’. We spoke with her about standing out in the UK, her five-star client experience and how she uses Timely to grow her three businesses.

Growing Your Salon and Social Media Presence with Stevie Vincent
By Alex Davies-Parmenter, 21 Aug 2019

Growing Your Salon and Social Media Presence with Stevie Vincent

Stevie Vincent is an award-winning Perth hairdresser with a booming high-tech salon and over 24k followers on Facebook and Instagram. We spoke with Stevie about her success philosophy and how she grew her following as well as her business. Here’s what she had to say.