Jess Rule had a chance encounter with the crew from Timely at the FitEx conference in 2013. Ever since, her appointment scheduling has been streamlined, and her business is benefiting as a result.
Timely has grown a lot in our first year, with thousands of users now in over 30 countries around the world, and I am super excited to announce that we've opened a Timely office in London!
Hair Boutique recently began using Timely, and they find that it is invaluable for organizing their business and marketing activities. We had a chat to Shaun Thornburgh, a salon business expert and the owner of Hair Boutique, to find out how Timely was working for the business.
I'm very happy to welcome Louise Blakely to the Timely team as our new Marketing and Communications Manager!
I spent this past weekend away at a holiday house with my family. Sitting on the coffee table we discovered a NZ Woman's Weekly magazine from 1982!
Over the weekend we released a change to the invoice raising and payment process.
No-shows are a killer for an appointment-based business. When a customer fails to turn up for an appointment you are faced with lost revenue and wasted time.
It’s that time of year and I’ve spent this morning reflecting on 2013. As co-founder of Timely I’m immensely proud of what we’ve achieved this year.
Another big year has come to an end for tertiary students, and we were proud to be involved by sponsoring an award given to an Advanced Therapeutic Massage student at Aoraki Polytechnic.
With a growing team based throughout New Zealand and a huge year almost behind us, the Timely family got together to spend a day as a team in Dunedin.
We've promised this feature for a little while now and it's one that's got you folks excited.
Aoraki Polytechnic recently chose Timely as the booking system for their Massage Therapy training clinic. The setup allows members of the public to make a booking with a student massage therapist, who use Timely to manage their bookings.
Last weekend Andrew Long and I headed up to sunny Auckland for the 2013 FitEx conference.
MYOB are one of the biggest providers of accounting software in New Zealand and Australia with 1.2 million customers across both markets.
Unbelievably it's Friday already! Here's the last tiny feature profile to finish the week off.
We are delighted to have been included as a preferred supplier of appointment scheduling software for the Fitness NZ community of personal trainers, group exercise instructors, and facility owners.
The latest new feature to be added to Timely is another request from users.
The techbots have been busy! Their latest addition to Timely is a feature built to avoid double bookings.
From today, you can re-order your own staff anytime you like in any order you like!
Today I promised a second new feature profile and here it is. This one became increasingly important for those users who integrated Timely with Xero.
This is the first in a series of short posts focusing on a number of small but great new features we've released this week.
Last week's changes affected how you request payments on invoices, and this week's changes affect how your customers pay for their appointments.
We are very excited because today we launch online payments for Timely!
The Timely Techbots are always working hard to make things better. In fact, they deployed 10 small improvements over the weekend!
Just before we roll into October, here are a few more features to keep you busy.
Just before we wrap things up for the weekend, here's a little user interface magic we've just added.
September is turning into a huge month for new features and bug fixes on Timely. The tech bots are simply unstoppable at the moment!
We have exciting news here at Timely! The tech bots have been nose to the grindstone these past six weeks building a sparkly, new payments system.
Thanks to our friends at Microsoft NZ, we have a ticket to TechEd 2013 to give away valued at $1,900!
The Timely techbots have been beavering away on the new payments system.
At Timely, we care about your thoughts and opinions.
As of today, you can now create your own templates with your own words for these SMS messages. Simply head on over to Settings > SMS templates to get started.
A new update to Timely allows customers to make an online booking for more than one service at a time.
The Customer Engagement team at Yammer, a leading Enterprise Social Network, has adopted online scheduling start-up, Timely, to allow their customers to book an appointment for a new offering called…
We know many of you have asked for more payment-related functionality in Timely. Here's a quick round-up of the most requested features in this area.
Here's a round up of some recent tweaks we've made to Timely based on your awesome feedback. Keep it coming!
The team at Vend are good friends of ours. Not only are they a nice bunch of people - they have a sweet product that integrates beautifully with Timely. You can use Vend for point-of-sale (POS), stock management and payment features that complement your Timely scheduling system.
You can now schedule recurring classes on your calendar. Plus we've made a bunch of other improvements to the way recurring calendar entries work.
Emerging technology startup, Timely, today announced that Trade Me alumnus and investor Rowan Simpson has backed the company.
We have some great news - we've teamed up with Localist to bring you more ways to reach new customers and take online bookings!
Here is a round-up of the latest feature released to Timely including booking buttons for your services, calendar start date and searching for customers by address.
We've teamed up with The Wellness Directory!
Timely is an exciting new tech start-up, launched in 2012 by an experienced team. We are growing fast, with thousands of users around the world – from Ashburton to Afghanistan.
Timely's integration with MailChimp is now officially released.
We're delighted to be nominated as finalist for the Hi-Tech Awards 2013!
We know that if you are using Timely constantly throughout the day small improvements can make a big difference to your ability to work effectively. With this in mind, we…
Here's a round-up of new features we've added to Timely over the last week. As you can see we've been really busy (one of the benefits of having four computer…
If you have multiple staff - we've added a new option to Timely so you can decide how staff are selected for online bookings.
Our mission at Timely from day one has been to provide our customers with the best appointment scheduling system possible, to make your lives easier; and features and tools that actively help you get new customers through the door.
We've been making some big improvements to the SMS and messaging system for bookings.
We're chuffed to say that our revamped customers area is now live - and just in time for Christmas!
The team behind booking software company Timely were featured by the Idealog magazine in issue 42.
It's been quite a year here at Timely HQ...
We've rolled out the ability to set access permissions for your staff - perfect for large businesses with different types of staff, or small businesses that utilise a call centre to handle their reservations.
We've just made some improvements to the way customers are attached to appointments.
Our staff rostering system has just gone live. You'll find it under Settings > Roster in your Timely account.
We have some awesome news - our ability to bring you new features just got even better with the addition of Justin to the Timely team!
We are big on partnerships at Timely. An ecosystem of cloud apps works best when each app does one job well, works seamlessly with other apps and is supported by a network of awesome professionals.
One of the things we're looking to improve in Timely is the rostering of staff.
We've made it even easier for you to keep in contact with your customers.
Being able to enjoy Dunedin's lifestyle while fielding calls from customers in New York or Belfast is something Ryan Baker finds "kind of cool".
We've partnered up with our good friends over at VendHQ.com to bring point-of-sale and payment functionality to Timely.
Many of our customers rely heavily on word-of-mouth to advertise their services, working to provide amazing experiences so that their customers can't help but tell their friends.
We loved this email today from Daniel, a happy customer at the Children's Studies department of Eastern Washington University. Daniel went on to tell us that he's been reviewing appointment scheduling apps for over a year before finding Timely...
We're really pleased to announce that Timely now supports multi-service appointments. We know many of you have been waiting for this functionality and hopefully you're as excited as we are!
Since we launched Timely in July we've been fine-tuning the way SMS/email notifications and reminders work. It's a complicated beast, but we think we've just about got it right.
An update on the integration between the Timely appointment system and the Vend point-of-sale system that will be launching soon.
Our mission here at Timely is to make your life as a small business owner easier by saving you time. Here are some new features we've added to do this:
Earlier today there was an outage of one of the internet's most popular DNS providers, GoDaddy.
Big day for us here at Timely with two major features just released - including a mobile app and roving locations.
Our Chrome users will be pleased to know that you can now install Timely from the Chrome Web Store.
Today it was awesome to see Timely as the Featured Microsoft BizSpark Startup.
A lot of people have been asking how they can sync their Timely appointment calendar with other calendar applications like Microsoft Outlook, Google Calendar and Apple iCal.
Just around the corner is the mobile version of Timely - so that business users will find it a snap to manage appointments from that little screen in their pocket.
We put our heads together at Timely and are pleased to now be able to offer a free mini-website with every plan!
Some stats from Google show that 41% of consumers surveyed have used their smartphones to make an online purchase. That's a big chunk of people.
We had a bunch of requests for the ability to place a tentative ("pencilled-in") appointment for customers.
It's official - Timely now integrates with the best accounting system in the universe; Xero.
We've just deployed another round of updates to Timely! We don't mess around do we? Our last major upgrade was just 6 days ago.
We've been rolling out a ton of new functionality to Timely over the last couple of weeks. Here are some of the highlights.
Customers who do not show up for their appointment, cost you both time and money.
The dashboard is a living, breathing view of your appointments showing them as they are made, changed or cancelled.
There are already a bunch of different ways you can add a personal touch to your Timely online appointment system.
The Timely online appointment system is now in closed beta!
Earlier this week cloud-based POS provider, Vend, announced a $2m funding round.
How well does your current online presence convert lookers to bookers?
You are a start-up founder and you're wearing a bunch of hats. But are they a good fit? Are you wearing them well?
It should not be news to you that the world has fallen in love with mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
The title of entrepreneur has never sat well with me.
We don't miss dev deadlines at Timely, but occasionally we are slow to announce some awesome news... and this is one of those occasions.
We are well and truly underway with the creation of the best appointment system in the universe. Over the coming months a small group of early adopters will be given…