Everything you need to know about how to integrate Qudini into your website to accept online appointment bookings.
Contents of this page:
- About Qudini
- Online appointment booking options
- Table of resource content
1. About Qudini
Qudini offer a SaaS based platform with core solutions that include: appointment booking software, a virtual queue management system, event booking software and task management software.
Our appointment booking Software enables organizations to enable their customers to access their website to view upcoming availability and to schedule appointments online. Once appointments have been booked customers will receive SMS and email reminders about their appointment with links to cancel or reschedule if they need to.
Brands are using our software to enable their customers to schedule time for: Store visits, in-person services and experiences and virtual services and experience.
2. How to accept appointments online
To enable your customers to schedule appointments online Qudini offer:
- A Standard Online Appointment Booking interface that can be set-up and customized with your branding in a matter of minutes. Learn more about how this works at this page.
- An API portal to enable you to rebuild our online appointment booking interface. Available at this page.
These features can be used to enable your customers to book appointments from your site using any of the following methods:
You could also use a combination of the three methods within different parts of your website.
Most of our clients select option 1 or option 2 to launch their project quickly. Some of those have then rebuilt their online booking interface using our API portal once they have embedded our software and understood the ideal customer user experience.
3. Create a dedicated appointment scheduling landing page to improve the search-ability of your offering
Creating a dedicated appointment booking landing page on your main website has been proven to drive more appointments to your business by increasing the search-ability of your offering.
You landing page should a) be hosted on your main website domain URL, b) include an SEO optimized description of your appointment offering and c) should iframe you appointment booking interface into the page.
(You can also iFrame each stores individual booking page into a landing page/profile page for each store)
Read our top tips for creating the perfect landing page below and download our best practice guide here: https://www.qudini.com/best_practice_guides/increase-appointment-traffic/
Our API portal explains how your development team can easily iFrame our booking widget into a dedicated landing page: https://qudini.stoplight.io/docs/api-docs/docs/bookings/Bookings.md
3. Ideas of where to place appointment booking links on your site
To drive maximum foot traffic to your new appointment booking services from day one, the below images show examples of where you could include appointment booking links within your eCommerce website. These ideas are inspired by what we're seeing in the market and have been customised with our fictional luxury fashion brand "QDi".
(Download the full pack with the below ideas and images here:
Your Website Homepage
Your store locator page
Drive qualified foot traffic to stores by enabling customers to easily book an appointment from your store locator page.
Individual store pages
Within each store's individual information page enable customers to easily schedule appointments via an embedded booking widget or a button that links to an external page to book just within that store.
Your product pages
Turn browsing into sales by placing an appointment booking links on your key product pages to enable customers to seamlessly book time to discuss products that they are interested in.
In the footer of your website to ensure your google site map recognise the pages you link to.
More ideas on where to include appointment bookings and how to promote your appointment booking offering can be found in our best practice guide on How to Promote your Appointment Booking Offering. Created for website, eCommerce and marketing teams.
4. Table of resource content