Widget Wednesday: City of London Distillery

Online booking for tours and classes

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This week’s Widget Wednesday is the City of London Distillery! COLD brings back to the City a gin distilling after an absence of nearly 200 years; besides having a drink at the cocktail bar, you can also book tours and classes through the BookingBug widget. COLD offers bookings for tasting tours through the distillery, where you can learn more about how the City of London gins are made. Also, users can book a Gin Lab Experience, where they can create their

Widget Wednesday: Vision Counselling and Psychology

Schedule a relationship or family counselling session through BookingBug


For this week’s Widget Wednesday, we are featuring Western Australian therapists, Vision Counselling and Psychology. Vision specializes in individual, couples, and family counselling, as well as in corporate and community support outreach. Customers can schedule therapy and counselling sessions in a variety of locations on the Vision website through their BookingBug widget.   Let’s see how they’ve implemented it…     Selecting the ‘Book Now’ button on the top right of the home page directs you to the booking page.

Stripe, Braintree and PayPal Here have arrived at BookingBug

Announcing three exciting new BookingBug payment partners

Each and every business we work with is very different, with very diverse needs and requirements. When it comes to the technology and solutions you need to ensure your business runs as efficiently and smoothly as possible – there is no one-size-fits-all solution. As such BookingBug has been built from the ground up to integrate with as many different business tools and services as possible to ensure you can select the right mix to fit your – and your customers’

Widget Wednesday: Aquababies!

Schedule your baby's first swimming lesson through BookingBug


In this week’s Widget Wednesday, we’re featuring Aquababies! Ireland based Aquababies is the ideal place to take your baby for his or her first swim! They offer baby and toddler classes, as well as pre and post natal swim classes for new mums. You can book these classes at a variety of their locations online through their BookingBug widget. Lets take a look!   Aquababies does a good job of featuring a Book Now tab on their main homepage. navigation.

Retail Round-Up

A few of our favourite recent retail-related articles


Over the past few months, BookingBug has shared more and more insights and observations on recent shifts within the retail industry with a variety of thought-leaders and news publications within the field. We’ve compiled some of our ‘greatest hits’ for you here in one place, making it easy to browse through all your retail-related news. Below is a chronological listing, each with a short overview and link to the original article.     Our CEO, Glenn Shoosmith discussed how retailers

Widget Wednesday: Deer’s Leap Retreat

Book a relaxing retreat in Exmoor through BookingBug


This week’s #WidgetWednesday is the Deer’s Leap Retreat, situated right on the edge of Exmoor National Park. The quaint farmhouse can sleep up to eighteen and is the perfect country side escape. Deer’s Leap also offers retreats, workshops, and other services to make your stay even more relaxing. You can book your holiday at Deer’s Leap via their BookingBug widget.     Deer’s Leap Retreat uses the best viewing configuration for their type of business. Since holiday bookings are made

Birchbox Goes Offline with BookingBug

A round-up of news on our platform for beauty subscription service, Birchbox

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Beauty sample subscription service, Birchbox, has recently followed it’s launch of it’s NYC brick and mortar store with another pop-up in London’s Soho. We’ve worked with them to launch an online appointment scheduling system for their charity even, Manicure Marathon on August 29. For more info on how BookingBug has created an integrated platform complete with payment processing and branded confirmation emails, check out some of our recent press mentions at the Essential Retail, Retail Technology and Retail Times.  

Widget Wednesday: YAFTA

Schedule your acting class with Yorkshire Academy of Film and TV through BookingBug!

This week’s #WidgetWednesday is YAFTA, the Yorkshire Academy of Film and Television Acting. YAFTA allows you to schedule one of their taster classes that covers a variety of acting skills such as cold reading, script work, accent and dialect, audition technique and even improvisation. Aspiring thespians can book both adult and child classes through their BookingBug widget embedded in their site.         YAFTA does a nice job implementing several features within their widget. They provide a lot

Did You Know: Setting Up Confirmations and Reminders

Struggling with frequent no-shows and last minute cancellations? We have help


No-shows and last minute cancellations can be a huge nuisance and take away potentially available time slots from other customers. The best way to reduce no-shows is to keep frequent communication with your customers, reminding them of their bookings and encouraging them to make more. With BookingBug, you can do this easily by sending them various automated email and SMS notifications. Check out these quick links to our help articles on how to set up… Email confirmations and reminders SMS confirmations and

Take a Video Tour of BookingBug for Enterprise

See how BookingBug can help you engage

A picture speaks a thousand words, and video a thousand pictures, so rather than tell you about the ways BookingBug works with big B2C brands, we’ve decided to show you with our brand new video tour.   Whether you’re a retailer, healthcare company, government agency, or bank, see how BookingBug can generate additional revenue for your existing services, add value to your brick-and-mortar offerings, and create new digital channels for your business. In this five minute tour, we’ll show you

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