We asked professional photographer, K Michael of Monumental Arts in Ft Washington, MD, why he decided to open his own business. “Dumb luck – I realized people would pay for my work (rather than just give it away) and it’s grown from there!” as many other Genbooker’s stories have been. You start doing something you love, then you find a way to make money doing it. “Running a business is HARD – and it takes the fun out of what use to be a fun activity – now it’s a business!” says K Michael.

So what made K Michael choose Genbook? “Again dumb luck! I had a massage therapist that used Genbook and she showed me the system from the administrator’s side after I booked because I felt it was easy for online booking. I was in the market for an online appointment system so I signed up for a free trial“. He then found the convenient feature allowing him to charge a retainer for sessions and chose to continue with Genbook.

“I LOVE to see the looks on my client’s faces when they first see their photos!”

Compliments of Monumental Arts

Like every entrepreneurial business, you start small and once you expand, you start noticing things that take up the majority of your time or effort. For K Michael, he had no way to book appointments without taking calls. Now he directs people to his Genbook site (linked from his website) to book online at their convenience – and that’s exactly how he advertises it – “Convenient Online Booking” because it’s all about saving time, and making more money.  No wonder his favorite feature is the access online via the phone app and web/desktop.

“(Genbook) definitely has cut down on people that are “no shows” because of the policies.”

Compliments of Monumental Arts

 

Want to try Genbook’s online scheduling software? Sign up to our free 30-day trial to see what it’s all about!

Related posts

How to Book Appointments: What You Need to Know Ab... Knowing how to book an appointment online is essential for customers and business owners alike. Online scheduling has exploded over the last few years...
How Nicck Townsend Became the “East Coast Brow Kin... “East Coast Brow King” is a big title to live up to, but Nicck Townsend certainly rises up to the hype. Clients from all over the world — from Atl...
Youssef Barber: From the School Playground to the ... His impressive clientele includes the likes of Chance the Rapper and NBA player Jaylen Brown, the rising star of the Boston Celtics. But that’s not al...
Appointment Scheduling Software: A Definitive Guid... “Focus on being productive instead of being busy”, says Tim Ferris. This quote applies perfectly to entrepreneurs like yourself. As a business-owner-s...