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Pike13

A cloud-based client management and scheduling solution

4.08/5 (130 reviews)

Pike13 overview

What is Pike13?

We believe that business owners should focus on their clients instead getting bogged down in administrative tasks. That's why we created Pike13.

With easy scheduling, client management, and payment processing, Pike13 – custom branded to fit your business' look and feel – makes it easy for you to manage your fitness or fine arts instruction business from any smartphone, tablet, or desktop computer. That way, you can focus your energy on growing your business and doing what you love.

Track sales, revenue, and retention rates with real-time reporting and analytics.

Track attendance counts, sign clients into class, update or confirm the class roster, and automate class waitlists.

Easily manage staff payroll, accounting for variable rates, tips, bonuses, and commissions.

Use client profiles to quickly view and update history, photos, notes, schedules, and payments, all available on a mobile-friendly platform. Text or email notifications let clients know if there are issues with their account, so you can address them before they become a bigger–and expensive–issue.

Accept payments and sell memberships on the go, and get less complex, less expensive, and transparent merchant processing with no hidden fees. Securely send, sign, and store digital client contracts and waivers through integration with Smartwaiver.

Brand and automate your email campaigns through integrations with BrandBot, MailChimp and Emma.
www.pike13.com

Pricing

Starting from
$129/month
Pricing options
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Free trial
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Devices

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Markets

United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia

Supported languages

English
Pike13 screenshot: Schedule classes, courses, camps and appointments. Built-in waivers ensure that no signatures are missed. Customizable fields allow you to capture the client information you want. Reminders and notifications improve attendance and retention rates. An Inside Look at Pike13 SoftwarePike13 screenshot: Keep client information in close reach on any device. Quickly view profile information, upcoming activities, account history, and any alerts. Use public or private Notes to add even more detail to profiles. Link dependent and guardian accounts.Pike13 screenshot: 99.92% uptime means business is always open. Our on-site development team works hard to provide the most reliable scheduling software available. And if you run into an issue, don't worry. Pike13 customer support is the best in the industry.Pike13 screenshot: Pike13's reporting options all have one thing in common: each one is designed to help you make smart business decisions. Pre-built reports offer robust data to help you focus on the client and financial data that best measures the health of your business.Pike13 screenshot: Embeddable widgets make it easy to display your Pike13 schedule on your website. A free Client App puts your business in your clients' pockets. Available option to brand the Client App to your business.

Pike13 user reviews

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  4.1
Marissa D.

We LOVE Pike13. They offer everything a small studio, or a large gym needs to operate.

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-06-04
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
Ease of use, and reliability are amazing! But my FAVORITE thing is definitely the staff app. I can do almost everything from the staff app, so I can work from anywhere, at any time. From running payroll to creating packages or plans, it does it all. Most apps come with limited function, but this software is almost as complete as the desktop version. And what I love about the company is they are always trying to get better. We have been users for man years and they add things I haven't even thought about needing. Its a pleasure to be a customer.

Cons
The reporting can be a bit confusing for me. Recently they have added a new reporting feature which has much more information, but I still struggle trying to see exactly what I need at times. But I cant even call it a complaint. I had to really think of something to answer this question.

Response from Pike13


Hi Marissa,

Thank you so much for the feedback. We truly appreciate knowing what works and what our customers would like to see. As questions come up about reporting, please continue working with our customer care team and your account manager. We are happy to have calls to help you build exactly what you need to see.

Thank you,
Cindy Schneider
Manager, Customer Success

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Rebekah L.

Outstanding Software!

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2019-08-16
Review Source: Capterra

Absolutely 100% positive and fantastic experience. Customers comment on how easy it is to use and I greatly value this software.

Pros
I love how versatile it is. i need to be able to run both monthly tuition for regular, weekly classes, plus courses plus punch cards, as my business serves many different populations. I love how easy it was to set-up and how easy it is for my staff to learn. I don't have to provide training for new employees. For the weird times things don't go as planned, customer service is on top of it, very speedy, thorough and helpful.

Cons
The reporting end is so versatile that I don't know how to easily pull up reports. there are so many ways to filter, which can be a good thing, but I don't know how to pull it up. I wish I could get notifications when someone buys a particular package that I am waiting to get sold.

Response from Pike13


Hi Rebekah,

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide a review of our product. We appreciate the comments and the feedback!

Thank you,
Cindy Schneider
Director of Customer Success

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Brittnee B.

Avoid... You will thank me later!

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-10-05
Review Source: Capterra

I would not recommend Pike13 to anyone due to their poor customer service and their lack of respect for their clients.

Pros
Booking Emails: I like the fact that the program sends booking emails on a regular basis. Parents like them for the reminders. Credit Card Processing: It has a nice feature built in that allows credit card processing. They did not tell me upfront that there is a monthly fee associated with it and then said "oh someone should have told you that." Once again, blame game. Documents: The docusign feature is a nice ad on. However, if you want to customize your form, good luck. Pike13 doesn't really want to help you on this and once again try to play the "stupid" card on it. Reports: The reports are nice if you can understand how to use them. They are kinda difficult to get around if your account manager does not explain them in detail.

Cons
Customer Service Attitude: They don't care once they have your money. Make sure you put a note on your calendar one year out or your service contact will be renewed. Don't expect to speak with anyone over the phone, everything is done through email. On Boarding: I was indifferent about the on boarding process. The guy belittled me several time about coding and whatnot. I was a graphic and website designer by trade and on numerous occasions he talked in circles to try to confuse me. Basically their software doesn't allow for many custom changes and they would prefer to confuse you instead of being straight forward about it. Text messaging: This is not default on the product. I was told that it was. All clients have to enable the feature. When you are dealing with 200+ clients you don't want to have to go through this process with every single client on how to sign up, sign on, go through all of their individualized settings - just to set up a text message. Interface: The interface is very straight forward. There isn't any real customizations on it. You get what you get.

Response from Pike13


Hi Brittnee,

Thank you for your review and candor. I am sorry that our service has not met your needs. Your account manager will reach out to you shortly to discuss your cancellation request.

Thank you,
Cindy Schneider
Manager, Customer Success

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Likelihood to recommend: 0/10

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Kyle S.

PIKE13 is great for recurring billings and online bookings!

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2021-01-06
Review Source: Capterra

Overall our experience was exceptional, we are still using and will continue to use PIKE13!

Pros
Direct online booking for clients, the ability to require a stored credit card in order to reserve time on our schedules, recurring billing and payments, links to MailChimp email marketing, simple interface, easy to navigate and work together among teammates.

Cons
No PIKE13 integration to our main Web site aside from Widgets. It was like managing and having two Web sites, somewhat redundant. Customer support is via email. It's hard to get a hold of a person directly but they do their best.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Dan G.

Used Pike13 (formerly FrontDesk) for years

Used occasionally for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-04-14
Review Source: Capterra

Overall I was pretty happy the experience, eventually we decided to part ways though.

Pros
Very stable platform, app made it easy to access / manage remotely.

Cons
I was a grandfathered user on an older plan - I eventually left since I got tired of having limited access to reports and metrics that would be included if I 'upgraded'

Response from Pike13


Hi Dan,

Thank you for taking the time to provide a review even after switching platforms. It is great to hear from all of our customers, past and present. We hope you are doing well.

Thank you,
Cindy Schneider
Director of Customer Success

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Likelihood to recommend: 7/10

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Pike13 pricing

Starting from
$129/month
Pricing options
Subscription
Free trial
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Pike13 offers pricing that fits your business at a flat rate with no surprises. Depending on your business needs, Pike13 offers a Business or a Pro plan, ranging from $129/month to $179/month. Enterprise plans are also available — ask our sales team for custom pricing.

All plans include guided setup and training with a dedicated onboarding specialist, help migrating your data, a staff app and client kiosk app, a customer success manager, and access to our top-rated customer care team.

Pike13 features

API
Access Controls/Permissions
Alerts/Notifications
CRM
Calendar Management
Customer Database
Customizable Branding
Data Import/Export
Email Management
Email Marketing
Mobile Access
Reporting/Analytics
Search/Filter
Surveys & Feedback
Third Party Integrations

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Customizable Templates (302 other apps)
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Social Media Integration (303 other apps)

Security and privacy

Encryption

Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options
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GetApp Analysis

Why did you first start your business? The answer probably has more to do with a passion for your skill or trade, if you’re like most entrepreneurs, and less to do with mundane tasks like client scheduling and collecting payments. Pike13 is a cloud-based solution that simplifies business management so you don’t have to get stuck in a mess of administrative tasks.

Built for personal services businesses, Pike13 gives you a way to manage your company from any smartphone, tablet, or desktop. The mobile platform delivers streamlined appointment scheduling, client management, attendance tracking, billing, and payment processing.


What is Pike13?

Pike13 is a mobile client management solution built for personal services businesses and franchises. The web-based platform lets you register clients for appointments and classes, accept payments, and manage your schedule, your clients, and your staff from any device. At the same time, Pike13 provides your clients with ways to see their own schedules, enroll in classes, manage their accounts, and make payments from any device.

By using Pike13 to manage day-to-day business tasks—like signing clients in to classes, collecting monthly payments, and electronically signing waivers—you can free up time to focus on your clients and your passion. This is especially true for businesses with multiple locations. Because Pike13 operates in the cloud, it can be deployed as a management solution at any number of business locations and even for businesses without a fixed location.


Who is Pike13 For?

Pike13 was developed for personal services businesses, from sole proprietors to franchises. The most common Pike13 clients include gyms, yoga studios, music and dance studios, personal franchise services, and kids’ activity organizations (like sports camps and tutoring). Within these industries, Pike13 can be used by any size business, including box and affiliate gyms with multiple locations and mountain guides without any location.

Although business owners and managers will get the most use out of Pike13, the platform can also be used by staff members and clients. For example, a yoga studio’s staff can use the platform to check clients into classes and confirm class counts. Meanwhile, clients themselves can use the platform to schedule their own appointments, update billing information, and purchases plans or class passes online.


Main Features

Scheduling Client Appointments

Pike13 offers tools for scheduling classes, workshops, and private appointments online. Not only can clients book these services through the web-based platform, but they can also change their own reservations and make payments, as well.

Before clients can begin scheduling classes at your business, you need to enter those classes into Pike13’s scheduling management system, including the name of the instructor, the time when the class is scheduled to take place, and the cost for each class. Clients who have purchased packages or plans can then make appointments through the integrated cloud-based system.

Managing Client Relationships

Client profiles give staff members a snapshot of each customer relationship. In most cases, client profiles include basic contact information, along with birth dates, profile photos, payment methods, and sign-in codes. You can also track and store liability waivers and release forms within their client profile modules.

The next time a client signs up for services at your business, create a new client profile to begin the relationship. In addition to adding profile photos, which help staff put a face to the name when checking clients into classes, you can also add public and private notes for staff to review.

Tracking Class Attendance

Attendance tracking features enable staff to check clients into classes, update class rosters, and confirm class counts before training begins. Taking attendance in a class or course is important for the business because it ensures clients are paying you what you’ve earned.

As clients arrive for courses each day, they’re also able to check themselves in on your iPad app. Once the client arrives and the course has begun, Pike13 will deduct the visit from the client’s pass or plan. If a client hasn’t checked himself in for a course, the instructor can check the client in manually while taking attendance.

Accepting Payments

Pike13’s automated billing and payment features let your business securely accept payments with credit cards, direct deposit, and Paypal. Clients can purchase plans and passes, or pay for classes individually, depending on your business’s settings.

To process payments in Pike13, you need to create a merchant account. Pike13 encourages business users to process transactions through its partners, TransNational Bankcard and Gravity Payments. When your credit card processing has been activated, you can save your clients’ credit card information in Pike13 and avoid having to re-enter the information for each subsequent purchase.

Handling Staff Scheduling

Pike13 takes the information users have entered with regard to staff schedules and class lists and uses it to manage payroll. This feature is especially useful for businesses that pay staff based on the number of students enrolled in their courses.

After creating an appointment or a course in Pike13, choose the staff member who will provide the service. Business owners and managers can change the availability of staff members at any time. Staff members have the option to edit their own availability as well.


Integrations

Pike13 integrates with other cloud-based business apps, including DocuSign, MailChimp, and Emma. By integrating Pike13 business management tools with these third-party applications, businesses can also reduce paperwork and automate email marketing.

Pike13 provides users with a free DocuSign account. You can use the eSignature app to securely send, sign, and store electronic documents—like waivers and other liability forms—in the cloud.


Pricing

Pricing for Pike13 starts at $75 or 1% up to $10,000 in revenue per month and $2 per $1,000 over $10,000. Merchant processing fees for US-based businesses are a flat 2.4%. So if you sell $100 in services you’ll see $97.60 deposited in your bank account regardless of the type of credit cards used by your clients.


Bottom Line

  • Handles essential business management tasks

  • Optimized for personal services businesses

  • Manages scheduling, billing, and payment processing

  • Pricing scales with your business as you grow

  • Mobile-friendly


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Additional information for Pike13

Key features of Pike13

  • Simple pricing for businesses of all sizes
  • Staff and clients can access on any device
  • Staff scheduling and payroll
  • Client communications and updates
  • Manage attendance
  • Client profiles and history
  • Branded, client-facing experience
  • Digital documents
  • Native mobile iOS apps
  • Payment processing
  • Create and manage payrates and perform payroll
  • Real-time reporting and analytics
  • Billing, schedule, and contract alerts and notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Automated billing and payments
  • Integrated email marketing
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Benefits

Schedule classes, workshops, and appointments with clients anywhere, anytime
Access and update client profiles — schedule, history, photos, notes — all on your mobile device.

Set alerts for billing issues you can address them before they get expensive.

Sign clients into sessions, update the roster, and verify participant counts.

Auto-enrollment and waitlists make scheduling easier for clients and increase retention.

Smart reporting offers clear, relevant, actionable data that helps you measure the health of your business.

99.9% platform uptime means business is always open.

A dedicated onboarding specialist guides you through software setup.

Pike13’s top-rated customer care team quickly addresses any issues.