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Overview

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Square Appointments is the all-in-one point of sale for booking, payments, and team management. We handle the admin while...

Artichoke is a cloud-based business management platform designed for small appointment-based businesses with 1-10 employees....

  • Platforms supported
  • Web-based
  • iPhone app
  • Android app
  • Windows Phone app
  • Typical customers
  • Freelancers
  • Small businesses
  • Mid size businesses
  • Large enterprises
  • Customer support
  • Phone
  • Online
  • Knowledge base
  • Video tutorials
  • Platforms supported
  • Web-based
  • iPhone app
  • Android app
  • Windows Phone app
  • Typical customers
  • Freelancers
  • Small businesses
  • Mid size businesses
  • Large enterprises
  • Customer support
  • Phone
  • Online
  • Knowledge base
  • Video tutorials

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Pricing

Starting from

No info

  • Free trial available
  • No credit card required
  • Free account
  • Subscription based
Starting from
$

30

/momonth
  • Free trial available
  • No credit card required
  • Free account
  • Subscription based

User reviews

5

4

3

2

1

97

25

16

0

6

  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
92%
would recommend this app

3.8

5

4

3

2

1

3

1

3

1

0

  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
71%
would recommend this app

Pros

It’s amazing to have your days in one place. Square sends out reminders and confirmations which is amazing.

DH

Daja H.

We liked that it tied into Square and we wanted to keep everything inside of unified platform. We also like clean layout.

RD

Robert D.

I have a wonderful time using square and I recommend it to everyone I know that’s in business.

TC

Tiffany C.

Pros

Not enoughreviews yet

Cons

Square has no emergency procedures. I was just told Monday morning that the initial complaint was not entered correctly and no one has even looked at our issue yet.

sb

sarah b.

I hate having to login with my email and password over and over.

AM

Ashley M.

The calendar is not functional at all. There is no calendar in the app either (computer only) so our techs in the field cannot use it.

jk

jane k.

Cons

Not enoughreviews yet

  • Vendor responds to reviews
  • Last review24 days ago
  • Vendor responds to reviews
  • Last review2 years ago

Key features

  • Total features82
  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Accounting Integration
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Appointment Management
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Booking Management
  • Booking Notes
  • Booth Rental Management
  • Calendar Management
  • Calendar Sync
  • Calendar/Reminder System
  • Check-in/Check-out
  • Class Management
  • Class Scheduling
  • Client Database
  • Client Management
  • Client Profiles
  • Commission Management
  • Confirmation/Reminders
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Customer Database
  • Customer History
  • Customer Mobile App
  • Customer Support
  • Customer Surveys
  • Customizable Branding
  • Customizable Forms
  • Customizable Templates
  • Digital Signature
  • EMR/EHR
  • Electronic Payments
  • Electronic Signature
  • Email Invitations & Reminders
  • Email Management
  • Email Marketing
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Facility Scheduling
  • Faculty/Staff Management
  • For Salons and Spas
  • Gift Card Management
  • Group Scheduling
  • Inventory Management
  • Loyalty Program
  • Marketing Automation
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Alerts
  • Mobile App
  • Mobile Grooming
  • Mobile Signature Capture
  • Multi-Location
  • No-Show Tracking
  • On Call Scheduling
  • Online Booking
  • Online Payments
  • Online Registration
  • Patient Management
  • Patient Records Management
  • Payment Processing
  • Payroll & Commissions
  • Payroll Management
  • Physician Management
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Practice Management
  • Progress Notes
  • Project Management
  • Rate Management
  • Ratings / Reviews
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real-time Scheduling
  • Recurring Appointments
  • Recurring/Subscription Billing
  • Reminders
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Rescheduling
  • Room Booking
  • Routing
  • SMS Messaging
  • SMS Reminders
  • SOAP notes
  • Scheduling
  • Service Catalog
  • Social Media Integration
  • Staff Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Transaction History
  • Treatment Planning
  • Website Integration
  • eCommerce Management
  • Total features39
  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Accounting Integration
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Appointment Management
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Booking Management
  • Booking Notes
  • Booth Rental Management
  • Calendar Management
  • Calendar Sync
  • Calendar/Reminder System
  • Check-in/Check-out
  • Class Management
  • Class Scheduling
  • Client Database
  • Client Management
  • Client Profiles
  • Commission Management
  • Confirmation/Reminders
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Customer Database
  • Customer History
  • Customer Mobile App
  • Customer Support
  • Customer Surveys
  • Customizable Branding
  • Customizable Forms
  • Customizable Templates
  • Digital Signature
  • EMR/EHR
  • Electronic Payments
  • Electronic Signature
  • Email Invitations & Reminders
  • Email Management
  • Email Marketing
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Facility Scheduling
  • Faculty/Staff Management
  • For Salons and Spas
  • Gift Card Management
  • Group Scheduling
  • Inventory Management
  • Loyalty Program
  • Marketing Automation
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Alerts
  • Mobile App
  • Mobile Grooming
  • Mobile Signature Capture
  • Multi-Location
  • No-Show Tracking
  • On Call Scheduling
  • Online Booking
  • Online Payments
  • Online Registration
  • Patient Management
  • Patient Records Management
  • Payment Processing
  • Payroll & Commissions
  • Payroll Management
  • Physician Management
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Practice Management
  • Progress Notes
  • Project Management
  • Rate Management
  • Ratings / Reviews
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real-time Scheduling
  • Recurring Appointments
  • Recurring/Subscription Billing
  • Reminders
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Rescheduling
  • Room Booking
  • Routing
  • SMS Messaging
  • SMS Reminders
  • SOAP notes
  • Scheduling
  • Service Catalog
  • Social Media Integration
  • Staff Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Transaction History
  • Treatment Planning
  • Website Integration
  • eCommerce Management

Integrations

  • Total integrations4
  • Constant Contact
  • Facebook
  • Gmail
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Calendar
  • HubSpot CRM
  • Mailchimp
  • Microsoft 365
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • PayPal
  • QuickBooks Online Advanced
  • Salesforce Sales Cloud
  • Shopify
  • Slack
  • Stripe
  • Twitter
  • Wordpress
  • Xero
  • Zapier
  • Zendesk
  • Total integrations12
  • Constant Contact
  • Facebook
  • Gmail
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Calendar
  • HubSpot CRM
  • Mailchimp
  • Microsoft 365
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • PayPal
  • QuickBooks Online Advanced
  • Salesforce Sales Cloud
  • Shopify
  • Slack
  • Stripe
  • Twitter
  • Wordpress
  • Xero
  • Zapier
  • Zendesk