SmartPointment offers users a better way to manage and make appointments. While the task may sound simple enough, anyone with a full schedule can understand the need for a greater level of control. SmartPointment gives them that with appointment reminders, online calendars, online appointment setting features, and statistics. The site offers users a professional style that makes it easy to manage busy schedules and plan appointments with clients, colleagues and anyone else they may need to meet.Show more screenshots »
SmartPointment was created out of the frustration of the creators. They understood the annoyances of making an appointment with a business. Rather than making clients wait until business hours to find out that no appointments are available for weeks, professionals and businesses can use SmartPointment as a convenient alternative scheduling tool. Clients can request an appointment anytime, even when the business is closed. The focus remained on small businesses that have limited resources to manage appointment setting. Today, SmartPointment lives up to its name by providing users with a long list of helpful features that can help them improve their customer service efforts.
SmartPointment.com was shut down in 2011.
SmartPointment focuses on appointment setting, which allows the application to excel at what it does. While other applications offer a number of services, including calendars and scheduling tools, SmartPointment strives to enhance only that one area: setting appointments. Small businesses can take advantage of the service and create an online presence through internet appointment requests, even when they have little or no exposure online.
SmartPointment features a very professional design and lay out. The site includes a lot of information, complimented by colorful icons, but well spaced with just enough white area to make it easy on the eyes. The scheduling tools, including charts and graphs, use subtle hints of bold color to help increase readability of these features. Overall, SmartPointment is easy to use and a great scheduling solution for small businesses and professionals regardless of how tech savvy they are.
A visitor can click the green “Sign up for free” button found at the bottom right hand corner of the homepage, or the thin blue “Sign Up” link at the top right hand corner. The site asks for a business name, business handle, email address and password. After clicking the gold “next” button, the user is asked to enter a business description, mailing address, city, state and time zone. The next page asks for a contact name and phone number to complete registration. After registering, the user can then choose their SmartPointment membership level.
SmartPointment offers users four affordable membership levels to choose from. The three paid memberships come with a 30 day free trial. The Smart Basic membership is free and includes five resources, unlimited services, up to four monthly appointments, email reminders, reporting features, booking widget, and a simple web page. The Smart Professional plan costs just under $15 and upgrades to include unlimited monthly appointments. The Smart Extended membership costs about $25 and includes SMS reminders. The most expensive plan is the Smart Premium which costs just under $50 per month and upgrades to include phone call reminders.
Any professional or small business that is in need of a better way to set appointments can really appreciate SmartPointment. The site is easy to use and includes a number of in depth features all based around the act of scheduling. Even businesses that have a limited online presence can begin accepting appointment requests online through SmartPointment.