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PlaceFull: The End-to-End Booking Service for Businesses and Service Providers

PlaceFull.com, an online booking service that allows business owners to create and publish bookable listings online, delivers ultimate convenience for both merchants and consumers. The Seattle, WA, startup now allows business owners to take bookings online, in-store, and on-the-go with the newly unveiled mobile application with credit card reader. Visit MyPlaceFull.com for more information.

Founded in 2012 by former Microsoft Executive Ryan Hamlin, PlaceFull.com has raised more than two-point-five million dollars in private funding. The national online booking hub allows businesses and service providers to post their activities and services for consumers to view and book any time of day. At the other end of the business, consumers can easily book those services such as appointments, memberships, parties, camps, classes, and more.

Bookings On-The-Go

With the brand new PlaceFull mobile application, merchants can take bookings on-the-go. With 35-percent of bookings occurring after normal business hours and peak booking time being around 9 p.m., the PlaceFull mobile app allows merchants to maximize business. The app is currently available for the iPhone, iPad and Andriod devices. The new PlaceFull mobile credit card reader, which plugs into your phone’s audio jack, allows merchants to take payment directly from customers in-store or on the road.

Bookings Online

PlaceFull’s extensive online services allow merchants and business owners to take bookings through their own website, their Facebook page, and the PlaceFull marketplace. With just one click, merchants can publish their listing to Facebook, Wordpress, or their own website.

Bookings In-Store

For in-store bookings, business owners can utilize the PlaceFull Point of Sale (POS). The PlaceFull calendar is automatically updated to prevent double bookings and synchronized across the business’s Google, Outlook, or iCal calendar. Confirmation emails are automatically sent to appropriate parties, and payments are transferred via ACH. The PlaceFull dashboard provides performance analysis for merchants by providing booking metrics and a booking heat map.

About PlaceFull

PlaceFull is an online booking service that makes it easy for business owners to create and publish bookable listings online (appointments, parties, camps, classes, etc.). The convenience is two-fold: merchants can get booked 24/7/365, and consumers have the ability to book at a time that works best for them, in real-time.

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