In this post, you’ll learn an easy way to add payments to your website if you’re online service-based business
Running a service-based business such as coaching, graphic design, health or wellness offers, yoga or one-on-one client work can be time-consuming – especially if you’re still collecting payments manually or sending out a new invoice via Paypal for every customer.
Today you’ll learn about an easy to use, easy to set-up tool that you can use to book appointments and start collecting payments – regardless of whether or not you have a website.
Automating payments is the first step to automating your business, building passive revenue and truly giving yourself time freedom.
For this tutorial, you will learn step-by-step how to collect payments using Showit WordPress builder however you can use this tutorial on any website builder where you have the ability to insert a link into a button.
Squarespace, Wix, WordPress, Convertkit, and most other online web-builders will work perfectly!
The payment integration is going to be done using an incredible tool called Acuity. It’s designed for service-based businesses to help them save time, collect payment and create more freedom.
You can sign up for an acuity account by clicking here if you don’t have one already.
When you watch this quick tutorial below you’ll learn:
How to set up a new appointment type inside Acuity
Adding a payment to a new appointment in Acuity
Attaching a custom intake forms (for when you want to ask questions before you meet with someone)
How to find and link to your specific appointments for clients to pay you.
If you do not currently have a website either on Showit, WordPress or another service provider – simply share the appointment specific link with your client and they will be able to book – and pay for their appointment with you.
This system and setup will work great for all different types of service providers including:
And many, many more.
Let me know in the comments below if this helped you start accepting payments in your online business and what tutorial you would like to see come out next!
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