Select "Space Reservation" and "Service Reservation" when installing Sakurabook

Select "Space Reservation" and "Service Reservation" when installing Sakurabook

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This time, we will introduce the two modes of Sakurabook, "Space Reservation" and "Service Reservation".

Sakurabook is Shopify's first Japanese-speaking reservation app that allows you to add a calendar reservation function to your Shopify site.It has various features, but in this article, we will introduce the major points of Sakubarook, "space reservation" and "service reservation".

Sakubarook has two different systems, "Space Reservation" and "Service Reservation".It is necessary to select whether to use this "space reservation" or "service reservation" at the stage of installing Sakubarook, and it is not possible to switch during operation.We recommend that you consider in advance which one to use.

After installing Sakurabook, select "Space Reservation" and "Service Reservation"

First, install Sakurabook.Installation can be done from the Shopify app store.

▼Sakurabook - Shopify App Store

https://apps.shopify.com/sakurabook

The following Youtube video introduces the flow from installing Sakurabook to initial setting of the application.

In the steps leading up to this initial setup, you will be asked to select either "Space Reservation" or "Service Reservation".

As explained at the beginning, "space reservation" and "service reservation" cannot be switched during operation, so please carefully consider which one to use.

Functions and Features of Space Reservation on Sakurabook

Sakurabook's space reservation is a version suitable for reservations such as rental spaces, rental offices, rental conference rooms, and stores that do not require staff appointment reservations.In principle,A business in which customers make reservations based on the idea that they want to use this [place]can be said to be suitable for space reservation.

You can use the basic functions of Sakurabook, such as flexible time-specified reservation from the minute unit, charge calculation by usage time x unit price, setting of preparation time, etc., but there is no function for staff appointment reservation.

Choose Space Reservation if you do not need to register individual staff members to receive nominated reservations.

Register the reservation menu of the rental facility as a product and import it to Sakurabook

In space reservation, you can register "facility" as a product menu and accept reservations.

For example, consider a rental conference room.There are three conference rooms, conference room A, conference room B, and conference room C.

Register Conference Room A, Conference Room B, and Conference Room C in the Shopify product menu on Shopify where Sakurabook is installed.Please tag these items as "Rental".

Once you're ready, import these into Sakurabook by following our "Importing Products" guide.

▼Product Import - Sakurabook User Guide

https://sakurabook.jp/pages/document-import-product

Set details for imported rental facilities

Next, we will set the reservation menu of the rental facility imported as a product in more detail.

  • Additional options menu settings
  • Setting business hours
  • Setting reception hours
  • Set preparation time
  • Setting the location (address) of the rental facility

We will set various items such asSee the guide below for more information.

▼Creating a rental space-Sakurabook usage guide

https://sakurabook.jp/pages/document-create-rental-space

Publish reservation menu

On the Shopify product page, you should already have pages for "Meeting Room A", "Meeting Room B", and "Meeting Room C" that you registered earlier.Embed and publish the Sakurabook reservation calendar on these pages.

The video below explains the service reservation mode, but the procedure is the same for space reservation.

Functions and Features of Sakurabook Service Reservation

Next, I will explain about Sakurabook service reservation.The service reservation mode is different from the Suou pace reservation in that you can make staff appointment reservations.

Service reservations areVarious businesses of the type "staff (people) provide services"Suitable forFor example, personal training, coaching, lessons, counseling and consulting.From the customer's point of view, it can be said that the service reservation mode is suitable for services that are booked by thinking "I want to use this [person]'s service".

Here too, you can use flexible time-specified reservations from the minute unit, charge calculation by usage time x unit price, setting of preparation time, etc.

Import services as products

First, register the service to be provided as a Shopify "product" menu.For example, the content of services provided, such as “counseling,” “massage,” and “nail care.”Please set the "service" tag to these product menus.

Once you're ready, import these into Sakurabook by following our "Importing Products" guide.

▼Product Import - Sakurabook User Guide

https://sakurabook.jp/pages/document-import-product

create staff

Next, register the staff who provide these services with Sakurabook. From the management screen of Sakurabook, operate from the staff registration (Add Staff) menu.

Here, you can set the staff profile, business hours and days, the address of the place where the service is provided (store, facility, etc.), whether or not to support Zoom meetings, etc.It is possible to register multiple staff members.

See the guide below for more information.

▼Creating Staff - Sakurabook Usage Guide

https://sakurabook.jp/pages/document-create-staff

Publish reservation menu

You should already have a product page for each of the services you just registered on your Shopify product page.Embed and publish the Sakurabook reservation calendar on these pages.The specific method is shown in the video below.

How to choose Sakurabook service reservation and space reservation

Space reservation and service reservation are selected when Sakurabook is installed and cannot be changed during operation.Therefore, it is necessary to carefully consider which mode to use Sakurabook in advance.

Basically, if you don't need staff appointment reservation, you can choose space reservation without any problem.If you would like to receive a staff appointment reservation, please select Service Reservation.

Examples of businesses suitable for space reservation

Space reservations are suitable for businesses that rent out facilities, rooms, places, etc., and businesses that do not require staff appointment reservations.When using Sakurabook for the following businesses, there is basically no problem with choosing Space Reservation.

  • Rental office
  • Conference room for rent
  • event space, hall
  • hotel
  • Amusement facility
  • …etc

In addition, If you do not provide staff services or do not accept staff nominationsis also suitable for space reservation in the following industries:

  • restaurant
  • retail store
  • Sports / fitness gym
  • Hair salon
  • Medical clinic
  • …etc

Examples of businesses suitable for service reservations

Service reservations are suitable for businesses that require staff appointment reservations or businesses that provide services by staff.

  • school, lesson
  • Counseling
  • massage, bodywork, osteopathy
  • Medical clinic
  • Hair salon, nail salon, etc.
  • Professionals such as lawyers
  • consulting business
  • …etc

Summary: Consider whether to use “Space Reservation” or “Service Reservation”

This time, we introduced an overview of Sakurabook's space reservation and service reservation.Sakurabook functions differently depending on which mode you choose.

If you want to make a staff appointment reservation, you can think of it as a service reservation, otherwise you can think of it as a space reservation.However, service reservations and space reservations cannot be changed during operation.

We consider from various perspectives such as the company's industry/business category, the content of the service, whether the customer "want to use this place" or "want to receive the service of this person", and when using Sakurabook, Please consider whether to use service reservation or space reservation.

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