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With this Facebook tool, companies that can be reopened by appointment can only serve their customers

With “Appointment Calendar”, customers can select the day and time when they would like to receive the service.

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With this Facebook tool, companies that can be reopened by appointment can only serve their customers
With this Facebook tool, companies that can be reopened by appointment can only serve their customers

Little by little, the reopening of personal economic activities in the country begins. With the orange epidemiological traffic light, many companies have the option of opening their doors with established hygiene measures such as customer service only by appointment.

In this context, Facebook presented the “Appointment Reservation” option for the business pages. This feature allows customers to select the day and time when they want to receive the service.

With this tool, companies can do the following for free:

  • Accept online appointments.

  • Send reminders to customers via messenger or SMS (also free of charge).

  • Customize the company’s service menu.

  • Send the reservation to the customer’s calendar.

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“Having this opportunity on a company’s Facebook page offers customers an attractive and convenient experience because they can schedule their appointment without having to call or send a message and can reduce unexpected cancellations thanks to reminders. The appointment booking tool is free, all companies on Facebook have free access to it, “says Adriana Peón, industry leader at Facebook Mexico.

How to make appointments on your Facebook page:

  1. Click on the blue call to action in the bottom right corner of the cover picture.

  2. Click Book and then click Appointments on Facebook.

  3. Click on Continue.

  4. If you want to view your available dates, set the days and times that you want to regularly offer places on your calendar and click Next.

  5. Adjust your settings, e.g. B. Appointment approval and advance notice and click Next.

  6. Click Next to review your services. If you don’t want to, click Not Now.

  7. Click Add Service to add another. When you’re done, click Done.

To view the scheduled appointments go to the page and in the menu on the left you will find “Appointments”. You will see an agenda and a button to display the appointment requests.

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