On October 10, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1513 which added new requirements with regard to employees who work on a piece-rate basis. New Compensation Requirements Piece rate and commission-paid employeees must receive at least the minimum wage. Piece rate employees must also be paid at least the minimum wage for all time spent on tasks not specifically included in the piece rate. Under the new law, employers are required to compensate employees who are paid on ...
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For web developers that would like to enhance the look of the online booking to match their customer's web site we have incorporated a file called Online.CSS. This file allows for the modification of the look of the online interface. The system supports... Font Family Support command p, h1,h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, td, form, input, label {font-family:sans-serif} Font Size p, h2 {font-size: 98%;} Background Color background-color: rgb(0,0,0) - Black Color black; Link Color text-decoration: red; Link Remove Underline text-decoration:none; ...
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Customer - Online Access Upgrade
We've upgraded the Spa-Salon Manager - Online Access. A calendar has been added for most devices making the date selection much easier. In addition, we reduced the number of screens to simplify the whole process.  The examples below show how the new system works on an iPhone.  Android is similar except the pop-up choices appear in the middle of the screen instead of at the bottom. In addition, the look and feel of the Online Access is extremely customizable to ...
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Employee - Online Access
We've upgraded the Spa-Salon Manager - Employee Online Access. A calendar has been added for most devices making the date selection much easier. In addition, we reduced the number of screens to simplify the whole process.  The examples below show how the new system works on an iPhone.  Android is similar except the pop-up choices appear in the middle of the screen instead of at the bottom. To get started, the employee must enter their name as it appears in ...
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IBCS recently completed the upgrade of the Spa-Salon Manager email server and web sites. Utilizing the latest hardware, we replaced the standard hard drives with solid state hard drives (no moving parts). We sped up the email blasts and web pages and dramatically increased the server’s reliability. Normally, every year Black Friday causes our email server to slow to a crawl, but I’d like to report we were able to send out 225,000+ emails without a single issue or slowdown ...
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Spa-Salon Manager was developed to help you run your business. Our first step was to design an easy to use software that books appointments, handles inventory, calculates your employees pay and creates meaningful reports. Most programs stop at that point. For us that was the starting point for a business solution that should encompass so much more. We want to help you with your business by providing the following services... Domain Name Registration Web Site design Online Access (Customers and ...
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By now, many of you have been called to schedule a personal phone meeting with me. I've talked with several hundred customers so far learning from each and every one of them. It's a huge task scheduling the appointments alone and I have hired an outside company to make those appointments. I appreciate everyone that has scheduled time to talk with me. The reason for the call is to explain Spa-Salon Manager Cloud. I've found most people don't understand the ...
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Inspiration comes from strange places. I was reading the Steve Jobs book back in December when I felt like I was hit by a truck. Steve was obsessing about the screen fonts, page layout and general design he felt was required in all Apple products. I paused for a moment to reflect on my own product Spa-Salon Manager. It was a moment I'll never forget. I realized at that moment we have always focused on making the product perform well, ...
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Sad Note: Chuck Riechert my dear friend for the last 23 years and my West Coast Distributor passed away April 9th, 2012 due to complications from Asbestos exposure. Chuck and I talked every few days concerning Spa-Salon Manager projects, family and technology in general. Chuck and I met after the earthquake in 1989 in California where he owned a salon in Mill Valley that was using the Salon Manager.  After becoming my West Coast distributor, he successfully set up salons ...
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I've had many people ask why we offer integrated credit card processing.  My belief is that the advantages far outweigh the single disadvantage. To use credit card processing you will need a credit card swipe (one included free with sign up) and a receipt printer.  The cost of the receipt printer is the only disadvantage, but from my experience the cost savings from the lower service fees generally pay for the receipt printer in a few months. Now to the ...
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