Drag & drop, waiting lists, package and group booking, auto confirmations, upsell, multi scales, and more.
Point of Sale
Check out from the appointment book, multiple forms of payment, refunds, track gratuities, gift certificates & cards, and more.
Hundreds of pre-made reports with one click export to Excel. Forecast future profits based on your appointments.
Purchase orders, labels, receiving, cost of use, barcodes, backbar, reminders, physical counts, and more.
Contact information, history, pictures, customized tracking, seamless marketing, memberships, loyalty programs, referred by.
Automated marketing, list generation, late cancellation gap filling, social networking interfaces for Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Your “personal assistant” can send appt. confirmations and promotions, detect suspicious activity, and so much more.
PAIRED Mobile Apps
Apps personalized with your branding! You can see your numbers and push messages & notifications, and customers can book appointments and visit your online store.
Items available for purchase in your online store. Featured items, product images and descriptions, credit card payments.
Fully interfaced with your tattoo software. Online appointments appear instantly. Clients can choose from multiple dates & times.
Online Gift Cards/Certificates
Customizable gift certificates, available for use instantly. Email certificates for print out and custom shipping fees.
Support & Training
Unlimited phone and chat that’s never outsourced, live classes, videos, and how-to manuals.
What People Are Saying
The relationship between tattoo parlors and their vendors goes far beyond purchasing products. Should you pick an established brand or an indie upstart? Is selling product a small part of your overall success or an intricate part of your business? Choosing the right vendor can be tricky. Here are some things you should consider[…]
A growing tattoo shop can quickly get tangled in a mess of different software applications, causing more headaches than the programs were supposed to solve! A typical parlor may start out by first installing a point-of-sale (POS) program to accept payments and a calendar system to help manage appointments. Once it obtains some loyal clients,[…]
Meet PAIRED: Personalized Smartphone Apps That Connect Tattoo Shops and Piercing Studios With Their Clients 24/7. LOS ANGELES, CA–ProInk Software, a leader in business management software for tattoo parlors and piercing studios, has developed mobile apps that “pair” with their award winning management software. The service includes two mobile apps: one for clients and one[…]
Join our VP, Matthew Wiggins, at Premiere Orlando where he’ll be teaching a class on social marketing!
One of the most important features that ProInk offers can’t be found in our award winning software. Instead, one of the many highlights that sets us apart from the competition is our unlimited training, completely free of charge to you and your staff. With all-inclusive management software as robust as ProInk, the more you learn[…]
At ProSolutions, we’re always working to ensure our clients have the best tattoo business management software on the market. That’s why we’re happy to announce our mobile apps solution coming in April 2017! The service works directly with our ProInk Online software and includes 2 mobile apps: a business app for you and your employees,[…]
Alcohol can present problems to your tattoo or piercing business, here are some things to consider. Is It Legal To Serve Complimentary Drinks? Beginning in 2017, California now exempts salons and spas from obtaining state liquor licenses before complimentary serving alcohol to their customers, a new trend occurring in service businesses to attract millennial[…]
Surviving Minimum Wage Increases 21 states saw minimum wage increases take effect in 2017, not including other increases at the county and local levels. (For a list of current minimum wages, click HERE) With fierce competition, rising brick-and-mortar costs and thin margins, tattoo and piercing studio owners are particularly sensitive to minimum wage increases. Here[…]
Start 2017 off right by making these 3 resolutions! 1) Education According to a recent survey, 71% of respondents said they receive business education through professional and industry websites. Indeed, digital education (i.e. blogs, articles, and live or recorded webinars) is a large part of how today’s small business professionals are learning, leaving behind[…]
Unfortunately, people are more likely to write an online review after a negative experience than a positive experience. This means that although you may have mostly satisfied customers, review sites such as Yelp!, CitySearch, YP, Google, Facebook, etc. may tell a different story. But don’t be discouraged! Review sites are not only for customers, they’re[…]
California tattoo parlors that pay employees on a commission basis take note. On October 10, 2015, California passed Assembly Bill 1513 which requires employers who pay their employees on a “piece-rate” basis (think commissions for tattoos) to pay those same employees a separate hourly minimum wage for time spent recovering or on other tasks,[…]
Customers have a tendency to dictate how and when their services are performed, but who is the professional at your shop? You or your customers? The old adage “the customer is always right” certainly works well in client relations, but is not necessarily the best way to run a business. You and your staff are[…]
Motivate Your Staff With ProInk’s Fortune Teller! Your employees may love your work environment and have a passion for the tattoo industry, but they’ll be gone in a heartbeat if you don’t pay them well. No matter how great your shop is, your employees will only be motivated to work hard for you if[…]
In a previous blog, we discussed ten different ways to increase referrals to your business. This blog will address Referral Programs and how to establish a successful program using your business management software. What Are “Referral Programs”? Referral Programs encourage current customers to talk as much as possible about your tattoo shop. They also[…]
10 Tips To Increase Referred Clients Referrals are an effective form of advertising and incredibly important to most small businesses. By having your customers advertise for you to their friends, relatives, and coworkers, you are creating another marketing avenue that costs little or anything at all. So what’s the biggest impediment to getting referrals?[…]
FIRE THEM! That’s the first bit of advice most owners or managers are given when they share stories about “toxic” employees at their shops, but this isn’t always the best advice. It may be better to engage with a difficult employee, especially one that you want to keep for any number of reasons (i.e. they[…]
With over 1 billion active users and an increasing focus on advertising and marketing, Facebook is the largest social media site and provides unparalleled access to customers. Facebook can help increase sales and raise brand awareness for your shop. Here are some tips to remember when using Facebook to promote your business: Branding. You[…]
With over 20 million reviews and 60 million regular users, Yelp! is important for small businesses. Studies show several positive Yelp! reviews can increase new client visits by as much as 40%, while negative reviews can cripple or even shutter your tattoo shop. Why Should I Care About Reviews? There are two types of review[…]