FAQs

What is NextAvailable all about?
What is your privacy policy?
Why should I sign up with NextAvailable?
What does it cost?
I’m already using other calendaring software. What should I do?
I don’t want to maintain appointments online. Can I still sign up?

How do I:
Search for an appointment
Search for a business
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Change or cancel my service
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NextAvailable is an online calendaring service and appointment search engine for businesses of all types. Businesses publish their appointment availability on this site. A powerful search engine allows consumers to easily find each business and its appointment availability.

NextAvailable respects the privacy of its members and visitors. Personal privacy is important to all of us. NextAvailable meticulously safeguards the confidentiality of each member’s account information, and other information provided by site visitors.

All information collected on this site stays in secure storage within the NextAvailable organization, and is used solely for the purpose of operating the business. It is never sold or used for third party marketing. Secure encryption and stringent processing rules are used for all sensitive data.

All associates of NextAvailable are required to sign a Code of Conduct that requires adherence to privacy and other laws applicable at state and federal jurisdictions.

NextAvailable is an online calendaring service and appointment search engine for businesses of all types. Businesses publish their appointment availability on this site. A powerful search engine allows consumers to easily find your business and appointment availability.

Our latest market survey returned a resounding 96% approval rate from consumers, who indicated that they would use NextAvailable to find appointments at their convenience.


NextAvailable provides businesses with:

  1. 1) Instant web presence
    Each business has a full-page display for promoting itself. Tell the world about your business – location, how to contact, how to get there, your experience and credentials, what services and specials you’re currently offering. You can even upload your logo, and a photo of yourself or your business!* In addition, you can publish your availability for new and existing clients to view.
  2. 2) Greater market exposure
    NextAvailable’s search engine is free to consumers, including local residents in your area as well as travelers. Its free, global appeal encourages heavy traffic to the site – and to your business. Your business also benefits from out-of-town searchers who want to purchase gift services for family and friends in your area.
  3. 3) Top-notch service for existing clients
    Have you surveyed your clients recently to see who is online? A growing number of people regularly look for services on the web. Save time for your valued clients by providing your appointment information online. They will appreciate the convenience and 24/7 access to your calendar. NextAvailable makes it easy for clients to do business with you.
  4. 4) An innovative tool for dealing with cancellations
    Businesses take a hit when clients don’t show up or cancel their appointments. No problem – publish openings on NextAvailable, where other potential clients can see and take advantage of them.
  5. 5) Reduced administrative time and cost
    Reduce the headache of unproductive phone calls from people who just want to know your hours and prices! Publishing your operating hours and other business information allows potential clients to learn about your business 24/7.
  6. 6) Promotional tools
    Publish your specials and seasonal promotions to a large consumer market. Capture new clients with special pricing.
  7. 7) Employee time management
    Centralized calendaring for your entire organization keeps you informed of who is busy and who can take drop-ins. No more clients on hold while you call around to see who’s available.
*Uploaded images (photos, logos) are subject to approval by NextAvailable personnel. Inappropriate material will be removed and the member business will be subject to immediate cancellation of service.

NextAvailable’s services and search engine power are free! Learn more.

Please contact us at Sales@NextAvailable.com for customized development needs.


You can still take advantage of NextAvailable’s heavy market exposure in two ways:
  1. 1) Sign up for our Basic Service with no calendars. Clients can search for your business and connect to your website using the URL link in your Business Profile page.
  2. 2) Advertise on our appointment Search Results page for your zip code. Click here for more information on advertising with us.
  3. 3) Take our survey and let us know what calendaring software you are using. Future enhancements of NextAvailable include a calendaring import feature that will provide a seamless import of your appointments into our database.
Every business can benefit from NextAvailable’s heavy traffic. If you don’t want to maintain your appointments online, sign up for our Basic Service with no calendars. New and existing clients will be able to view your operating hours, pricing, services and specials, and link to your website if desired.

HOW TO:

First, you will need to select the category (type of business) that you want an appointment for. Then, select a zip code or city/state combination for the desired appointment. The appointment search engine will do the rest. Available appointments up to 30 days from the current date will be displayed.

Note that one business may have several appointments open for the time desired. Be sure to check each business calendar to get the most information possible. To do this, click on the link ‘More info about this business’ from the Search Results page.

Search for an appointment.

First, you will need to select the category (type of business) that you want an appointment for. Then, select a zip code or city/state combination for the desired appointment. The appointment search engine will do the rest. Available appointments up to 6 months from the current date will be displayed.

Note that one business may have several appointments open for the time desired. Be sure to check each business calendar to get the most information possible. To do this, click on the link ‘More info about this business’ from the Search Results page.

Search for a business.

In six easy steps, your business can be visible to thousands of potential clients:

Step 1: Select your service plan

Step 2: Create an account and login

Step 3: Add marketing information about your business

Step 4: Select the categories that you want your business to appear in

Step 5: Describe your operating hours and appointment preferences

Step 6: Add and edit your calendar(s) for entry into the appointment search engine.


Already using your own calendaring software, but still want market exposure through NextAvailable? Sign up for our Basic Service package with no calendars.



to change your service, select the option inside your 'Manage Account' dashboard after logging in. To cancel your service, visit our Contact page to submit an email to us. Select ‘Business Cancellation’ from the contact type. All cancellations are effective the date they are submitted, unless noted in the Comment box.

We are committed to expanding our category list to meet new industry demand. Visit our Contact page to submit an email to us. Select ‘Suggest a Category’ from the contact type, and please provide a detailed explanation of the suggested category and its usage.

Visit our Contact page to submit an email to us.

NextAvailable, LLC
4660 Natomas Blvd.
Suite 12065
Sacramento, CA 95835
USA

Toll Free: (866) 639-8282 (7am-7pm Pacific Standard Time)
Fax: (916) 244-7272

Heavy traffic to the NextAvailable site provides expanded advertising opportunity for your business. Visit our Advertising page or Contact Us to place an ad in your zip code, region, or nationwide.

After logging in, click on the ‘Change Password’ link from your 'Manage Account' dashboard.

After logging in, your 'Manage Account' dashboard is displayed, with loads of options for updating and managing your profile, schedule and account preferences.
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