Pike13 software is bolstered through a series of partnerships and integrations that make managing business easier. While we handle scheduling and client management, we’re also able to offer services like email and text marketing, social media referrals, website management and more through our Partners.
Pike13 has been working fast to adapt to the circumstances caused by COVID-19, and our Partners are, too. Here’s how some of them are responding with new features and enhancements to help your business get through this uncertain time. We’ve focused on updates relevant to the Pike13 community.
This list will be updated.
97Display has made it easy to host members-only online classes through Zoom. The video is embedded on your website (which is also built and managed by 97Display) and password protected so only those registered for the class have access. They are also offering high-quality support to customers in setting up virtual classes through Zoom and Facebook Live. Learn More >>
Brandbot has quickly adapted their product to work with online streaming services like Zoom, Google Hangouts, and Facebook Live. They’ve also released new tools to make it even easier to communicate with your clients about virtual classes and maintain engagement. And as a bonus, they’ve extended an offer of two months free to all new boutique fitness customers. Learn More >>
ClassPass is promoting live and on-demand workouts through their marketplace, on a pay-as-you-go model for clients. Additionally, 100% of all class proceeds will go directly to studios through June 1st. Learn More >>
Funding Circle has been gathering all the information small business owners need on the different types of loans available right now. Learn about how and where to apply for a loan, the various tools available to you, assistance programs by state, and more. Learn More >>
Mailchimp announced a $10 million relief fund for small business customers. Eligible businesses with twenty-five employees or less can apply for funding and receive up to 3 months of MailChimp for free. Learn More >>
Perkville developed a new temporary feature to help fitness businesses support public health and retain customers. Reward customers for exercising outside of their gym or studio in a way that respects social distancing recommendations. Learn More >>
Quickbooks launched an online community where small business owners can connect for support and advice. They have also partnered with GoFundMe to support a relief initiative, and are publishing helpful guides and resources for small business owners. Learn More >>
Transnational has been working with Huntington Bank to process SBA loans of up to $350k. This is directly through the bank, so business owners are able to receive funds within 35 days (5 day underwriting process + 30 days to receive funds). Comparatively, going directly through the federal resources, it can take between 3 and 6 months. Pike13 customers using Transnational should contact them directly for further information.
Zipwhip has published an article that guides business owners through using their texting automation service to reach customers with important information regarding coronavirus, and has good suggestions about what language to use. With inboxes overwhelmed by email right now, texting can be a good alternative. Learn More >>