Welcome to how to use Resources as part of the Complete Solution
Using Resources makes it really easy to offer your members a really personalised way of making a booking by allowing them to choose additional options as part of the booking process.
So how could Resources by used?
Improving and personalising your members booking experience is really simple to set up with Resources as part of the Complete Solution.
These could be
Allow your member to book a specific Spin Bike in the studio
Allow your member to book a Yoga mat of their choice
Allow your members to book a badminton court of their choice
Allow your members to book a 3g Football pitch
Book an activity where it is key to provide your customer with dedicated accessibility
What will your member now see?
So once set up you members will be able to select from the drop down the exact number bike they wish to book in the studio making for a more personal and accessible booking experience.
See example below
Importantly If your member has selected Bike 1 the system will assume you want to book that bike again if it is available to book or the member can choose a different one of course, which can be their choice when they book a bike.
Setting up Resources
Now select 'Resource Types' from the dropdown menu
Resource types are a way of grouping resources, for example if you have different Spin bikes, Yoga mats. Badminton courts and 3G pitches with different numbers to name but a few Resource types you could create.
Firstly you'll need to add a new resource type by selecting the option in the top right corner 'Add new resource type'.
Now add a name for the resource type you've created resource type here.
Once you've named your resource type, click Add and Close.
Now you've added the resource type you can continue and add a resource.
Go to the 'Settings' menu and select 'Resources' from the dropdown menu.
Now you'll need to add a new resource.
Name your resource.~
For Example Spin Bike 1, Mat 1, Pitch 1 etc
Now select from the resource types to add the resource to that group
Click here to add the resource and edit it's settings
Here you can add a description.
This can include specific information on the Spin Bike, Yoga Mat or badminton court that you want to display to the member before they confirm their booking. For example Bike 1
This would be the resource type you've created previously Spin Cycle.
You can select a date for the resource to be active from here.
Just ensure this aligns with your bookable activity the resource is linked to.
You can mark the resource as unavailable if a Spin bike is out of action and in need of repair
You can select an image to illustrate the resource here. For example, this could be a Spin Bike, Yoga Mat, Pitch or Badminton Court like examples below
The 'Activities' option on the right hand side enables you to link the resource to your chosen bookable activity.
Just ensure the number of resources you create and the maximum number of attendees in your activity is set as the same. If you'd like to make all of the Spin bikes in your studio or boats available to anglers to select.
Once you've amended the resource settings accordingly don't forget to hit 'Save Changes' in the top right hand corner.