SEATTLE, Wash., (August 12th, 2014) — Two Seattle startup companies, PlaceFull.com and Judy’s Book, have partnered to help small businesses get discovered and booked online. The online booking website PlaceFull.com is rolling out 11 new directories of over fifty thousand merchants to help Judy’s Book consumers get booked online. This will enable consumers to search businesses online and book anytime, anywhere using PlaceFull’s booking engine. As part of the partnership, PlaceFull will enhance its pages by displaying Judy’s Book reviews (currently over 1.2 million) on business listings to its consumer audience. PlaceFull announced its new directories seeded with data from Judy’s Book will feature a multitude of professional service providers, such as Photographers, Home Inspectors, Artists, Carpet Cleaners, Painters, Window Cleaners, Roofing Services, Gutter Services, Garage Door Services, Pet Services, and Handyman Services. All merchants in the directory will have a dedicated page, which includes three referral listings, images, reviews, business information, the merchant’s Yelp Reviews and the merchants Judy’s Book Reviews. The merchant will then have the ability to convert their referral listing to real-time bookable listings to make it seamless for consumers to book instantly online. PlaceFull also announced that merchants that sign up for PlaceFull get full access to PlaceFull’s online booking capabilities (dashboard, calendar, free mobile app, credit card reader and more), which includes immediate booking on their website and Facebook page. In addition PlaceFull merchants will have the option to enhance their Judy’s Book profile and drive more referrals to their online booking page. General Manager of Judy’s Book, Ali Alami said, “Many of our merchants are looking for a complete booking solution while our consumers are looking to save time and book on the go. This partnership with PlaceFull fills this need by providing 24×7 online and mobile booking capabilities to help our merchants grow their revenues while removing friction in booking for our consumer users.” Founder and CEO of PlaceFull, Ryan Hamlin said, “We are excited to partner with one of the leading Social Search tools available to consumers today to search, review and now book events, activities and services online, in real-time. PlaceFull.com is an online booking service that allows small business owners to create and publish bookable listings online, delivering ultimate convenience for both merchants and consumers. Its newly unveiled mobile application with credit card reader allows business owners to take bookings online, in-store, and on-the-go. Judy’s Book is the Social Search tool that brings the trusted scoop on local places. This Seattle, WA startup has grown to more than one million monthly pageviews and over 600,000 members. Judy’s Book features local reviews, recommendations, and Kidscore on kid-friendly businesses, making it easy to share places with friends and family.
PlaceFull Partners with Judy’s Book to Help Merchants with Online Booking
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