Front Desk API Platform Helps Service-Based Businesses Better Manage Their Time & Work

Aug 13, 2015

Small Business Technology Companies Can Leverage Front Desk's Open API to Create Complete Solutions Integrated With the Leading Mobile-First Client Management System .

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - August 13, 2015) - Front Desk, the mobile-first client management system trusted by personal services businesses, announced the launch of a robust set of APIs (Application Programming Interfaces), designed to help technologies for service businesses of all kinds easily integrate with Front Desk. The powerful APIs make it easy for technology companies to leverage the power of Front Desk, so they may create comprehensive solutions to help customers manage and grow their businesses.


Front Desk is mobile client management and scheduling software that is simple, intuitive, and automates common workflow -- a powerful platform for personal services providers. Using the Front Desk API, technology companies can give businesses ways to leverage Front Desk with their other cloud-based tools, enabling owners and managers to maximize marketing and administrative spending.


Built on the new API and launching in the Front Desk product today, a new integration with Infusionsoft lets customers using both Front Desk and Infusionsoft seamlessly connect the two solutions, taking back hours of administrative time and boosting profits as a result. Similar integrations are available now with the leading cloud technologies for small businesses, including DocuSign, Emma, MailChimp and TrainHeroic.


The owner of music and dance school ROOTS Academy, Kyle Chowning benefits from the new integration of Front Desk and Infusionsoft. "Front Desk integrated with Infusionsoft allows us to fully employ our sales, marketing and communication strategy to better serve our customers," Chowning said. "The integration enriches our value to our students and significantly improves our internal efficiencies."


Accessible in the Front Desk Developer Center, the API provides easy access to staff schedules, client profiles and location information, among dozens of other features. Benefits of the Front Desk API include:

  • Getting started quickly - Developers may create a free test Front Desk account in minutes at https://developer.frontdeskhq.com/accounts/sign_up.
  • Open and accessible documentation - All documentation is posted online, for all to access.
  • No cost - Front Desk does not charge fees to register integrations or use the API.
  • Authentication with OAuth2 - Users of a Front Desk app simply "Login with Front Desk."
  • Fast growth - The Front Desk is adding new endpoints regularly, in response to the requests of development partners.

"At Front Desk, we are welcoming everyone creating technology for small businesses to integrate with our solution, at no cost," said Jon Zimmerman, CEO and Founder, Front Desk. "Our vision is to give our clients the business and lifestyle they want -- and that means the technologies they count on to run their business must work together seamlessly to make that real for them."
Technology companies looking to get started using Front Desk's free APIs may learn more athttps://developer.frontdeskhq.com/.

About Front Desk
Front Desk™ is a rapidly growing mobile-first, software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that provides cloud-based business management tools to the personal services economy. The technology is optimized to work on smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers enabling personal service businesses -- like fitness and yoga studios, dance and music schools, physical therapists, adventure guides, tutors, and other businesses and franchises, which are inherently mobile -- to run their businesses from anywhere, at any time. Front Desk provides a complete software suite to help these businesses easily manage client relationships and marketing, automate billing, securely process payments, schedule classes and appointments, track attendance, and create a customized and branded client-facing experience. Since launching in 2013, Seattle-based Front Desk has been adopted by thousands of businesses in more than 40 countries. For more information, visit:http://www.frontdeskhq.com.