As winter approaches, and the nights draw in, we’re still working hard in Okappy Halloween HQ. Read on to find out about the latest releases as well as some tricks, treats and industry news.

It was nice seeing some of our newer customers at our recent webinar, where we talked about How to implement workforce management. In case you missed it, the slides and recording are available from our events page. Our next and final webinar of the year will be all about the Job Template Builder. Scroll down for more…

Not so nice this month was an issue some of our customers had with their Internet Service Provider; BT. This caused intermittent connection issues and slow performance when connecting to Okappy. We worked hard to implement workarounds and published a support page with more tips and tricks.

We are also considering offering a new technical support service in conjunction with an IT support company. If this is something you may be interested in, let us know. And as always, don’t forget to bookmark https://status.okappy.com for the latest system status.

Join the Okappy community on Thursday 20th November at 2pm for our final webinar of the year where we’ll be talking about the how’s and the why’s of Creating Job Templates within Okappy. Register on Evenbrite and don’t forget to follow us to be the first to hear about future events.

Creating Job Templates Webinar
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Business growth depends on a lot of things; the quality of product or service you offer, your pricing, how you set yourself apart from the competition and the market you’re selling to. One area in particular that you need to get right is customer service. Check out 5 key tactics the best companies use to support their customers.

Pest Control Okappy Case Study

“With Okappy it’s been very easy to just prove to people that we’ve done the work for them, and then send them the invoice. As a consequence, it’s kept our cash flow going.” – Ian McPherson, Operations Director at Excel ETS Ltd. Find out more about Ian’s experience using Okappy here.

Useful New Features

Update all your linked jobs

You can now make a change to all linked jobs in one go from the jobs dashboard.

Web Update Linked Jobs

Calendar enhancements

The reference, description and address is now available in your calendar events (depending on your screen size and duration of the event)

Web Calendar View

Manage your subcontractors

Add highlight colours for your subcontractors and manage them as easily as your employees.

Web Highlight Subcontractors

More easily update your jobs’ status

You can now change a job status from the three dots menu.

Web Update Job Status

Don’t forget, see all the latest web updates by clicking your Profile icon at the top right of the screen and then selecting Latest updates. iOS and Android updates are available from the Okappy icon, then select More.

Top of the forum this month!

Q: “Can a subcontractor create jobs on there [sic] tablet?”

A: “Yes a subcontractor can create their own jobs and put you as their customer so it shows on your dashboard as well as theirs.

More questions and answers are available at: https://forum.okappy.com/forum/

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