Your books are always up to date with Artichoke because it's so easy to process and record payments on the fly. This video walks through the basics that will get you started quickly.
Ways to record & process payments
1) As part of appointment check in
2) As a stand alone transaction unrelated to a particular appointment.
Example 1: John shows up for his appointment, you check him in and collect payment, all part of one process in Artichoke. Very simple.
Example 2: Sally wants to purchase a 10 pack but has no upcoming appointments.