To help avoid missed appointments, you can require specific clients to pay in advance (in full, or a partial deposit) in order to finalize their bookings.
Set up online payments
Before you can set up advanced payments, you first need to connect a Stripe or Square account and configure your settings. Read more about setting up online payments in this article: Accept online payments.
Require advanced payment from specific clients
Once you've connected a Stripe or Square account, check out this article for a step-by-step guide to setting up required payments: Require online payments from no show clients.
More options to avoid no shows & cancellations
You can also set up cancellation protection, so your clients are charged a fee if they miss an appointment or cancel late. To learn more about cancellation protection, check out this guide: Set up cancellation protection.