Ooze Passion

Last week I visited two places for the first time. One was an amazing experience, so I’m happy to reveal that it was a Rita’s here in Charlotte, NC. The second place was a locally owned “healthy hamburgers” joint. I won’t reveal the name. We’ll just call it “Healthy Burgers.” At Rita’s, I walked up…

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Restaurant Owner Podcast #4 – "No Matter How Good Your Product Is, If Your People Are Bad Your Customers Won’t Return"

So says John Bornoty, owner of The Big Salad. Listen to John talk about selling his software business to start The Big Salad, how he started just before the economy took a dive in October, 2008 and weathered the storm, how restaurants are a “people business,” how you’ll generate a huge ROI on your employee…

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Schedulefly Podcast #6 – "Schedulefly Is One of the Easier Things I Do In Managing Our Coffee Shop"

So says Sean Roberts, manager of Java Jacks coffee house in Nacogdoches, TX. Java Jacks has been around for thirteen years, and sells fresh roasted whole beans and fresh cups, along with a fun atmosphere and highly engaged, energetic employees who love to create awesome customer experiences. Click below to listen to Sean talk about…

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An Unexpected Presidential Visit

This is really cool. One of our customers sent us a note this morning [see below]. The President, the First Lady and some friends made an unexpected visit for dinner this past weekend at their restaurant – the Corner Kitchen in Asheville NC. Apparently a call was made by someone saying they wanted to reserve…

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A Three Man Show…

Recently on an online forum, somebody posted this about Schedulefly: “It seems like a one man show.” The connotation is that being a one man show is a bad thing. And maybe if your software is complicated and your customers need a lot of help, then perhaps that is a bad thing. How could you…

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"Schedulefly Is One of the Best and Easiest Things a Restaurant Can Do." – So Says Renee Shuey, GM of Murray Brothers Caddyshack in St. Augustine, FL

Murray Brothers Caddyshack is a place any Caddyshack fan should visit. We’re so excited to have them as a customer – we are huge Caddyshack fans. In fact I had to keep myself from rattling off quotes while I was doing this podcast, and I made it until the very end before I lost control….

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Blaze Your Own Path

This morning I was up early launching a cool new feature for our customers and I realized how lucky I am to be doing what I am doing. I am sitting in my kitchen with my son eating his waffle and my faithful friend at my feet while I deploy some new code to our…

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