The Schedulefly "App" for all web phones

I have a Schedulefly “app” icon on my iPhone that says “fly.” Here’s what it looks like… Many of you also have this icon on your phone, and you assume it’s an app from the app store. It’s not. It’s our mobile web site, which works on any web-enabled phone. Unlike an actual “native” app,…

Why we run Schedulefly like a general store

My friend once said to me about Schedulefly, “Y’all run that business like you are some old timers running a general store.” It’s so true. I love that analogy. But why did he say that? And why do I think it’s so accurate? Well, we’ve both spent time in the N.C. mountains in Valle Crucis,…

Email marketing and why it was wrong for us

I love having a business that can make decisions based on our own personal beliefs and what we feel is right – or not right. It’s that simple. It’s also a dream to have such a clear focus on certain types of restaurants – because we are serving a lot of people just like us…

Introducing the Restaurant Owners Uncorked podcast series…

Five years ago we decided it would be a good idea for me to record phone calls with customers who wanted to share why they liked using Schedulefly and how it helped their restaurant. We posted the recordings on our blog, and they were fine for a while but after about ten we realized that…

A really well run restaurant

While in college in coastal NC some 20 years ago I worked at a really great and well run seafood restaurant called The Bridge Tender. It was on the waterway and directly next to the draw bridge that led to Wrightsville Beach NC…hence it’s name. It was (and still is) a local favorite all year…