I spoke on Friday with Ryan Donahue, founder of small business scheduling site HourTown. He and I talked about the economic climate and his observation that recent subscribers to his service are listing part-time and weekend hours, suggesting that people are moonlighting or hedging in the event they lose their jobs. Non-scientific but interesting nonetheless.
Donahue was briefing me on new features the site was adding, including scheduling for multiple providers within a single business (e.g., stylists in a salon), widgets for SMB websites and SMS notifications of an appointment or inquiry. Here’s a site that uses the widget: