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11 Time Management Tips for Small Business Owners

“It is not enough to be busy… The question is what are we busy about?” – Henry David Thoreau “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” – Zig Ziglar The best way to measure your time is to schedule everything and to be mindful of where your times goes. You can download a time management app like Toggl to see where you time goes, how much time you spend on projects and different tasks. Here are some ideas and tips you can ponder on and get the ones that work for… Read More

Amazing Fitness Apps to Try Right Now | iOS & Android

Your smartphone is with you 24/7 most likely. So why not make it your digital personal trainer too? A whole gym worth of fitness training, ideas and techniques in your pocket. Here are 7 of the best fitness apps out there, which could help you get that ideal body you keep dreaming about. A little hint here that I’m learning myself as well: it’s not enough to download a fitness app to get results. It takes some serious amount of sweat too. But it’s all worth it! This is the body you’ll be living in for the rest of your… Read More

32 Appointment Quotes We Love

An appointment is an arrangement to meet someone at a particular time and place. Appointment synonyms include: meeting, engagement, interview, arrangement, consultation, session, date, rendezvous, assignation, tweetup, commitment, etc. Appointfix, the modern appointment book and great scheduling app, is about managing your appointments, helping small business owners and independent professionals be more productive. Our tagline explains it simple: Appointfix lets you effortlessly schedule appointments and reduce no-shows using automated text reminders, making your life just a little bit easier. What do others say about appointments? Let’s see how people defined or mentioned appointments in their day to day lives. Spoiler… Read More

Your Appointment with the Oscars

The appointment book confirms that red carpet weekend is here with the 91st Academy Awards ceremony honoring the best films of 2018. Acclaimed celebrities wearing the most lavish designer dresses, extravagant hairstyles and flawlessly-fabulous makeup, will take those glamorous pictures in front of the many cameras this Sunday, February 24, 2019 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The place has a seating capacity of 3,332 people (which is honestly less than what I would have thought, giving the size and grandeur of the event).  The movie industry biggest celebration will be attended by the greatest Hollywood actors,… Read More

The Best Sleep Tracking App for Android Users

“Sleeping is my favorite hobby” said our new intern yesterday. “Mine is dancing” replied my Android developer coworker. Their light chit-chat made me think about the importance of a good night sleep and how sleeping results to be a challenge sometimes. Small business owners and independent professionals (like hair stylists, beauticians, spa owners, dentists, gym owners, psychologists, driving instructors, fitness trainers, nutritionists, massage therapists, etc.) have a lot on their plates during the day as they work super hard, and many struggle to sleep well at times. A sleeping app can come to the rescue and be a useful tool… Read More

72 Love Quotes and Love Text Messages for Your Darling

“Love is space and time measured by the heart”, said Proust. Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and you’ll text your true love something adorable, loving and poetic. Here’s a collection of love quotes, love sayings and love text messages to share with your sweetheart. Before jumping into the passionate charming sea of love quotes though, remember you can still participate in our Valentine’s Day contest to win a $200 romantic dinner for two at the restaurant of your choice! The contest ends on Sunday February 17, 2019. #AppointfixLOVE “Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride… Read More

Valentine’s Day Contest | Win a $200 Romantic Dinner for Two

“Love is in the air, everywhere I look around” as the song goes… 🙂 We’re celebrating a week of LOVE at Appointfix with a super-duper Valentine’s Day contest for our dear users and fans. The winner will receive a gift of $200 cash for a romantic dinner for two at the restaurant of their choice! Are you in love? Think about a really nice restaurant your honey would love to have dinner at. Would it be by the sea or by the lake, in the mountains or downtown? Enter our contest to take your sweetheart there as a Valentine’s gift… Read More

FAQs about reminders under the Ultimate plan

Under the Basic and Premium plans, the reminders are sent via your device and carrier. However due to restrictions from the iOS and Android operating systems, a tap is required for each reminder to be sent. For those of you who prefer fully automated reminders, we have built the Ultimate plan. With Ultimate, the reminders are sent via cloud using our SMS system, and are fully automated. It doesn’t matter on what device you’re using the app, we make sure your appointment reminders are always sent out. So Google’s or Apple’s restrictions don’t apply to Ultimate, because we’re not using… Read More

Important changes for Android users, due to restrictions from Google

In October Google announced app developers that they will restrict the use of SMS and Call Log permissions (see here and here). This change in Google’s policy is important and has an impact on our Android app because Appointfix was using the SMS permission to provide fully automated reminders sent through your phone. And the Call Log permission was also used to display the app’s icon on the call screen. We applied for an exception to these new restrictions, however we received an answer from Google on January 7 that they rejected our request. They considered automatic reminders as… Read More

11 Interesting Quick Facts About The Super Bowl

It’s Super Bowl weekend! Super Bowl LIII (53) will take place on Sunday February 3rd, 2019 at 6:30pm Eastern. Since 2003 every Super Bowl has taken place during the first week of February (from 1967 until 2003 the Super Bowl took place in January). This huge American football event will determine the champion of the NFL (National Football League) for the 2018 season, between the two-time defending AFC (American Football Conference) champion New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams – the NFC (National Football Conference) champion. Here are some quick facts related to the Big Game this year and over… Read More