BOSTON – September 21, 2020 – Guidesly (https://guidesly.com/) announces the launch of Guidesly Pro – a new way for Guides to manage their fishing trips and reach a larger pool of anglers. Through a seamless experience from website to mobile, Guidesly Pro is the world’s first mobile application to connect trusted Fishing Guides with those who love to fish. A companion app for consumers will soon be available from Guidesly: allowing anglers across the United States to seek, find, and book Guides from their smartphones.
Guidesly Pro App – Mobile App for Fishing Guides:
The Guidesly Pro platform is the first-of-its-kind mobile application and website experience that connects Fishing Guides with anglers in search of trusted fishing pros. Driven by requests from top Guides across the U.S., the Guidesly Pro app is designed to help Guides promote, grow, and manage their business through unprecedented ways of casting ‘a bigger net’ to catch and land more customers.
David Lord, Guidesly founder and CEO explains: “As a lifelong fisherman who’s been on countless guided trips, I’ve seen first-hand the day-to-day challenges Guides face. In today’s competitive market, a Guide’s fishing skills and expertise (like knot tying, fly selection, and best spots to fish) aren’t enough to guarantee their success. They also need to be effective at promoting themselves, customer satisfaction, business development, and other tasks. Addressing those needs inspired me to launch Guidesly and build powerful, easy to-use solutions to eliminate Guides’ pain points and give them all they need in order to succeed.”
Before Guidesly, Fishing Guides lacked a unified solution that offered everything they need to connect with consumers and easily manage trips. Guidesly Pro brings features never before offered to Guides into a single application including:
- Self-management of their calendar, through which customers view a live inventory of Guide availability and choose a convenient day and time to book a fishing trip.
- Coordination of resources and team members for multi-Guide services
- Dynamic pricing allows guides to charge more during peak seasons and times and less when it is slow to ensure Guides maximize their revenue.
- Leverage Guidesly’s ‘Live Fishing Trip Tracker’ to get instant reporting of weather and water conditions, gauge information, and other details to help Guides track and record when & where they were most successful.
- Live In-App messaging with customer to send reminders/confirm meetup location.
“Guidesly Pro gives Guides like me what we’ve wanted for years,” said John Rogers, Vermont-based licensed fly-fishing Guide and former Orvis vice president. “While I love all its features, I especially like that Guidesly will make managing my calendar and schedule easy and secure, and that I’ll have a one-stop payment system, for everything from deposits, balance due, and even tips.”
Are you a Fishing Guide? Registering with Guidesly is Easy!
To join the Guidesly community and get registered, all Guides need to do is go to https://guidesly.com/become-a-guide. From there it takes just four easy steps to set up an online profile that will display your contact information, territory and bodies of water you fish, and showcase your expertise and specialties (e.g. beginners, fly fishing, families). On your profile you can customize your pricing and offerings giving you complete control over promoting and ensuring superior fishing experiences for your customers. Profile information is added to Guidesly’s growing database of registered and trusted Guides — which anglers can search to choose their preferred Guide.
App Availability and Free Downloads:
Versions of the Guidesly Pro app work on either iOS or Android mobile devices and are now available as free downloads from the Guidesly Pro landing page on our site.
Guidesly, Inc. is a global company building technologies, services, and communities to connect consumers who are enthusiastic about the outdoors with great Guides who can deliver exceptional excursions. Benefitting the 50 million Americans who fish for fun, Guidesly’s initial offering is the first mobile app to hook up trusted Fishing Guides and Charter Captains with all types of anglers, for fishing trips anywhere: from local rivers, to far-flung lakes, and oceans around the world. Headquartered in Boston, Mass. USA – Guidesly is run by a team including veterans of mission-driven consumer tech companies, award-winning designers, and proven experts in building cloud-based software platforms and businesses.
For more information visit guidesly.com
Patrick Rafter, Head of Communications and PR
Guidesly, Inc. (Massachusetts USA)
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