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December 29, 2011
Kristy Harper

Kristy Harper

Kristy Harper became a member of the ABC Financial family January 2010, as the Manager of the Human Resources Department. Working with the daily needs of almost 400 full time employees regarding everything from hiring, payroll, benefits, wellness, and to lending a listening ear, keeps her and her […]
December 29, 2011
Putting More “Health” Into Health Clubs

Putting More “Health” Into Health Clubs

By: JT Tompkins Solajet.com Think about this. Every piece of equipment in most health clubs is designed to break down muscle tissue. What truly promotes tissue recovery? We can’t think of anything either and maybe that is why people are choosing to add massage as a logical part […]
December 29, 2011
2012 Postage Rates Are Increasing

2012 Postage Rates Are Increasing

By: Shauna Carpenter Client Management Beginning Jan 22nd, Forever Stamps will increase by a penny to 45¢. This is the first increase in two and a half years according to an Oct 18th press release from usps.com. This change may impact those of you who use our Club […]
December 29, 2011
Send a Valentine to Your Members!

Send a Valentine to Your Members!

Are you thinking of the perfect gift for your sweetheart? Well, your members are! Here are some great ideas for you to use to get more people in your door. Friends Are Free (FAF) Mailers – These FAF mailers are sent as Valentine’s cards to your members, and […]
December 29, 2011
Now Experience 99% of Uptime When Managing Your Members!!

Now Experience 99% of Uptime When Managing Your Members!!

By: Spencer Ragsdale Product Owner We have all seen it before… the dreaded system downtime!! In the past, these downtimes would prevent us from making changes to our member’s accounts and viewing invoices. Those days are over! ABC Financial is excited to inform you that those downtimes have […]
December 29, 2011
Why is ABC Financial the Industry Leader in Health Club Software?

Why is ABC Financial the Industry Leader in Health Club Software?

By: Steve Ayers Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing ABC Financial is the leading software and payment processor in the fitness industry, and has been for over 30 years. ABC continues to deliver the most advanced and cutting-edge software, recurring payment processing solutions, and member marketing and retention […]
December 29, 2011
Processing Companies Take the Match File Very Seriously… And So Should You!

Processing Companies Take the Match File Very Seriously… And So Should You!

By: Tim Carter Merchant Services Manager The Terminated Merchants File (TMF) or match file, is basically a list of merchants that have had their merchant accounts closed down by their processing bank on negative terms. This list, which resembles McCarthy’s “black list” during the cold war, is a […]
December 29, 2011
Here’s Why You Need a Sales System in Your Health Club

Here’s Why You Need a Sales System in Your Health Club

By: Jim Thomas Jim Thomas’ Fitness Management & Consulting We see this frequently in health clubs. No real systems for sales. No real accountability. We see sales reps that do their own thing… and make it up on the fly. Of course, as a manager, you’re now trying […]
December 15, 2011
Promoting Your Health Club on the New Facebook

Promoting Your Health Club on the New Facebook

While more health clubs are investing in health club management software to improve operations and connect better with customers and prospects, few have mastered the use of social media as an effective way to reach out to new audiences.It isn’t a matter of when but how health clubs […]