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December 17, 2014
Health Club Software Provider ABC Financial

ABC Financial Participates in Hour of Code

LITTLE ROCK, AR., (December 17, 2014) – ABC Financial (ABC), the leading software and payment processing provider to the health and fitness industry, participated in Hour of Code last week in Central Arkansas.  ABC employees spoke to students about the availability of software careers in Central Arkansas, as […]
December 15, 2014
Is Your Gym Ready For The 2015 New Years Resolution Rush

Is Your Gym Ready For The 2015 New Year’s Resolution Rush?

With the New Year just around the corner, gym owners are gearing up for the post-holiday rush – after all, the first week of January is to health clubs and fitness facilities what Black Friday is to retail stores! New members will be looking for a facility where […]
December 9, 2014
Top Fitness Trends for 2015

Top Fitness Trends for 2015

According to the annual Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2015, there are 20 fitness trends predicted to drive the market next year; this list includes the Top 5. The results of this annual survey help experts in the health and fitness industry to make informative investment decisions […]
December 2, 2014
Decision Disasters and How to Avoid them

Decision Disasters and How to Avoid them

By: Will Phillips Founder of REX Roundtables Recent research points out that the common mental shortcuts (called heuristics) that we use in making decisions lead to faulty decisions.  Of even greater concern is the research that shows the faults can be amplified in a group, and spiral into […]
December 2, 2014
And the Winner of the Most Profitable Gym is

And the Winner of the Most Profitable Gym is….

By: Michael Scott Scudder Founder/CEO of Fitness Business Council If your answer to the above is: 1) the one that sells the most memberships; 2) the one that retains the most memberships; or 3) the one that sells and retains the most memberships…in all three cases – SORRY […]
December 2, 2014
How to Close a Gym Membership Sale at Anytime, Under Any Circumstances

How to Close a Gym Membership Sale at Anytime, Under Any Circumstances

By: Jim Thomas President/Founder of Fitness Management and Consulting You just never know when things will change.  You get transferred to another club.  You have a new boss.  Your company is sold.  Even if things just seem to be going crazy in the gym you have worked at […]
December 2, 2014
Club Marketing Christmas Card Order

Club Marketing Christmas Card Order

By: Mary Craig The holidays are here and ABC Financial has the tools to help you show your members that you care. Choose from our wide selection that’s perfect for the holidays. Choose your design and the type of card you would like and ABC Club Marketing will […]
November 21, 2014
Fitness Trends of 2014

Fitness Trends of 2014

Your members have one goal, and that is to get fit. There are countless ways for them to reach that goal and every year there seem to be new ways to get in shape. There were many fitness trends in 2014, but only some of them have the […]
November 13, 2014
Health Club Software Provider ABC Financial

Message from Ginger Collins about GGFA Staff Changes

Hi Everyone, We are happy to announce that our Marnie Saylor, GGFA Co-ordinating Manager, has accepted a wonderful opportunity in our industry that will allow her to use all her many skills and talents on a full time basis.  We will miss her tremendously but support her in […]