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September 23, 2014
Trusten's New Heart

Trusten’s New Heart

Recently ABC Financial was able to take part in a program to assist patients in need at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. See how we were able to help make a difference in one child’s life. Original article by Arkansas Children’s Hospital: “His heart is failing.” These four scary words changed […]
September 18, 2014
All Natural-Sugar Salt and Preservatives

All Natural … Sugar, Salt, and Preservatives

By: Hope Osborn I haven’t found a breakthrough diet to achieve the healthiest body with the most energy, partly for lack of education and partly because determining a ‘healthy diet’ is complicated by factors like these: Health foods, like fashion, can be trendy. “Studies show” can mean years […]
September 18, 2014
Successful Social Media is Intentional and Relational

Successful Social Media is Intentional and Relational

By: Hope Osborn An online Gallup Business Journal article showed a study conducted with 2,500 entrepreneurs to understand the actions and decisions that lead to venture creation and growth. After years of research and hundreds of interviews, Gallup has identified 10 specific aptitudes which were consistently observed in […]
September 5, 2014
The Advantages Your Club Has

The Advantages Your Club Has

By: Michael Scott Scudder Founder/CEO of Fitness Business Council I don’t write promotional articles often…it just ain’t my style. But this one is way too timely and illustrates the ADVANTAGES OF YOUR CLUB…and YOU MAY NOT EVEN RECOGNIZE THEM! Allow me to veer off for a few sentences. […]
September 5, 2014
Get Members, Keep Members, Notify Members

Get Members, Keep Members, Notify Members

Get Members, Keep Members, Notify Members By: Mary Craig Of course, keeping your current club members is much easier than getting brand new ones? It’s true. Your members are already invested; now all you have to do is to continue to show and add value to keep them! […]
September 5, 2014
Total Time Management Managing Your Scarcest & Most Costly Resource-Organization Time

Total Time Management: Managing Your Scarcest & Most Costly Resource-Organization Time

By: Will Phillips Founder of REX Roundtables for Club Executives “Much of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to work.” -Peter Drucker- Peter Drucker has written more stuff about real management than any other; he will challenge your standard beliefs and push your […]
September 5, 2014
Are you watching your monthly membership sales decline and don’t know why

Are you watching your monthly membership sales decline and don’t know why?

By: Jim Thomas President/Founder of Fitness Management and Consulting We recently took on a client club whose sales were on a steady decline. Of course, we heard the normal push-backs such as too much competition, time of year, rates are too high, marketing is not working, etc. One […]
September 5, 2014
ABC Financial Employee Spotlight- Valencia Desheers

Valencia Desheers

By: Bryan Smith Valencia De Sheers joined the ABC family in April of 2012 as a Customer Care Rep. She was in the first remote trained class for operations. The smile in her voice and enthusiastic attitude is what earned her a promotion to Customer Care Floor Lead […]
September 2, 2014
Health Club Software Provider ABC Financial

ABC Financial Extends Aid to Local Tornado Victims

CONTACT INFORMATION: Steve Ayers Chief Revenue Officer, ABC Financial 501-515-5066 steve.ayers@abcfinancial.com LITTLE ROCK, Ark., (August 29, 2014) – ABC Financial (ABC) adopted two local families who lost everything in a tornado that swept Central Arkansas in the Spring of 2014. On April 27, 2014, a tornado moved through […]