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May 27, 2015
who has time for sleep anyways

Who has time for sleep anyways?

A typical day at work: all your coworkers walk in with their to-go cups of coffee. When they finish that cup, they head straight to the break room to make another pot of coffee. Some people drink coffee because of its taste, but most will say they drink […]
May 26, 2015
Show Me The Money

Show me the money!

By: Mary Craig Many clubs have a turnover rate of 15-20% per year or higher. People leave because they lose interest, they have health or financial problems, they move away, or because they are no longer being served by the club and what it has to offer. Some […]
May 26, 2015
Wearables

Netpulse “Wearables” webcast recording

By: Netpulse During this timely webinar on wearables, John (CO-CEO of Netpulse), gave a fantastic overview of the landscape of wearables opportunities for clubs, specific examples of how clubs use wearables, as well as some actionable steps on how to “get on the grid” (if you don’t know […]
May 26, 2015
Gym Sales Slump

Are You Just Getting Started in Gym Sales? Are You a Veteran in a Slump?

By: Jim Thomas I see too many new hires get started in this business with no real game plan on how to begin. I see too many gym salespeople who have been doing this for quite some time that have become stagnate. Owners get frustrated and so do […]
May 26, 2015
Financial Musts

5 Financial Musts for Any Fitness Business

By: Melissa Knowles CEO/Co-Founder at Gym HQ Gym HQ is very lucky to have a financial veteran at the helm of our accounting ship.  CFO John Lewin has been crunching numbers for over 30 years; the last 7 of which have been for fitness businesses.  But regardless of […]
May 26, 2015
Consumer Beware

Consumer Beware: How Emailing Credit Card Information Puts You at Risk

Do you need to update your health club billing information? If so, it may be tempting to do this through email; however, this is not necessarily a good idea. While this is an easy solution for ensuring that the health club payment processing is complete, it may leave […]
May 20, 2015
get your fitness center noticed

Get Noticed!

Businesses want to be heard and seen. There are many different avenues clubs can go through to market their club or promotions they might be running, but most clubs do not know where to start. Maybe you want to promote their facility with a banner? Maybe you want […]
May 12, 2015
Bring Stability to Your Health Club With Club Management Software

Bring Stability to Your Health Club With Club Management Software

With obesity on the rise, millions of Americans are doing what’s right for their health and joining gyms. Gym membership is steadily growing as more and more fitness facilities move into communities, offering promotions and classes while taking advantage of new trends. As such, the business of owning […]
May 5, 2015
Helpful KPIs

Helpful KPI’s

By: Michael Scott Scudder Hi everyone!  A little different between-newsletters-blog today.  No A/V this time, just a few KPI’s that may help you, from our not-quite-yet-completed 1st Quarter Business Results Survey. Responses to-date representing well over 700 facilities. Full infographic-type report will be coming to you via private […]