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Cutting costs during a recession: How gym software can save your club money.

July 16th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and it’s associated lock-downs and job losses have had numerous impacts on the global economy, which, for many industries has been negative–the fitness industry, unfortunately, falls within this category. The government imposed restrictions, coupled with the fear of contracting the virus has resulted in gyms around the world losing a sizeable amount of income, putting pressure on business owners to find ways to remain open and in the green.

There are numerous ways in which gyms have been achieving this thus far, however, at the core, these are all associated with cashflow (bringing more cash in, and/or …

Gym Competition Ideas for Engagement & Retention

July 1st, 2020
Member engagement is a core antecedent towards improving the rates of retention for gym members, which is highly important to maintaining a profitable gym business given the current climate of the fitness industry being battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s associated lock-downs and economic consequences. For the sake of simplicity, this post will divide the most popular forms of gym competitions into three key categories. This is by no means an exhaustive list, merely just a few ideas to get you going–we recommend putting some thought in yourself to try to design the best competition to suit your way of…

Gym Marketing: Setting Standards To Track the Performance of Your Business.

July 1st, 2020

Performance metrics are a core component to measure in the operations of any business, KPIs help keep businesses moving forward and achieving their goals, and gyms are no exception. In this article, we will cover the key perspectives which you should aim to measure the performance of your gym’s marketing.

Whether you are marketing to increase your gym membership, or simply maintain the level of members you currently have, setting performance standards are the best way to keep a finger on the pulse of your business. This allows you to get the best returns on your marketing expenditure, while also …

Gym Marketing Strategies – Differentiating your club from the competition.

June 16th, 2020

An unfortunate aspect of running a fitness club, like operating any sort of business (usually) is that it is almost guaranteed that there will be competitors trying to grow alongside you, competing for market share (and profits). It’s basic economics really, as people see businesses making an attractive level of income, more will enter the industry to get their own slice of the pie until a saturation point is reached, at which time the competition will increase substantially as there are only a limited number of customers to share amongst these businesses.

This makes differentiation important, as there needs to …

4 Ways Custom Printed Key Tags Can Help Your Brand.

June 14th, 2020

For some businesses, custom printed key tags can be seen as an unnecessary expense to use with their 24 hour gym access control system, even if the difference in price is minimal when compared to the grand scheme of things. If you are telling yourself “they’re only small, people won’t even notice” or “I’ll get to it eventually, they’re just not a priority”, then it’s my job to get you on-side with this article.

Not only are custom branded key fobs an easy way to get your business in front of more potential member’s eyes, but they can pay for …

Return on Investment: Why your fitness club needs a 24/7 gym access control system

June 8th, 2020

When people think of investments, for many their mind would first go to the stock markets, property or gold. These types of investments can grow your wealth through appreciating in value or by generating income through the likes of dividends or rent payments. There are also investments that can increase your wealth through another means – by reducing your outgoing expenses. This includes making purchases such as solar panels to generate power and cut your power bill, switching over to electric vehicles to reduce fuel costs, or adding insulation to your building to reduce heating expenses.

As you can see, …