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How to motivate gym members to visit your club more

Thu, Jun 9, 2022

Your gym’s success is driven by member retention. The number of customer visits is a critical means to measure the efficacy of your fitness services. … More

Optimizing How You Use Gym Software To Improve Your Club's Bottom Line.

Thu, Sep 17, 2020

As in our previous post, 2020 has been a year that has forced numerous fitness clubs to shift to a defensive business strategy or a proactive one that saw them divest into areas which they never previously considered to maintain cash flow during the … More

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

Thu, Jul 16, 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 … More

Gym Marketing Strategies - Differentiating your club from the competition.

Tue, Jun 16, 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 … More

4 Ways Custom Printed Key Tags Can Help Your Brand.

Sun, Jun 14, 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 … More

Reopening Your Gym After Lockdown - Coming off a Mass Hold

Fri, May 15, 2020

Gyms around the world have already begun the process of reopening their doors after the lockdown period imposed to reduce the transmission of the COVID-19 virus. After having weeks or months away from their regular workout regime, many gym-goers are … More

Family Memberships - Using Shared Memberships in GymMaster

Sun, Mar 29, 2020

The option for Family memberships is quite a popular feature for GymMaster users. This allows your members to share their memberships with friends and family, and often make it cheaper for them too. For example, a standard membership may cost them … More

Leaving a gym franchise? Here's how GymMaster can help

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

Leaving a gym franchise can be a leap-of-faith which can make or break a business and its reputation. Going out on your own has its benefits, but also a sizeable set of risks. “Will my members stay if I leave the franchise?” “Can I … More

Gym Email Marketing Guide 1 of 3: Planning Gym Email Campaigns for Effective Results

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

The low cost and relatively high effectiveness of email have seen the fitness club industry adopting email as a cornerstone component in their marketing arsenal for a number of years now. This communication tool is commonly utilized to increase … More

Gym Email Marketing Guide 2 of 3: Best Practices for Writing Effective Gym Email Content.

Tue, Oct 29, 2019

Now the foundations of your strategy are in place, it’s time to start writing your emails and planning when to send them to ensure they are effective. As with all marketing, the content of your emails should be closely aligned to the needs of … More

Gym Email Marketing Guide 3 of 3: How to Set up an Automated Email in GymMaster

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Sending emails to your gym’s members and prospects has never been easier. General GymMaster clients can use their system to create email templates for sending personalised messages directly to your email list with the click of a button - or … More

How to Approach Sleeping Gym Members

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

People who own a gym membership and no longer visit the facility are what is known in the industry as a sleeping member. For some fitness clubs, sleeping members are seen as easy revenue - but for others, these sleepers are just clients who are a few … More

Understanding and measuring member experience at your club.

Wed, Oct 2, 2019

The member experience is known as the cognitive or emotional assessment of all encounters a customer has with a firm that relates to purchase behavior. It’s a critical component to the success of any gym business, with research showing direct … More

Lead Management Tips - Prospecting for Success: Grow your membership numbers.

Mon, Sep 30, 2019

Running a successful business requires many things but the bare minimum is a revenue stream and this means sales. There is a wide range of ways to improve your sales but today we’re going to cover Prospect and Lead management. There are 3 main forms … More

Automated Billing Frequencies

Sun, Sep 1, 2019

Choosing the right billing frequency for your members made easy! As a membership management platform, GymMaster offers clubs a reliable and easy-to-use automated billing feature. This means that clubs can automatically send paperless billing charges … More

Using the member app as a fitness class check in app instead of your regular gym check in system

Wed, Aug 28, 2019

Whether your gym charges members to attend it’s fitness classes, your classes have a limited number of seats that requires your members to book in advance or you might just like to keep track of class attendance to see which are most popular. … More

Encouraging word of mouth advertising to gain more gym members

Mon, Aug 26, 2019

Gaining a strong membership base is one of the areas which can be the cause of a large amount of stress for many gym owners. Finding the right channels to market your club can be tedious, expensive and require a large amount of trial and error. One … More

How to get more gym members - boost your prospect conversion rate

Sun, Aug 18, 2019

A common problem for many gyms, especially newer ones, is establishing and maintaining a large enough membership base to cover operating costs. To achieve and maintain the optimal amount of members for a club there are two key aspects of the member … More

Four easy gym marketing ideas for maintaining engagement over holidays

Mon, Aug 12, 2019

Gyms have always had a love-hate relationship with public holidays - while they can be a distraction for current members from their workout routines, they can also be a strong motivator or even a trigger motivating new members to sign up. Some … More

Benefits & steps to becoming an eco friendly gym

Mon, Aug 5, 2019

In recent years environmentalism (otherwise known as being ‘green’) has become a rapidly growing area of interest for both customers and businesses across a broad range of industries - from hospitality to transportation and everything in … More