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10 Direct Debit Tips for Gyms

Tue, Feb 16, 2016

This blog post was contributed by Debitsuccess Cashflow is essential to any organisation’s success – including gyms. At Debitsuccess, we’re the specialist at collecting recurring payments from customers through our full service billing solution so … More

Which Billing Provider is Right for Me?

Mon, Jan 18, 2016

Whether you’re a startup or an established business, your billing process is an integral part of how you operate. How you collect your money not only affects your cash flow, but also your expenses and profitability. There are a wide variety of … More

The Value of Member Information

Mon, Sep 14, 2015

Information about your members is incredibly valuable. Data gives you the ability to preempt problems, analyze past performance and determine trends and likely outcomes. From contact details and membership information to purchase histories and … More

The Cloud and Membership Management Software

Wed, Jun 17, 2015

Storing my data where? The Cloud offers the ability to store your data/database on a remote server, which you access over the internet. Whether you … More

Leveraging Your 24/7 System

Mon, May 18, 2015

While Access Control systems do provide a simple and affordable way of offering members 24/7 gym access they also make other options and services easier to implement as well. Other Membership Types Off Peak Memberships: Every gym has quiet times when … More

Membership Cycle and Retention Part II

Tue, Dec 30, 2014

Previously we covered the standard events in a normal membership cycle and some general suggestions on how and when to contact them. In part two we’ll cover some additional times that specifically relate to Non-Visitation. Stopped visiting Maybe … More

Membership Cycle and Retention Part I

Wed, Dec 17, 2014

Signing up a new member can be a great feeling. Apart from the obvious financial importance someone has decided to utilize your facility to help improve themselves, to achieve their goals whether they are looking to lose a few pounds, get fit or add … More

What do you need to know for 24/7

Thu, Dec 4, 2014

24/7 gym access has become a prominent offering in many facilities with both the rise of budget all access gyms and more traditional gyms converting to 24/7 to prevent member attrition. Going 24/7 can provide a wide range of additional benefits to a … More

Why Community Matters

Mon, Nov 17, 2014

Retention is a core goal of most businesses including the health and fitness industry. Yet the main focus in many industries is on simply acquiring new clients, often overlooking the value of their existing customer base. While sales are an important … More

Is Door Access Control Just for 24/7 Gyms?

Sun, Aug 3, 2014

Is door access control the right choice for your health club? For any operation this question comes down to a number of factors. What you’re aiming to achieve and whether the cost of implementation is outweighed by the benefits derived. … More

Top 10 Tips on Improving Your Health Club's Cash Flow

Thu, Jul 3, 2014

Cash flow is important to your gym… without it your business stops. Putting in some simple systems to maintain good cash flow is essential to your business' success. 1. Standardize how and when you collect money Having a dozen different ways … More

Gym Best Practices - Part 1

Wed, Dec 11, 2013

GymMaster is packed with some great features to help cut administration time and let you spend more time doing what you enjoy. Here are some simple suggestions to help make sure your system works for you. Keep information accurate It may seem … More

SMS Marketing: Better (and cheaper) than ever!

Fri, Sep 20, 2013

With digital marketing becoming the way of the future, we’ve searched high and low for a reliable, cost-saving solution to make SMS marketing more accessible for you to get your message delivered directly into your target’s hands. New … More

GymMaster's New Android App!

Tue, Aug 20, 2013

Updated: January 2018 We have officially launched our mobile app for both iOS and Android. See the announcement here. More

Top 3 SMS's Every Health Club Should Send

Tue, Aug 13, 2013

SMS or text messages have been a hot topic over the last three months, so I felt it time to write a blog on the matter. Margins are being squeezed with members negotiating for lower cost premiums with the influx of 24/7 unmanned franchise facilities … More

GymMaster Changes v5.310

Wed, Feb 6, 2013

Description of Change Module Affected When running DD runs, if the member has a previous debt on a different billing period, it will no longer try and retake the debt on the different billing period. Billing Also if billing is set for all charges, … More

GymMaster's Exciting New DASHBOARD

Fri, Sep 14, 2012

The new dashboard has been designed to allow easier navigation whilst provide key performance indicators at the forefront with benchmarked industry standards. We hope this will assist fitness providers using GymMaster to focus their business and … More

Improving our Dash Board!

Fri, Jun 15, 2012

Jonathan - Jul 2, 2012- Last Visitors Page – Should have “total visits” and “total scans” – if we have 1 person who checks in for PT and for membership… then this is counted as twice, which is confusing. - I … More

Improving our Dash Board!

Fri, Jun 15, 2012

We are keen to get your feedback on changes to our user interface. Before we release the update we wanted to get your thoughts and opinions on the types of Key Performance Indicators that you rely on, on a daily basis. We appreciate we have many … More

Gym Master version 5.0 launching this week

Thu, May 17, 2012

Our development and testing teams have been busy busy busy. And I’m excited to announce some further enhancements to our major v5.0 release. Our fabulous new icon is now live and should be visible from your desktop. Losing some of our key … More