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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

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

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

Fitness Club Newsletters - Best Practices to Get The Most out of your Email Newsletters

Fri, Apr 5, 2019

Keeping regular contact with your members is key to maintaining club engagement, especially for your less active members. A fantastic way for keeping clients up to date with happenings around your club through use of monthly fitness club newsletters. … More

6 Reasons your Fitness Club's Website Needs a Members Portal

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Efficiency and convenience is key to the success of a business in this digital age. Today, having information at our fingertips is an expectation rather than a bonus. The member portal is a powerful tool adding functionality to your fitness … More

Creating a New Fitness Club: Getting the First 100 Members

Sun, Mar 10, 2019

You can only open the doors to your club for the first time once. The lead up to that big day is key to your club hitting the ground running and it’s success. Take measures to build awareness of your new fitness club with prospective members to … More

Getting more out of GymMaster: How to Keep Club Members Engaged

Thu, Feb 7, 2019

Keeping club members engaged with your club can be a challenge even for the most seasoned fitness club owners. If you’re club is a member of GymMaster, there are a number of features which can be simply and effectively incorporated into your … More

GymMaster Members App: Engage with Members Both Inside and Outside of Your Facility.

Thu, Feb 7, 2019

Encouraging members to use the GymMaster app at your facility will increase your fitness clubs engagement with members and subsequently boosts member retention. Building the relationship between you and your clients is an important part of client … More

Four Ways your Gym or Health Club Can Appeal to Generation Z

Wed, Jan 23, 2019

With a new year comes a new round of potential members for your gym. Most gyms have a minimum age for their members, whether it be to adhere to regulations or self-imposed limits. The next generation are about to be hitting the gym in their droves - … More

3 Simple Ways to Boost Member Numbers in 2019 using GymMaster and Facebook

Wed, Jan 16, 2019

On any given day, the average American is exposed 5,000 advertisements. Now, try and think back on how many ads you remember from yesterday.. One, maybe two if you’re lucky? People physically can’t remember all of the advertisements … More

The 6 Most Popular GymMaster Blog Posts of All Time

Tue, Feb 20, 2018

As we settle into 2018, we wanted to take a look back at some of our most popular blogs over the years. These are the 6 popular read blogs from 2017, with some wonderfully relevant tips to keep your business on top! We love sharing informative, … More

Automation is Killing your Member Retention

Mon, Feb 5, 2018

We’re looking at the role of automation in your gym, and the role it plays in increasing your member retention. Automation is a term thrown around a lot these days—after all, it’s work being done for you, without you having to manually do it! You can … More

How to Manage Throughout The Quiet Season

Fri, May 26, 2017

Last week we looked at when people sign up and cancel their gym memberships. This week we’re taking an in depth look at when the most popular time is for members to visit your health club, and what you can do during the slow periods, or quiet season, … More

When Do Members Sign Up To Your Gym?

Fri, May 26, 2017

When it comes to being a gym owner, knowledge is power. Knowing when your revenue will be up - when members sign up - and when it will be down, is key to your business’ success. So we’ve done some research from our database which can help you … More

Gym Member Retention Strategy: Onboarding New Members

Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Congratulations! You’re getting new members signing up to your gym. This article is all about the next step: The onboarding process. Designing a good onboarding strategy will both maximize your member retention and enhance your member … More