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Setting up gym business reports to regularly receive information by email.

Tue, May 5, 2020

Keeping up to date on what’s happening around your club is an important part of running a fitness business successfully. Gym reporting is a great way to keep your finger on the pulse of how your club is performing and using this regularly … More

Crediting members for unused time

Fri, May 1, 2020

If you run your club’s memberships on a prepay basis and are forced to close your doors for an extended period of time—such as during an emergency, it may be appropriate to credit members with the remaining time on their membership. Doing so … More

Planning Your Post-COVID Lockdown Gym Marketing Strategy

Wed, Apr 29, 2020

As countries around the world are working to regain control from the COVID-19 pandemic, some are already beginning to relax restrictions imposed upon businesses to help reduce the economic impact of this virus and begin the process of returning to … More

Selling Gift Vouchers with GymMaster To Generate Quick Cash Flow

Tue, Apr 28, 2020

Gift cards are a pre-purchase of club credit which can be given to friends or family or kept by the member to use at a later date. This makes offering gift cards not only a great way to encourage product sales amongst your members, but also a useful … More

Reducing Risk of Working From Home

Wed, Apr 22, 2020

Given the restrictions put in place by governments around the world to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more people are being forced to shift their business operations off-site to their homes. Fitness club owners are no exception, … More

Setting up GymMaster Two-Factor Authentication

Wed, Apr 22, 2020

As with any form of business software responsible for storing sensitive information, such as a client’s personal details and contact information, measures should be undertaken to ensure the security of your club management software so that only … More

Guide to Whitelisting Staff IP Addresses in GymMaster

Wed, Apr 22, 2020

The security of sensitive information stored within your cloud-based gym management software is of the highest importance to us, and given potential consequences of a breach–it should be for you too. Unauthorized individuals gaining access to the … More

The 3 step guide to setting up a gym website for online member sign ups.

Thu, Apr 16, 2020

With the rise of internet technology, the ways in which businesses are marketing themselves to their audience has changed drastically, and gyms are no exception. Shifting from a focus on print, television and radio, more and more fitness clubs are … More

GymMaster & Zoom: Bring Classes, Consultations & Trainer Appointments To Members At Home.

Wed, Apr 15, 2020

If you have been on the internet or even watching the news recently, there’s a good chance you have heard of Zoom. Zoom is an enterprise video communications system currently helping millions of organizations around the world transition to … More

Gym Marketing: The Importance of Cohesive Branding in a Gym Management System

Tue, Apr 14, 2020

Clear, consistent branding is key to creating a strong image for your gym business by ensuring that your customers understand who you are and what you stand for. Failure to do so can leave people confused about how to perceive your club and result in … More

Encouraging personal trainer use among new members - Getting More Bookings

Fri, Apr 10, 2020

Following on from our previous article covering issues for clubs to overcome when aiming to encourage new members into using personal trainers more often, this post is intended to assist you in addressing and protecting yourself against these to get … More

Encouraging personal trainer use among new members - Issues to Overcome

Thu, Apr 9, 2020

New gym members are some of the most vulnerable and high risk members any fitness club can have. Firstly, they usually don’t know what they’re doing, which can lead to damage to themselves or your equipment. They also have a drastically higher … More

Gym welcome packs, a quick guide to giving the best first impression.

Wed, Apr 8, 2020

First impressions are everything. The initial interaction that any gym member has with their new facility can set the tone for how they perceive the business and use your club for the rest of the time they remain a member. As such, it’s safe to … More

Starting a Gym? Here's a list of helpful business tools for opening your own gym

Tue, Apr 7, 2020

Are you considering quitting your job and opening your own gym? Whether you are starting a gym from scratch or looking at buying into one of the most established and reputable gym franchises, this list of essential gym business tools will help make … More

Choosing the best membership management system in 2020

Mon, Apr 6, 2020

A member management system is described as a system that enables communities, associations, clubs or other membership-based businesses to store, manage and track member information through an organized database. It should allow communication with … More

Best practices for increasing attendance at gym classes

Thu, Apr 2, 2020

It can be a delicate balance keeping the ideal amount of members in each of your classes. Too many leads to waitlists and people sitting stressed at computers refreshing the page and waiting for them to become available for booking online, but too … More

Opening a Gym: Membership Pre-sales

Wed, Apr 1, 2020

Pre-sales are a great way to gain as many members as possible prior to your gym opening date. This way, you’ll already have a decent member following from the get-go, joining you on your new journey. Providing some different presale options is very … More

New member onboarding - best practices to ensure they stick around

Mon, Mar 30, 2020

As mentioned in a number of our previous posts, getting new members to stick around can be a difficult task for even the most organized gym owner. Lack of a strong workout routine, limited motivation and a higher risk of injury all can lead to … More

Sending Bulk Gym Emails with GymMaster

Sat, Mar 28, 2020

Sending emails to your members is a great way to keep them in the loop with the happenings around your club and inform them of upcoming changes. Sending emails individually through your regular provider such as Gmail or Hotmail will make this a … More

Under-utilized Tools offered by Gym Management Software Systems

Mon, Mar 23, 2020

Signing up to an all-in-one gym management system offers a host of valuable tools to be used during the management and daily operations of running your fitness club. Certain tools you may use daily, such as the 24/7 gym access control, automated … More