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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

How to sell more gym products or merchandise at your club

Fri, Dec 20, 2019

Selling gym products, such as supplements and club merchandise can result in a sizeable amount of secondary income for your business. Failing to sell these products can result in them sitting on your shelves after a long period of time can result in … More

Key GymMaster Reports for Running your Gym

Thu, Dec 12, 2019

To run a fitness club (or any form of business) it is important to have accurate and reliable information to base your business decisions upon. For many gym businesses, collecting and accessing this data used to be a tedious process of analyzing a … More

Choosing a gym membership management system

Thu, Dec 5, 2019

Signing up for a gym membership often requires a large amount of information from a new member, from personal details and emergency contact information and everything in between. A good gym membership management system not only securely stores this … More

GymMaster receives Top Rated, Rising Star & Premium Usability Awards

Thu, Nov 28, 2019

We are proud to announce that GymMaster has recently gained three amazing awards for club management software business to receive from two of the most popular and highly trusted B2B software review platforms - FinancesOnline and SoftwareWorld. These … More

How to Choose the Right Club Management Software for Your Company

Thu, Nov 21, 2019

Several club types have risen and gained popularity over the years. Whether leisure-based or health-inspired these clubs allow people to find a community of like-minded individuals. In particular, the International Health Racquet and Sportsclub … 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

Recent changes made to how membership holds are handled within GymMaster

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

The accounts tab of the member profile change has seen an update to how it displays holds so that it doesn’t retroactively alter historic financial records. Previously, if a hold was retroactively entered into the system, GymMaster would change the … 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

Top Fitness Trends 2019

Wed, Jul 31, 2019

The ACSM’s health and fitness journal has recently conducted their annual survey of over 2,000 health and fitness professionals on what they believe will be the top fitness trends around the world in 2019. This survey asks the industry leaders … More