How to create extra revenue with retail

We all know that selling retail products can be a great additional value to offer clients and an extra source revenue, but how can we be successful if clients can get the same (or similar) products online? Below are some helpful insights successful companies use to win over customers, without relying on having to discount the products you offer to …

Friederike Aprea

Vice President of Marketing Strategy and Business Development at WebExercises, Inc.

Building Revenue

Build Revenue With Little Effort

Every business owner hopes to earn more money, in turn, creating a higher profit. I’ve outlined several small changes you can make to increase your bottom line. Read the suggestions below and leave a comment if you have additional ideas, too! Increase Monthly Dues Some gyms increase monthly dues on an annual basis, while others let years go by without …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

Sales Manager at ELIVATE Fitness, Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics

Summer Camp Planning

Planning Your Organization’s Summer Camp

The summer months often bring lots of extra time for children and teens since school is out! One of the most treasured ways to keep boys and girls active while learning something new is enrolling them in a summer camp. Whether your facility offers a day camp or an overnight experience, it is extremely important to get attendees excited before Day …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Tips For Selling Products At The Gym

Tips for Selling Products in Your Facility

I recently had a conversation with a gym owner that went like this: “I’ve never really had good success with retail sales in our facility.” “Really?” I said, “How do you display products that clients can buy?” The gym owner replied, “Ummm… display?” It seems pretty self-explanatory, but I think a lot of gym owners fall into this same trap… after …

Building A Fitness Facility

How To Systematically Build A Multimillion Dollar Fitness Facility: Part 1

First my disclaimer, I’m not a trainer but I have built three national service companies serving over 25,000 medical practices and 500 hospitals. Two of my companies were ranked on the Inc. 500 list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies. I have also had the privilege of coaching a diverse group of entrepreneurs ranging from motivational and business leader Tony …

Scott Hallman

Scott Hallman

Business Coach, Entrepreneur, Consultant, Speaker, Marketing Strategist

Are You Ready To Open Your Own Gym?

Ready To Open Your Own Gym? Here’s What You Need To Know.

Whether you’re a personal trainer with a loyal following or a business-minded individual looking at it as an investment, opening your own gym can be quite fun! After all, it’s your opportunity to put your ideas into play, live your dream and do things exactly how you want to do them. But, it’s not all sunshine and roses and we …

Dumbbells on rack

Are you prepared with enough of these everyday items?

The busy first quarter is nearly upon us. You’ve prepared for the crowds by staffing up, gearing up and resting up. Is there anything you’ve forgotten? What about some less flashy but necessary items? If you’ve overlooked any of these, make sure to get them. The little things can have a big impact on a gym member’s experience. Storage racks …

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4 Ways to Start the New Year with a Strong Strategy for Your Fitness Business

The end of one calendar year and the beginning of another is the perfect time to take stock of your business successes and goals as you plan new directions. Whether you want to make an already-flourishing business even better, reach the goals you’re currently working toward or launch something completely new, the four strategies here can help you forge your …

Amanda Vogel Fitness Professional IDEA World

Amanda Vogel

MA Human Kinetics, Certified Fitness Instructor, Owner of Active Voice and Social Media Consultant

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Evaluating Yourself as a Personal Trainer

As a personal trainer, part of your job description is evaluating your clients’ progress. But have you ever stopped and evaluated your own progress? It’s easy to get wrapped up in whether or not our clients are meeting their goals that we can forget about our own goals, both personal and professional. It’s good to check in with yourself now …

Carrie Myers Personal Trainer Fitness Studio

Carrie Myers

Personal Trainer, Author, Motivational Speaker, Fitness Consultant, Certified Transformational Coaching Method Coach