Leverage Your Newsletter to Increase Leads for Your Fitness Business

May 22 2015 In Public category
By Josh Leve, AFS Founder & CEO In this day and age it's critical to stay in touch with clients and members.  It's also incredibly important to build your list of prospects so you always have a segmented list to market to. Newsletters are a great way to keep your audience engaged while promoting the benefits of what you do.  Here are my top tips for creating a successful newsletter.   1. Make some of the content educational. It's one thing to promote how many...
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How to Stretch Your Fitness Business' Marketing Budget

May 07 2015 In Public category
By Liz Callham, Special AFS Contributor. We all know fitness business owners (studios, small gyms, independent trainers) don't have the big budgets that many of the big box health clubs do. They don't have the resources or a team of marketing experts that can easily analysis where to allocate certain funds to consistently drive traffic into their businesses. Luckily in today's day and age, fitness business owners are armed with an abundance of technology to fill in the gaps when...
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VimoFit Wants To Be The Only Fitness App You Need

May 05 2015 In News & Events category
VimoFit is hoping to be the one fitness app to rule them all, which is a claim we’ve heard before. But co-founder and Stanford electrical engineering PhD Huan Liu says VimoFit, which presented onstage at Disrupt NY today, is different. Built by Liu and his co-founders Joshua Kozak, and Pebble dev extraordinaire Ethan Fan, the VimoFit app is unique in that it is completely automatic, yet tracks a wide range of exercise, depending only on the sensors built-in to Android...
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Why Joining an Association Makes Sense for Your Business

May 01 2015 In Public category
By Stephen Tharrett and Mark Williamson, ClubIntel At some point in every business’ lifecycle comes a time when they have to decide whether to become a member of an industry association. Industry associations by their very nature are formed to provide a collective and compelling voice to drive industry growth, to insulate it from damaging public policy, and promote the industry’s value to the public at large and to potential investors. In the health, fitness and wellness...
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5 Ways to Network & Grow Your Fitness Business

April 26 2015 In Public category
By Josh Leve, AFS Co-Founder & President. Networking: the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically: the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business. There are many ways to network. But to truly make networking effective for your business, first you must clearly outline what your goals are.  For instance are you looking to gain insight into other businesses around you? Learn about up...
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