Jay Baer, CSP (certified speaking professional) is the world’s most retweeted person among digital marketers. He is a renowned business strategist, keynote speaker and the New York Times best-selling author of five books including "Hug Your Haters."
Jay has advised more than 700 companies since 1994, including Caterpillar, Nike, Allstate, The United Nations and 32 of the FORTUNE 500. He is the founder of Convince & Convert, a strategy consulting firm that helps prominent companies gain and keep more customers through the smart intersection of technology, social media, and customer service. His Convince & Convert Media division owns the world’s #1 content marketing blog, the world’s top marketing podcast, and many other education resources for business owners and executives.
This week's guest is the editor of Health Club Management Magazine – Kate Cracknell. She joined the company in 2006 and has led the magazine to become a leading title for the health and fitness industry around the world.
During the interview, Kate shares why its so important to keep your customer front of mind. She tells us what Brexit means for the UK fitness industry, she challenges clubs on how their interacting with members and connecting with the inactive community, plus she gives us some insider tips on how to get PR for your business.
Also during this week's show we have a very special announcement and we have next week's guest, Jay Baer join us for a round of Quick Fire Five!
Rasmus Ingerslev is an experienced fitness industry entrepreneur with an international footprint. He has multiple successful start-ups and exits behind him, including two of Denmark’s largest health club groups (fitness dk and Fresh Fitness). He has been pointed out as one of the top CEOs in Denmark and is a recipient of the IHRSA European Club Leadership Award.
On a board level, Rasmus serves as Chairman of IHRSA as well as REPEAT and Executive Vice Chairman of Wexer Virtual, a company he founded, which supplies video based group exercise and cycling classes to the majority of the top 25 health club groups globally. He has also served as Vice Chairman of one of Europe’s largest club groups and Chairman of Exerp, who supplies an ERP system to numerous leading health club groups.
John Lee Dumas is the founder and host of EOFire, an award winning podcast where he interviews today's most successful entrepreneurs 7-days a week. JLD has interviewed over 1200 entrepreneurs and EOFire generates over 1 million monthly listens.
John's latest project is The Freedom Journal - a gorgeous leather bound journal that guides you in accomplishing your #1 goal in 100 days. Launched on Kickstarter, it raised $453K in 33 days and became the #6 most funded publishing project of all time. You can learn more at TheFreedomJournal.com.
During today's show, JLD shares his key takeaways on topics including social media, marketing, managing your team, leadership, entrepreneurial spirit and balance. He tells us about his passion project, The Freedom Journal and we talk about why you shouldn’t be afraid to give away free content.