In 2003 Chris Stevenson opened Stevenson Fitness, a 2,000 square foot gym that specialized in private training. In 2010, they grew to a 7,500 square foot, full-service health club. Now in 2017 they help more than 2,000 members achieve their fitness goals.
Chris first joined us a few weeks ago on show 110 to chat about how to keep your members longer with high net promoter scores. This week he shares ways to collect and respond to member data and feedback plus ideas on how to upsell fitness services to increase revenue. We hear from listener, Kristy Theissling about lessons learnt from previous shows and our Precor Quick Fire Five guest is author, Mark Schaefer.
Trina Gray is the owner of the award-winning Bay Athletic Club in Alpena Michigan. She's a seasoned presenter and writer for IDEA Health and Fitness Association and has helped shape the IDEA World business programming. She's a self-made millionaire fitness entrepreneur who has helped redefine the industry. She created the Corporate Fit Challenge program, which is sold worldwide, and blazed a trail with her partnership with Team Beachbody. She's the founder of an on-line coaching group for fit pros in the US and Canada. She's helping fitness professionals earn their worth in the industry and live a life of purpose and freedom without burnout.
During this weeks show Trina shares best practices of club management, we discuss qualities of great leaders and she shares the 3 questions you need to ask to identify your ideal customer.
Greg Cassar is Australia's Leading Digital Marketing Profit Strategist & Coach. He has worked with over 300 businesses as an agency & a coach to help them grow as much as 10x in a year.
Having performed over 400 split tests and managed over $6m in clicks, Greg has driven over 1.8m leads for his clients and his own businesses
As a result of spending over $200k on his own education Greg has modeled & perfected the best techniques from around the world for converting leads into customers & ascending them through the sales cycle with a real focus on Customer Value Optimization (CVO)
Greg believes that sales & marketing will only take businesses so far, then a real focus on Financial IQ is required to drive profit and ultimately more cash for business owners. This mindset has proven very successful with a large series of success of engineering more profit and cash in businesses than the owners previously thought possible.
What you will learn:
In 2003 Chris Stevenson opened Stevenson Fitness, a 2,000 square foot gym that specialized in of private training. In 2010, Stevenson Fitness morphed into a true phenomenon, boasting a sterling reputation and the prominence of a 7,500 square foot, full-service health club. Currently, Stevenson Fitness helps more than 2,000 achieve their fitness goals. Membership retention rates are consistently more than 70%, and more than 40% of the business revenue is generated from ancillary services. In addition, member participation in group exercise classes and small group training continues to flourish.
Stevenson Fitness thrives because of customer service. The well-trained staff, immaculate facility, and top-notch equipment promote the company’s mission statement: at Stevenson Fitness, “Everyone leaves feeling better than when they arrived.” The club’s consistently impeccable customer service was quantified by an NPS study run by IHRSA and The Retention People in 2012. Stevenson Fitness had the highest NPS in the industry (77), and is now consistently in the low 90s (at the time of the study, the average score for health clubs nationwide was 44).
With his expertise in customer service and experience, Chris shares insights into the 3 stages of their 90 day on-boarding program and he gives tips on how you can improve your Net Promoter Score.