On March 22nd 2020, the world changed and has really continued to change right up until the day of recording this podcast and quite possibly for some months or even years into the future. But what doesn't change is why you got into the fitness industry! And I want to remind you this week to take a few hours to remind yourself of why you chose the fitness industry as your vocation.
Marcey is a multi-certified health and productivity expert, a three-time bestselling author, and an award-winning, global keynote speaker. As the founder of Rader Co., Marcey helps executives, teams, and individuals banish burnout, keep good people, and keep moving forward through practical, tailored tools and healthy, sustainable habits. Marcey Rader believes that health powers productivity!
Have you wonder why people do what they do or why they buy what they buy? Today, our guest, Dan Monheit owner of Hardhat is going to answer those two questions for us when he speaks on how to boost sales by understanding consumer biases. Hardhat is an independent creative agency that helps brands capitalize on the how, when, where, what, and why of human behaviour. What makes people tick, click, swipe, buy, and believe? Dan Moheit has all those answers for you in today's episode.
Ian brings his AI knowledge to today's episode. He is both an "in the trenches" expert as well as a futurist for the industry. Ian answers some of the toughest questions when it comes to the latest technology and how fitness operators should embrace it. If you are looking for answers to your toughest technology questions, look no further!
Joining us on today’s show we welcome Dr. Daniel Krieglstein. Dr. Krieglstein is a Behaviour Designer and Scientist. He enjoys developing hypotheses from noisy, confusing datasets; and allowing consumer behaviours to drive design choice." This is an incredible show with incredible insights!
Have you ever wondered if your company's website is as effective as it could? Is it easy for the consumer to navigate and is it aesthetically pleasing? Our industry expert, Connie Holen will help guide you through these answers. She has advice, knowledge and tons of advice to help your fitness website to be the best it can be!
Who better to teach and preach the ins and outs of the fitness business industry veteran and pioneer Doris Thews. Doris speaks the truth about not only surviving, but thriving in this ever changing industry. Listen as Doris talks about the importance of relationships over resumes and the three P's. I hope you enjoy this week's episode and tell your friends that Doris Thews is going to provide them many golden nuggets improve their longevity in the fitness business!
It’s not just about signage, it’s about strategy! Join host, Sarah Pellegrino, as she speaks with the team at Digital Revenue Systems to learn why adding digital advertising to your health club will generate more revenue from your existing members. Hear first-hand how the Digital Revenue Systems team works alongside with your existing Marketing team, supports you through the onboarding of digital signage, and works to know your community and membership base the best they can to make digital signage successful for your business!
Kory joins the Fitness Business Podcast family as a first time guest and guides us on how big box gyms can learn from boutique studios and begin to incorporate some of the special touches that makes the boutique experience so unique. Keeping the culture personal and welcoming is key for retention when it comes to group fitness. Also, big box gyms should take note how boutiques use social media to engage their members and are able to generate new leads through their posts. Kory delivers unbelievable information that is so relevant and easy to transition into. Take a listen and see how many golden nuggets you can take away from his episode....I guarantee you will be amazed!
Did someone say Pinterest for fitness marketing? That is exactly what Kate Ahl, from Simple Pin Media, talks about today in our episode. Kate will give you all of the inside information on "how to" use Pinterest as another social media platform to market your business and/or your brand. Once you get comfortable with the platform, all you need is a little time and a sprinkle of creativity can help you reach a whole new fitness market with hardly spending a dime.
Sarah is an Enneagram Business and Life Coach who helps her clients and students enhance their visibility, confidence, leadership abilities, and overall quality of life by creating specific strategies that align with their personality, values, and goals to become more life giving and less draining.
Bootcamps are back baby! They are bringing in residual revenue for fitness clubs and helping independent fitness pros to capture an audience. Lori Patterson and Jono Petrohilos know a little bit (well, actually alot) about running successful bootcamp programs. They take this episode to teach our FBP family their tips to success, as well as a few hiccups that they learned along the way. Tune in to learn from the pros so you can begin your successful journey and financial reward!
In this podcast partner update Chantal Brodrick speaks to Luke Carlson about some of the common challenges fitness owners face when running a gym and solutions that can be found in a franchise business model.
Richard Toutounji has been working in the fitness industry for 20 years when at just 17 years of age he bought Australia's First Private Fitness studio. Richard shares his forecast on what marketing looks like moving forward. In his episode, Richard stresses that NOW more than ever, it's time to focus on your marketing budget. Listen up, as Richard will help you disperse your funds to find the perfect marketing budget for your facility.
Join Sarah Pellegrino as she speaks with the SyncFloor team to learn how they are connecting health club owners and music creators in order to get great commercial music for their modern digital fitness experiences. When looking for diverse, high quality, relevant and affordable music for any fitness class, there’s no better partner!
TikTok is a video-sharing focused social networking service. It hosts a variety of short-form user videos, from genres like dance, comedy, and education, with durations from 15 seconds to three minutes. Our guest, Keenya Kelly, is a TikTok for Business Expert and breaks down how to use this social media platform to promote your business and your brand. She will encourage you to just get started and take it "one button at a time." TikTok became an overnight success during the pandemic as it quickly grew to 2.6 billion monthly users by the start of 2021.
Corey Sterling is an attorney and the founder of Conscious Consul. Corey brings a unique energy to his episode. He makes law fun and has a talent for making law easy to understand. Corey gives an unlimited amount of advice on how to make sure your legal agreements are current and up to date. Take a listen, as Corey explains how to re-evaluate your membership and service agreements as well as how to decipher between employer vs. contractor agreements and how they are different. This attorney doesn't just work for the industry, but he works in it!
Carl Smith is the owner, business coach and trainer for Concepts Fitness Consultancy. With over 25 years in the Fitness Business and more specifically the field of Personal Training, he has supported over 1000 Personal Trainers with their goals and aspirations.
Looking for a way to set yourself apart from your fellow personal trainers? Carl Smith is here to give you tips and ideas to help you to differentiate yourself from the competition and to showcase yourself in a unique way to the members. Carl's first tip is to separate yourself on the gym floor by walking around with intent and purpose, but if you want to learn the other tips and ideas you will have to tune in to his episode. It's jammed pack with great ideas!
A virtual assistant can save you time and money, according to our special guest Scott Rammage. As a gym owner or manager spending time on duties that keep you away from day to day tasks can cost your club in the long run. Our industry expert, Scott Rammage, talks about the benefits of having a virtual assistant and how to implement the VA into your culture and your brand despite being outsourced professional.
Jessica H. Maurer is a fitness business consultant and strategist who has presented and consulted for many brands internationally. Today, Jessica is here as our industry expert to help you do the same! Get your pen ready as Jessica will take you through step by step process on how to get started. Plus, you won't want to miss her lather, rinse and repeat system. Don’t hit the pause button or you will miss the most valuable 30 mins of your day!
Join host, Sarah Pellegrino, as she speaks with NRG Lab’s Luther White and Camio’s Carter Maslan and Larissa Duzhansky on Camio, a long-awaited tailgating solution for the fitness industry! Learn how this global product can help you stop tailgating, while also providing a solution for mask detection, gym area usage, equipment theft/damage, and how it ultimately provides an archive for slip and fall/security claims!
Finding a personal training sales advisor amongst your pt staff is the key to success in increasing your pt revenue. Not all trainers are good at selling pt, but they don't have to be if you can put together a pt sales advisor to handle all the fitness sales. In this episode, Jeff explains how to create a pt sales advisor that focuses on selling fitness not memberships....watch your pt sales revenue sore!
Rick Morgin is from The Franchise Consulting Company. Rick's passion for Franchise consulting comes from helping clients through their journey toward entrepreneurship with a Franchise model – business ownership, the American Dream. This includes identifying the types of industries, types of franchise businesses, and the costs involved to help you make the right decision. A decision that is as individual as you. Rick guides you so that you can make a sound business decision that will give you the best chance for success.
On today’s show we welcome Sunjay Nath. Sunjay is a world renown motivational speaker and author of the 10-80-10 principal. In this show we dive into varying strategies in which owners and operators can empower their staffs through the achievement of small victories. Sunjay also shares why our leaders should spend more time focusing on developing the top ten percent of their staffs as opposed to losing time trying to manage the bottom ten percent.
In this episode, our industry experts Jon Nasta, Allison Flatley and Seth Hazen will discuss their views on how covid has affected the fitness industry. Struggling to find staff seems to be top on the list of how covid has effected and altered the industry and this all-star panel discusses many ideas on best practices to fill your "help wanted" positions. Jon, Allison and Seth have not only worked in the industry for most of their careers, but have been long time supporters and advocates for the industry. Their wisdom certainly has been a leading force during these challenging times. All three are here today to give ideas and to produce thought provoking ideas to rebuild your team. Stop what you are doing and take a listen...it just might save your business.