Expert Advice http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7405/more en Seven Tips to Help Improve Your Decision-Making http://clubindustry.com/clubs/seven-tips-help-improve-your-decision-making <div class="node-body article-body">As in most industries, results in the health club business are essentially determined by the quality of the decisions we make day in and day out. The magnitude of these decisions is different for different companies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/seven-tips-help-improve-your-decision-making" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/seven-tips-help-improve-your-decision-making#comments clubs Freemium Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:00:00 +0000 33351 at http://clubindustry.com Five Tips that Will Help Your Trainers Sell Personal Training http://clubindustry.com/sales/five-tips-will-help-your-trainers-sell-personal-training <div class="node-body article-body">Even though directors of personal training need to set sales goals and establish bonuses to drive the department's financial success and viability, that cannot be your primary focus and approach with your team. Here are five sales tips to share with your trainers that may help them understand the importance of sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/sales/five-tips-will-help-your-trainers-sell-personal-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/sales/five-tips-will-help-your-trainers-sell-personal-training#comments sales Freemium Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:00:00 +0000 33341 at http://clubindustry.com Hire the Right Trainer, Pick the Right Path http://clubindustry.com/personal-training/hire-right-trainer-pick-right-path <div class="field-byline"> Michelle Blakely, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the quest to hire and keep the right trainers, consider the culture you are creating in your club or studio and the kinds of practitioners you are inviting into your establishment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/personal-training/hire-right-trainer-pick-right-path" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/personal-training/hire-right-trainer-pick-right-path#comments personal training Freemium Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:00:00 +0000 33051 at http://clubindustry.com Teach Your Members the Basics about Carbohydrates http://clubindustry.com/nutrition/teach-your-members-basics-about-carbohydrates <div class="node-body article-body">People need carbs, and despite concerns about carb intake, the problem is not the carbohydrate itself; it is the type of carbohydrate your clients choose and the amount they consume.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nutrition/teach-your-members-basics-about-carbohydrates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nutrition/teach-your-members-basics-about-carbohydrates#comments nutrition Freemium Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:00:00 +0000 33041 at http://clubindustry.com Eight Online Strategies for Seasonal Corporate Fitness Marketing http://clubindustry.com/eight-online-strategies-seasonal-corporate-fitness-marketing <div class="node-body link-body">Are aggressive work calendars and well-stocked office parties destroying client progress on employee wellness? Before the craziness sets in, update your seasonal corporate fitness marketing strategy to help cement your club's value to enterprise clients.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/eight-online-strategies-seasonal-corporate-fitness-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Websavvy Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:00:00 +0000 32881 at http://clubindustry.com Relationship Intelligence: Uncovering and Leveraging Health Club Member Relationships http://clubindustry.com/marketing/relationship-intelligence-uncovering-and-leveraging-health-club-member-relationships <div class="node-body article-body">Relationship intelligence requires a disciplined process of discovery to gain insight into the various relationships that members desire and revealing which of these will bring your club the greatest bang for the buck.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/marketing/relationship-intelligence-uncovering-and-leveraging-health-club-member-relationships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/marketing/relationship-intelligence-uncovering-and-leveraging-health-club-member-relationships#comments marketing Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +0000 32251 at http://clubindustry.com The Keys to Increasing Member Renewals and Three Touch Points for Delivery http://clubindustry.com/retention/keys-increasing-member-renewals-and-three-touch-points-delivery <div class="node-body article-body">Increasing member engagement should be at the forefront of any organization's retention strategy and should be viewed as a non-negotiable area of practice in a ferociously competitive membership-based climate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/retention/keys-increasing-member-renewals-and-three-touch-points-delivery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/retention/keys-increasing-member-renewals-and-three-touch-points-delivery#comments retention Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +0000 32241 at http://clubindustry.com Help Your Members Combat Inflammation, Using Food as Medicine http://clubindustry.com/nutrition/help-your-members-combat-inflammation-using-food-medicine <div class="node-body article-body">It is important that as a club operator, nutritionist, personal trainer or other club staff member, you know how inflammation relates to the gut. The following is some information that can help you when a client complains of inflammation—and perhaps help you when you experience similar problems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nutrition/help-your-members-combat-inflammation-using-food-medicine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nutrition/help-your-members-combat-inflammation-using-food-medicine#comments nutrition Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +0000 32231 at http://clubindustry.com Six Ways to Fine-Tune Family Membership Benefits to Increase Retention http://clubindustry.com/retention/six-ways-fine-tune-family-membership-benefits-increase-retention <div class="node-body article-body">Family memberships are common at most clubs, but what is difficult is maintaining those memberships through the lifetime of each family. However, you can take certain steps to keep those families long-term. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/retention/six-ways-fine-tune-family-membership-benefits-increase-retention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/retention/six-ways-fine-tune-family-membership-benefits-increase-retention#comments Step by Step retention Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +0000 32011 at http://clubindustry.com Does Your Fitness Club Need Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software? http://clubindustry.com/does-your-fitness-club-need-customer-relationship-management-crm-software <div class="node-body link-body"><p>If manual processes and dropped balls are crippling your health club or corporate wellness sales growth, CRM may be just the fix you need. But if you're still figuring out a marketing plan that matches your wellness center's business goals, CRM may be a train wreck.</p> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/does-your-fitness-club-need-customer-relationship-management-crm-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Websavvy Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +0000 31951 at http://clubindustry.com