Step by Step http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7527/more en 6 Strategies for Managing Underperforming Team Members at Your Fitness Studio http://clubindustry.com/step-step/6-strategies-managing-underperforming-team-members-your-fitness-studio <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Leve, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When a studio owner finds that a staff member is not performing as expected and required, it's imperative for managers to take action quickly before the failings pull down more staff members and the studio in general. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/step-step/6-strategies-managing-underperforming-team-members-your-fitness-studio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/step-step/6-strategies-managing-underperforming-team-members-your-fitness-studio#comments Step by Step Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:00:00 +0000 62141 at http://clubindustry.com How to Determine if Crowdfunding Is Right for Your Health Club Expansion http://clubindustry.com/step-step/how-determine-if-crowdfunding-right-your-health-club-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">Crowdfunding has been used to fund new companies or products in exchange for equity in the company or simply to receive their initial product offering. To do a crowdfunding campaign, you must pull together nine pieces of information.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/step-step/how-determine-if-crowdfunding-right-your-health-club-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/step-step/how-determine-if-crowdfunding-right-your-health-club-expansion#comments Step by Step Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:00:00 +0000 62151 at http://clubindustry.com How You Can Make ClassPass Work for Your Studio http://clubindustry.com/step-step/how-you-can-make-classpass-work-your-studio <div class="node-body article-body">Rather than fearing that ClassPass will devalue their services, fitness studio owners should focus on ways to convert the right leads into loyal members. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/step-step/how-you-can-make-classpass-work-your-studio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/step-step/how-you-can-make-classpass-work-your-studio#comments Step by Step Wed, 01 Feb 2017 13:00:00 +0000 61371 at http://clubindustry.com <p>ClassPass&nbsp;provides the technology to refine the inflow of customers to your facility so you can target the right leads for your brand. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Five Sales Tools That Turn a Good January into a Great January for Health Clubs http://clubindustry.com/step-step/five-sales-tools-turn-good-january-great-january-health-clubs <div class="field-byline"> Karen Woodard, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Consistency is the key to being the best salesperson possible. These five tools offer a way to be consistent and increase sales in January and throughout the rest of the year. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/step-step/five-sales-tools-turn-good-january-great-january-health-clubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/step-step/five-sales-tools-turn-good-january-great-january-health-clubs#comments Step by Step Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:42:00 +0000 60621 at http://clubindustry.com <p>You can transform a good start in the new year to a great year by following five health club sales tips. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> 4 Steps to Providing Online Personal Training for Your Traveling Clients http://clubindustry.com/personal-training/4-steps-providing-online-personal-training-your-traveling-clients <div class="node-body article-body">Providing online personal training is a great way to generate incremental revenue for your fitness business if you use the right tools and strategies to provide value for your clients.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/personal-training/4-steps-providing-online-personal-training-your-traveling-clients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/personal-training/4-steps-providing-online-personal-training-your-traveling-clients#comments Step by Step Sun, 01 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0000 60401 at http://clubindustry.com <p>You can stay in touch with members and clients when they travel if you provide online training that doesn&#39;t cannibalize your in-club training and that adds value beyond the free online training they can find on YouTube. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> 10 Qualities and Habits of Ultra-Successful People Inside and Outside the Fitness Industry http://clubindustry.com/clubs/10-qualities-and-habits-ultra-successful-people-inside-and-outside-fitness-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Successful people have different accomplishments, interests, life patterns and passions, but they share qualities and habits that you can adopt to positively influence your life.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/10-qualities-and-habits-ultra-successful-people-inside-and-outside-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/10-qualities-and-habits-ultra-successful-people-inside-and-outside-fitness-industry#comments Step by Step Sun, 01 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0000 60421 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Successful people spend time reading, contemplating before making decisions and being introspective. (Photo by Thinkstock.)&nbsp;</p> The Two Keys to Keeping Your Health Club Open during a Renovation http://clubindustry.com/design/two-keys-keeping-your-health-club-open-during-renovation <div class="node-body article-body">A health club renovation involves a delicate balancing act that if pulled off successfully will allow a club to remain open during construction while inconveniencing members as little as possible. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/design/two-keys-keeping-your-health-club-open-during-renovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/design/two-keys-keeping-your-health-club-open-during-renovation#comments Step by Step Sun, 01 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0000 60471 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Club operators who want a successful renovation must ensure they do two things: plan and communicate. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> How to Effectively Prepare Your Fitness Studio for the New Year http://clubindustry.com/clubs/how-effectively-prepare-your-fitness-studio-new-year <div class="field-byline"> Rachel Cosgrove, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As the new year approaches, smart health club operators are preparing for the January rush by taking these four steps. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/how-effectively-prepare-your-fitness-studio-new-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/how-effectively-prepare-your-fitness-studio-new-year#comments Step by Step Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 59781 at http://clubindustry.com The Power of Using Luxury Words in Any Type of Health Club http://clubindustry.com/clubs/power-using-luxury-words-any-type-health-club <div class="node-body article-body">More health club operators should raise the bar by teaching their staff to use luxury language. Doing so makes your members feel part of something special whether or not your health club is a luxury brand. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/clubs/power-using-luxury-words-any-type-health-club" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/clubs/power-using-luxury-words-any-type-health-club#comments Step by Step Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 59791 at http://clubindustry.com When Opening a New Health Club, You Can Expect Some Delays http://clubindustry.com/franchise-wise/when-opening-new-health-club-you-can-expect-some-delays <div class="node-body article-body">Whether you are opening a franchise location or an independent health club, the process is often fraught with challenges. One of the biggest challenges can be delays, especially those beyond a club owner's control. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/franchise-wise/when-opening-new-health-club-you-can-expect-some-delays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/franchise-wise/when-opening-new-health-club-you-can-expect-some-delays#comments Step by Step Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:59:00 +0000 59471 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Permit issues can be a major source of delay when it comes to opening a new health club. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p>