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Are You Maximizing Your Club's Yelp Listing?

Online business review directories allow customers to share their experiences and give a rating. Owners and managers are also able to publicly directly respond to reviews. Yelp is the most popular, but other sites such as Yellowpages, Angie’s List, Foursquare and Google Places are influential as well.

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Fitness Tech Article

3 Ways to Engage More Members with Mobile Rewards

Many clubs run already run rewards programs. But these programs are often still run with pen and paper, with club staff having to manually record everything, or through clunky third party websites. Reward programs should support desirable real world behaviors, drive digital engagement and incentivize key conversions. Mobile is ideal for a successful rewards program because it has the ability augment real world behaviors and induce behavior change. For example, when you reward members for checking-in, you’re incentivizing them to go to the club, which increases retention and keeps members who would have otherwise quit coming back to your club. 

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The 3 Most Expensive Gym Memberships in the World

What do you charge for your membership fee? $20 a month? $100 a month for advanced classes? Even if you charged $1,000 a month, you wouldn’t even come close to the most expensive gyms in the world. These gyms are opulent, sometimes ridiculous, and all have very, very high membership fees. Wondering what $2,500 a month gets you? Read on to find out: these are the three most expensive gym memberships in the world.

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How a Mobile Rewards Program Makes All Your Digital Marketing Tools Better

Many clubs already have a rewards program. Unfortunately those programs are often run through third-party websites, or even pencil and paper. A mobile rewards program drives member engagement because it’s so easy for members (and club staff) to use. Members automatically earn points when they engage with your club using their smartphone, such as when they sign in, track workouts, book classes or make a referral. Members redeem their points for rewards, such as club merchandise, free PT sessions and other goods or services.

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3 Tips to Maximize your Email Marketing Effectiveness

Email marketing has been around for a long time, but is still one of the most powerful ways to reach out to your prospects and current members. Placing messages right into your prospect’s inbox is a very personal touchpoint and is a easy way to reach your contacts, especially when compared to direct mail or phone calls. Sending special offers to your prospects is also key to nurturing them through the sales process.

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Fitness Tech Article

7 Big Fitness Announcements from Apple's Launch Event

The announcement of the new iPhone 7 stole the show at Apple’s launch event on Wednesday September 7th, but Apple also quietly announced plenty of cool new tools for fitness fans as well. The big fitness news is all in the new Apple Watch. Along with more powerful hardware, the new Apple Watch Series 2 is now much more fitness friendly, and appears to becoming an essential tool for fitness tracking enthusiasts, especially when compared with the Series 1. Here are the 7 big fitness announcements from Apple’s launch event.

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