JJ Johnson is.  At least within his market area.  His branding is impressive.   JJ is a sophisticated marketer and understands the value of imprinting his brand on his clients and members.  But it wasn’t always this way.   How did JJ become famous?  It’s all about capturing “mind-share.”   Who’s Captured Your Mind?…

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  I talk a lot about branding.    And, believe me, I know it’s a tough subject in an industry that is almost 100% sales driven.    It is not lost on anyone that sales is the life blood of your business.    Cash baby!   But, listen.  If you plan to be in business…

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  At first, it was hard to believe. But then, again, there are some really smart fit pros and health coaches in our industry.   And they use their creativity to help leverage their branded fitness products into some very effective branded fitness marketing.   It also explains why Erica will become a gazillionaire if she…

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  Six months ago, Rodney Sullivan complained he was always playing “defense” with his personal training clients.   For example: If a client was late he would extend beyond the scheduled session time.   If a client didn’t show up, he didn’t charge for the time.   There are many more examples but you get…

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  Trust me… You’ve got ’em!   I may have told you how I owned and operated a Weight-Management office in Newport Beach, California during the late 80’s and early 90’s.   I received several emails asking if I would share some of the challenges and obstacles we faced and how we overcame them.  …

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    I moved to Orange County, California in 1978.   My very first job in my new state was working for Jack LaLanne’s European Health Spa as a young 24-year old aspiring fitness manager.   “I loved the job.  I loved helping people learn how to get healthy.”     But another big part…

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  Here’s what Rene Bradley recently told me about her ONBOARD 101 website.   “Art, my doctor doesn’t know this stuff.  And, you won’t find it compiled in this format at any college or university.  This is pure gold!”   But guess what?  I didn’t do anything special. It Started 20 Years Ago   I…

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YES!…. it’s officially BATHING SUIT SEASON! And, you know what that means… right?  It’s that time of year when both men and women start thinking about how they are going to look in a “Bathing Suit” this summer.  Most especially my friends and family on the East Coast… What a cold, snowy winter.  Listen…. your prospects are ready for…

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  Please excuse me for yelling…..  but:  “Outreach… Outreach… OUTREACH….!  I know it’s not proper web etiquette to yell, but you’ll know why in a minute. Committing to “outreach” whether it’s a single event or an entire program — OUTREACH is the absolute best….  let me repeat: ABSOLUTE BEST return on your advertising and marketing dollar.O.K.,…

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