Posts Tagged ‘branded fitness products’
Unapologetic “Throw Down”
Do you ever wonder…. how successful health professionals invest their money? Just last week, I had a conversation about this very topic with a successful multi-studio owner named, Raymond Sparks, (we’re building his new website). We discussed how most health professionals will invest in certain things with ZERO questions asked. Like…Read More
Is Fitness Branding a Hoax?
All This Talk About “BRANDING…” This topic is near and dear to my heart since it’s been part of my professional career for more than 35 years – so this may be a bit of a rant — or at the very least — a “wake-up call.” First off, it seems that…Read More
You’ve Got This
Do you sense this, too? Maybe it’s because of the pandemic. Or the lousy economy. Or… perhaps it’s because our industry, with all the new technology, is radically changing at an accelerated pace. Whatever it is, after 33 years in the fitness industry, there seems to be some “weirdness” — at…Read More
Say Good-bye to the “One-Trick” Health & Fitness Professional
Do you remember… … the time when a personal trainer could simply sell personal training sessions… and that was it! Or, when clubs could simply sell memberships…. get the EFT rolling… and call it a day! The entire business model was essentially based on a single revenue stream. Our industry was a “one trick pony” and everybody stayed out of each other’s way. …Read More
Beyond WHY is “WHO!”
It’s true, that the “riches are in the niches!” It starts with determining who your ideal client is by: ✅ Age ✅ Sex ✅ Marital Status ✅ Physical Condition ✅ Affluence ✅ Etc. And, then that info is cross-referenced with the type of programming or coaching you offer. ✅ One-on-One ✅ Partner ✅…Read More
2 Amazing Fitness Boot Camp HACKS…
Listen to this! Lou Ann Spencer operates a Super Body Boot Camp. Talk about the “real deal” and crazy fitness retention rates! I couldn’t believe it when I first heard about this, but when she called for more Journals… I asked a few questions. I wonder how many other Fit Pros and…Read More
Ground Zero – Fitness Marketing Supplements
THE PERIPHERALS… It’s interesting how many Fit Pros and Health Coaches do NOT offer nutritional supplements to their clients and members. I know… I know… many believe it’s unprofessional or unethical to offer nutritional supplements. And, some think it’s beyond their “scope of practice.” It’s not. Insurance? Nope, just…Read More
How to be Successful with Online Supplement Sales
Three years ago I wrote a commission check to Danny Langston for $1.92 — That’s right… just $1.92 for a full month’s commission. This week, we’re sending him a check for $1,271.10 — and he can literally count on at least that same amount, or more, next month and every month from here on out. That’s net/net profits with no labor or time commitment on his part. Pure passive, recurring income!…Read More
Nutritional Supplements and the Band of Gypsies…
Honestly… they call me at least 3-4 times every single week. And, it never ends well. I call ’em the “band of gypsies!” You may know who I’m talking about. It’s that crowd of Internet Marketers who don’t really care what they’re selling as long as it makes a quick buck $$$. They run Funnel Programs with a tons…Read More
Here’s a fantastic email. It was sent from Jamie Garwood to his entire list (4,000 active, inactive and prospects). And, he attached the “How to Strengthen Your Immune System” handout to the email. This is SMART, RELATIONSHIP MARKETING…!!! This same letter can be re-purposed for: Blog Posts Website Page Social…Read More
Why RESULTS are worth MILLIONS…
As our economy and businesses all re-open… I thought I’d focus on what is going to become of utmost importance –> RESULTS. One of my best customers of Whey Protein is an NFL linebacker coach. For more than 10 years, he’s purchased for himself and several of his players.. on a few different…Read More
How to Build Your Online Fitness Tribe
By now, you’re well aware the fitness business is rapidly changing. One of the biggest changes is going to come from small clubs, studios, boot camps and spas that have figured out how to run both a “Physical Training Business” and an “Online Coaching Business” at the same time. Is it happening…Read More
Is Fitness Just Easy Money..? Ask a Wannabe!
Can you imagine how great it would be if the fitness offering was the same as a bar? Bartender: “What will it be gentlemen?” “Give me a Bud. And, the same for my buddy here.” “O.K. that will be $7.00.” (If a Club operated like a bar): Front desk person:…Read More
A Handy FREE Tool…!
There are a lot of different ways to convert a .pdf doc into to a .jpg image file. But, this is super quick and easy. Once you convert your .pdf documents into .jpg image files you can use them on social media, websites, blogs and even email. The ultimate goal is to DRIVE TRAFFIC…Read More
Show Me The Money
I often talk about the “older” crowd… or the group to whom I prefer to use the label: “Masters of Life!” And, the reason I talk about it so much is because that’s where the money is! But, when I look at how the fitness industry is projected by the mainstream media,…Read More
Flash vs. Process… and Your CRM
Recently, I learned a brand new term that relates to both Fitness and CRM. But, first, a little background. Yvonne Cummings has 23 clients who have been training with her, consistently, for 10 years. And, some even longer. In 2006, when she moved 30 miles away to open her new studio, half of…Read More
How to Accelerate Your Fitness Business
I know. I know…. All the fitness sales gurus tell you that this business is all about sales…. as in “sales-driven.” Well, that may be true for today and tomorrow… but, if you plan to have a long-term career as a health professional… then, you really need to take a longer view. …Read More
How to HELP Your Clients Navigate STRESS…!!
[Free STRESS ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST at the bottom of this post!] If you are a Health Coach or Fit Pro who consults with clients beyond physical activity and nutrition… And, if you approach other elements of life that we all navigate, then, this is a fantastic introduction to how STRESS impacts our physical…Read More
The Alternative to Discounts…!
Here we go again. In the next few weeks, millions of health and fitness professionals and top health coaches will continue to make this awful mistake. Sure, we all want new clients and members. And, we all want to make more money. But, for some reason, Black Friday and Cyber Monday turn…Read More
Who Wants to Make More Money?
What business owner doesn’t want – or need – to make more money? Have you ever wondered why some owners make more money than others? I can tell you without hesitation that it’s all about taking action. (I know you’ve heard this before!) So, here are some of the ways “ACTION TAKERS”…Read More
Do NOT Hire Me…
I was at dinner the other night with an old friend who is not involved in the fitness trade. Nonetheless, we ended up talking about fitness because he was asking my advice about personal trainers. He needs one. In the midst of the conversation he blurted out, … a personal trainer…Read More
Are You Famous?
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?…Read More
The 5 Huge Marketing Advantages of YOUR BRAND
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…Read More
The Best Lines…!
By now, you know how much I preach about going out and presenting the TRUTH about Weight-Management and Lifestyle. But, I also know that it’s time consuming and requires a lot of creativity, effort and discipline to pull it off. So, I want to share with you some of the best lines…Read More
How to Level-Up Your Fitness Business
I’m asking you to THINK about THIS again.
MARKETING is a conveyor belt. The sales and marketing strategies you think about and plan today typically come off the conveyor belt 8 to 12 weeks later. So, seriously, have you asked yourself this:Read More