Posts Tagged ‘fitness marketing’
Fitness Logo: Horizontal vs. Vertical
Yes… there’s a preferred LOGO LAYOUT DESIGN for all health and fitness professionals. This is especially true for business owners aiming to increase brand recognition and awareness with private label or white label products. It’s HORIZONTAL. And, here’s why: The preference for a horizontal logo in health and fitness or…Read More
Top 10 Reasons All Fitness Professionals Should Have an Up-To-Date Website
There’s a reason we build state-of-the-art websites for our fitness partners such as: ✅ The Digital Welcome Kit ✅ Ultimate WebSuite ✅ eCommerce Apparel DropShip ✅ eCommerce Supplements Drop Ship ✅ Onboard 101 Let me describe the top 10 reasons why having an up-to-date website is an absolute game-changer when it comes to…Read More
Artificial Intelligence – Is AI Your Friend or Foe?
You know it’s coming… …. and we’d all be foolish to think AI is not going to impact our businesses. Yours, mine, everybody’s! GOOD NEWS! First off… as health and fitness professionals, we’re all in a great position. That’s because AI will never be able to duplicate the “human touch.” So,…Read More
How to Build Fitness Client Satisfaction, Brand Recognition and Business Growth….
Here’s a marketing TRUTH many health and fitness business owners never hear. If you truly want to take your business to the next level, then, in today’s competitive market you really need to offer your own private label products branded with your own logo. It’s no longer question of why… But,…Read More
The Fitness Results Mantra
Over and over I keep hearing this advice: “Fitness professionals and health coaches must… absolutely MUST promise RESULTS in order to attract new clients.” And this advice is served up using metaphors and analogies. Have you heard them…? Like this one: “… an appliance repair guy must FIX the appliance… RESULTS… or he doesn’t get paid.” …Read More
A Fitness Contrarian
I have to admit… contrarian entrepreneurs are some of my favorite people. You know the type… They’re the ones who buck the popular trends and do things their own way. You probably know a few…. Or, maybe you’re a contrarian, yourself! Holly Mitterson, owner of a small women’s boutique studio in…Read More
Fitness Marketing – The EXACT Formula
Here’s the EXACT FORMULA that Susie Lundqren (studio owner in Virginia) uses to create a “warm audience” and then typically converts about 30% of her “warm” prospects into studio members and/or online “paid subscribers.” And, yes, of course, she uses our health and fitness marketing components… including THIS and THIS… STEP #1 – CAPTURE First and foremost, Susie uses lead magnets (optin forms) on her website. Then, ALL social media posts re-direct to her lead magnet/optin…Read More
Email: Offer vs. Nurture
There are two (2) types of very necessary emails that all health professionals, including you, should be sending out. OFFER vs. NURTURE There’s a huge difference between an Offer Campaign and a Nurture Campaign. And, you should definitely be using BOTH. OFFER CAMPAIGNS… These are a carefully composed series…Read More
YOU are AMAZING…
I’m absolutely serious when I say this: “YOU ARE AMAZING!” Have you ever given deep thought into how freakin’ amazing your body is??? Let’s start with the eleven (11) miraculous organ systems within you. Each one of them is more complex than a supercomputer… AND… each one is fully automated:…Read More
The 12 Absolute Truths of Weight-Loss
Here it is… …a list of the “12 Absolutes” that everyone should know about weight-loss. And, here’s a FREE “done-for-you” outline on how to teach them: CLICK or TAP HERE… But, first let’s acknowledge the #1 reason most people fail at weight-loss is IGNORANCE. Period. I know… it’s an uncomfortable…Read More
Is Your Business a Gym Rat?
Here’s a fun exercise I recently discovered… I attended a marketing conference last week and one of the speakers’ topics was: “FLEXING YOUR MARKETING MUSCLES” It was all about helping companies get better at technology – and most especially their websites. The speaker demonstrated what he calls an “equivalency technique” to help his…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
The BEST Lines About Weight Loss..!
Whether it’s sales presentations or full-on seminars… you might get a kick out of some of the things our fitness partners have said. Some are really funny. And some are insightful. Most statements were made to explain BODY TRANSFORMATIONS and WEIGHT-MANAGEMENT to a consumer audience. Here are just a few we’ve collected: ———————————————— Benni Saskin at…Read More
How to Get Paid For Doing Nothing
Honestly…! Maggie Lewis makes a quick $375 every single month… without fail! That’s $375 net profit (not gross sales). She told me this: “I never even think about it until we balance our books at the end of the month… and it’s ALWAYS there!” Money on autopilot! Sure, I know it’s not a lot of money.…Read More
It’s amazing how many health and fitness professionals actually DEVALUE themselves. It’s true. And, I know why. Much of it’s due to those outside “voices” like movies, television, magazines, the internet and other media that attempt to DEFINE who we are. You’ve probably seen how they portray personal trainers and coaches as “boneheads” or “airheads.” After…Read More
Have You Met Your “Future-Self?”
It was a Rolls Royce that did it for me! Early in my career (1982) I worked for a boss/mentor who owned a Rolls Royce – one of the most iconic luxury automobiles on the planet. Late one Friday afternoon, he asked me to take him to the airport in his “Rolls.” We…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
The Power Shift
Here’s the thing… Thousands of fitness business owners don’t see it happening. That’s because it’s gradual… like declining eyesight. But, there’s a POWER SHIFT happening right now..! And, the marketing-savvy health and fitness business owners will leverage it to their advantage. What’s a POWER SHIFT? A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE EVER-EVOLVING…Read More
Winners and Losers
Yes… there are “winners” and “losers” in this world. As athletes, coaches and entrepreneurs – we are accustomed to these labels. But, in our everyday lives that kind of stereotyping is too binary. Like black and white. In the real world most of us possess winning and losing “behaviors.” We have BOTH! EXAMPLES… Maybe you…Read More
You’d be Home by Now…!
Here’s a fun analogy… During the 70’s and 80’s home builders placed huge billboards along the roads next to their developments that read: “If you lived here, you’d be home by now!” It was a great sales pitch targeting thousands of long distance commuters. And, in some ways it’s the…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
Could THIS be YOUR Opportunity…?
Honestly, I can’t remember when we’ve ever been put through such a “stress test” as the “Cron” continues to infect the world and impact our businesses! Nonetheless, you, me and health professionals around the globe continue to “carry on” — and in some cases, even thrive! If that’s you, then, you should be proud! (thousands of fitness businesses have not…Read More
How to Earn $921.91 per Hour in Your Spare Time
What the….? Did you ever meet somebody who just seems to make money no matter what? Seems unfair… but, that’s Jim Jennings. I’ve known Jim since 1992 and I’ve witnessed how everything he touches turns to “gold.” His “Fountain of Youth” program is no exception. Here’s the math and then the details. Fountain…Read More
The New Fitness Marketing Ecosystem
These words… …were casually stated last Friday during a marketing podcast. The speaker probably didn’t realize how impactful her words were. I wrote them down because they were so powerful and insightful. If you are a small fitness business owner or an independent coach or trainer… these words actually predict the future. I hope you’ll read them two or three times because they speak directly to YOU! It’s literally…Read More