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…

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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.…

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First Impressions

  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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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How to Get Medical Referrals

  Tim McLaughlin, a fitness coach in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area has generated over $40,000 of new business via Onboard 101 as a LEAD MAGNET. ​ Here’s what he told me: ​ ” … I just simply followed your videos… especially #4 the Free Model because I knew I was going to use Onboard 101 as a lead magnet.”   Tim compiled…

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Believe…

  Have you watched the series, Ted Lasso? ​ If so, you’ll relate. ​ If not, the only thing you need to know is that above his door is a yellow sign with blue, hand-written letters that reads: ​ BELIEVE. ​ It’s the centerpiece of the entire series. ​ Yes…. BELIEF is POWERFUL. ​ * To believe in yourself.…

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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…

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The Ultimate Fitness Journal

  Take a look at this.  What do you see?   It’s a common sight. A personal trainer, a client and a clipboard!   Trainers with clipboards have been around since I became a personal trainer at Jack LaLanne’s European Health Spa in Huntington Beach, CA back in 1978!   In my opinion it was…

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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…

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Are You In the Fitness “Sweet Spot?”

    If you viewed the fitness industry from 30,000 feet, you’d see two giant segments in our space: ​ Big Physical Clubs (like Gold’s, LA Fitness, Planet, Anytime, etc. ) ​ Big Online Platforms (like Peloton, Beachbody, Daily Burn, FitBit, etc.) ​ Both segments suffer from their own “BIG-NESS!” ​ They are simply too…

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Passive Recurring Income for Fit Pros and Health Coaches

  Are you ready for a little “success” math! I JUST SENT TRUDY MANNING A CHECK FOR $539.91   Here’s why…   1.) First off, Trudy Manning uses this email (or a variation) every single week: CLICK or TAP HERE… (you can download the letter in MS Word)   2.) On the first and third Saturdays of each month, at the end of each group session, she holds a “TASTING!”…

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How to Send Great Emails

  Can you write?   Or, do you just tear your hair out trying to come up with something?   Even if you get something out, does it really “sound” like you?   I often receive an email and think “No one would ever talk like this.”   Some people think writing is really easy.…

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How Fit Pros and Health Coaches Can Grow Their Businesses Faster

  What a difference a “mindset” makes! ​ What a difference it can make in your business and your life! ​ Billy Davidson is a “real world” example of this. ​ Here’s part of an email he sent… ​ —————————— ​ “….I remember this blog post and how you mentioned that the railroads thought they were ONLY in the railroad business. Had they realized they were in the TRANSPORTATION business, they would have embraced the airplane and…

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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!…

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Is Change Good..?

  Here we are…   Months into the new year….   So, let me ask you an important question. ​ Are you going to do anything different this year? ​ Has the pandemic changed your approach toward your business? ​ Have you asked yourself… “What do I really want out of my business this year..?”…

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Step #2 – Relationship Marketing – ESP

  As we ALL enter this “New World” of fitness marketing, I hope YOU are convinced of the absolute importance of your email.   To understand the difference between “Legacy Marketing” and “New World Marketing” please CLICK or TAP HERE…   To read STEP #1 please CLICK or TAP HERE…   There are many fitness…

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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.” ​…

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Covid-19 Form

  Yes… it’s finally time for most states to open up clubs, studios and gyms – even if at limited capacity!     But, you’ll need to follow the guidelines — which in most states includes a Covid-19 Screening Questionnaire.    If you have a Digital Welcome Kit, we built a form right into your site.…

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How to Strengthen Your Immune System… Really!

FREE DOWNLOADS MS Word Download Designed .pdf Download Graphic Hack Video Tutorial Let’s face it.  If your life includes some or all of the following…   Smoke Cigarettes or Vape Constantly Consume Fast Foods Sleep Less than 4 Hours a Night Drink Alcohol in Excess Do Recreational Drugs in Excess Do Prescribed Drugs in Excess…

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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…

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Amid Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis What Fit Pros Should Do Now

  Yes… it’s really happening!    Right now, thousands of independent trainers, studios, clubs — and maybe YOU — are experiencing CANCELLATIONS due to this damned Coronavirus – COVID-19 Pandemic.   Maybe you’re even shutting down for a week… or more?   So… WHAT TO DO..???   YES… sure… you should absolutely communicate with your…

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