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Five successful gym marketing ideas for fitness business owners

Five proven marketing strategies that are easy to implement for gym and studio owners to increase their client base and memberships.

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How to become a Pilates instructor

Follow this guide to learn how to become a successful Pilates instructor.

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Finding the right yoga teacher training program

Learn how to find the right yoga teacher training program to help you become a yoga instructor and get your FAQs answered.

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Why gym and studio owners recommend TeamUp’s new Appointments feature

13 TeamUp customers share what they love about appointments and how the new feature has helped them deliver a personalised service to their customers.

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Earn your Pilates qualification from the best training programs

Learn how to teach Pilates and how to choose the right training programs and associations to get certified.

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Starting a Pilates studio business

Start your own Pilates studio by following these steps and get your new fitness business up and running

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How to retain members

No more saying goodbye to your members; find out the best ways to retain your members and keep helping them achieve their goals.

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What to know when opening a fitness studio

Are you thinking of opening a fitness studio? Keep reading for some of our top tips, advice, and fitness business plan ideas to help you get started.

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How to own a CrossFit gym

Follow these essential steps on your journey to opening your own CrossFit box. From building your business plan to securing funding, find it all here.

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What is CrossFit?

Find out what CrossFit is and how you can get involved with this unique fitness community.

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Top 10 certifications for fitness instruction and personal training

Picking the right course and organisation to obtain your training certifications is easy what to look for in each. Check out our recommendations and find answers to common certification FAQs.

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How to make the most of the September rush

Start planning for the September rush. Find out what potential fitness clients are looking for and what marketing strategies you can use to promote your business to make the most of people returning to fitness classes.

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5 pricing mistakes that studio owners make and how to avoid them

Learn how not to fall victim to these common pricing mistakes studio owners often make for their classes, memberships, and referrals.

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How to write a yoga studio business plan

Set your new yoga business up for success by learning how to write a powerful business plan.

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What is small group personal training?

Find out what small group personal training is and how to set up sessions and memberships in TeamUp.

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How to set up a personal training business in TeamUp

Find out how to create classes and appointments for your PT business in TeamUp

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What is on-demand content and how can it help me grow my business?

Take teaching online to the next level and start creating on-demand content for your fitness business.

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11 best CrossFit exercises for your clients

Add the best CrossFit exercises to your programs to give your clients the best workouts.

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How to start an online personal training business

Take your personal training business online with our step by step guide.

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How to get clients as a personal trainer

Learn the best ways to grow your personal training business by earning new clients.

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Personal training certifications: why you need them for your business

Proper training and instruction don't just apply to fitness clients. Learn about the importance of PT certifications and why you need them to run a successful business.

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Personal trainer scheduling: why you should choose TeamUp for your online PT business

Learn how to use our personal trainer scheduling tools for your online PT business.

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How to start a personal training business: keys to success

Your step by step guide to starting a successful personal training business. Learn how to earn clients, how to write a business plan, and why software will help.

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How to become a personal trainer

All the steps you need to know if to begin your career as a personal trainer.

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The benefits of offering private yoga classes

Explore the benefits yoga instructors experience when offering private lessons and one to one yoga classes and how studio management software can help.

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Teach your customers how to book appointments on TeamUp

Show your customers how to book appointments with ease and how to find your availability on an easy to use calendar.

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An essential guide to appointments: managing your personal training business with software

Discover how TeamUp's Appointments feature and PT software can help you overcome common personal training business challenges.

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How to motivate your personal training clients: top tips

Encourage your clients and help them achieve their fitness goals by using these top tips.

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How to use Zoom for personal training sessions

Learn how to use TeamUp's Zoom integration for your online personal training sessions. Manage availability and schedule appointments anytime, anywhere.

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Personal training questionnaire for clients

Your guide to the customer information you need to request when creating a personal training questionnaire.

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10 must-have personal trainer tools

From scheduling software to app integrations, find out our tips for the best personal training tools to take your business to the next level.

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Personal trainer business plan template

Find out how to build the perfect business plan when starting a personal training business. Use our template to get started.

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Business grants for personal trainers

From small business grants and loans to getting a fitness equipment lease, find out how to finance your personal training business.

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What Is A ParQ?

A guide to ParQ health and safety forms and how to send them to fitness customers using your TeamUp software.

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How to run a martial arts business with management software

Learn how management software can help you overcome the challenges of running your martial arts business.

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10 ways to be successful with your TeamUp trial

Set your business up for success by learning our 10 ways to take advantage of your TeamUp trial.

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9 financing options to help grow your business

Learn how (and why) to finance your gym or fitness studio's growth with a small business loan or creative financing alternative.

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Starting your software journey: tools and features to get to know

Familiarise yourself with the top TeamUp tools and features that will help you learn how to best use your software.

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How to use TeamUp: getting started guide

Learn how easy using TeamUp's management software can make running your business. Find all the answers to your questions about TeamUp's pricing, support, tools and features, and how to get started.

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Why I wish I used TeamUp's software for my personal training business

TeamUp's very own Gary Catterill shares why he wishes he had used TeamUp's PT software when he ran his personal training business.

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Continue offering online fitness classes post-lockdown with live-streaming

If you're trying to decide whether or not to continue offering online classes post-lockdown, live-streaming is your solution. Find out how live-streaming your in-person classes can save you time, energy, and bring together your community.

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The 7 best features of a reliable gym management system

When choosing software for your system, make sure it includes the best 7 features for a reliable gym management software. Find out what they are here.

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Top tips for creating and producing on-demand fitness content

Give your customers the best on-demand fitness experience by following our tips for high-quality video creation and production.

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The ultimate guide to setting up and selling your on-demand content

Selling your on-demand content to your customers is an excellent alternative when they can't make it to class. Learn how to safely and securely set up and share your online class recordings using our guide.

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The five TeamUp tools to help you run your outdoor fitness classes

Check out our in depth guide of TeamUp tools and features that can help you deliver the best outdoor classes and Bootcamps to your customers.

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Why you need gym management software for your business

Get started with gym management software to organise, streamline, and manage your business. Learn the enormous benefits and hear directly from some of our customers about how helpful and easy it is to make the switch.

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Take back control of your pole and aerial studio by using management software

Discover which obstacles pole and aerial studio owners commonly face that often lead them to sign up for studio management software. TeamUp's tools and features will give you the power and confidence to run your business the way you want.

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GoCardless and Stripe: How to choose a payment processor in TeamUp

Learn about the benefits of using TeamUp's trusted payment providers and which is the best to use for your business.

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Launching your online yoga business: TeamUp's keys to success

Learn how to launch your online yoga business and deliver engaging and enjoyable online yoga classes with our easy steps. There's no better time to take your services online.

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Run the best version of your business with TeamUp's top integrations

Discover how to use TeamUp's payment, marketing, online class, and business integrations to run your gym or studio exactly the way you want.

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Run your group fitness classes with gym management software

If there is one thing that can help you manage your group fitness classes (big or small) it's gym management software. Unorganised classes, lack of time, and admin overload will be a thing of the past once you get set up with the right system.

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How to launch your yoga studio with TeamUp software

Take out the complexity of launching your very own studio by investing in studio management software. Learn which of TeamUp's tools will save you time and help you run the best version of your business right from the start.

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TeamUp's Best of 2020 - the power of business reviews

From gaining exposure to attracting new members, reviews are incredibly valuable for both your business and your customers. Learn why having reviews can help your business succeed.

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5 advanced reports to help you grow your business

Use TeamUp's most advanced reports to monitor and track your gym or studio's growth. From payments to referrals, these reports will give you the insight you need to succeed in running your business.

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How to overcome the challenges of managing your CrossFit box

Learn how to overcome common obstacles in managing your CrossFit box using booking software. With handy reports, organised customer profiles, and waitlists to keep classes full, you'll be able to streamline your tasks so you can focus on delivering exciting WODs.

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Build a strong core for your Pilates business by using studio management software

Understand the common challenges and hurdles in managing your Pilates studio and get ahead by using these TeamUp tools for overall better studio management.

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How to choose gym management software

In this guide, we break down the importance of choosing the right gym management software and the key features and tools to look for when shopping for a system for your business.

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How to quickly generate some additional revenue for your fitness business

Learn what advice fitness professionals have when it comes to making important business decisions that affect your income, and our tips for generating additional revenue for your business.

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Taking your fitness classes online with TeamUp's Zoom integration and new On Demand feature

Host engaging, personable fitness sessions with the TeamUp + Zoom integration and host your prerecorded workout videos in TeamUp's On Demand Library.

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CrossFit FAQs: tips and tools for box owners and their customers

Find all the answers to your common CrossFit questions. From the workouts to the best software tools to the many benefits, these FAQs will help you start your CrossFit journey and open your own box.

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The benefits of practising yoga

Experience the physical and spiritual benefits of practising. If becoming a yoga instructor and studio owner is on your horizon, this article is for you.

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How to manage your yoga studio using booking software

How can you be fully present for your yoga customers when you are drowning in business admin? Learn how to better run your studio, eliminate the hassle, miscommunication, and grow your business using booking software.

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How to offer your customers in-person + online membership packages

If your customers still can't decide between coming to class full-time or sticking to classes online, why not offer them a membership package where they can do both? Customise your packages to give your customers the option to workout in your gym or studio, or the comfort of their own home

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Guest post: the importance of disclaimers

Learn why disclaimers, waivers, and form play a major role in keeping your customers safe and informed.

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The benefits of personal training for you and your clients

Giving your customers the opportunity to work out directly with you in private and small group training sessions can help boost their confidence, get to their goals quicker, and give you an opportunity to expand your coaching skills.

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Common personal training business challenges and how to solve them

Building a successful personal training business takes grit and determination. There are many aspects of achieving success that a lot of trainers decide to do the hard way. This article explores how to streamline your processes, connect with your customers, and grow your business.

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How to encourage your customers to come back to class

Welcome your customers back to class by introducing new skills and your plan of action for creating a safe and healthy environment to exercise. Check out which tools can help you get them back in the gym in no time.

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Celebrate your customers with milestone emails

Just like you send confirmation emails when a customer signs up, or an update email when there is something new to inform, milestone emails are sent to celebrate your customers' achievements. When your customer hits a milestone like their 6-month membership mark or a 2 year anniversary, celebrate their success by letting them know.

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An essential guide to re-opening your gym

This year has provided the fitness community with some challenges as well as an opportunity to restructure. These include figuring out how to re-open gyms and studios. This essential guide to staying up to date, learning how to prepare, adapt, act, and repeat is the tool you need to get your in-person fitness business running again.

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Get started with email marketing: a how-to guide

Email marketing is one of the most effective tools you can use for your business, so why don't more use it, or use it well? They don't know how! Nail the perfect email to connect with your customers, expand your audience, and grow your business with our essential guide to launching and perfecting your email marketing.

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Here's what 343 Pilates customers said about returning to in-person classes and how it impacts your business

A studio owner ran a survey to understand how their customers were feeling about returning to class. The results will directly impact your decision making over the next few months.

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How to write the best titles and descriptions for your classes

It's hard to find the perfect words to describe why your class is right for customers embarking on their fitness journey. We explored hundreds of titles and descriptions and discovered the formula that you can use to create your own.

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A Guide to Successful Gym Pricing

There are many reasons why it's important to get your pricing model right, but the main reason to price your services right is to build your services around your customers and their needs. Get it wrong and your profits will suffer. Get it right, and your customers will feel understood and loyal to your gym.

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GoCardless is now available for TeamUp customers in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand

TeamUp integrates with GoCardless for affordable, efficient payments for fitness businesses

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List your classes online with Sport England (it's free)

Sport England is publishing a live timetable of curated virtual (live stream) classes on their website. You can add your online classes to their campaign for free.

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Ask new customers for their experience level

How to use TeamUp's forms feature to separate beginners and experts.

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Ask questions to welcome your customers

When a new customer comes to your business, you want to make their experience is warm and welcoming. Be helpful and logical with a custom marketing information form.

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Asking the right questions with safety forms

Safety questions are a vital part of your business. Now that you are planning re-opening, you can use TeamUp to ensure you ask the right information at the right time.

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Gym Management FAQs

Managing a thriving gym membership is all about balancing resources versus members' needs and wants. What are the most common questions we receive about achieving this?

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The number one easiest way to grow your business is via referrals

Customers want to share your community with their friends. They do this with referrals.

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How to get feedback from customers

In order to run a customer-centric (i.e. super successful) business, you have to get to know what your customers want.

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Create an additional income stream using the store and the sales report

We buy items to support our fitness goals for all kinds of reasons. What does the data say?

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COVID-19: Choosing to offer 1:1 training

Now rules allow, should you start offering one to one training outdoors? What are the implications and how do you best communicate your decision to your clients?

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Running online classes: frequently asked questions

Common questions you're asking about online classes.

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How to use Zoom to run great fitness classes online

Tips on how to run great and engaging fitness classes on Zoom and TeamUp.

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COVID-19 How to message your customers about your business plans

Five golden rules to keep in mind when communicating with customers.

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How to run smooth, professional online classes with kids at home

Love, patience, and creativity will go a long way in online fitness sessions.

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COVID-19 How to access UK government support for your fitness business

The UK government has announced several support measures for business owners. This article gives insight into the impact for fitness businesses.

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How to manage customer changes during COVID-19

Recommendations on how to navigate COVID-19 and the necessary changes to your classes.

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Running a successful free trial for your fitness business

There are two big reasons drop-ins and first timers don’t turn into members.

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Segment your fitness customers into memberships

Focus on your customers' needs by offering them tailored membership options.

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Give instructors and coaches what they need to succeed - but have boundaries

Your instructors will have a better bond with your customers when they know a few details, but leave the business information to you.

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What is online payment software?

Online payment software facilitates payments. After you click the "buy" button on a website, the payment software will ask for your name, your billing address, and your card or bank details.

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Family tools: so parents can book for their kids

Booking classes for your kids is much simpler using the new family portal. Sign waivers, pay in advance and help your kid's gym experience improve before class even starts.

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How to reduce or eliminate late payments for your fitness business

Late or outstanding payments are a strain on your business. Reducing cash flow and undermining your customer relationship.

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How to reduce no-shows for your classes

Strategies to reduce no-shows. No-shows prevent you earning your full potential and other clients from getting their favourite spot. How do you reduce or eliminate them?

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Choosing online payment processors for your fitness business

If you’re building a busy fitness business, you’ll want your payment processor to do exactly what you need, as well as giving your customers a great experience. This article explains the best way to evaluate payment processors. 

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How to handle mixed abilities in your fitness business

If you have clients of different abilities it can be really tricky to manage your business so that you ensure everyone only goes to an appropriate class.

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Reduce how long you spend booking customers into classes

A lot of your time is taken up on admin tasks that you don't need to be doing. This article explores how you can improve your time management and business process.

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How to manage customers who are slipping away

How to manage customers who seem close to leaving, and how to persuade them to stay.