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Gwynn Lindler

Cornelius, NC 28031

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Pricing based on a training radius

5 Answers | Asked by Nancy Korf on Nov 05, 2015

Answered by Gwynn Lindler on Nov 16, 2015

Nancy, traffic is unpredictably heavy any time of day in my area, so time and distance are significant. I'm in the process of restructuring to a set monthly rate; but it will likely include a mileage component. Thus far my clients have been understanding. There is one fee for working one-on-one wi...

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Please, please complete your profile on FitnessConnect?

6 Answers | Asked by Gwynn Lindler on Oct 07, 2015

Answered by Gwynn Lindler on Oct 08, 2015

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how do you get leads

9 Answers | Asked by Debbie Strauch CPT-CES, GFS on Jun 04, 2015

Answered by Gwynn Lindler on Jun 05, 2015

All the above responses are good. Find a local networking group that mirrors your target client, and get involved. It's important to build relationships and trust by just "being there" and doing some community-minded things with other people, so you are top of mind when they are ready to refer.

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Am I too old to become a gym manager?

11 Answers | Asked by Matt Rowland on May 21, 2015

Answered by Gwynn Lindler on May 21, 2015

Matt, you have come to a great place to ask your questions. I'm one of those who came later-in-life to the fitness profession. When I've had questions, many in this community have come to my aid with their invaluable experience and wisdom. You won't know if you don't try! Listen to others on t...

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Do you have a simple and effective way of tracking your networking contacts?

7 Answers | Asked by Gwynn Lindler on Mar 17, 2014

Answered by Gwynn Lindler on Mar 17, 2014

Often, I will email each contact after an event with a "good to meet you" sort of message. If they have potential as a client, then yes, there is an offer to pique their interest. Beyond that point, I'd like to know if you keep up the contact? For how long, how often, and what do you do by way of...

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I need your feedback on starting semi-private personal training sessions.

8 Answers | Asked by Gwynn Lindler on Jun 17, 2013

Answered by Gwynn Lindler on Jun 24, 2013

Judging from the comments, I must learn to clearly state my question! All the same, you have helped me to prepare better for the launch of the sessions. Thank you very much.

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Looking for business & home property insurance for home-based training studio

7 Answers | Asked by Mundah Massaquoi on Apr 09, 2013

Answered by Gwynn Lindler on Apr 12, 2013

When setting up my business, I found a mentor at the small business center of a local community college. Her help was invaluable in determining my business structure, which helped me to decide the best liability insurance for my business purposes. Depending on the laws and policies where you live-...

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Potential clients are asking me if the new health care act provides reimbursement for personal training.

8 Answers | Asked by Gwynn Lindler on Mar 15, 2013

Answered by Gwynn Lindler on Mar 19, 2013

Thank you for your responses and providing links to resources. For now, I'm not going to participate in anything I don't fully understand. It's on my to-do list to find out more about the companies that provide a financial break to employees who can document their fitness activities. As for the p...

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Can you properly provide a complimentary fitness session to prospective clients without burdening them with all the forms?

13 Answers | Asked by Gwynn Lindler on Nov 27, 2012

Answered by Gwynn Lindler on Feb 15, 2013

Thanks for your input. I'm taking your advice, and clients are filling out the health history and waivers before any workouts are done, even complimentary sessions. Giving a referral gift certificate to each client to pass on to a friend at Christmastime was received well. Since my business t...

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