Lawrence with Gym Insight

Las Vegas, NV 89148

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Is an interactive terminal ( with personal workouts and ranking) interesting in a fitness club?

5 Answers | Asked by Fabien Combe on Aug 09, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Oct 12, 2012

As a gym owner and software developer that loves technology, including 24 hour unattended access systems, I believe that your concept would do well in certain fitness gyms, like the 24 hour access gyms that do not have round the clock employees or personal trainers (PT). I looked up your websit...

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Looking for advice from Club Managers & Owners

10 Answers | Asked by Thea Ward on Mar 28, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Sep 11, 2012

Hi Thea, I know you asked this question a while ago, but if your staff still is not motivated, the greatest motivation can be to incorporate competition with specific goals in mind! An age old business adage states “What gets measured gets improved.” Therefore, you should measure th...

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Studio owners: what is the most important piece of advice you would give to someone considering opening their own studio?

16 Answers | Asked by Jacquelyn Melear on Jun 10, 2011

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Sep 10, 2012

Hi Jacquelyn, As a club owner myself, the best advice that I can give you is to find a way to set yourself apart and above the competition. Find something that your competitors do not have and market it to death! Also, once you find your niche, you must keep in mind that “what gets m...

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Question to other studio owners? Besides the obvious, referrals and word of mouth. Where do you put your facilities advertising

8 Answers | Asked by Dave Gibson on Sep 06, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Sep 10, 2012

Hi Dave, I just opened the doors to my fitness club 2 years ago and find that direct mail and using flyers within a 3 mile radius are my best results. However, lately I have building my email list. At the time of our first campaign and had approximately 350 addresses on our list (not even k...

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How do we increase our membership base in a corporate fitness facility?

11 Answers | Asked by Debbie Russell on Sep 22, 2011

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Sep 05, 2012

I believe in any corporate setting you can offer incentives to those using their personal time to benefit their health. Incentives can include anything from a competition, to earning raffle tickets each time you go to the gym. Another thing is that giving up food at lunch time in exchange for w...

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I want some ideas to increase the sales in my fitness center

15 Answers | Asked by vidyashree mithun on Aug 30, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Sep 05, 2012

How do you compete? If I had to predict how to properly position your gym for success, I would put my money on the big-box, nice equipment, no-frills, easy pricing model. You can see this model exemplified in the fast growing franchise system Planet Fitness (I have no affiliation with Planet Fitn...

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What strategies have you implemented to retain your clientele?

8 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 11, 2011

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Sep 05, 2012

Hi Joanne, If I had to predict how to properly position your gym for success, I would put my money on the big-box, nice equipment, no-frills, easy pricing model. Everything I read on fitness blogs and in trade magazines lately keeps following the same B.S. mantra of “differentiate your ...

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Best Fitness Blogs

9 Answers | Asked by Timothy Watson on Sep 03, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Sep 05, 2012

Hi Timothy: If you would like some fitness business insights, visit my blog at: http://blog.gyminsight.com. I have a variety of topics more geared to the club owner, manger, or investor.

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What is a good gym membership software that I can use?

16 Answers | Asked by Scott Bisbee on Apr 19, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Sep 05, 2012

Hi Scott, If you have not found a gym management system or a billing software service that you are happy with, check out Insight Version 2 (V2), a GMS at (http://www.gyminsight.com/). This version is completely different than the free 30 day demo I was offering before. Not only has the aesthetics...

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What is a great client and payment/billing management software or online tool?

5 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Trost on Aug 08, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Sep 05, 2012

Hi Jennifer, I hope this answer is not too late in your search for a billing company. I am a health club owner as well as a software developer who started my own health club software systems. My systems include both a gym management system and a billing online service all in one. I have free t...

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