Archive for April, 2013

Get & Keep Good Personal Trainers

April 25, 2013

One of the biggest struggles fitness businesses have is getting and keeping good personal trainers.  Here are some of the most popular questions I answer on this topic.  Remember, having solid systems in place that support your staff can make all the difference in the world!

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How do I get and keep good personal trainers?

Keeping your trainers – you’ve got to have all pieces to the puzzle in place and include a fair compensation structure with some good perks, lots of genuine praise and recognition, responsibility and authority, gifts, team meetings, outings/get-togethers and a buy-in to your vision and what you’re trying to create….sometimes it’s easier to create this with new blood so even if you’ve lost some people, don’t stress out about it.  They’ve left for a reason and your business will be better because of it.

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Free Advertising – Will You Work For It?

April 18, 2013

There are ways to get free advertising, but you will have to work for it.

Are you willing to do that?

newspaperThe truth is that most fitness businesses don’t have money to take out ads in magazines or newspapers or create a commercial for the radio or television. But, there are ways to get free advertising if you are willing to work for it!

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What YOU Need To Run A Successful PT Business

April 4, 2013

What YOU NEED to run a successful PT Business….

I have written on numerous topics in this blog related to running a highly successful and profitable personal training business, and today I want to help you take a step back review the big picture and what needs to be in place to run a successful PT Business. Whether you are just starting out or if you have been at it for years, these are the….

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