17 01, 2018

Three Keys to Retention, Why Is It So Hard?

By |2018-01-17T23:13:13+00:00January 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Three Keys to Retention, Why Is It So Hard?

If there are only three keys to retention, why is it so hard? Albert Einstein said, “If I had to save the world in an hour, I would use 59 minutes to analyze the problem and one to come up with a solution.” The true understanding of a problem is to break it down into [...]

13 12, 2017

The Fitness Industry’s Game Changer

By |2017-12-13T14:13:00+00:00December 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Fitness Industry’s Game Changer

I believe Team Training is the most game-changing concept to come along in the fitness industry in 20 years. Why such a game changer? For the first time, clubs are now able to offer true fitness to the masses. The industry has always managed with really just two product offerings - an entry level membership [...]

7 11, 2017

The Secret To Increasing Average Price Per Member

By |2017-12-13T14:13:20+00:00November 7th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Secret To Increasing Average Price Per Member

With all good secrets, there's a story.  This story starts with how did we get here, how did the average price of a membership get so low?  The introduction of the low-price high-volume business model created an immediate short-term surge for the industry. The attractiveness of the low-price offering was designed to bring in the [...]

2 10, 2017

Fitness Industry Undergoes Seismic Shifts…Again

By |2017-10-26T20:51:19+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Fitness Industry Undergoes Seismic Shifts…Again

Times, they are a changing.  With the maturity of the low-price high-volume model and the explosion of boutique fitness, established clubs are seeing same-store sales become flat. Clubs are starting to see the volume of consumers who flock to the low-price membership options begin to decrease, creating significant concern around this business model. After running [...]

1 08, 2017

Release 2.2.0

By |2017-10-26T20:51:19+00:00August 1st, 2017|Releases|Comments Off on Release 2.2.0

NEW! Guest Register Enhancement Schedule an Appointment button on the Guest Register/Staff Log-In Enables you to schedule any Calendar Event set-up in ABC directly from the Guest Register NEW! Digital Enrollment Enhancements Take a New Member Photo Add/Save Barcode NEW!  Databox Set-up Enhancements Guest Pass Set-Up - easy access to set-up passes [...]

22 06, 2017

Crunch Reporting 2.0

By |2017-10-26T20:51:19+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Crunch|Comments Off on Crunch Reporting 2.0

REPORTING RELEASE 2.0 ENHANCED! Digital Toolkit Report Visual Count for Repeat Guest Activity Guest Pass visibility - the DTK Report visually shows passes, complete with sort capability Sort by Name, Email, Phone, Lead Source, Pass, Staff, Signature Link, Date and Status (Registered, Toured, Price Presented, Enrolled) Export report data [...]

22 06, 2017

Reporting 2.0

By |2017-10-26T20:51:19+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Releases|Comments Off on Reporting 2.0

NEXT CRM ENHANCED! Make Call Start calls by calling ‘into the system’ for any line - designed specifically for clubs without extensions or direct phone numbers for sales staff.  Retains all call functionality of VFPnext including call tracking, recording and more. ENHANCED!  Referral Modal Referral Modal now accepts [...]

25 05, 2016

Data Analytics Will Change the Club Industry – Part 1

By |2016-05-26T03:49:18+00:00May 25th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Data Analytics Will Change the Club Industry – Part 1

CLICK to read the complete article: Norm Cates' Club Insider Weekly - May 11 - 24, 2016 Data analytics and its myriad benefits can positively affect every single health club regardless of size. This influx of data can be harnessed, analyzed, and utilized to benefit both the health club and consumer in very meaningful ways. [...]

4 05, 2016

IHRSA 2016 Associate Member of the Year Award

By |2016-05-04T14:10:30+00:00May 4th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on IHRSA 2016 Associate Member of the Year Award

"What a great moment for Visual Fitness Planner!  On behalf of everyone from VFP, I would like to thank IHRSA and their entire, amazing team for this award.  Thank you to the thousands of clubs who have trusted us to partner with them over the years.  And thank you to the many panelists from our [...]