Archive for April, 2010

Ways to Retain Your Personal Training Clients

Posted on 07. Apr, 2010 by .

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Just like in any business, losing your clients can harm your business. If you are a personal trainer, you need to retain your clients for you to stay in the competition. If you are a personal trainer, losing clients can be a problem. However, it could not be as severe. Retaining your clients is actually as important as gaining new clients for your business. Every personal trainer seems to be trying to get more new training clients. This is okay when you are just starting out. However, if you are a personal trainer who needs to have new personal training clients, then there might be some problem with your retention. There are some tips that will help you retain your training clients. We will discuss them one by one in this article. The first tip has something to do with having good communication skills. For a while, think of how often you are communicating with your personal training clients. You can text your clients to show your positive feedback. This will motivate them to do more and to keep your service. Aside from good communication skills, you also need to have knowledge in all the aspects of the fitness industry. Think […]

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The Best Billing Strategies for your Training Business

Posted on 06. Apr, 2010 by .

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If you want to become a personal trainer that is getting good money out of your chosen career, you need to learn all the things that you need to know about personal training including the best personal training business billing strategy or training agreement. There are many fitness trainers who are running their personal training business who often made big mistakes when billing their clients. The aspect of proper personal training is very important. Because the professional in the fitness field are passionate about fitness education and relaying that education to their clients, and not money collection savvy, they tend not to do the best when it comes to personal training agreement for billing. This is not because they don’t want to do the best but because they simply don’t know the best way to create the right training agreement for billing their clients. The question is what are really the best and the most effective agreements for billing that personal trainers should do to effectively bill their clients? There are many professional who think that it would be best to do billing per session. They are offering session packages for they believe that this is the only way to go. […]

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KAISER’S BOOK CLUB EPISODE #2: WINNING BY JACK WELCH

Posted on 06. Apr, 2010 by .

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  Hiring and management advice for Personal Trainers and Fitness Entrepreneurs. Although many of us are “just” Personal Trainers and not large company CEOs, you’d be hugely mistaken to think tat you don’t have something to learn from the top business minds. Their knowledge in running multi-billion dollar companies and leading them to even greater results has lessons that we can apply to whatever we do as well.  It’s pure, usually unadulterated wisdom that will make you wiser for having been exposed to it. With that in mind, I’ve been on a kick of reading and re-reading some of the classics from the all time masters, and one book I got through recently was WINNING by Jack Welch.  Jack is considered one of the greatest business leaders of our century, growing General Electric under his watch into the biggest company in the world.  He is especially famous for his innovations in management. Jack made PEOPLE, specifically his people, ie his managers and their subordinates, his biggest priority.  As a CEO of your own business, no matter how small, this is your biggest priority too.  Running my training business, people hiring and manageing mistakes and problems were my biggest errors, and […]

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Get Your Personal Training Website a High Rank on Google

Posted on 05. Apr, 2010 by .

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If you want to become a personal trainer that sets yourself from the rest or interested in earning good money from your job, then you should know the important role that personal trainer websitesplay in the success of a personal trainer. Personal trainers train people to achieve their desired fitness goals but they should also think outside the box and see what is happening around them. We know that the personal training field is now very crowded with more and more people looking to find their place in the industry. Because many people has seen the potential income they can generate easily from this career, more and more people are now looking to find ways to become a personal trainer. Because many people are getting interested in becoming a personal trainer, the competition becomes high for both newbie and professional personal trainers. That is the reason why personal trainers need to learn more when it comes to marketing their business. One of the best ways to market your personal training business is to develop personal trainer websites. Website marketing and the power of the internet are something that we should be aware of. If you want success in this industry, […]

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How to Find Good Personal Trainers

Posted on 02. Apr, 2010 by .

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The days that we are living is like a do-it-yourself days. Our society is providing us with endless media that is teaching us everything from making our own sushi to tuning up our cars. Definitely, there is a big tendency that we take over the boundaries that was once reigned by professionals. Most of us believe that we can save a big amount of money if we will make everything in a do-it-yourself way. This task also provides us the opportunity to take more control of our lives. This is absolutely benefits us though sometimes we may be cheating ourselves of the education and experience of the certified professionals. Of course, we cannot be our own dentist or surgeons because we don’t have the proper training. But when it comes to things like nutrition, most of us believe that we can manage it ourselves. The results of becoming our own trainer is not as disastrous as becoming our own surgeon. However, it could also be possible that we are putting ourselves at high risk of inappropriate routines if we will forego a certified fitness trainer’s help. So, you may want to hire a personal trainerto make sure that everything is […]

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