Karen Bryan

Karen is the the Glofox Marketing Ninja, bringing you tips and advice on how you can market your gym or studio to its full potential. As a newly obsessed fitness fanatic and gym goer, Karen is learning the industry from the inside out!
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6 TIPS ON MAKING THE SWITCH TO GLOFOX GYM MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Posted by Karen Bryan on 14 August, 2017

Odds are if you’re reading this article, you've realized your current gym management software just isn’t cutting it. Don't stress! Being a fitness business owner is a learning journey and the key point here is that you've identified the problem and you're about to address it. Switching to a new software provider may seem daunting - but the end result of a fully integrated solution, tailored to your needs, will leave you with more free time and a much higher profit margin. 

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Topics: Business Management

FITNESS BUSINESS REPORTING: THE NUMBERS YOU NEED TO KNOW & WHY

Posted by Karen Bryan on 27 July, 2017

Smart decisions are key to the success of any business. As a fitness entrepreneur, you're no different! If you want to stay on top of your performance in the long run, identify opportunities and act upon them in real time, then these are the numbers you need to know, now!

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Topics: Business Management, Starting a Fitness Business

THE 6 BIGGEST CHALLENGES FITNESS STUDIO OWNERS FACE

Posted by Karen Bryan on 20 July, 2017

Running a fitness or wellness studio is an extremely rewarding, yet challenging task. If you’re jumping on the group fitness opportunity (and rightly so), you should be aware of the hurdles you’re set to encounter along the way and how you can overcome them.

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Topics: Business Management, Starting a Fitness Business

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR GYM BOOKING APP

Posted by Karen Bryan on 13 July, 2017

You’ve implemented a gym booking app for your facility, but you're unsure if you're using it to it’s full potential? In this article, we discuss some of the great ways Glofox clients use their branded app to engage members and prospective members alike.

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Topics: Business Management, Marketing & Social

CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT: VERNON YOGA "I HAVE MY LIFE BACK"

Posted by Karen Bryan on 5 July, 2017

Carla’s journey through yoga has been a roller coaster. She booked her first yoga class on a whim 15 years ago and well, hated it. Being the resilient, determined women that she is, she kept going and something great happened. She became healthier, her anxiety decreased and overall, she started enjoying life to it’s fullest.

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Topics: Business Management, Industry Interest

NEW FEATURE: GYM CHECK IN JUST GOT A LOT EASIER

Posted by Karen Bryan on 29 June, 2017

Our goal is to simplify your day and reduce the amount of time you need to spend at the front desk. With this in mind, we're introducing a brand new feature to our barcode check in system, for gym attendance tracking! Now, your members can check in at the front desk and if they have a booking in the next hour, they will automatically be marked as "attended".

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Topics: Business Management

FREE CHEAT SHEET: CHOOSING GYM MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Posted by Karen Bryan on 19 June, 2017

Choosing gym management software isn't always as straight forward as we might like it to be. With so many options on the market, it can be easy to get caught up in features and add-ons that weren't on your original checklist. 

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Topics: Business Management

[EBOOK] HOW TO FIND, HIRE & GROW A TEAM OF AMAZING COACHES

Posted by Karen Bryan on 8 June, 2017

One of the biggest mistakes fitness businesses make is not having enough staff–or not having the right staff. That means that you’ll either lose customers who have a bad experience at your gym, or you’ll turn people away because you don’t have the staff to work with them.

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Topics: Business Management, Starting a Fitness Business

GLOFOX WINS “RISING STAR” & “GREAT USER EXPERIENCE” AWARD FROM FINANCES ONLINE

Posted by Karen Bryan on 7 June, 2017

We say it time and time again, our goal is to become the world’s leading software provider for the fitness and wellness industry, with a twist: We’ve designed Glofox Software with simplicity, support and your success at the core.

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Topics: Industry Interest

5 SIGNS YOU NEED GYM MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Posted by Karen Bryan on 30 May, 2017

You want to grow your membership base stronger and your revenue higher, yet month on month, nothing changes. You feel like you don’t have enough time to focus on up selling your current members, let alone create referral strategies to acquire more.. Sound familiar?

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Topics: Business Management