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Anniversary

Six years of UPfit.cloud: lessons learned, plans for the future, and a brand-new interface

3 minutes read

UPfit.cloud is celebrating six years since its launch, so we’ve made a recap of what has happened since then. We are getting ready to launch loads of new projects, so we are giving you a sneak peak of what our clients can expect in the next few weeks.


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Additional revenue stream

How to sell products at your gym's reception desk in a few simple steps

9 minutes read

Most gym owners that I talk to think the selling products at the reception desk is a very complicated undertaking that doesn't bring a real profit. And every time I show them the math about what this business really entails, they are shocked.


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What it really means

What are online payments and how to use them for your gym

8 minutes read

Online payments are one of the most popular trends in the fitness industry and with good reason. That is why I will do my best to explain what an online payment system means for a fitness center and why you need to implement it at your gym.


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Apple news

Apple teases the launching of a virtual fitness service

2 minutes read

Apple gave hints about a new virtual fitness service that would be available through an app on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, with a monthly subscription. This is not the first step into the fitness market for the giant tech company, but now Apple will be in direct competition with companies like Peloton and Nike.


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Before you invest

Questions you should ask before investing in management software for your gym

8 minutes read

The decision to implement new management software for any type of business is very important. It can generate a lot of headaches for both management and the employees using it. Here are some questions you should ask when thinking of investing in a new platform for your gym.


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Are you struggling to increase the number of new members joining your fitness center?

There is an easier way to get more members! Communicate efficiently with them through automated emails, provide them the option to purchase memberships online, delight them with a professional mobile app and member account, and surprise them with fast services at the reception desk.

With UPfit.cloud, everything is done quickly, and you can start seeing results in a matter of days. Find out the advantages of our platform in a 20-minute demo session.


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Care for your members

How to convince members to obey the rules of your gym

6 minutes read

To ensure a comfortable atmosphere for all your members, each person entering your gym should obey simple rules. That doesn't mean you have to argue with difficult members, but there are ways you can convince them to be aware of their behavior.


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Marketing

8 simple ways to improve your marketing strategy to recruit new members

4 minutes read

It is essential to have a marketing strategy that will help you recruit as many new members as possible for your gym. Sounds complicated? Don't worry. It's not! With just a handful of tasks, you can quickly grow the number of new members, without a large budget.


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Communication automatization

6 benefits of the automated email system provided by UPfit.cloud

6 minutes read

One of the biggest challenges for fitness operators everywhere is to maintain a strong relationship with members. This is where automation and artificial intelligence comes in, one of the most popular features of the UPfit.cloud gym management software.


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Personal Training

How to manage personal training services more efficiently

7 minutes read

You don't have to invest a lot of money and time in PT services, to expand them properly. With a few well-thought strategies, your trainers can increase your business almost immediately, and your department will run itself.


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Business development

6 reasons to sell gym memberships and services online

6 minutes read

Your fitness center can also sell memberships and services online. Implementing an online payment solution means a lot less work for your team and a more convenient way for your members to renew their membership.


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Efficient sales

How to increase the retention rate of your gym

9 minutes read

The retention rate is one of the main concerns of any fitness operators. There a several strategies that you can implement, to ensure that your gym's retention rate is alewasy good. And the best part is that most of these strategies are a one-time effort with long-term benefits.


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Mobile app

Why should you invest in a mobile app for your gym

6 minutes read

Technology and fitness go hand in hand. from training gadgets to gym machine integrations or management platforms. A mobile app for your gym is the next logical step to expand your business and recruit new members easier.


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The importance of your front desk

5 skills you should look for in a good receptionist for your gym

3 minutes read

The first impression is important in any circumstance, and for gyms, this usually happens at the reception desk. That is why it's crucial to hire the right people to greet your members and potential clients.


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Trust and transparency

How to communicate with members during crisis situations

7 minutes read

The way you communicate with clients or members during a difficult situation will dictate how they perceive your brand afterward. That is why it is essential to have a well-thought plan when it comes to crisis situations.


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Numbers for your business

What is a gym retention rate and how to calculate it

3 minutes read

The gym retention rate is one of the most important data you should constantly track if you own a fitness center. The formula for this rate is relatively simple, and it will help you get an insight into the revenue you can count on in the next period.


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Free guides for your gym

We have created a series of free guides that will help expand your gym: advice on increasing sales, lead management, optimising your online marketing strategy, creating a corporate program, and so much more.

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Free guides for your gym