New Year, New Members: How to Keep Members Engaged

By: Ali Adcock

2017 is almost here and that means New Year’s resolutions will be made. The number one resolution made each year is to lose weight, which means new gym memberships will soon be purchased to achieve those goals. But what happens when those lose focus of their resolutions and stop coming to the gym? By offering a user friendly member management software to keep them engaged, you won’t have to worry.

Keeping your members active is key when it comes to running a successful gym. When you can offer a completely customizable experience for your members, they are more likely to stay motivated and strive to reach their fitness goals. Through MYiCLUBonline, members can manage their basic information such as billing history, make payments, update account information, view recent purchases and receipts and much more. There’s no need to call the club when members also have the ability to schedule group classes and keep track of personal training appointments through this member portal as. But, if going through the online portal isn’t convenient enough, members can also opt in to have text message reminders sent or even download the free app.

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Keeping members engaged through the app is convenient and easy. You can create challenges for members to join to motivate them to reach their fitness goals. By creating a challenge your members can see who is participating and a list of the top leaders in the challenge, motivating them to beat the member who is only two workouts away from winning a big prize. Another great way to stay engage and even win prizes is by joining the rewards program. Points can be earned by tracking workouts, completing challenges, inviting friends and much more. Who wouldn’t want to earn a free smoothie, tshirt or personal training session?

What route will you take to keep your new members engaged in 2017? Let us know. Stay up to date on other health and fitness tips by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. To learn more about our club management software and billing services text DATATRAK to 87365, for Canadian numbers text to 88988.

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