Too often business owners get lost in the day-to-day running of things and forget to take the time to be strategic. But creating a well structured business plan for your martial arts school has many benefits
In this day and age, where nearly 90% of consumers use an internet search to make a purchasing decision, launching and running a business without a website is a foolish endeavor. If you happen to be facing this decision or aren’t sure if your website is all it can be, check out our list of reasons why you can’t afford to do without a website.
Recruiting new students is something all school owners want to be better at, but it’s a process that takes time and constant work. If you put off the process and only think about it when you actually need new students, you’ll end up scrambling and working harder than you have to. But if you diligently work at it a few hours a week, you’ll have a steady stream of new faces throughout the year.
At some point, every studio owner considers providing childcare for his or her members. Should you do it?
Handbooks are invaluable for keeping your team informed of your policies and can help you out of an HR jam. So no matter how tedious they are to create, you must do the work to write one. Here’s some advice on the main sections your handbook should contain.
Groupon and LivingSocial can work well to bring in a fresh batch of new students, and in some cases, these programs have saved underperforming studios. But if Groupon and LivingSocial promotions aren’t handled well, they can devalue classes and create conflict and dissatisfaction within your loyal student base.
Earlier in this series, we explored topics like diversifying your revenue and making sure you’re saving time with automations. Today we talk about why accurate reporting is critical for the long-term success of your box.
Fitness challenges are one of the very best ways to help your members kick start their fitness regime and see impressive results fast. While it may seem daunting to pull together a challenge for your studio, it’s not. Check out this step-by-step list of things you need to do.
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