The least exciting aspect of running a box is the financial management part. If you wanted to be an accountant, you’d be sitting at a desk wearing a suit and tie. But you don’t, and we can help. We talked to some financial management experts and came up with these tips to help you manage your future box’s finances as smoothly as you do those double unders.
Let your opening and closing procedures be a starting point for systematizing and documenting your operations. With documented opening and closing steps, your team will know what needs to happen each day, and you’ll know things are going to be done right.
I’m originally from Boston (I know, it isn’t that hard to figure out with my “wicked smaht” reference). I was at HubSpot’s conference, Inbound, a few weeks ago and one of the buttons they had floating around was “Wicked Smaht.” When I left I did feel pretty darn intelligent about all things marketing, but the conference also made me pretty attuned to noticing when a business is doing all the right things.
One often overlooked, simple way to welcome new athletes is with a welcome packet. Packets are easy to put together but well received and appreciated. To help you create your own welcome packet, we’ve made this list of the most common things to include.
While some new affiliate expenses like affiliation fees, are fixed, there are other costs that can be reduced by shopping around or having a strategic plan in place. The biggest and easiest way to cut costs upfront is by having a strategic approach to purchasing equipment.
A number of specialized gymnastics strength curriculum and instructional sites have been popping up online. Our in-house gymnastics strength specialist, Cody Sunkel, shares some of his favorite online resources for affiliate gym coaches.
David, who runs the popular blog Inside the Affiliate, recently wrote about his process for researching member management software and why he recommends Zen Planner.