Bookings & Business Management Insights

Is your fitness business in shape, so you can attract those looking to get into shape?

Reading Time: 2 minutes  Are you looking to create a website or improve upon your current one, or are you a “Facebook only” business? A visually appealing and easy to use website will go a long way to attracting visitors to your service. It can make your business look professional and convert visitors...

Seasonal Activity Businesses: How to leverage Facebook advertising to drive more bookings

Reading Time: 2 minutes  For most activity providers there are peak periods and often they coincide with seasonal holidays. For some small businesses, particularly in resort towns, the rest of the year can be slow, making it crucial to maximise those peak periods throughout the year. So, say you run a boat hire...

3 Instagram Features You Need To Know To Achieve Business Success!!

Reading Time: 3 minutes  The past year has been a big one for Instagram, becoming one of the fastest growing social media platforms overtaking the growth of Snapchat, Twitter and Youtube. Luckily for businesses ranging from restaurants to personal trainers to laser tag centers, Instagram has embraced local business.  So what do you...

Marketplaces: managed, lightly managed or unmanaged, the different approaches being used today

Reading Time: 2 minutesIn its purest form a marketplace is simply the introduction of a willing buyer to a willing seller. But in the online world, it can get complicated if the buyer and seller do not see eye-to-eye, must the buyer always beware? That’s where the level of management from the marketplace...

The Boom of Online Marketplace

Reading Time: 2 minutesOver the last few years, the service industry has continued to grow, this time online, via marketplaces. The rise in popularity and the number of marketplaces have skyrocketed creating a world of online possibility. Particularly, in service oriented sectors allowing for a new branch of e-commerce to emerge, that previously...

Are Local Services Just Watching The Wave?

Reading Time: 3 minutesFirstly, I am not a surfer. I am privileged, however, to live and work in the 10th World Surfing Reserve in Noosa, Australia. I am a watcher. The guy in his work attire with his feet in the sand watching others ride the waves . The exciting culmination of wind, water...

Create A Class Pass Service To Find New Customers And Keep Them

Reading Time: 3 minutes  If you operate a yoga, pilates or fitness studio, you should be offering your own version of a class pass to your customers. Attracting new customers and more importantly retaining customers in the fitness & lifestyle industry can be a difficult task, but it doesn’t have to cost you...