Can you feel it? The amount of gym management software providers is overwhelming these days. There are many companies offering very similar products. Making any decision is not a problem, however making a smart choice is far more challenging.
Before you choose your gym management software, you should visualize which tasks its should complete for you and how it should facilitate your staff’s and your work. Define your expectations and decide which features are crucial to you. Take into consideration basic functionalities as well as innovative solutions.
Let’s start with the basic expectations of business owners, which is actually a must have:
- Basic membership management - Collecting fees and dues - Process payments - Class and PT booking - Basic accounting
Now, let’s have a look on how you can upgrade your business performance with new and modern software features.
1. Full customization. Use software solutions branded with your logo and brand colors. 2. Mobile ready application. Find software which fits to every device: laptops, mobile phones or tablets. 3. Wearables integration. Choose a solution which enables you to send automated notifications directly to member’s smartwatches or smart glasses. 4. Automated marketing. Pick a software with an automation module, enabling you to communicate with your members more effectively. 5. Intuitive Lead Management - Your software should include a CRM module for managing all interested parties at every phase of the sales funnel. 6. Real-Time Reporting – Use a software with real-time reporting and financial measures to stay in close touch with your business. 7. Streamlined Dashboard - Look for management solutions with a user friendly dashboard, which helps educating your employees and gives you a coherent overview of club statistics. 8. Integration with fitness equipment – Search for software, which is integrated with leading fitness equipment providers. This creates added value for your members and increased revenue for your club. Above all, your software should not only be ready for 2017, but also be willing to catch up with any innovation at all times. Choose a solution, which is eager to learn for you and provide you a high quality, up to date product.