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Hot celebrity trend: (co-)owning a fitness business

Hot celebrity trend: (co-)owning a fitness business

Posted on 14-05-2019

Owning a (part of a) fitness business seems to become more and more appealing to celebrities worldwide. With the increasing consumer spending on wellness, it's not a bad idea either. Influence of celebrities on the fitness market Check out how cel...

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More Relevance Google Ads

Remarketing in Google Ads for more relevance

Posted on 09-04-2019

Want better results with Google Ads? Our innovation team tested a remarketing technique for Google Ads that showed an increase in clicks between 50.9% and 80.8%! The magic word for your fitness Google Ads: relevance The remarketing technique we recent...

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UK low cost gyms report by PWC

PWC Fitness Industry Report on low cost gyms in the UK

Posted on 20-03-2019

Source: PWC.co.uk UK Fitness industry now worth around £ 5 billion! The UK health and fitness sector is an established, long-standing market. It has doubled in size since the year 2000. The market combined valuation is currently around...

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Social Proof: Priceless Technique for More Fitness Leads

Social Proof: Priceless Technique for More Fitness Leads

Posted on 19-02-2019

Are you already using Social Proof in your fitness marketing strategy? This strong online persuasion technique is very easy to implement. And: it’s free! Question: What makes people buy? Imagine: you want to buy a new book. Online. You go to a w...

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More fitness leads by better user experience in Google

More fitness leads by better user experience in Google

Posted on 08-02-2019

In 2019 we celebrate 10 years of Official Google Ad Partner! Everyone knows Google Ads (the official new name for Google Adwords). This blog is about the additional techniques we use to generate more leads through Google Adwords, without simply incr...

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Fitness Tech 2018

Mega Trend: the worldwide Fitness Tech Landscape in 2018

Posted on 09-09-2018

Is your club, gym or studio ready to grab the new Mega Trend? Fitness Tech is taking over the Fitness Industry! Like you can read in this short LinkedIn Blog, tech is the worldwide Mega Trend in the Fitness Industry. Think of automation of proces...

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The Profit TV Show

VIDEO: Marcus Lemonis of The Profit turns around a Gym

Posted on 12-07-2017

I guess you are familiar with the CNBC reality tv show 'The Profit', starring extreme successful entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis. This is season 2, episode 3: Pro-Fit Gym. This episode: Pro-Fit a money losing gym turns into a profit machine Maybe...

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10 fitnesstrends in LA

Top 10 hot fitness workout trends in Los Angeles

Posted on 16-05-2017

Everybody knows, that LA is fitness heaven. It may well be the city with the most fitness-oriented people. These 10 new workouts are now taking over LA They come in alphabetic order. And look how short and simple all the names get, that is a trend to...

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Undercover Boss in Fitness

Undercover Boss in the fitness industry

Posted on 12-04-2017

Some television series really grab you. Undercover Boss is definitely one of these tv shows that do exactly that. Did you see the show where the CEO of Retro Fitness (chain of 90 clubs) goes undercover? Well, here's your chance! Watch the Underco...

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Results 2016

The online fitness marketing benchmark results 2016

Posted on 26-01-2017

What we see: on an international level and in the U.K. and Ireland, the fitness industry is growing. However, that growth is mainly created by the large chains and the new boutique fitness clubs. The more traditional fitnessclubs suffer more and more f...

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Gary Vaynerchuk on fitness

Gary Vaynerchuk discusses fitness entrepreneurship

Posted on 06-11-2016

It is good to have someone like social marketing guru Gary Vaynerchuk discuss his vision on the fitness business industry in general. A Personal Trainer, an online fitness guru, and the Gary Vaynerchuk The concept is simple: put these 3 people in 1 r...

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online fitness marketing in numbers

Digital fitness club & gym marketing results; the numbers

Posted on 26-09-2016

"Okay, nowadays about every fitness club, gym, health club, cross box, personal trainer, and yoga studio has its own website. Great! That is step 1 of 2. Because now it's time to get your website to do what it is meant to do; producing leads a...

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Not just fitness buyers

The Holy Grail of Digital Fitness Marketing & Sales!

Posted on 29-07-2016

Update April 2019: The principles in this blog are used in our now 750+ fitness clubs, gyms, PT studios and Boutique Clubs in 12 countries a.o. United States of America, Canada, the UK, Ireland, and more. Only 3% of your target audience i...

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The digital fitness marketing iceberg, only 10% is visible

The digital fitness marketing iceberg, only 10% is visible

Posted on 16-02-2016

The good part of the internet is that you can come across a lot of inspiration for your marketing ‘for free’. Copying, typos included...! Aernout Leezenberg, CEO Hidden Profits Marketing: ‘Many fitness entrepreneurs that use DIY-marketin...

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2015 as a fitness marketing year in numbers

2015 as a fitness marketing year in numbers

Posted on 16-02-2016

The Dutch fitness market is growing. But for many, many independent entrepreneurs with a gym or fitness centre, these are very difficult times. Record number of fitness leads, month after month in 2015 Completely contrary to current trends, over 220 ...

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  • "Stop the campaigns please! We are completely full!"

    Gert Bongers, GetFit35 Doetinchem (the Netherlands)
  • "Month after month, a consistent number of leads!"

    Jason Westlake, Oxygen Yoga & Fitness in Chilliwack (Canada)
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    Iris van Westering Stokkink, BodyTec Veenendaal (the Netherlands)
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    Daniel Buth, LifeCity Chain of Fitness Clubs (The Netherlands)
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    Jesse-Bo Leenders, OosterGym in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
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    Sanne Rooijmans, Crossfit 075 (the Netherlands)
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    Martin Kupfer, Fitnessstudio Zorneding in Zorneding (Germany)
  • "For both my 30 EasyFit Premium clubs as well as most of our Milon Fitness Circuit clubs, this program delivers good numbers!"

    Raf Swerts, EasyFit Premium Clubs (chain Belgium & the Netherlands)
  • "Both our sales appointment calendar and our studio are way fuller now!"

    Sebastian Ladner, Exercito Fitness Club, Wilhelmshaven (Germany)
  • "Within 21 days, we signed up 36 new long-term members for our Personal Training & Small Group Studio. All classes are ..."

    Roy Liefting, Liefting Fit Personal Training & Small Group (The Neth
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    Martijn van der Pijl, Slim Bezig Milon Micro Studio (The Netherlands
  • "We have been growing now for 55 months in a row! "

    Romano Morais, Healthy Fit Gym (The Netherlands)
  • "A true sustainable stream of leads, guaranteeing our month over month growth! All with your great care!"

    Klaus Heusel, Palestra Fitness in Eberbach (Germany)
  • "I tried some other marketing agencies, but returned here as a client. The number and the quality of the leads are great, so .."

    Frank Reijn, Aerofit in The Hague - Wassenaar (the Netherlands)
  • "In just 1.5 year time, my boutique fitness club is completely fully booked! Thank you Hidden Profits Marketing!"

    Erwin Korst, SX Sportsclub in Eindhoven (the Netherlands)
  • Hot celebrity trend: (co-)owning a fitness business

    Hot celebrity trend: (co-)owning a fitness business

    Owning a (part of a) fitness business seems to become more and more appealing to celebrities worldwide. With the increasing consumer spen...

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  • The best Facebook club page settings for 2019 (PDF Download)

    The best Facebook club page settings for 2019 (PDF Download)

    Everyone is online. Both on desktop and mobile phone. And: almost everyone has a Facebook page. How old is your Facebook Business...

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