Every business needs to have its own dedicated software. Many retail outlets will use one of a handful of point of sales programs. These POS systems will integrate into other programs, detailing stock, delivery information, and other helpful data to help them stay on top of their business.
When you’re in the fitness industry you’ll need something similar, and yet different. Whether you are a fitness instructor or you run and operate your own studio you will need software that is dedicated to those kinds of features.
You’re not necessarily selling physical goods, but instead, you’re selling time while you work with those who come into your facility or who train under you. What kind of fitness software will work for this? We’ve got you covered. Here are some of our favorite fitness software out there dedicated to professionals like yourself.
This is a management software designed specifically for individuals like yourself in the fitness world. It will help you manage not only your schedule but that of your customers, which is perfect when you’re a personal trainer and you work with individuals one-on-one. At the same time, it will also help you stay on top of your payments, so you know who has paid you and who hasn’t.
The drawback to this application is it isn’t designed for mobile utilization, so you’re not going to be able to natively use it as an app on your phone.
You can access it from your phone via the cloud, but if you’re looking for a quick and snappy application you’ll want to check something else out.
This is designed to be a management software though, so it may not need to be something you have an application for. Services it provides include employee management and membership management solutions, which is good if you run a studio or gym. Event, billing, and contract management are features of the software as well.
The software runs at $49.99 a month, although there is a free version you can get your feet wet with to see if it is a good fit.
This is an excellent software to consider if you run a gym and are looking for a program that will help you stay on top of your members. There are a number of social features built into this program, making it great for enhancing your visitor’s experience, both when they are inside of the gym and when they are out.
The software offers a number of management services, including managing your class schedules, employees, payments, billing, and you can manage memberships and attendance.
Additionally, you’re able to provide your guests with online booking. So, if you offer classes or personal trainer services your members can log online, head over to your website, and easily book a time slot. This makes staying on top of these features so much easier than attempting to do so by hand.
In terms of gym and fitness software, this really takes the cake. Transaction Services Group, the company behind TSG, has been offering transaction services since 1994, so if you want a company with a strong reputation for exceptional services, TSG is it. You will be paying more than you would for other software though. It runs at $199.00 a month, although currently, you do receive your first three months free.
Looking for fitness software that not only gives you management tools but helps you and your fitness community stay closely tied together? If so, Vint is the fitness software you need to check out.
Vint has been around since 2013 and, in this time, has tinkered and tweaked its services to better fit the needs of its customers. It is a bit costly though. It starts at $149.00 and it doesn’t have any free services or trials. You’re going to need to go through the software and see what it provides both inside and out before you’re able to determine whether it’s right for you.
This software does have mobile application options for you to access the app on the go.
This includes apps for your Apple iOS device as well as Android. It also offers cloud-based services so you can access your information whenever and wherever you’d like. To help make sure you’re getting the most out of your software you are able to take part in some of the training services offered, including in-person, documentation, and webinars.
As the title suggests, this is a program designed specifically for gyms. It helps you stay on top of gym memberships and those coming and going from your facility. It’s also completely customizable, so you can tweak it as you go and find out what you like and don’t like. It also works in different languages (it is currently used in nearly a dozen different countries around the world).
The software does have mobile applications for both Apple iOS and Android, plus there are cloud services so you can access the information wherever you are. The software is packed with membership management features, plus you can stay on top of your class scheduling as well as payment processing and inventory management for when you sell goods to your gym members.
There is a free trial of the software, so by all means check it out to see if it is something you’d like.
Should you decide to go with this program you will pay a yearly fee of $350.00, which breaks down to just under $30 a month. In terms of financially affordable options, this is one of the lower-cost services out there for you to check out.
This is another fitness software designer that has been providing fitness solutions since the 90s. Founded back in 1992 in the UK, the software provides you with all kinds of services you might find beneficial when running your own studio or gym.
Before moving forward you need to know this software is Windows-based, so if you’re in the Apple ecosystem it may not be right for you.
With that said it can do just about anything you might want in a fitness program. You can manage memberships, payments, inventory (for when you sell goods at your gym), plus you can stay on top of attendance and class schedules. This software also has a point of sales feature built-in, which is great when you do sell goods at your gym.
You don’t want to go out and invest in a separate POS, as this is an added expense for something you likely will not be using all that frequently (if you run a gym how often do you sell items? Chances are only a small fraction of your business comes from these sales, so you need to keep associated expenses down).
The software also has a free trial, so you can test it out to see if you like it before moving ahead to purchase it.
Looking for a program that gives back to your members?
Maybe you want to help promote repeat visits to your members. You want your members to thrive in their physical fitness quest. Well, you can do exactly that with the Dibs software. This program allows you to set up awards for your gym-goers so they can receive added perks for checking infrequently enough.
The software makes it easy to stay on top of pricing and to make sure your studio is no double-booking. You can always easily go in and tweak how the software runs. It is simple to adjust the parameters to fit exactly the kinds of needs you have. The software does provide some helpful analytical information as well.
Even Shawn Eric Shearer could benefit from Dibs.
You can monitor what you’re charging per time slot (or what you’re making if you run classes). This can help you compare your utilization rate with the attendance rate.
Having this kind of information on hand will make it easier when it comes to marketing and growing your personal brand.
You can easily download Dibs from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
This title is designed for more forward fitness owners who work primarily online. If you run an online gym retail store or sell fitness equipment this is the kind of fitness software you’ll need to check out. It helps with your SEO optimization as well as provide you with a number of eCommerce solutions.
If you do run a physical location the software will help with staying on top of your memberships, even if what you’re doing is for a passive income and is not designed to be your main source of finances.
Whatever your professional goals are if it has anything to do with physical fitness you should give Zarex a try. It may be the one tool you need to transform your fitness services and the way you grew your business.
When you run your own fitness business you will need some kind of the point of sales and business software that is specific for your line of work. A traditional POS designed for a restaurant or traditional retail outlet likely will no be something that works for you.
Sure, you can use some of those titles in a pinch but, for the most part, there are going to be features you need in order to best make your business hum along. So, whether you are a yoga instructor or you run your own local gym, there are fitness specific programs you should consider taking advantage of. These are just a few of our favorites.
Check out the programs to see what they can offer. Many do provide free trials, so you can at least get a feel for the program before investing more time and money into the application.
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