Why did you open a studio? If you’re like most studio owners, you’re so overwhelmed with the stress of daily business operations that you hardly have time to breathe, let alone think about the dream you once had. Studio management software can help alleviate some of the burdens, freeing your mind, your resources, and your […]
Sooner or later, every studio manager has them: nightmares about what could happen if you dropped the ball on something important. Maybe the scene you can’t get out of your head involves unpaid taxes and a levy against your business. Perhaps you can’t shake your fear of a lawsuit. Or maybe your brain’s choice method […]
Opening a dance studio sounds like a blast, but as with any business endeavor, there’s a whole lot more to it than just that. Surprises always pop up, no matter how well-prepared you might think you are. That’s why it’s invaluable to be ready for the bumpy road ahead.
Once you’ve made the decision to invest in studio management software, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the dizzying array of options available. Don’t be afraid to invest some time in the selection process. After all, you’re already wasting lots of time on functions that you’ll outsource to your studio management software. So give yourself […]
Sooner or later, it happens to everyone: a disgruntled customer lets loose on Yelp or Facebook.
It’s no secret that opening and running a gym can take up a lot of resources. One way that many gyms try to increase their bottom line is to offer paid personal training in addition to classes. The question is whether or not it’s the right choice for your gym. If you’ve been considering adding […]
If being a business owner were easy, more people would probably do it.
One of the many necessary expenses for a fitness studio owner is new equipment. Because these costs can be high, it’s understandable to want to get as much use as possible out of things you currently have before replacing them.
The last thing a busy fitness studio owner needs is to be chained to their desk. After all, you started your business because you embrace an active, healthy lifestyle. But more importantly, you need to be out in the world making connections, attending meetings, and serving as the public face of the company you’ve built.
No matter what your focus is — dance, fitness, yoga, gymnastics, martial arts, or anything in between — your studio often lives or dies based on the day-to-day habits you establish early on. After all, it’s an incredibly competitive world out there for small businesses, and you need to take every conceivable step to ensure […]