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How You Can Help Set Standards in the Fitness Industry with CEO, Richard Beddie | Industry Change Episode 22

In today’s Industry Change episode I chat with Richard Beddie CEO of Exercise New Zealand about the journey. Richard has been in the industry for over 20 years, initially, he was a gym owner and eager to learn more he went to a fitness industry conference. He did this because he figured that people who ... Read More

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How to Get the Most Out of Social Media | Quick Wins With COM Episode 75

Whether you are a gym owner, personal trainer or studio owner, everyone has a story to tell. If you tell this story well you can attract potential clients and make sales! You need to make people go: I know who you are, I know your story and I’m interested in buying off you. Recently Richard ... Read More

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How to Make Your Business Stand Out?| Quick Wins With COM Episode 74

What is your business’ point of difference? Do you stand out in your customer service, events, community or programs? Is your uniqueness something you are showcasing? In this episode of QWWC Richard is in Christchurch, he is visiting a lot of different fitness and wellness locations in New Zealand. He noticed a lot of things ... Read More

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Getting Your Content Out |Quick Wins With COM Episode 73

The fitness industry is very competitive and we often have many people asking, how can I attract more clients? The answer is clear – Get your content out there! Put your content on any and every social media platform to showcase your business. So now you’re asking – How do I do this?  Create your ... Read More

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How Sumo Salad Has Adapted in A Changing Industry with Luke Baylis | Industry Change Episode 21

In this episode of Industry, Change Richard talks to Luke Baylist co-founder and CEO of Australia’s biggest health food chain: Sumo Salad. At one point for a long time, Sumo Salad had 92% brand awareness in the market as they were the first health food chain in Australia. Now after 16 years Luke Baylis has ... Read More

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How to get more Australian’s Fit & Active with Fitness Australia CEO, Barrie Elvish | Industry Change Episode 20

In this week’s episode of Industry Change Richard speaks with Barrie Elvish the CEO of Fitness Australia. Appointed at the beginning of 2019, Barrie is striving to empower and build healthier communities alongside the fitness industry.    Despite coming from outside the fitness industry, Barrie has set a number of goals to entice Australians to ... Read More

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How to stand out in the fitness industry with Rick Stollmeyer

In this week’s episode of Industry Change Richard speaks to CEO and Co-founder of global wellness platform MINDBODY, Rick Stollmeyer. From humble beginnings Rick started this company in the late 90’s, which aimed to provide fitness businesses’ with software to create change for their clients. Now, in 2019, MINDBODY is the largest platform in the ... Read More

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Why The Latest Instagram Hack WON’T Grow Your Fitness Business

There’s no doubt about it marketing looks very different in 2019 to what it did a few years ago – even a year ago! So what do you need to do in 2019 to level up your marketing? So many business owners are trying to play the short game with the newest Instagram tactics or ... Read More

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How To Create Content For Your Fitness Business (& Save Money) | Quick Wins With COM Ep 71

I’ve literally been harping on about content for the last 10 years… ever since we launched Australia’s first video personal training directory in 2008. At the time very few people had smartphones and video wasn’t something you could just unlock your phone and start recording. We ended up travelling all around Australia filming intro videos ... Read More

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How To Become an ‘Overnight’ Success

  Recently I visited one of our COM Ninja members in Shellharbour and was fascinated when I walked into her office to see all these certificates on the wall. She obviously puts a huge emphasis on upskilling herself and it has paid off when it comes to her business. It’s not educating for the sake ... Read More

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