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How to Run a Holiday Special at Your Karate School

By Duane Brumitt

Karate Holiday Special

The holiday season is one of our biggest trial enrollment times, and it should be yours too if done right! In this article, I will give you the 25,000-foot view of our “Karate for Christmas” holiday special we do every year. Now, don’t get too excited … but we average 50-55 trials from this special every single year! And that’s just our average … Our biggest year ever was 79 paid trials!

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Tools to Grow Your Martial Arts School During Back to School Season

By Member Solutions

back-to-school-413848_960_720How you prepare for Back to School season can dictate the success of your Martial Arts business for the entire year.

For the best results, you need  solid marketing strategies AND the tools and technology to carry out those strategies. The right tools will make your Back to School marketing more effective, your events more profitable and your operations more efficient.

Take a look at our top picks for Back to School tips and tools. Each tip is paired with a list of tools that will help you grow your school. Continue reading

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5 Spring Cleaning Tips to Accelerate Membership Business Efficiency

By Justin Bodamer

Spring Cleaning SuppliesBecause it’s Spring, many of you are thinking of ways to cut clutter in your homes and businesses. For your Martial Arts or Fitness business, Spring cleaning involves more than just dusting off old filing cabinets – you need to make improvements to your organizational system that will benefit your business all year long.

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Using Event Manager Software & Instapage to Double Profits

By Brett Lechtenberg

Right now, other Martial Arts businesses are vying for the attention of your next new student.

That means your business needs to find better, more creative ways to market, stand out and provide value.

It’s vital you present your business in the best light possible … use the most up-to-date, productive marketing tools available.

It’s also just as imperative to take advantage of tools that allow you to sell products and services online 24/7 — to meet the ever-changing, busy schedules of potential clients.

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The Essential Event Pick List for Martial Arts & Fitness Businesses [Infographic]

By Member Solutions

Running an event is arguably one of the best things you can do for your Martial Arts or Fitness business. Doing so provides not one … not two … but THREE great benefits.

1) New leads
2) Solid retention
3) Supplemental revenue (if you choose to charge for your events)

Knowing WHY you should run events, use this infographic to determine WHAT events to hold and HOW to effectively promote them …

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5 Quick Tips for Hosting Successful Birthday Parties at Your Martial Arts School

By Steve Giroux

Are you looking to improve student retention? Bring in new members? Good news! You can accomplish both by hosting birthday parties at your school

We’ve been running birthday parties at Giroux Bros. Martial Arts for years. Here I’ll share what we do — and what has worked — to help you make birthday parties an effective part of your Martial Arts business strategy.

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How to Keep Your Martial Arts Business Busy All Year Long

By Peter Trikilas

successA few days ago, I had a conversation with a local restaurant owner. Upon asking him how everything was going, his response was “Slow … very slow. This is our slow time of year.” He then proceeded to ask me about my Martial Arts school. He was shocked by my response. He could not believe that we are always busy throughout the year.

In my opinion, society has made us think that it’s acceptable for there to be “slow” periods for a business. I believe that with the right marketing strategies, and a steady flow of exciting events at your school or business, every month can be busy.

Here are a few events that help us bring in more members throughout the year and keep our school growing at a steady rate.

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Event Manager and the History of Software [Infographic]

By Member Solutions

It’s hard to imagine life without computers or software, yet there was a time without them. Thanks to Capterra‘s History of Software Infographic, we can see – and appreciate – just how far technology has come throughout the years.

Making the timeline in 2002 is our very own Event Manager software. For those not familiar, Event Manager is used by coaches, industry association organizers, sports league administrators, professional leagues and small business owners to take registrations and payments online for events such as sports camps, business seminars, tournaments, courses, fundraisers and community functions.

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Hosting a Black Friday Camp at Your Martial Arts School [Outline Included]

By Bill Storm

Black Friday will soon be here – a time when parents will hit the stores to do their share of shopping. They’ll also be looking for activities for their children to partake in while they shop. That’s where your Black Friday Camp comes in.

The camp isn’t going to be a huge money maker, but it’s a nice service for your parents. Parents also have friends that they may go shopping with. If they bring their kids to your camp, it gives you an opportunity to meet them and sell them a Karate 4 Christmas package.

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