021 Robbie Kellman Baxter – What Gym Owners Can Learn from Crossfit Boxes from a Non-Member

021 Robbie Kellman Baxter – What Gym Owners Can Learn from Crossfit Boxes from a Non-Member

Robbie Kellman Baxter is the author of The Membership Economy. A book that shows you how to radically rethink how your organization can build loyalty, viral growth, and recurring revenue.

During this interview, Robbie takes us through her version of the sales acquisition funnel, we talk about displaying membership rates on your website, we delve into Superusers, what they mean to your business and what we can do to stimulate existing members to become Superusers. She talks to us about why the first 30 days is so critical in building behaviours plus shares her top 3 tips for fitness businesses to grow.

Top Tips From The Shows

  • Give super users positive results right away, identify what makes a super user in your community, reward a super user for exhibiting the behavior of a Superuser.
  • People build behaviors quickly and its very hard to change behavior once they are entrenched.
  • From the moment of sign up you want them to have the experience you know works to build that behavior.
  • Having the right person introduce a new member is way more important than giving lots of people tours through your facility – its about creating an experience.
  • The best way to bring in new members is through your existing members, they might not necessarily need a trial, they might need a tour with an existing member.

Inspirational Quotes From The Experts

The best membership economy organizations are leveraging both the physical connection of people, along with the online and digital technology that is available today – Robbie Kellman Baxter

Resources Our Experts Shared In The Show

Robbie Kellman Baxter

Peninsula Strategies Website
Membership Economy Website
Robbie on Twitter

BONUS Content – The 10 Commandments for Profitable Growth For Fitness Businesses and Book Abstract

Learn all about the Membership Economy in a 4 minute video

The funnel and chute




Tweetables – share the Experts knowledge to #GROW

[Tweet “”You want your customers to have an amazing experience” @robbiebax”]

[Tweet “”Benefits of a Superuser should be intrinsic rewards that encourage same behaviour” @robbiebax”]

[Tweet “”A decision only based on price means a high priced alternative is going to lose anyway” @robbiebax”]

[Tweet “”Right transaction from right person, could lead to lifetime value for your business” @robbiebax“]

[Tweet “”There should be more emphasis on retention, than on acquisition in fitness businesses” @robbiebax“]

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