What local search and SEO best practices do the best-marketed gyms, health clubs and fitness centers get right? We dug into real data from fitness businesses in the 10 largest U.S. cities: Dallas, Houston, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Jose and San Diego. We studied actual site visits to the…

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3 checks for self assessment A-Plus

Self-score this sanity check to assess online marketing effectiveness at your corporate fitness, yoga, healthy lifestyles or corporate wellness business. It’s easy to overlook accomplishments in the day-to-day hustle, and just as easy to miss where you might be falling behind. Ask yourself if your wellness business plan meets these key checkpoints; and if you’re…

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Should you rely on SEO — or Google Ads PPC — to grow your wellness business? Actually, “both” is a usually a better answer than “either/or.” The whole is greater than the sum of the parts. SEO is the long play. Done right, it leads to gradual, sustainable growth by filling the top and middle of…

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We’re tackling these WordPress, Google and Facebook developments for our clients right now. Your marketing and web development folks should be, too. 1. MAJOR WordPress release WordPress 5.0 release with “Gutenberg” editor (originally set to launch in late November  – delayed but still imminent) will have a far-reaching impact. This release implements a completely new…

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Most health, wellness, and fitness businesses run on membership numbers and client counts. But when you’re planning to advertise, how can you tell which prospects are likely to become paying customers? You’ve got to track conversions — not just ad exposures and click-through rates. Who visited your thank-you-for-signing-up page? Clicked on Maps and Directions? Downloaded…

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