Free and Inexpensive Tools and Resources for Fitness Pros
Running a fitness business can be time consuming and overwhelming at times (most of the time Lol!) so FitProDeals.com decided to put together a list for you of some free and inexpensive resources to help free up some of your time and make things a little easier for you.
Running a fitness business can be time consuming and overwhelming at times (most of the time Lol!) so FitProDeals.com decided to put together a list of some free and inexpensive resources to help free up some time and make things a little easier for fitness professionals. These are all tools that fitness professionals can use on a regular basis to help run their businesses.
Google Drive/Calendar (Free) There are a ton of things on here that fit pros can use from creating and sharing files and spreadsheets to scheduling appointments.
Rescue Time (Free And Paid Options) Keeps track of where time is spent on the internet and helps to become more productive.
Pingler (Free And Paid Options) Ping a blog for free to 100 blog pinging services. Upgraded options are available for a small fee.
Craigslist (Free) Some people say that it doesn’t work anymore, but it is an easy way to get a decent amount of free traffic. Also, keywords from posts will show up in Google search results.
Contest Domination (Free And Paid Options) Set up a free contest that integrates Twitter and Facebook accounts and will help build an email list.
Youtube (Free) This is often overlooked but fit pros can reach a wide audience and build a following with simple 2 minute videos featuring fitness tips, nutrition advice, etc.
Linkedin (Free) This can be a great free tool to network with other fitness professionals and form partnerships, jv’s, and share and learn with other fitness professionals.
PR.com (Free And Paid Options) Submit press releases for free. This is great to get the word out about new services and programs while helping with SEO.
Screencast-o-matic (Free And Paid Options) This is an easy to use free screencast tool that can be used to record up to 15 minutes of screen recording.
Fiverr (Inexpensive) Fit pros can get a lot of things done her for just $5. It can be used it for graphics for websites, press release submissions, video intros and editing, etc. Just be sure to check the contractors feedback and make sure to be very clear with what you are looking for.
Thumbtack (Inexpensive) This is a service where businesses can list their sevices and they will send leads that are interested in using the businesses services. It is free to sign up and each lead they send can be as little as 2.99 which is pretty cheap especially when you consider the value of a potential client.
Founderfly (Inexpensive) For only $10/mo. Entrepreneurs and business owners can access tons of information and programs created by Ryan Lee and network with other business owners in the forums.
Audible.com (Inexpensive) Just about any audiobook you can think of is on here and there are different pricing plans to fit your budget.
Manage WP (Free And Paid Options) This is a plugin that will help manage multiple wordpress websites or blogs from one dashboard. Plans starting at $4/mo. for 5 websites.
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