Need ideas on how to get people to join the gym.

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  1. >DRIVEN<

    >DRIVEN< Hi

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    Hey guys,

    Manager at my gym is trying to get me to get people signed up on their new deal and I'm trying to think of ways to get them in there since it's July and so nice out. We're mainly targeting people from my job and will be placing flyers in the breakrooms and such. I will be getting $30 credit at the gym per person that signs up. I've already had 2 but am looking to add more. Is there anything that I could try or tell them or is this just something that they need to be motivated on their own to do?

    Thanks in advance!!
     
  2. MaineSucks

    MaineSucks OT Supporter

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    Don't be that guy
     
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    chizzle New Member

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    "You look fat."
     
  4. kit99bar

    kit99bar USPA Class 2, weak, old man!

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    step 1: look like Timber
    step 2: ???
    step 3: profit
     
  5. TZ

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    Wat he said
     
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    Abomb New Member

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    nonchalantly ask them if they have put on some weight
     
  7. Anabolic Pop-Tarts

    Anabolic Pop-Tarts New Member

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    Tell them you'll give them half of your credit if they sign up. Win freaking win, baby.
     
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    TheDude Active Member

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    most effective is giving someone a week to workout there and making sure that they actually workout for the week. that is key. usually they join at the end of the trial if they have a positive expierience. ohh yeah and for a time of my life...I was that guy :wtc:
     
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    I'd say have a staff that looks great themselves.

    People want to take advice from someone they want to look like.
     
  10. turbo35

    turbo35 haters gonna hate

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    Wait, you just work at a random company right, and the gym you go to offered $30/head for new referrals?
     
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  12. JustBlazin

    JustBlazin Ironic Punishment

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    fire a shotgun outside in the air and yell "check out our gym memberships" a la homer simpson
    :dunno:
     
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    >DRIVEN< Hi

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    Correct. I workout there and they are looking to get people. I got two people signed up and they already gave me $30.00 credit per person. I can use that on my membership, protein shakes, shirts, hats, protein, etc.
     
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    >DRIVEN< Hi

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    They are getting a free week, so that should help. :bigthumb:
     
  15. HoodRich

    HoodRich Professional Street Nigga OT Supporter

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    so you're being "that guy" for protein, and not even cash. Definetly dont be that guy
     
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    >DRIVEN< Hi

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    what's the difference? I'd be buying protein with that cash anyways. :hsugh:
     
  17. HoodRich

    HoodRich Professional Street Nigga OT Supporter

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    even still, wouldnt you rather have the option to get other things, hookers, whiskey, blow...etc? Protein is good, but options are always better
     
  18. Plan B

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    Give ME the $30 credit instead of keeping it for youself, that might pursue me to join. :dunno:
     
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    Shadoglare NeoCon Commie Hitler Wanna-Be

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    How about a free trial period and then be flexible with the contract terms?

    One of the main reasons most people who would otherwise be interested don't sign up with gyms is because they know they'll get financially raped for something they may not even end up using if it turns out they don't like the place.
     
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    Go to local strip club, hand out free week passes to gym, tell all male friends, instant money!!
     
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    spoofy Chemically Enhanced

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    :bowdown::rofl:
     
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    genius!
     
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    I got 5 friends to join my gym not knowing there was a referral program. The winner of a 47" plasma won with only FOUR referrals!

    :wtc:

    I didn't even do it for the TV. I'm gonna go in tomorrow and see what I can do. I just don't wanna sound like "that guy".
     
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