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Top Reasons to Integrate PaySimple Payments into Your Software Solution

Partnering with PaySimple for seamless and secure payment processing delivers immediate and long-term benefits, unmatched by other payment providers. With you and your business in mind, our partnerships are designed to deliver exceptional customer value while increasing joint revenue. Today, our partners encompass large scale solution providers servicing users in the thousands to smaller software solutions that are poised for growth. Benefits of our partnership are supported by our three foun

Coworking Space │ Upsuite Now Serving Los Angeles Market

If you’re not from Los Angeles, it’s easy to think life in the city revolves around the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Rodeo Drive, and the many theme parks in the area. However, locals know that’s far from the truth. Instead, life in the Los Angeles area is more like hiking Griffith Park or Runyon Canyon, grabbing some fresh produce at the West 3rd and Fairfax Farmers Market, dining at one of the great neighborhood restaurants, and of course, planning your commute to avoid the worst of the traffic. P

Expect Extra Value from Your Payment Processing Partner

When deciding on a payment processing partner, solution features are often evaluated across different options. Ease of use, seamless payment processing, flexible payment acceptance, and robust security are essential to operate efficiently while delivering the best payment experience to patients. However, you want to look beyond the obvious payment features to find additional value. A partner with excellent support and a focus on customer care will ensure you get help when you need it so you can

Upsuite | Best Coworking Space in Toronto, Canada

You’re looking for the best coworking space in Toronto for your high-performing team. Maybe you want a space to foster collaboration and provide networking opportunities with Toronto’s startup talent. Or perhaps you need a coworking space that’s modern, quiet, and designed for maximum productivity. Each team has its own set of unique needs, and each coworking space offers something different. The good news is that with all the great coworking spaces in Toronto, you will find the right office fo

How to Manage Key-Person Risk at Your Fitness Business

Key-person risk is a concern for businesses that rely heavily on a few people to deliver their core services. This vulnerability is especially common for gyms that focus on personal and group fitness training because a trainer or instructor who is a beloved leader can be hard to replace. If this risk is not managed correctly, gym owners can find themselves with unhappy members, and ultimately, lost revenue through member churn. However, there are steps you can take to mitigate key-person risk, s

Favorite PaySimple Features for Open Dental Customers

Users of PaySimple through Open Dental have experienced multiple benefits of the solution partnership, noting improvements within the areas of cash flow management, data security, revenue reporting, staff efficiency and patient satisfaction. PaySimple’s all-in-one fully integrated payment system allows offices to automate billing, accept flexible forms of payments, and manage patient financial information, all from within Open Dental software. While PaySimple is a comprehensive solution with c

How to Create Facebook Ads for a Martial Arts Kids Program

When it comes to paid advertising, Facebook is still one of the best places to invest your time and money. After all, 97% of marketing professionals prefer to advertise on Facebook due to its large and engaged user-base. But for Facebook marketing to work, you need to be strategic. To help you get the results enjoyed by the most experienced marketing professionals, we’ll show you how to create Facebook Ads for a martial arts kids program. To start, you need to know what you want to accomplish w

Improve Your Patient Experience with a Streamlined Payment Process

Knowing that patients today want almost everything to be easier, it is essential to think of them in even the minor details of office operations. If how you approach payment processing is an afterthought today, insights in this post might leave you thinking differently. Delivering a customer-focused approach to payment processing can positively impact patient experience and profitability. With three key components, you can achieve the exceptional payment experience that your patients want. High

How to Convert Facebook Leads into New Athletes at Your Affiliate Gym

You invested in a sound lead generation strategy on Facebook, but now what? Are you doing what it takes to convert Facebook leads into new athletes? According to Hubspot, 50% of your new leads won’t be ready to buy right away. So, to make the most of each lead, you must have a strategic, intentional lead conversion system in place including affiliate gym software . This doesn’t mean you can send one email and mark it as done. Instead, you need to combine the practice of using strategic touchpoin

How to Provide a Seamless and Efficient Payment Integration

Providing payment processing within a mobile application, SaaS product or website can be highly beneficial for a business. With integrated payment acceptance, businesses are well positioned to organically increase revenue and improve customer satisfaction. Successfully delivering integrated payment acceptance can be achieved in one of two ways – developing custom software or integrating with a payment solution. Developing a custom payment solution can be an appropriate option for handling paym

3 Tips to Build a Strong and Inclusive Affiliate Gym Community

Athletes thrive in strong and inclusive gym communities. For affiliate gym owners, this provides an opportunity to improve business results. There’s a direct correlation between the strength of your affiliate gym community and the strength of your business. Strong communities have better retention and athlete achievement, important components to overall growth. With this in mind, let’s explore three easy ways to build a strong and inclusive community. Help Athletes Get Together Plan fun events

Double Revenue at Your Yoga Studio With a Teacher Training Program

Anyone who teaches yoga or owns a yoga studio knows that very few people become wealthy in this business. It’s just a fact that we accept, likely because sharing yoga makes us rich in so many other ways. Now, if you’re not a yogi and you’re reading this, you’re likely rolling your eyes at that terrible cliché. But it’s true. Yoga is incredible. A great blog titled, Why Yoga is a Broke A** Business, talks about the fact that yoga teachers and studio owners are struggling to earn a living wage. T

The Difference Between Military Spouses and Military Veterans

When it comes to job candidates, military spouses and military veterans are not alike. Sure, they are related to one another, but they are completely different in terms of the experience and abilities they bring to an organization. This distinction is not obvious unless you have military family members or have spent time in a military community. Yet it’s an important distinction that recruiters and hiring managers need to know.

10 of the Best Coworking Spaces in Denver [2019]

You need to find the right workspace. You need one that’s functional, inspirational, and able to serve your high-performing team. Maybe you want the space to help you attract and retain the best talent, or perhaps your goal is to foster collaboration and productivity while outsourcing the unnecessary office management tasks. With all the great coworking spaces in Denver, you can be sure you’ll find one to meet your needs. The problem is there are so many great spaces to choose from, and the sea

Open Office Concept - Least Favorite Offices of My Career

Picture this: It’s your first day at a new job. You’re excited about the company culture and vibe you picked up on during your interview. You follow the GPS directions to the address provided by HR but as you turn into a remote industrial area you realize you’re not headed to the fancy corporate headquarters where you interviewed. Nope. Instead, you’re headed to a warehouse, where the only signs of life are massive 18-wheelers, parked cars and a few feral cats roaming the parking lot. It’s not

Driving Sales Using Facebook Contests for Fitness Businesses

You have a well-designed, optimized gym website. You post and engage on your social media pages, and you respond to reviews and questions on your Google My Business listing. You have the basics covered, but how do you plan to raise your digital marketing game in 2020? If you feel your strategy could use a refresh, this post is for you. We’ll cover the basics of Facebook contests for fitness businesses and show you how to do more than collect “likes.” We’ll show you how to drive sales and increa

How to Create a Student Journey Map for Your Martial Arts School

There are many different reasons people choose to practice martial arts. As an experienced business owner, you have a good idea of why these people value your school over the others in your area. We recommend verifying these assumptions by creating a martial arts student journey map to precisely identify how students interact with your brand. To help you, let’s examine these four simple steps to creating a student journey map. Personas help you understand your students, so you can better meet t

How to Find and Hire the Right Employee

The process of finding and hiring a new employee can be challenging. If you make a mistake and hire the wrong person, it can cost you business and revenue. On the other hand, if you find the right person, your life will be easier and your business will benefit. We talked to an experienced human resource professional to get tips for finding and hiring the right employee, and we’re sharing them in this post. To start, carefully think through the work you want your new employee to do. Consider the

Rewards, Motivation and Your Child’s Progress in Martial Arts

Do you remember the last time you set a New Year’s resolution? Do you remember if you achieved it? If you didn’t, or not completely, don’t worry. You’re not alone. At one time or another, most people have set a goal but ended up sidelined from it because life got in the way. You know what we mean, right? The day-to-day demands of life hijack our motivation, and we end up quitting the diet, workout plan, social media break, positive self-talk- or whatever it is- before we achieve the goal. That’

Starting a Meditation Program at Your Yoga Studio, Part 2

One of the best health and wellness trends to be embraced in recent years is meditation. Now more than ever before, meditation is being talked about and adopted by people in the western world. With this in mind, we previously shared why yoga studio owners should start a meditation program. Now, we will cover the logistics of launching your own yoga studio meditation program. The first consideration is how you will on-ramp beginners. Many people who are new to meditation feel apprehensive jumpin
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