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Mastering the Instagram Algorithm with Joanne Hernon
Discover the secrets to mastering the Instagram algorithm and boosting your business! Tune in to the latest episode of the Fitness Business podcast to learn from social media maven Joanne Hernan.
Joanne Hernan has over 17 years of experience working with Instagram and other social media platforms. She is known for her expertise in mastering the Instagram algorithm and creating authentic and engaging content.
Joanne Hernan joins the Fitness Business podcast to discuss how to master the Instagram algorithm and use social media to grow your business. She emphasizes the importance of authenticity, consistency, and creating great content. Joanne explains that the Instagram algorithm looks at various data points, such as user behavior, content engagement, and hashtags, to determine what content to prioritize in users' feeds. She also shares tips for leveraging Instagram stories and reels to increase visibility and engagement. Joanne encourages listeners to conduct an audit of their Instagram accounts to identify areas for improvement, and offers a free audit tool to help with this process.
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0:00:06 Introduction to the importance of social media for businesses 0:01:03 Sponsorship message from Hapana 0:02:28 Myzone's Fitbizpiration segment 0:02:36 Top three suggestions for getting content seen on Instagram 0:03:33 Sponsorship message from Myzone 0:04:02 Introduction to the interview with Joanne Hernan 0:04:35 Definition of the Instagram algorithm 0:07:01 Signals that Instagram uses to understand content preferences 0:09:21 Instagram's consideration of user-posted content and captions 0:12:26 Leveraging the algorithm for success on Instagram 0:15:30 Importance of branding and addressing customer problems in posts 0:16:37 Creating a professional persona for target audience 0:17:50 Reels have a bigger reach and longer shelf life than stories 0:19:32 Using an Instagram account audit to identify areas for improvement 0:21:30 Contact information for Joanne and subscription link provided 0:22:46 Quickfire Five introduction for next week's guest, Hank Ebling 0:23:20 Hank's guilty pleasure: chocolate chip cookies 0:24:21 Productivity habit: getting up early 0:24:49 Calming activity: cooking 0:25:57 Book recommendation: "Magic Words" about persuasion and relationships 0:27:03 Pitch for next week's episode on handling customer complaints [0:28:24] Thank yous [0:28:24] Founding partner, Active Management [0:28:24] Partners: myzone warrior instructor, Academy, Body Map, Hapana [0:28:24] Advertisers: Rex, Roundtables, Mxmetrics [0:28:24] Leaving a legacy
Thinking Ahead Roundtable: The Prospects of AI, AR and VR and the Potential Impact on the Fitness Industry
Jason Stolwell leads a roundtable discussion with three expert guests on the prospects of artificial intelligence (AI), artificial reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR) in the fitness industry. The guests discuss the potential impact of these technologies and where fitness businesses should make strategic capital investments in the next three to five years. They also explore the integration of cryptocurrencies into the fitness industry and the role of a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in navigating these technological advancements. Learn how to leverage artificial intelligence and emerging technologies to boost productivity and achieve health, wealth, and freedom in this special "Thinking Ahead" edition.
Jake Posner: Engineering & Product Leader at Meta in Reality Labs, specializing in user-facing experiences for the Quest line of devices.
Michael Benso: Co-Founder of Buzops, a fitness business owner and developer in the Web 3 space, with a focus on NFT projects and decentralized finance.
Michael Gaio: Founder and CEO of Mythic Systems, an entrepreneur, educator, and innovator focused on leveraging AI and emerging technologies to boost productivity and achieve health, wealth, and freedom.
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Chad Bryant: 30 Days to Make a New Employee Soar
Are you struggling to find highly engaged employees for your fitness business? Discover the key to building a high-performance team in your fitness business. Learn how to identify and attract the right candidates from workplace culture expert Chad Bryant.
Chad Bryant, owner of CWB Workplace Culture Consulting Company and Fitness Director at Raintree Athletic Club, joins Dori to discuss the importance of the first 30 days in cultivating an authentic relationship with new hires. He emphasizes the need to prioritize the health and culture of the company over smart policies and systems. By defining the company's belief system, screening and hiring candidates who align with those beliefs, businesses can build a high-performing team. Chad also highlights the importance of measuring the success of on-boarding through turnover rates, member retention, and online reviews.
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Will Guidara: Unreasonable Hospitality in the Fitness Industry
Hospitality isn't just for restaurants. Learn how to create unforgettable experiences for your customers and build loyalty in your fitness business. Will Guidara, author of "Unreasonable Hospitality" and former co-owner of Eleven Madison Park, shares his insights on hospitality and how it can be applied to the fitness industry. He emphasizes the importance of giving people more than they expect and creating memorable experiences. Being present and listening to customers is key, as well as personalizing gestures to make individuals feel seen and valued.
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The Value Proposition for the Fitness Industry Suppliers Association
Join Sarah Pellegrino as she speaks with Sal Pellegrino & Chris Torggler on the history of the Fitness Industry Suppliers Association, how they connect great products with great people, upcoming events, and their visions for a successful 2024 & beyond!
Join Sal Pellegrino and Chris Torggler on The Value Proposition for the Fitness Industry Suppliers Association to hear about the history of FISA, how FISA lives out their mission to connect great products with even better people, and how the team is gearing up for their 51st event in Florida, October 30th – November 1st! With the first class locations and intimate one-on-one meetings, it’s no surprise that 80% of the suppliers who participate in FISA return for future events year after year.
Don’t miss this episode if you:
Haven’t heard of FISA yet and want to know more Have an interest in attending as a supplier Are a fitness professional on the West Coast Are a fitness professional on the East Coast Are a fitness professional in the non-profit sector Could use important data, like the data in the Commercial Market Trend Report in your fitness business View the full show notes: https://fitnessbusinesspodcast.com/515
Learn more about FISA Events: https://www.fisaevents.org/
514 Brick by Brick: Steps to a Successful Fitness Business with Landon Burningham
Landon Burningham, a multi-fitness club owner, joins the Fitness Business Podcast to discuss the importance of mastering the fundamentals of business. Landon's fitness business success has come from mastering the fundamentals with constancy, and using these fundamentals to build a deep rooted foundation that can weather the ebbs and flows of business. In this episode, Landon reviews the steps taken to lay each brick of success in your fitness business.
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A Must-Listen for Business & Fitness enthusiasts!
The Fitness Business Podcast is the perfect mix of actionable, applicable value, and engaging storytelling that so few podcasts get right. And this one definitely delivers! If you’re into business, fitness, or both, this is MUST-listen! I always walk away with brand new insights + feel inspired after hearing the guests unique stories on my morning walk. 5 stars!!
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The Fitness Business Podcast is a must listen for all fitness professionals. Dori and crew tackle all of the hot topics in the industry and give you practical tips you can implement into your own fitness business. The wide range of topics means there is something for every type of fitness professional.
THE fitness business podcast
No shortage of incredible information on how to build a thriving fitness business. This break down quite literally everything you would want to know on how to build a successful business. Follow their advice, stay patient and you can expect to see success.