8 Ways Amilia Helps Your Cheer Gym Succeed

Posted on 6/21/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

With hundreds of satisfied administrators and over 11,000 activities currently active on the Amilia platform, it’s easy to see that our software is becoming a popular option with cheer gyms all over North America. With year-over-year growth numbers that continue to impress, it’s the perfect time for your business to join our recreation revolution.

Discover 8 ways that Amilia can help your cheer gym succeed:

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7 Ways Amilia Can Take Your Gymnastics Club to the Next Level

Posted on 6/14/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

With over 30,000 activities, 1,135 programs, 138 organizations and 602 industry administrators currently active on the Amilia platform, it’s safe to say that our software is taking the world of gymnastics by storm. Our year-over-year growth numbers continue to blossom, which means it’s never been a better time to join our recreation revolution.

Discover 7 ways that Amilia can take your gym club to the next level:

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What Gymnastics Clubs Can Learn from Cheerleading’s Popularity

Posted on 6/7/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

Cheerleading, as both a recreational and competitive sport, has never been more popular. Since 2006, interest in joining a cheer organization has grown significantly in the United States, a fact that has some gymnastics businesses and pundits looking over their shoulders.

The big question is: What are cheer gyms doing that gymnastics clubs aren’t?

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4 Things Future Dance Studio Owners Should Know

Posted on 4/30/18 3:00 PM by Matt Fish

Have you spent your entire life (or close to) pursuing your love of dance? Have you been scratching that itch to teach and are looking to take that passion to greater heights? For many, opening a dance studio represents the fulfillment of a lifelong dream; however, it takes more than just a love of the art form to make a business venture work.

Here are 4 things every prospective dance studio owner should know:

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4 Ways to Enhance Your Gymnastics Club’s Customer Experience

Posted on 3/26/18 9:00 AM by Kyle Shewfelt & Matt Fish

There’s no way around it: the customer experience aspect of your gymnastics club is often what separates the good from the great in the industry. Making your clients feel like part of a family will not only keep them in the fold long-term but also bring others to your organization through positive word-of-mouth. 

Discover 4 ways you can enhance your gymnastics club’s customer experience:

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5 Things First-Time Summer Camp Parents Must Do

Posted on 3/16/18 9:00 AM by Matt Fish

The first day of spring is approaching fast, which means that summer is just around the corner. It’s a busy time of year for camp organizations, who are in the thick of registration season. For first-time camp parents, the process of selecting the right summer camp option can be tricky, but fear not: a helpful guide through the biggest do's and don'ts is here.

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Creating a Loop of High Engagement in Parks and Recreation

Posted on 3/12/18 9:00 AM by Matt Fish

Even though the majority of residents consider the services offered by their local Parks and Recreation agency to be a valuable community asset, many are mired in a downward spiral of engagement. We previously outlined specific issues that have led to diminishing participation numbers in the Parks and Rec space; however, recognizing the problem is only half the battle – eventually, you must start coming up with solutions.

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Why Parks and Recreation Engagement is in a Downward Spiral

Posted on 3/6/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

It’s no secret that Parks and Recreation is a much-loved aspect of any city, especially in North America. In fact, an exclusive research study conducted by Nielsen on behalf of Paysafe and Amilia found that 62% of all respondents in both Canada and the United States believe green and open leisure spaces "are essential in their choice of city."

However, the question must be asked: why isn't that enthusiasm translating into higher turnout rates for activities or services? Better still, why doesn't the high praise help generate increased revenue? The answer is that many Parks and Rec organizations are struggling to consistently engage residents of their municipality.

Discover the main factors that have influenced why Parks and Recreation is in a downward spiral of engagement:

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5 Cheer Club Management Strategies That Work

Posted on 2/28/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

The world of cheerleading is incredibly competitive, with clubs constantly searching for that new, innovative tools to add to their arsenal. Competitors learning techniques from a younger age, often using programs that run intensive activities all year long. It can be tough to manage every aspect of a cheerleading operation in such a fast-paced environment; fortunately, there are some simple strategies that can help you take your business to the next level.

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5 Tips to Make Your Municipal Website More User-Friendly

Posted on 2/20/18 10:45 AM by Kim Fortin & Matt Fish

In our current climate of instant online connectivity and access to information, having a functional website is critical to cities all around the world. It is not only a virtual showcase for your organization but also a communication and even transactional tool that can be used at all hours of the day and night.

With that said, not all sites that exist on the internet are user-friendly – in fact, some are downright frustrating to look at and navigate. However, if your municipality’s online presence falls into that category, there are easy, inexpensive ways to make the experience more appealing to residents.

Here are five ways you can make your municipal website more user-friendly:

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