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IHRSA, February 2017

To Thrive in an On-demande Culture, Your Health Club Needs a Mobile App

by ASF Payment Solutions

Technology has trained us to expect immediate satisfaction, and not just in our entertainment choices. Services that once required us to set aside an afternoon for errands . . . [READ MORE]

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Club Industry, January 2017

5 Health Club Promotions for the Resolution Rush

by Stephen Wilson, ASF Payment Solutions

With the new year upon us, it's time to start thinking about the types of promotions you want to use to bring current and new members to to your gym. Health club operators have a variety of ways to use the . . . [READ MORE]

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Club Solutions, January 2017

Using Text Messagging to Engage Your Club members

by Stephen Wilson, ASF Payment Solutions

Adding technology to your club marketing should make the task of driving revenue and retaining members much easier. Using text messaging can be one of the best ways to reach out to your members and . . . [READ MORE]

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NATIONAL FITNESS TRADE JOURNAL, November 2016

Building Value Into The Price Of Club Memberships

by Stephen Wilson, ASF Payment Solutions

One of the first things prospective members look for when shopping a health club is your price point. That's because they don't . . . [READ MORE]

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NATIONAL FITNESS TRADE JOURNAL, June 2016

Retaining Members and Prospects Over The Summer

by Christie McPherson, ASF Payment Solutions

In the new-year, January and February were all about club member workout resolutions. Certainly, new members and your prospects were . . . [READ MORE]

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CLUB INDUSTRY, July 2015

SECURITY CONCERNS WITH WINDOWS 10 NEW RELEASE

by Jose Calvillo, ASF Payment Solutions

Microsoft is releasing Windows 10 today as a free upgrade to users running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. One item everyone needs to understand about this upgrade is that Windows 10 will automatically share . . . [READ MORE]

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CLUB SOLUTIONS, September 2015

EMV CREDIT CARDS AND HOW IT AFFECTS YOUR CLUB

These days everybody is talking about fraud prevention and the new EMV credit card standard. With credit card fraud on the rise, it seems there’s a new story every day in the media about some large organization being “hacked” and customer credit card . . .
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CLUB INDUSTRY, June 2015

DOES SMS TEXT MESSAGING MAKE SENSE FOR HEALTH CLUBS?

by Stephen Wilson, ASF Payment Solutions

What's the SMS Buzz All About? As we witness the ever-increasing number of people texting on their phones and continue to hear the drumbeat of mobile marketing, we really begin to question whether short message . . . [READ MORE]

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CLUB INDUSTRY, February 2015

Search engine Optimization: Your Helath Club's Key to Being Found Online

by Stephen Wilson, ASF Payment Solutions

Did you know that 93 percent of online experiences start at a search engine? The introduction of Google search 15 years ago revolutionized the way consumers research information . . . [READ MORE]

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CLUB BUSINESS INTERNATIONAL, January 2015

VALUE PROPOSITION: ASF PAYMENT SOLUTIONS

by Jon Feld, Oncore Media

When Richard Reed founded ASF Payment Solutions in 1973, he had little idea of the remarkable promise it held. His goal, at the time, was to help automate the   . . . [READ MORE]

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CLUB INDUSTRY, September 2014

USING YOUR SOFTWARE TO INCREASE SALES AND RETENTION

by Tamara Valdez, ASF Payment Solutions

Club management software programs are built to be more than just a check-in system, and chances are you are not using your software to its fullest capability. At a trade show, I once had an owner tell me that he was looking for the best software to sell . . . [READ MORE]

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CLUB SOLUTIONS, August 2014

ASF Payment Solutions, and Textmunication mobile marketing are partnered through strategic innovation and business development.

DENVER, CO, August 26, 2014. ASF Payment Solutions, a leader in payment solutions and facility management software and Textmunication, a leader in mobile marketing communications have partnered with a unique software integration . . . [READ MORE]

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NATIONAL FITNESS TRADE JOURNAL, July 2014

INDUSTRY CHANGES THROUGH INNOVATION AND PARTNERSHIP

I recently had the great pleasure of meeting John Schirra, President of DietMaster Pro Software. We have a mutual client that came up with the brilliant idea to sell access to customized nutrition software as an add-on service to a gym membership . . . [READ MORE]

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CLUB INDUSTRY, April 2014

ASF PAYMENT SOLUTIONS AND LIFESTYLE TECHNOLOGIES PATNER THROUGH INNOVATION

DENVER, CO, APRIL 16, 2014. ASF Payment Solutions, a leader in payment solutions and facility management software and Lifestyles Technologies, maker of DietMasters Personal Nutrition Software have partnered with a unique software integration . . . [READ MORE]

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CLUB SOLUTIONS, April 2014

ASF ANNOUNCES NEW POINT OF SALE AND ONLINE SCHEDULER SOFWARE UPDATES

DENVER, CO, APRIL 30, 2014. ASF Payment Solutions, a leader in payment and facility management software has released its updated Online Point of Sale and Scheduling software. Based on client feedback, ASF is now giving clients maximum flexibility . . . [READ MORE]

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NATIONAL FITNESS TRADE JOURNAL, January 2014

THE NEW FACE OF ASF

ASF was founded in 1973 by Richard Reed, a club owner – just like you. In fact, he was one of the first club owners. The 70’s didn’t have many health clubs. There weren’t any billing companies either. After co-founding the ATA (American Taekwondo Association). . . [READ MORE]

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FITNESS BUSINESS CANADA, March 2014

ASF PAYMENT SOLUTIONS LOOKING BACK

In 1973, Richard Reed developed a billing and loan program for martial arts schools across the U.S. that ultimately pioneered a new business segment in the fitness industry. Reed’s early success with ASF (American Service Finance) was followed by the purchase of . . . [READ MORE]

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CLUB SOLUTIONS, April 2014

ASF ANNOUNCES NEW POINT OF SALE AND ONLINE SCHEDULER SOFWARE UPDATES

DENVER, CO, APRIL 30, 2014. ASF Payment Solutions, a leader in payment and facility management software has released its updated Online Point of Sale and Scheduling software. Based on client feedback, ASF is now giving clients maximum flexibility . . . [READ MORE]