I’m addicted. It’s bad. I can’t stop myself. At first it was just fun. But then I was doing it three or four times a day. Sometimes first thing in the morning! But the day I started spending less time with my family so I could do it, I knew I had a problem. My name is Hossein Noshirvani and I am…
How my addiction is helping my business.
August 31st, 2010 10:35 am
Motionsoft ranked as one of the 5000 fastest growing private companies in America by Inc. Magazine
We normally don’t like to toot our own horn, but in this case we feel compelled. Motionsoft was just selected by inc 5000 as one of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. Look Ma! Number 778!
August 24th, 2010 3:38 pm
Increase Revenue Just by Taking a “Chit”
Growing up I wasn’t a member of a country club. (I did belong to my local pool.) But I had a friend who belonged to a country club and I remember going with him to the pool, walking up to the concession stand and ordering just about the entire menu (can you say gooey French bread pizza!), and instead of paying for it, he simply had to sign a piece of paper, a chit ( def: Chiefly British, a signed note for money owed for food, drink, etc ) ! It was at that exact moment that I knew without a doubt what I wanted to be when I grew up…
August 24th, 2010 2:06 pm
Motionsoft in the News: Washington Post
Springboarding from the Bisnow exposure they had last week, Motionsoft made the news again, this time in the Washington Post. The article summarizes their closure on a $6.2 million investment by an unnamed partner. Read more here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/08/20/AR2010082005109.html
August 23rd, 2010 2:56 pm
The Circuit Is Up for a Bloggers Choice Award
Thanks to all the readers who have made this blog what it is today. Please take a moment to vote for us if you haven’t already.
August 18th, 2010 2:49 pm
What Apple Can Teach Us about Childhood Obesity
Whether you use an Apple computer, iPhone, or iPad, I think we can all agree Apple has done an amazing job in creating a group of loyal followers (commonly referred as fanboys) who evangelize their products and services. More valuable then any marketing or advertising, this army of followers has helped Apple become one of the fastest growing most profitable companies in the world. So what can we learn from them…
August 18th, 2010 11:48 am
Motionsoft in the News: Bisnow.com
The online magazine Fed Tech BisNow visited with Al Noshirvani, CEO and President, and Hossein Noshirvani, EVP, of Motionsoft in their offices in Silver Spring. They talked about their rapid expansion and plans for the future of Motionsoft.
August 17th, 2010 4:10 pm
The Secret Shame of Members Revealed!
I like to think I can write a lot about anything that has to do with check-in software, online member portals, PCI compliance, managing a front desk, membership management, personal training, Group X, and all things related to managing and operating your gym or wellness center. But there are some things that happen in a gym, that I simply shake my head and don’t know what to say! One of these is the way people…
August 10th, 2010 12:21 pm
Why TV Commercials Hurt Gyms
How did people tell time before the invention of commercials? The 30-second spot is the original shared calendar! What movies are coming out? Look at the latest Happy Meal toy! When’s Columbus Day? – Your local Hyundai dealer will tell you. Time to send in your taxes? – Have you seen the name H&R Block recently? And the best part, Madison Ave. knows us to give us a 6-weeks notice!
August 6th, 2010 10:13 am
What Would You Do If Your Members Did This!?
Check out this video clip of a few enterprising dancers using treadmills to perform a choreographed dance. Enjoy!
August 4th, 2010 11:24 am