Motivate Members to Keep Their New Year’s Fitness Resolutions at Your Gym With Rainman SMS

For many fitness clubs and gyms, on top of generating new leads, scustomer retention is one of their biggest opportunities for growth. Rainman SMS text marketing can make the difference that keeps gym members coming back.

Gyms and Text Marketing: Why Rainman SMS is Your Perfect Fit

Clients are usually motivated and ready to hit the gym when they first join, but then time passes, food seems tastier and their gym memberships end up lost in their wallets; Some even forget they have a membership at all. This makes marketing for gyms and fitness centers very different then marketing for other industries. It’s not enough to simply attract new customers and expect them to keep coming back. It’s also important to make every attempt to keep that customers dedicated and interested in achieving their fitness goals to avoid lapsed memberships and cancellations. In an industry with high customer attrition, Rainman SMS helps you connect with every member of your club in an intimate and personalized way through text messaging.

Text message marketing is an incredibly powerful and cost-effective way to reach new clients and maintain communication with current gym goers. Your SMS campaign could include sending motivational messages or fitness tips. Or you could use text messages to update your members of any changes to the class schedule, so they will not come to your fitness center at the wrong time for a class. Keeping your members constantly informed can go a long way especially saving certain members a lot of frustration. It’s in every gym’s best interest to have a loyal customer base that feels supported and encouraged to attend the gym regularly.

The key to creating any successful business is keeping your customers engaged with you and using/buying from you. 87% of people always have their smartphone at their side day and night, so sending a text message to your customers promoting gym events or classes, giving them a special offer or simply updating them on what’s going on in the gym, is an almost guaranteed way that your message will be seen. Plus, SMS messages have on average a 98% open rate and 90% of SMS are read within the first three minutes of being received. The more people see your message, the better chance people will act from it.

Check your Inbox for Benefits: Rainman SMS Delivers Results

Rainman SMS marketing can help gyms in numerous ways. Text message marketing has a higher engagement rate than other forms of marketing, this channel can help you attract more customers to your business than ever before. Use Rainman SMS text marketing to promote special offers and sales to potential and existing customers. A text could be used to send discounts on supplements or gym wear to members. Potential or lapsed customers might appreciate knowing that your gym is having a special offer on memberships should they wish to join or rejoin.

Gym & fitness centers can stay in touch with their members 24/7 via Rainman SMS gym texting services. Send a message out a month or two before your customer’s membership is about to run out. Some members may just have forgotten they need to renew, a reminder may be all they need to sign up again. Some members may feel disappointed or bored at your gym and may be ready to sign up for another gym. An enticing text from your gym or discount offer means you might be able to keep them.

Rainman SMS is the solution to retaining gym members, keeping them motivated to work out at your gym on a regular basis, and most importantly enjoying the time they are there. Plus, Rainman SMS makes it easy! We know that text marketing may seem like a difficult concept for some gym owners. With our easy sign-up, sending your first message is just a few clicks away. If you have any issues or questions, our support team will be happy to help.

Our Features


Helping your gym succeed through text marketing begins with a keyword. Your keyword is a unique word or two that represents your business. The best keywords are simple and easy to remember and spell.

If your gym is called “Famous Fit” your keyword could be something like “FFIT” or “FF”. Customers will use this keyword to opt in to your text marketing client list by sending it to a phone number that is unique to your gym. They are now ready to receive promotions, coupon codes, updates and more from your gym!You don’t have to stop at one keyword, with Rainman SMS you can pick multiple keywords, so you can get the right clients in the right group for the right message.

Your texts will be delivered instantly, receiving faster attention and building deeper, more personal connections with gym members.

Auto Reply

To help your gym improve its workflow, Rainman SMS lets you create automated messages. When clients text in your keyword they will receive an instant auto reply. This auto reply is a prewritten message of your choosing that confirms clients have subscribed to receive text messages from your gym.

For better efficiency your auto reply should include a clear, enticing call to action that makes clients want to take action. Your personalized texts will make clients feel appreciated by keeping them the main focus of your business. The more you give, the more your gym will get back!


When your gym needs to reach as many potential clients as possible they can take advantage of the one-to-many feature Rainman SMS text marketing offers. This feature allows you to type up one message and send it out to a mass number of current and potential clients.

Your gym can take advantage of the one-to-many feature to get the word out of a new fitness class or promotion you are offering. The one-to-many feature lets you write one well-crafted message with an incentive-based call-to-action and send it out to your gym’s entire client list, keeping your treadmills and weight room full.

The Message

The message you send your clients is a big factor in determining how successful your text marketing campaign will be. Remember, text messages are a personal form of communication, which can help you build client relationships if done right.

The best practices for writing the optimal SMS messages include keeping it short, having a clear call-to-action, making it personal and relevant. Timing is also very critical, as is including the name of your gym in every message. With Rainman SMS you can send out a multitude of customized messages to achieve different results. You can send personalized text messages to clients on their birthdays or simply thank them for their business to help gain loyal clients and build relationships. Since 39% of customer will spend more if they have a personalized mobile coupon, sending out a coupon codes for supplements via text will drive revenue while drawing in new clients.

Why Choose Rainman SMS For Your Gym?

Rainman SMS understands your gym calls for a marketing plan that is simple, effective and affordable. It may seem hard to dominate your competition in the gym industry when there are so many competitors and fitness crazes popping up every day. Rainman SMS text marketing helps your rise above your competitors. Here is a quick summery of reason why:

  • Rainman SMS makes is easy and affordable for anyone to start a top-notch marketing plan.
  • Everyone can receive text messages, so your virtually with your clients all the time.
  • Over 95% of text messages are read within 15 minutes of being received.
  • Everyone can receive text messages, so your virtually with your clients all the time.
  • People respond to text messages more than any other marketing medium.
  • Be the next text your clients get, seamlessly send an SMS to one client or 500 clients.
  • Staying top of mind is as simple as a mobile coupon using Raiman SMS.
  • Gain loyal clients and build relationships with birthday texts.
  • Streamline workflow and improve communication with clients with SMS notifications.
  • Increase profits and generate leads with incentive-based mass text messaging.
  • Rainman SMS automates marketing, with features like keywords and auto-reply.

A well thought out text marketing plan from Rainman SMS can greatly benefit your gym and its members. We can help you put the right plan in place, so you can facilitate better customer service and engagement, which in turn benefits your fitness center by improving your membership numbers, client retention rates and overall profits. The answer to client retention is in your hand, or at least in your sight. Opt in to Rainman SMS, opt in to an easy marketing solution. Call Rainman SMS today at (210) 647-6350 or contact us online to sign up for a free trail and see how simple marketing can be with SMS messaging!

Rainman SMS: Grow with Text