Free Fitness (and other stuff) for Being Stuck at Home

Stuck at home? Do not let being stuck at home hinder your fitness aspirations. This national emergency has definitely altered our way of life.  Gyms nationwide have closed, but you still can get your fitness in.

Daily Burn Free for 30 Days

Peloton App Free 90 Days

Get Healthy U $3 subscription for the year

Planet Fitness

Live streamed on Facebook every day starting this week at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET. Planet Fitness classes will be free for everyone.

YMCA Online Classes Free

Blink Fitness is hosting Facebook Live sessions weekdays at 8 a.m. ET. The fitness chain will host virtual workouts, give tips to stay motivated and answer fitness questions from the comments.

Get Up & Blink! Join us live at 8 am M – F as we host virtual workouts, dish out tips to stay motivated, and answer your fitness questions.

Orangetheory is now offering 30-minute workouts daily. Give Orangetheory a try. The workouts don’t require any special equipment, but may feature everyday household items.

Gold’s Gym has opened their vault of digital workouts for free through the end of May. Its app offers over 600 audio and video workouts.

CorePower Yoga is offering free access to a limited collection of online yoga and meditation classes while studios are closed.

CARROT Fit is available on the App Store as a free download, compared to its normal price of $4.99. The app will be free for the next two weeks.

Crunch Live offers 100 workouts that can be streamed on phones, tablets or TVs. The app has a variety of workouts, including dance, yoga and kickboxing.  You can start your free trial.

305 Fitness is offering cardio dance live streams twice a day on YouTube. The sessions are held at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Barry’s Bootcamp is hosting 20-minute body weight workouts live on Instagram for free. On Tuesday, its 9 a.m. PDT workout was hosted by CEO Joey Gonzalez, and other 12 p.m. PDT workout was led by VP of Curriculum Chris Hudson.

You can download the collection of Down Dog apps on the App Store. The apps will be free until April 1.

Below are some of the national sources doing so, but be sure to check your local papers as well.

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Which programs are you using? Comment below and share which apps you are enjoying.




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Get Started Podcasting, 48 Hours or Less

Podcasting 101

Getting your podcast started in 48 hours or less sounds pretty lofty. However, it can be done! Podcasting can be simple if you know what to do and where to get started. If you have been pondering the idea of starting a podcast take a look at my infographic that can help you get started, quickly.

Getting Started

I started my podcast in less than 48 hours. Well, let me explain, the planning for my podcast took less than 48 hours. I am confident if podcasting was my full-time job, I would be able to pull off all these steps in about two days. Do you have a podcast? Are you in the planning stages? What is holding you up from actually putting out your podcast, so that the world can hear? Let me know in the comments below.

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Getting Started, Pinterest Business

Pinterest Business
My newest e-book.

Why Should My Business Be On Pinterest?

Have you wanted to get started on Pinterest for Busines but have no idea where to start? I have heard your cries! I have created a how to get started on Pinterest for business guide for you.

Tell Me More!

In case you do not already know, Pinterest is for more than just cooking, crafting, and fashion. Many businesses have gotten ahold of the power of Pinterest in generating clients to their websites. There are a lot of people who would jump on the Pinterest wagon if they only knew how . . .

How to Get Started on Pinterest for Business?

Pinterest accounts for business should not be time-consuming or difficult to open. However, for many people it is. Keeping the frustration factor in mind, I have created my first e-course to get you started. I will walk you through each step and explain how you will open your Pinterest business account. You will definitely need a Pinterest business account, even if you already have a personal account. The Pinterest business account is free and will give you the analytical information you need to see how your pins are performing.

Tell Me More About It!

I have been a Pinterest user for at least eight years. The first time I experienced Pinterest, I did not like it. It looked very busy and I did not revisit again for some time later. When I went back to Pinterest I had a better understanding of how it worked. Pinterest uses pins that generate interest that will generate traffic to whatever your pin is selling. It could be anything from recipes to marketing your product.

Buy It Now!

Pinterest Business
My newest e-book.

7 Benefits of Creating a Membership Site on your Blog

Blogging sprung out of your passion. A great avenue where you can share your hobbies, knowledge or educate others. Thus, sharing different topics which interest you and your audience.

But how can you get money from this?

Blogs can generate revenue, most especially if it had been monetized the correct way. Affiliate marketing and ads are few of those.  Since a blog is a simple but effective way to draw the attention of your customers. It is very important to make this form of marketing to be as effective as possible.

Promoting your product and services through your blogs is the way to drive traffic to your site. Once you have established your website, that has consistent traffic and income. Building a membership site is a wise option to step up.

This will help you get a hold of your active readers which can become your customers. A community that you have created through your blogs will now turn to be your brand users.

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Membership Site

So the next question in mind: what’s a membership site?

A subscription service which offers products such as contents and goods or services. It requires a member to pay yearly or on a monthly basis.

In exchange for the payment, subscribers will get written, video or audio contents. For others, they offer goods like different merchandise their business offers. While some are offering services such as online courses.

Remember that these products or services are expected to fit the needs or interest of your niche. Sometimes, it can need you to be very knowledgeable about the topic. That people rely on you for consultations.

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Benefits of Creating a Membership Site

As we know, there are many ways to monetize a blog. Such as affiliate marketing, sponsorship, ads and promoting your very own product.

But, those income generating activities are difficult to forecast. Most especially when we talk about the revenue for the business. Hence, membership site gives you a better way to make money from your blogs.

#1: Recurring income on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis can be predicted.

#2: The information you have are useful in building your membership site. As well as it provides good interaction and varied formats.

#3: Turning your blogs into a great business platform, for real!

#4: Membership sites brings more income compared to ads.

#5: It helps to increase the value of your content.

#6: Better community building and engagement.

#7: Encourages you to create premium contents.

Wrap Up

A membership site is a better way to monetize your blogs. And it is a great business while doing your passion. Hence, it encourages you more to produce premium contents. For any product or service, you are offering.

Remember that the bottom line is you will always have to be as connected as possible to your audience. Giving them the topics they love to read will keep them as your follower and a paying subscriber.

Resources:

5 Reasons Every Blogger Should Start a Membership Site

How to Turn Your Blog into a Membership Site with WordPress

Membership Sites:6 Reasons Why You Should Turn Your Blogs into Membership Site To Make Money

Grow Instagram Followers

Grow on Instagram

In order to grow Instagram followers, one must have a large amount of patients as it is usually not a quick process. With over 500 Million daily active users and more than 1 billion monthly actives fanatics, Instagram has an ultra-smart algorithm and tons of clever creative brands. It is a competitive place in terms of growing and boosting your account.

If you want to stand out, show off your brand, and get more followers on Instagram. You have to work smarter and use these five effective ways on how to increase followers on Instagram.

Here we go.

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Effective ways on how to increase your Instagram followers

Tip#1: Do you have a branded and complete Instagram profile?

Your Instagram profile is as important as your homepage. So make it a goal to create a great impression and entice people to hit the “follow” button.

When someone visits your Instagram profile, they have a split second to decided if they will follow your business. They will make this decision by quickly scrolling your feed, clicking on your story highlights, and/or reading your bio.

In order to convert your visitors into followers, you’ll need more than just great photos, but consistency in posting. Do you have a great Instagram profile photo? If you don’t consider having professional pictures taken.  An excellent Instagram bio, active stories, and coordinating cover photos all make a great profile.

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Tip#2: Are you using hashtags in your Instagram post?

Look, of course posting new, interesting and engaging photos will help your IG account to grow. However, do you really want to know the secret to gain followers? Hashtagging your photos is extremely important. When you hashtag your photos, you make it easy for people to find your photos.  That makes it easy for them to find you! This means searching for specific terms.

Like with Twitter, Facebook, and other social sites. Users on Instagram use certain hashtags over others. So, if you use the right hashtag within your photos, there is a greater chance to reach new users and be discovered.

Tip#3: Are you approaching popular users to collaborate?

The power of collaboration for your business is huge.

Team up with a mutual minded business. It is a way for brands to be introduced to your profile and engage with audiences you may never have reached before. Ask another Instagrammer in your niche if you can take over their account. Even for just a day as a guest contributor. This can dramatically grow your following fast. Think of fun, unique and creative ways to collaborate with other users.

Tip#4: Find the influencer in your niche and engage!

You can visit the profiles of each person you have identified as an influencer in your niche. “Turn your notification on” to be notified every time they share new content. You may interact with them consistently and become a regular in their comments section. You can use services like Upmyinfluence.com to coach you through the process of becoming an influencer. 

Tip#5: Be consistent with your posting on Instagram

Having a feed with a consistent theme running through is a must! Posts at a consistent pace have much more of a chance of growing a following. Let me let you in on a secret. I use Tailwind. Do not hesitate to use the analytics to find the best time and day of the week to post.

Final Word

What have you found that has been proven to work for you? Share! We would love to create a dialogue in the comments below. Make sure you are following TeacherCes on Instagram as well.

REFERENCES

A quick walk through our history as a company:

Why Your Instagram Profile is the New Home Page

How to Get More Followers on Instagram: 13 Reliable Ways to Grow Your Audiences SUREFIRE WAYS TO GROW YOUR INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS

11 Ways to Get More (Real!) Instagram, Followers