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Two baseball businesses grew revenue with Upper Hand
Business Management

How Two Businesses Leveraged Upper Hand to Increase Revenue and Client Base

In an ideal world, the majority of time spent operating a sports training business would be on developing clients. Unfortunately this scenario rarely represents real life, and many business owners find themselves spending most of their time doing admin work. Recently, Upper Hand has helped two similar businesses not just escape this vortex but also see immediate results in revenue and new clientele.

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Apple Pay Sports Fitness
Business Management

3 Reasons You Should Accept Apple Pay

Apple Pay is a newer contactless payment method built into Apple devices that has gained popularity the past year. It’s security and ease-of-use make it a highly attractive option for businesses looking for frictionless payment options for their clients. We explore three of the top reasons why you should look at implementing a processing service that has the ability to incorporate Apple Pay.

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How Apple Pay Benefits Clients
Business Management

5 Ways Apple Pay Will Benefit Your Clients

Apple Pay is a contactless payment method built into Apple devices and is designed to replace the need for physical credit and debit cards. Here are 5 reasons as to why you should allow clients to use Apple Pay at your sports and fitness business and give clients the best experience when making transactions with your business.

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Sports Budget template
Financial

Top 10 Sports Budget Tools & Tips

It can be easy for coaches to overlook the financial side of their business.. I mean, after all, they just want to coach! We’ve been working with sports academies and businesses for years, and have come to understand the pain points that occur in the sports budgeting process. Here are 10 tips and tools, including a free sports budget template, to help you effectively manage your sports businesses finances.

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sports budget template
Financial

Effectively Track Your Sports Academy Finances

Hopefully your sports business is effectively tracking your finances with an accurate budget and processes, but if not, you’re not alone. Here are key financial tracking tips and overall evaluation strategies that have lead to effective results and growth for sports businesses.

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PCI Compliance in Sports and Fitness – Are You Protected?

With cyber-attacks on the rise in the United States, it’s never been more important to protect consumers’ valuable information. Regardless of what your role is in the sports and fitness industry — from handling membership software for your fitness facility to payment processing for your online store — you know you need to stay PCI compliant and protect consumers’ data with each transaction.

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sports budget template
Financial

3 Keys to Your Best Sports Business Budget

Have you ever wanted a simple excel template to budget for your sports business? A budget projection that provides the basics like revenue and expense estimates so you can arrive at projected profitability? Our free budget template was put together with the help of a national facility franchise and contains additional input from our customer’s feedback.

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