An Open Letter to Mindbody's Customers
An Open Letter to Mindbody's Customers being upset: You should be upset and this is actually the appropriate response. Mindbody’s strategy of mindbody released this app a week before christmas. They know very well that the last thing you want to do Dear Mindbody Customer, Many of you are understandably upset about Mindbody’s latest update to their connect app, where they’ve introduced a “Deals Engine”. Can you believe it? The CEO of mindbody only introduced a few days ago, mindbody as a company has been laying the foundation for this app
On Mindbody, Marketplaces, Fear, and Hypocrisy
thing on the Mindbody customer forums: A relatively small number of people are caught up in self On Mindbody, Marketplaces, Fear, and Hypocrisy Mindbody had gotten upset when our mutual competitor Front Desk showed up at the January 2014 San customers, I had completely forgotten about the fact that Mindbody worked with Yoga Journal to Mindbody Connect. And while I thought I was mostly done writing about how terribly they're treating their I’ve been writing about Mindbody a lot lately, with my recent open letter to their customers, and
The Real Reason Mindbody acquired Lymber Fitness
why Mindbody's been so keen to move into the consumer space. Now, of course Mindbody is going to tell Mindbody has made their latest investor driven move to leech off your yoga studio, steal your customers and take over your pricing for their own benefit. A visualization of mindbody's business model . The other day, Mindbody announced their acquisition of Lymber. If you're a frequent reader of our classes across hundreds of studios. Mindbody is literally competing with their customers for the The Real Reason Mindbody acquired Lymber Fitness
Is mindbody preparing to acquire classpass?
. Mindbody is also experiencing significant churn numbers right now, losing more than 5,000 customers on this blog, mindbody is in the process of pivoting away from being a software company serving , why is mindbody selling another $120 Million in shares? I believe it's either because Mindbody tealeaves we always read and it appears to me that mindbody is preparing to acquire classpass. On multiple previous investor calls, including the most recent linked above, mindbody has talked about how Is mindbody preparing to acquire classpass?
Mindbody's Vice President of Marketing is Hawking Free Workouts on Twitter
Mindbody's Vice President of Marketing is Hawking Free Workouts on Twitter Vice President of Marketing for Mindbody, (yes, the Vice President of Marketing) retweeting San time talking about mindbody this past week. We don't love talking about them, but we feel what promote? How consumers can work out nearly every day for free because "Mindbody online makes it happen ." So while the CEO is hitting their customer forums telling their customers how the new mindbody
An Open Letter to the CEO of Mindbody Online
letter to you, regarding the subject of you introducing a Deals Engine to the mindbody connect app. As relates to the notion of competition. According to the comment thread in my open letter to mindbody’s Dear Rick, I’m taking a moment follow up on my open letter to mindbody's customers, with an open competition with mindbody in general. My words are not personal. They are competitive. I’m writing you in An Open Letter to the CEO of Mindbody Online that mindbody is so concerned with people knowing about your competition, that your company literally
How to migrate from Mindbody to Tula Software
mindbody promoting other studios to their students. One of the things I've noticed when I speak easy steps Migrating away from mindbody requires just a few primary things: Creating your schedule of We've been getting more and more people moving over to us from Mindbody - both because of our How to migrate from Mindbody to Tula Software with people though is that they're genuinely surprised at how easy it can be to switch from mindbody guide outlining the steps it takes to move from mindbody to Tula. Migrate away from mindbody in 5
Is MINDBODY coercing it's employees and contractors to Lie on Quora?
Is MINDBODY coercing it's employees and contractors to Lie on Quora? ! Meet MindBody's business blogger, and she actively promotes this writing on her twitter account competitors? Who are they? Previously, we and a number of other competitors to mindbody showed up on this . Check out @mindbodyonline for my business advice and training articles twice a month: http://t.co Earlier this week, we noticed MindBody had hijacked a question on Quora: Does MindBody have are answering this question. " Dana conveniently leaves out that she actually WRITES FOR MINDBODY
How we became the number one alternative to MINDBODY, and how yoga helped us get there
How we became the number one alternative to MINDBODY, and how yoga helped us get there Tula, or should I go with mindbody?" How is this even possible? Some of the answers lie in the mindbody, a company that boasts over 30,000 customers and has raised over $100 million in venture that needs corporation type features, yeah, we're not for you, please see mindbody. By setting our , while extraordinarily difficult to do. The temptation for a company like ours is to ignore mindbody provide a level of service that mindbody could only dream of. Set An Intention Once you go to a few yoga
How mindbody is holding their customers hostage and propping up their valuation ahead of its IPO
the way. We want to do the same in our industry. Because mindbody is so big, we're calling on them you, that mindbody says their customers own, right on their pricing page.   Be sure to ask the How mindbody is holding their customers hostage and propping up their valuation ahead of its IPO money mindbody charges their customers if they want to get their student credit card data. Data, mind mindbody CEO, Rick Stollmeyer, to immediately join the data portability initiative started by the $100 to take it out of your studio. It is flatly unethical. When I did a live chat with a mindbody
On Mindbody, Classpass and the battle to become the Uber of fitness
want to talk to me anymore so I thought post on the matter would be nice. While mindbody provides On Mindbody, Classpass and the battle to become the Uber of fitness degrades the student experience for their customers. Visit the schedule of a company that uses mindbody aware mindbody IPO'd back in August. My standard reply has become that I'm not really in the Institutions investing in public companies, wanting to get my opinion about Mindbody. As you may be , what's most notable about them right now is that lately they have been pushing the mindbody connect app
"For your own protection"
. Apparently MINDBODY isn’t as confident in their product as we are. Maile and I heard someone mention the other day that MINDBODYrequires new studios to sign a one . This protects MINDBODY and their investors. They could provide new studio owners the same exact
Let's talk about the elephant in the room
hate mindbody?” The answer to this is No, not at all. In fact, as someone who owns a small software . They thought they had to use MindBody or nothing. That may have been true at one point, but it’s no chance our software is going to be better for you, your studio, and your customers. MindBody was heard of – Mindbodyonline. If you’re shopping around for yoga studio software, you’d have to be hiding this same way that our software is different from MindBody. The type of software you use is directly
Using Tula Software to Create Your Own Demand Based Pricing System
the Mindbody connect app to go beyond intro offers” and that they’ll be partnering with Under Armour understand: if companies such as Groupon and Mindbody were increasing demand for your service, they value in return. Whether it’s Groupon, ClassPass or Mindbody’s Deals Engine, what they are eventually become "the uber of fitness", and Mindbody doesn't mind because they make money when these companies access your inventory through their system, as they charge a partner API fee. Mindbody
2017 Pricing Updates: Lower Processing fees, more Retention Center emails!
a $140 ten pack, with us you pay a credit card processing fee of $3.38, whereas with mindbody you'd savings. And of course with mindbody you have all the hidden fees such as PCI compliance fees, hidden
Credit Card Processing Rates Dropping to 2.3% +$.30/transaction
transactions. We wanted to include mindbody in our comparison, but unfortunately between all their
Send your ClassPass registrations into Tula
tend to think that things such as Groupon, LivingSocial, Amazon local and the mindbody connect app
On Competition
The other day I wrote a post about how mindbody attempted to hijack a legitimate quora thread
Introducing Apple Watch Registrations
mindbody who are working hard to become marketplaces, are working to turn your beautiful studio into a
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buying something through mindbody is why we exist though. It kills me how much it degrades the
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