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New Fibodo app empowers PTs and sports coaches to achieve success

Former golf pro Anthony Franklin has launched a new booking management platform for personal trainers and sports coaches.

Offering real-time bookings, secure payments, personalised web pages and associated marketing channels, the platform, called Fibodo (Find it. Book it. Do it) is designed to take away the everyday hassles of running a business.

Backed by former JJB Sports CEO, Tom Knight, Fibodo has a number of features that enables users to grow their business through social media, including a Facebook direct-link booking button and real-time availability planner.

"Many people choose this profession because they're passionate about people feel fitter and healthier, but the day-to-day aspects of owning and running a business aren't where they're most skilled or experienced, " says Anthony Franklin, former golf pro and CEO and founder of Fibodo.

"Fibodo is empowering PTs and coaches to achieve success," Franklin adds.

In addition, the company has recently partnered with FitPro to develop Grow Your Coaching Business', a CIMSPA-accredited e-course, that is designed to equip users with the skills needs for them to run their businesses effectively and efficiently.

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Fibodo
The fibodo booking management platform enables sports and activity professionals to grow their businesses, cut costs, and save time - by helping their clients find, book and do activities easily.
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Fibodo: 410 Linen Hall, 162-168 Regent Street, London, W1B 5TD
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Former golf pro Anthony Franklin has launched a new booking management platform for personal trainers and sports coaches.
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