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UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
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Sponsored: Funxtion unveils new Portal

Funxtion’s new Portal enables operators to react more quickly to the needs of their customers, says Ernst de Neef

Published in Health Club Management 2022 issue 3

Funxtion is enhancing its platform with an emphasis on making it easier for brands to attract and retain members using customer-generated data and content.

The pandemic has accelerated the need for operators to understand the needs and wishes of customers across all channels in order to provide real added value. Despite operators working hard to create enough content to satisfy their customers, they’re still missing the data and insights to deliver a personalised service that reflects their members’ unique preferences and interests.

Data-driven content
Funxtion’s new direction will make use of the full potential of smart data to help operators compete against challenging fitness competition online.

All Funxtion, third party and client-created content that’s uploaded to the platform will be combined into one structure and measured in the same way, regardless of whether it’s an on-demand class, workout, training plan, or single exercise.

This will unlock the potential for operators to access a wealth of data they can use to determine what content matches their customer demands and what will increase the chances of their members returning.

In light of constantly changing customer demands, Funxtion’s vision is to open up the potential for predictive modelling that helps operators quickly react to what their customers are going to request and in what quantities. To facilitate this, Funxtion will focus on allowing operators to combine on-demand classes and workouts to create specific training plans, as well as uploading and creating other user-driven materials, such as new member onboarding programmes.

Easy integration
Funxtion’s enhanced platform allows operators to access and play data-driven content via an enhanced API that supports SDK, mobile, web and in-club applications. This pivot amplifies Funxtion’s 360º vision by facilitating intelligent content across all platforms, opening up the opportunity for existing partners in the fitness industry and new markets that need smart content.

More: www.funxtion.com

"Smart content is the future of fitness, with the potential to impact exercisers in the same way that targeted ads revolutionised the online advertising industry" – Ernst de Neef, CEO

The new Funxtion system gives high level consumer insights / PHOTO: Jacob Lund/shutterstock
The new Funxtion system gives high level consumer insights / PHOTO: Jacob Lund/shutterstock
The Portal 
enables operators to access a wealth of data
The Portal enables operators to access a wealth of data
https://www.leisureopportunities.co.uk/images/2022/738359_315277.jpg
Funxtion’s new Portal enables operators to react more quickly to the needs of their customers, says Ernst de Neef
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features

Sponsored: Funxtion unveils new Portal

Funxtion’s new Portal enables operators to react more quickly to the needs of their customers, says Ernst de Neef

Published in Health Club Management 2022 issue 3

Funxtion is enhancing its platform with an emphasis on making it easier for brands to attract and retain members using customer-generated data and content.

The pandemic has accelerated the need for operators to understand the needs and wishes of customers across all channels in order to provide real added value. Despite operators working hard to create enough content to satisfy their customers, they’re still missing the data and insights to deliver a personalised service that reflects their members’ unique preferences and interests.

Data-driven content
Funxtion’s new direction will make use of the full potential of smart data to help operators compete against challenging fitness competition online.

All Funxtion, third party and client-created content that’s uploaded to the platform will be combined into one structure and measured in the same way, regardless of whether it’s an on-demand class, workout, training plan, or single exercise.

This will unlock the potential for operators to access a wealth of data they can use to determine what content matches their customer demands and what will increase the chances of their members returning.

In light of constantly changing customer demands, Funxtion’s vision is to open up the potential for predictive modelling that helps operators quickly react to what their customers are going to request and in what quantities. To facilitate this, Funxtion will focus on allowing operators to combine on-demand classes and workouts to create specific training plans, as well as uploading and creating other user-driven materials, such as new member onboarding programmes.

Easy integration
Funxtion’s enhanced platform allows operators to access and play data-driven content via an enhanced API that supports SDK, mobile, web and in-club applications. This pivot amplifies Funxtion’s 360º vision by facilitating intelligent content across all platforms, opening up the opportunity for existing partners in the fitness industry and new markets that need smart content.

More: www.funxtion.com

"Smart content is the future of fitness, with the potential to impact exercisers in the same way that targeted ads revolutionised the online advertising industry" – Ernst de Neef, CEO

The new Funxtion system gives high level consumer insights / PHOTO: Jacob Lund/shutterstock
The new Funxtion system gives high level consumer insights / PHOTO: Jacob Lund/shutterstock
The Portal 
enables operators to access a wealth of data
The Portal enables operators to access a wealth of data
https://www.leisureopportunities.co.uk/images/2022/738359_315277.jpg
Funxtion’s new Portal enables operators to react more quickly to the needs of their customers, says Ernst de Neef
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: How wearables-driven gamification will boost your business
It’s a known fact that gamification is an effective method to make everyday activities and work more fun.
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Featured operator news: Everyone Active to launch new exercise classes to reduce gender gap
As part of their work to break down the barriers that deter women and girls from participating in sport and physical activity, Everyone Active has teamed up with EMD UK to launch new exercise classes linked to the This Girl Can campaign.
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Company profile: REGUPOL BSW GmbH
REGUPOL is one of the leading suppliers of sports and safety flooring, anti-slip mats for ...
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