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Mindbody vs. Glofox

Catchphrases like "best in class” get used a lot by our competitors, but it’s more than a slogan to us. That’s why gyms choose Mindbody’s industry-leading software over Glofox.

Advantages
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Glofox
Attract new fitness lovers on the largest wellness marketplace
Keep clients moving with an built-in live streaming and VOD platform
Never miss a customer with a 24/7 AI receptionist to run your front desk
Personalize your plan with the most comprehensive partner marketplace
Customize your software using our open API

Glofox doesn’t provide a network of new clients ready to book your classes. It also doesn't offer a built-in live steam platform. Only Mindbody provides the innovative solutions that you need to grow your business.

More time to do what you love

Client checking class scheduling on mobile device

Easily set up, edit, and coordinate your schedule, on one platform. Clients can discover and book your services from anywhere and your staff can view and update their schedules themselves.

Trainer working with client and screen of client profile

Easily set up, edit, and coordinate your schedule, on one platform. Clients can discover and book your services from anywhere and your staff can view and update their schedules themselves.

Client working out on bike and screen of payments cart

On-site, online, or on the go, Mindbody payment processing adapts to your needs. Every transaction lives in one powerful system with built-in tools that make admin and reporting a seamless part of your experience.

Trainer and client looking at tablet with screen of membership options

Memberships mean more returning clients and a more consistent source of revenue. Manage them directly in your software, so you can easily sell, track, and process memberships in one place.

Apps and AI-driven tools to bring in clients and elevate their experience

Lead entered in CRM with contact details, date, and follow-up options

Transform your studio with cutting-edge tech

Build a strong community with smart AI tools built into your fitness software. Track, nurture, and manage leads with an AI-powered CRM system that helps you turn leads into paying customers. And when you’re too busy to answer phone calls? Messenger[ai] handles everything from texting clients back and answering questions to booking classes and capturing credit cards (24/7). AI even keeps tabs on at-risk clients so you can focus on retaining them—all through the same software that powers your business.

Automated text message marketing offer to client

Turn clients into brand lovers

Leave a lasting impression on your community, and reach the right clients with smart, targeted contact lists. Segment your clients based on visit history, membership status, purchase history, and more—and inspire them to come back with automated, tailored email campaigns. Encourage positive reviews and build your online reputation with automatic review prompts for loyal clients. Convert those happy clients into advocates by offering rewards for referrals.

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A custom app, tailored to your unique brand

Give your clients a way to experience everything you offer right in their hands. With a personalized app, you’ll increase brand exposure, improve client connection, and allow your clients to schedule with and access your business directly from their phones. Real-time scheduling makes your brand accessible day and night, and your schedule updates itself with every booking.

Screens of the Mindbody consumer app and Classpass on mobile

Stand out and bring clients in

Be seen and bookable everywhere your clients are searching. Listing your business on both the Mindbody consumer app and ClassPass app gives your brand exposure to the largest combined group of global wellness enthusiasts looking to book with businesses like yours. You can focus on crafting amazing experiences for your clients, while these powerful apps connect you with new and unique customers to fill unsold class spots.

"I’m happy we made that decision [to switch]. I’m not wasting time with member issues or glitches with the app. I’ve been able to put my time back into the business where it needs it more and enjoying the different features Mindbody provides."
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Yasemin Talat

Flex & Flow Pilates, Former Glofox Customer

Westmeadows, Victoria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Glofox says it has all the same software features as Mindbody. How are you different?

Glofox doesn’t have the same level of funding that we have to support the product research and development that brings you world-class software. For starters, that’s how we offer live streaming video features in our software, rather than using a third-party platform. But Glofox also doesn’t have a network of millions of clients looking to book with studios like yours. Mindbody’s feature set is the reason global businesses like F45 choose us over any other software.

What about my client data? Will Mindbody switch that over from my current software?

Yes. During your onboarding, our Data Services team conveniently migrates your client data over from the software you’re using now.

Is the process of switching to Mindbody difficult?

Not at all. Our conversion team makes the experience seamless and painless.

I need help marketing my gym. Does Mindbody do that?

Absolutely, in a variety of ways. Mindbody’s Marketing Suite tools automate and simplify your marketing and give you professional features like templates, smart contact lists, client referrals, and client reviews to bring in new clients and keep them coming back to your gym. We’ll list your business on the Mindbody app and Google so new clients can find and book your classes with ease. We also help you put the right offer in front of the right clients and enable you to stay connected with them via automated and personalized messages. We’ll list your gym in the app at no cost to you, giving you exposure to millions of consumers who look for and book gym classes on the Mindbody app every day. These marketing features make Mindbody a clear-cut Glofox alternative.

How does Mindbody train new customers on its software?

Our incredible onboarding team trains you on the software, so you're ready to start using it right away. We also offer ongoing training and a steady stream of fresh educational resources, from blogs, guides and webinars to events and connections with business owners like you. Plus, our annual BOLD Conference brings together industry leaders and business owners and their staff, giving you a unique opportunity to make new connections, gain the latest business strategies, and stay inspired.