Scottsdale, AZ 85255, US
FitChat has developed a system to merge technology with expertise at the moment it’s most relevant to the customer. When someone has an exercise or nutrition question they can reach an expert with a simple click. It’s private accurate information.
There are no other providers of the services of FitChat. FitChat provides Exercise Physiologists and Nutritionists at a fraction of the cost to their clients. FitChat puts a ChatNow widget on the hosts website. When the hosts Users have a question they go to the website(building brand loyalty) click on the widget and get directed to the expert that can best answer their question immediately. The answers are live and personal to the client, unlike a google search. To define the market of FitChat- Any facility or business that would benefit from establishing themselves as the trusted source of Fitness and Nutrition information: Commercial Health Clubs, Corporate Fitness Centers, large residential communities, specialty retailers(Lululemon, Nike), Magazines(AARP, Women’s Health, Men’s Health). FitChat is the best way technology has been used to improve the Fitness user experience to date. There are plenty of Apps, Fitness wearables, websites etc NONE of those provide the immediate human connection when it’s most needed, FitChat does. FitChat business model is a monthly subscription service. It is designed to be such an outstanding service that the subscribers could never cancel without a revolution by their customers. FitChat works in all languages so the market is worldwide. There will be 1 Billion fitness consumers by 2025. The Fitness industry in revenue: 89B in health club memberships, 5B in exercise equipment.
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Products / Services
FitChat is an online live chat service. FitChat uses Exercise Physiologists and Nutritionists to answer the questions of our clients’ Users. The User will click on the clients website they then get directed to the proper expert through a skill routing software. FitChat will make money by spreading the costs of the Providers/Experts over many clients. FitChat works in all languages so it has worldwide appeal. The platform of Chat has a built in authenticity to it. People don’t text with strangers. Text happens between people who know each other so the Chat/Text platform is perfect for the personal exchange about exercise and nutrition.
Managing Director Business Development
Michael Zarrillo has 25 years of entrepreneurship and fitness industry experience. He opened a business called Muscleaneous during high school. Muscleaneous retailed supplements, workout apparel, novelties and accessories. He then started as a personal trainer in 1989 and continued growing and adding responsibilities. He opened his first independent gym in 1996, a Planet Fitness 2005 and then YouFit in 2011. The latest projects in 2015 were three specialized multi purpose fitness clubs two in Philadelphia and one in NJ. This personal experience coupled with the extensive market reasearch and feedback from other experienced multi club owners reinforces the need for this service.