Motivating your front desk staff to make sales, rebook services, and make your clients feel special requires a combination of clear communication, incentives, and support. If your instructors, therapists, or trainers serve as your front desk staff these can still apply. Here are some tips that you can consider:
Set clear expectations: Let your front desk staff know that increasing sales is a priority for the studio, and define what you mean by "sales." For example, it could be increasing the number of class packages sold or increasing the number of memberships. Ensure that your front desk staff understands the sales goals and targets.
Offer incentives: Consider offering incentives for hitting sales targets. This could be a commission on sales or a bonus for meeting certain goals. Make sure that the incentives are achievable and are aligned with your businesses's values.
Provide training: Invest in your front desk staff's sales skills by providing sales training. This could be through workshops or online courses. You could also bring in a sales coach to work with your front desk staff.
Regular feedback: Regularly provide feedback on your front desk staff's sales performance. Celebrate successes and offer constructive feedback on areas that need improvement.
Support your front desk staff: Ensure that your front desk staff has the necessary tools to make sales. For example, make sure that they have access to all the information they need to answer questions about memberships and class packages.
Create a positive work environment: A positive work environment can increase motivation and productivity. Encourage a positive and supportive work culture that inspires your front desk manager to be more engaged in their work.