Single women are buying more homes. Will that translate to boat sales?

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day, and so in honor of it I thought I would share some interesting data regarding home ownership and women. The National Association of Realtors publishes an annual Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, and last year it reported that the quickening pace of home sales in the past year included …
Boating Industry

MyTaskit Coordination Module sales rise more than 60 percent in 2016

MyTaskit, a web-based software platform for connecting service professionals to their technicians, subcontractors and customers, announced that the number of users using the Coordination module of MyTaskit Pro grew by 63 percent in the second quarter of 2016.  Overall, the Coordination user base grew triple digits in the first half of 2016 from December 2015. New …
Boating Industry

Why inbound marketing for the boating industry is more significant than ever

The boating industry has been facing a longstanding and continual decline in new boat buyers. This point has been made multiple times over the last several years, but it seems as if it is falling on deaf ears since very little marketing changes have been made. According to Jack Ellis of Info-Link, the percentage of […]
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service awards more than $16 million to support clean waters, recreational boating

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today more than $ 16.2 million in funding to 27 states under the Clean Vessel Act (CVA) grant program. CVA provides grant funds for the construction, replacement, renovation and maintenance of facilities that assist recreational boaters in properly disposing of on-board septic waste. The program also […]
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MRAA Educational Foundation raises more than $20,000

MINNEAPOLIS — The MRAA Educational Foundation has exceeded its goal of raising $ 20,000 in 2014 to provide financial support for education, training and professional development in the recreational marine trades. The foundation hit its fundraising goal during the recent Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, which took place Nov. 16-19 at the Orange County Convention Center […]
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Ryan Estis shares strategies to help dealers win more business

After three powerful days of education and networking at the industry’s premier annual dealer event, attendees of the 2014 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo in Orlando, Fla., were treated to an inspiring Closing Keynote address delivered by world-renowned business performance expert Ryan Estis. Estis spoke before a room of marine retailers Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 19, […]
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