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Tips on how to market to millennials

justin divilio wide

You’ve heard the term “millennials,” but do you really know this generation and are you ready when they walk in your store? By 2020, millennials will account for roughly $1.4 trillion in spending power, and by 2030, millennials will outnumber baby boomers by 22 million. These new consumers are the most educated generation in history and have grown up with ...

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TPP – Good for the boating industry and the USA

bill yeargin

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been in the press a fair bit the past several months. It is one of the Obama Administration’s top priorities for 2016. For those not familiar with TPP, it is a trade agreement between 12 countries (the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Mexico, Malaysia, Peru, New Zealand, Singapore, Brunei, Chile and Vietnam) that make up ...

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Thanks Congress and Mr. President

bill yeargin

At different times all of us in the U.S. look at what is happening in Washington D.C. and scratch our heads; we wonder how our leaders could miss some of the most obvious things. Many of us are quick to complain when we see this happening. At other times our leaders get it right and when they do they should ...

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Approve the tax extenders now, then create long-term tax stability

bill yeargin

The U.S. Congress is creating an environment of unnecessary uncertainty related to certain tax provisions that is hurting our country and industry. Congress’s handling of these provisions, commonly called “tax extenders,” with inaction and delay creates an environment of instability for U.S. businesses which hurts the U.S. economy, our competitiveness around the world and costs U.S. jobs. Of course this ...

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Does your website pass this critical test?

Justin DiVilio

Customers want to find what they’re looking for, and they want to find it quickly. That idea extends to the content on your website and influences more than you might think. How do you ensure that the content your web visitors are looking for is in their line of sight? Start by stepping into your customer’s shoes. When visiting a ...

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What will you do ensure a better 2016?

sellhorst

MattEver hear that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results? It’s an old saying, I think attributed to Albert Einstein (or at least that’s what the Internet said.) Whoever said it, the idea is true. If you want different, better, easier, more profitable results you need to do something different than what you’ve been ...

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Why start a New Year out strong but not end it that way?

Every year, we do it on the same day at the same time. The instant the calendar changes from the old year to the new one, we convince ourselves that this year will be different. We’re going to do everything we didn’t do in the past. It’s such a predictable ritual that it’s become part of our DNA. Although we ...

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Every day is first impression day

First impressions make a difference when the goal is winning a new customer, moving up the career ladder, gaining acceptance to a group or, of course, attracting a new special friend. That’s a lot to ask when some experts say first impressions lock-in in the first three to seven seconds. A Princeton University researcher drops it to less than one ...

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Renew the EX-IM Bank Charter

yeargin

Congress is playing political games with the Export-Import (EX-IM) Bank, a U.S. government agency that supports U.S. businesses around the world and directly creates jobs in the USA. This summer Congress allowed the charter for the EX-IM bank to expire and it is already costing jobs in the U.S. Crazier yet, since the EX-IM bank charges U.S. businesses for its ...

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Congress needs to take action on infrastructure

Bill Yeargin

For much of our nation’s history, infrastructure has provided the U.S. with a significant global advantage. But what was once our advantage is quickly becoming a vulnerability. Our company Correct Craft, like many in the boating industry, is uniquely American. A builder of multiple boat and engine brands and one of the largest companies in our industry, we manufacture our ...

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