The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of news, tips and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com.
1. Analyst ranks Malibu as best buy in boating stocks
Citing the overall strength of the boating market and the company’s leading position in its category, an analyst from The Motley Fool ranks Malibu as the top stock to buy in boating.
Malibu started trading on NASDAQ in January after issuing its initial public offering.
2. American Boating Congress adds Amy Walter to speaker lineup
The American Boating Congress will this year welcome Amy Walter, national editor of The Cook Political Report and Former Political Director of ABC News, to the agenda on May 7. Over the past 14 years, Walter has built a reputation as an accurate, objective, and insightful political analyst. Known as one of the best political journalists covering Washington, she is the national editor of The Cook Political Report and the former political director of ABC News. From 1997–2007, Walter had also served as senior editor of The Cook Political Report. Her political forecasting is respected by both Republicans and Democrats alike, reflecting NMMA's commitment to bipartisanship on Capitol Hill.
3. 11 tax deductions that could get you in trouble
It’s coming up on tax time. Here are 11 deductions you might want to be careful about, says CPA Jody Padar.
4. 10 big brand Facebook tactics any business can use
Want to run your social media like the big boys but don’t have a big budget? Here are 10 tactics that any business can use without breaking the bank.
5. Focus on content in emarketing
Automation can be great for social media and email marketing, but don’t sacrifice content for simplicity, writes communications consultant Peter Baron.