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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. Study says scaling back RFS will help environment
Revamping the Renewable Fuel Standard and keeping E15 out of boat engines has been a major policy goal for the boating industry. Now, a new study from the Environmental Working Group points to the environmental downside of using corn ethanol as a fuel, most notably its higher emissions.
2. Majority of U.S. House members want to change RFS
Many members of Congress are also revisiting the ethanol mandate. In fact, a majority now favor some sort of rework of the fuel standard, reports The Hill.
3. Discover Boating videos now available for your website
The new series of “Stories of Discovery” videos from Discover Boating can now be downloaded for posting on your website. It’s a great way to promote the boating lifestyle to potential customers.
4. Choosing an unsecured business line of credit
Access to cash can be crucial for a new or established business. The Small Business Administration offers some advice on finding an unsecured line of credit.
5. 7 mobile social marketing tips
More than ever, consumers are accessing social media sites via apps or mobile sites. Here are seven ways you can tweak your social media content to appeal to those mobile users.