Weekly 5 – Georgia passes tougher boating laws


Christopher Gerber (CGerber@BoatingIndustry.com)
March 5, 2013
Filed under Weekly 5

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com.

1. Georgia passes tougher boating laws

After a series of high-profile boating accidents last year, Georgia is strengthening its water safety rules. Most notably, the changes include mandatory safety training for boaters born after 1997, lower allowable alcohol levels and increased life jacket requirements.

2. Housing market continues to roll

More and more signs that housing has hit its bottom and is well on the way to recovery.

3. Extreme customer service

In an era of lousy customer service, Fast Company identified companies that have gone above and beyond – and what you can learn from.

4. Why banks still aren’t lending to you

Commercial lending is booming, but small businesses are being left behind. Here’s why.

5. How to use social media to promote an event

Events are the bread-and-butter of a successful marketing plan for a dealer. Here are some useful tips on using social media to increase your events’ attendance and success.


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