Tag Archives: Facebook

Social media influencers ‘Get On Board’ this summer

Get On Board Boating Campaign

A fleet of social media influencers from all walks of life are helping Discover Boating encourage people to "Get On Board"--and on the water--this summer. The program, which kicked off in May, is driving interest and participation in boating among new, younger and more diverse audiences. To date, influencer partners have generated millions of interactions (likes, shares, comments, views and clicks) and impressions (the ...

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Social media doesn’t sell tickets – or boats

David Gee Boating Industry

By David Gee Okay, I'll admit it, I am engaging in a bit of click bait blogging. Social media does in fact sell boats. Social media is an important, even essential, part of marketing today for most companies and organizations. But it's not enough. It can't be successful in isolation. And yet I seem to be coming across more and ...

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Discover Boating sees record web traffic

Discover Boating sees record web traffic

DiscoverBoating.com saw a 58% increase in total website visitors in July compared to the same period last year, which is a continued trend building upon the successes reported in May and June. In July, boating continued to be top of mind for many consumers as they searched for outdoor recreation options that naturally allow social distancing. The increased website traffic signals boating interest remains ...

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Changes to Google impacting your digital marketing

Joe Iribarren, Beyond Creative

By Joe Iribarren These are hard times for many businesses across the globe. Local government is forcing companies to stop operating, while others are voluntarily doing so. And everyone is trying to figure out how to adapt to this ever-changing landscape quickly. I want to give you an update on some changes to Google and how they can impact your ...

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Facebook launches $100 million grant program for small businesses

This week, Facebook announced a $100 million program to help small businesses affected by coronavirus, according to CNBC. The grants will be available for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries. Facebook said it will be accepting applications in the coming weeks. The company said the program can help businesses with rent, operational costs, maintaining workforce and connecting with ...

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The power of Facebook Live

By Matt Sellhorst If you’re looking for a new marketing avenue to include in your 2020 game plan, Facebook Live video should be at the top of your list.  Let me start with a few facts about the Facebook platform you may not be aware. From there, we’ll dive into a few pointers to help you avoid the major mistakes ...

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Social media expert Mari Smith to speak at IBEX

On tap for this year’s Grow Boating Marketing Summit, Digital Marketing: Charting Your Course for Success, Sept. 30, an IBEX Special Event, is a line-up of leading marketing experts who will outline ways to leverage digital marketing channels to benefit your business. One of the featured presenters will be Facebook Marketing Expert and author, Mari Smith, who will share insights ...

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The digital marketing strategy every dealer, broker and manufacturer should be using in 2018

Have you ever been on the Internet and noticed ads following you around everywhere you go? Then, you remember you’d been searching for that exact thing or visited that company’s website. It happens virtually every day. What is it, you ask? The technical term is re-targeting (Facebook/Instagram) and re-marketing (Google Display Network). Imagine someone visits your website and views your ...

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Digital remains preferred marketing platform

Fifth annual survey explores tactics for 2018 Digital marketing continues the preferred platform for most companies in the boating industry. For the fifth year in a row, we surveyed the readers of our print and digital products about how they market their businesses. We surveyed dealers, service providers, manufacturers, and others in January about how they marketed in 2017 and ...

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What the big Facebook News Feed change means for you

As many people are lamenting the change in Facebook algorithm that will likely impact many in the boating industry, it prompts a question in my mind. But, before we get to the question, here is the change that has the digital marketing world gossiping like a gaggle of teenagers. Mark Zuckerberg – the founder and CEO of Facebook – made ...

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