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Discover Boating launches 2015 marketing campaign

Discover Boating recently held a webinar to announce its 2015 marketing campaign, which will offer new strategies and build upon its 2014 successes. At the center of the campaign is the Stories of Discovery, which were a huge success last year with close to nine million views across the Internet. “We know that everyone has a boating story, so we ...

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Distinct adds cloud-based DMS & website platform to offerings

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — After much demand from dealerships across the nation, Distinct, a South-Florida based marketing company best known for creating the award-winning www.marineconnection.com website and revolutionary Digital Price Signs, announced that it is now offering Speed Digital’s cloud-based Dealer Management System and Website Platform to boat dealers who are seeking to boost their online sales. The seamless ...

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Save money on Google Adwords by boosting your Quality Score

Paid search is a wonderful way to precisely target your prospective customers, but it’s not exactly the most intuitive way to advertise. All those menus, all that jargon and piles of competing advice make getting an ad online a bit of a headache for the uninitiated. But before you start targeting, grouping keywords and running campaigns, there is one big ...

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Are you prepared for Mobilegeddon?

Google might be embroiled in a massive antitrust suit in Europe, but that doesn’t mean that operations have stopped by any means. One thing that has just about every tech blog, marketer, content strategist and web developer sweating is impending search algorithm change from Google. Sweeping changes to the way search functions will focus on how a website is viewed ...

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A superyacht ‘for ladies’

The La Belle superyacht was recently introduced as a “floating boudoir for women,” according to designer Lidia Bersani. The superyacht is encrusted with gold and crystals and includes a spa with a beauty center, large mirrors and wardrobes. Bersani said "I felt, as a lady, it was my duty to design something especially for us, where we can feel a ...

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Don’t forget the personal touch

We talk a lot about arcane marketing tactics, productivity and technology, but sometimes the most valuable tool is a pen and a slip of paper. Being personable on the sales floor and in the service bay is par for the course, but going the extra mile with customers is a great way to make them feel welcome and keep some ...

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Building bridges and boaters: How to engage new markets

Last week, Boating Industry shared part one of the insights from the VIP Influencers Group, newly organized by the Recreational Boating and Leadership Council’s New Markets Task Force (formerly called the Diversity Task Force), about understanding new markets for the boating industry to reach. This week, the VIP Influencers Group offers its best practices on how to best engage these markets. Building relationships with the community ...

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Building bridges and boaters: Understanding new markets

In order for the boating industry to sustain the growth it is poised to experience in 2015, new markets will need to be reached and new boaters will need to be created. Last year, the Recreational Boating and Leadership Council’s New Markets Task Force (formerly called the Diversity Task Force) held its first official group meeting during the Miami International ...

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Our minds can play dirty tricks on us

“Digital disruption makes a nice headline,” said an insurance executive, responding to a news report that insurance agents are being “squeezed” by the Internet. “The realities of the insurance business are a bit more complex than that,” he said, assuring insurance agents that digital is no threat to their business. We like to think that what we do is impervious ...

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Upgrade your email subject lines with these top five words

An interesting look at email marketing by MarketingProfs gives us some good data on what works for an email subject line. Digging into a study of 21 billion emails across 2,500 brands, they found that a few words provided the most interaction. So here’s a glance at some of the best and worst words to use in your subject line ...

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