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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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Self-marketing: The salesperson’s other job

Even highly experienced and successful salespeople can have a blind spot. So intent on what they want to accomplish, it’s easy to ignore how others view them. And it isn’t always complimentary. “Oh, don’t take Sally seriously. Just remember that she’s in sales.” This is one reason why year-after-year salespeople find themselves on the bottom rung of the public’s trust ...

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Get to work on your business resolutions

Now that the New Year’s hangover has worn off and we’re all getting used to writing 2015, it’s high time to get to work on those resolutions. Making a business resolution might seem redundant on top of business goals, budgets and other objectives. But having a resolution in mind can help you rethink routine business duties. If you don’t have ...

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5 ways to maximize your YouTube video marketing

Do you want a better return from your YouTube marketing? YouTube is the second most popular search engine after Google but often lower priority for marketing. Over 100 hours of video are uploaded every minute, so the challenge is how do you make your boat videos visible to potential consumers amongst the funny cat videos and movie trailers. Here are ...

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Measuring social ROI

Tracking the success of social media efforts requires planning, analysis You know you should be on social media. But how do you know if it’s working? It’s a common refrain for companies large and small, inside and outside of the marine industry. Oftentimes, that’s because companies aren’t exactly sure what they are trying to accomplish. One of the biggest mistake ...

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