What Can We Expect From Boating in 2020?

Summer is already well underway, but its faltering start due to the COVID-19 lockdown has left many in the boating industry wondering, “what happens next?”  Arguably, we haven’t been in this position before. But, in a way, that’s actually pretty exciting. We’re literally entering uncharted territory, and in an industry that is more resilient than most, that… (more)

How to Kickstart Your Business for the New Season

Guest post from James Copeland, CEO of Swift Harbour, a proud partner of DockMaster. This post was updated on May 22, 2020. The new season is already getting into gear, and now is a great time to streamline your transient reservation process. You can do this with SwiftMaster, the brilliant online reservations platform for DockMaster that’s… (more)

Introducing DockMaster’s Lineup of Online Classes for May

With more marine businesses set to reopen, DockMaster is here for customers While restrictions are largely varying by state, marine businesses now have a clearer picture of when business can resume and return to some form of normalcy. While businesses should still consult with appropriate jurisdiction in reopening, the DockMaster team remains available to customers…. (more)

Nautical distancing could be the answer to boating carrying on

Boating could provide some liberation, while respecting distancing rules While everyone yearns for getting outside and mobile, it must also be done responsibly. With the summer months just around the corner, marine enthusiasts can’t help but start thinking about ways to do what they love, while continuing to practice social distancing. With boat shows around… (more)

Struggling working from home? Try these tips

Working from home isn’t particularly easy if you’re not used to being away from the office. But, here’s a secret: working from home isn’t easy for those who do it regularly, either. It’s true, as so many people are currently finding out. Working from home is challenging with so many distractions, family members and pets… (more)

Why now is the time to get social

Research suggests that 89% of marketers use Facebook for their brand marketing efforts. Over on Instagram, it’s believed 90% of users follow businesses on the platform. Now, more than ever, it’s vital businesses jump on social media. Because the world is clearly waiting to hear what they have to say. If you haven’t invested meaningful… (more)

How to find business overheads you really don’t need

There are times during the life of any business where overheads need to be reviewed. Unfortunately, those times often push business owners to make rash decisions which, ultimately, result in lower levels of efficiency and profitability. You read that right – cutting your overheads can lower your profitability if you get it wrong. So, with… (more)