Boat Delivery: How Boat Dealers Can Better Serve Customers

North America’s boat ownership continues grow and the forecast for 2021 only supports a continued upward swing in sales. According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), boat sales have seen an increase as high as nine percent compared to 2019 levels. The cause of this uptick in sales has been linked to first time… (more)

Marinas and Boatyards Need Marketing Strategies That Fit Their Business Models

Fad Advice on Marketing Often Has Little to Do with Real Needs As I’ve said before, I don’t pretend to be a marketing guru. I have, however, been involved in marina and boatyard management for more than three decades. As a result, I have had opportunities to develop and run several marine-related marketing campaigns. Consequently,… (more)

Outsourcing for Marinas, Boatyards, and Other Small Marine Businesses

Cost-effectively Meeting the Need for Strategic Expansion and Improvements by Phil Friedman, Marine Industry Consultant Even in this recovering recreational marine market, I’m finding that a significant percentage of marina and boatyard operators remain reluctant to undertake strategic expansion or make long-needed improvements. Their inertia may be fueled by a FOAP (Fear of Added Payroll)…. (more)

Our 3 Most Popular Posts

Our 3 Most Popular Posts

Thank you to everyone who checks out our blog regularly and through our social media links. We are starting to gain some traction and wanted to share with you, our 3 most popular blog posts so far. #3 – DockMaster’s Power Through Partnership with Open API. When the economy began to pick up steam after… (more)