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4 Musts to Reach Recreational Archers

Shannon Rikard June 20, 2014

If potential customers are calling to ask about archery lessons, your shop is doing something wrong. Surprised? Interest in recreational archery is growing, but customers want to find and book archery lessons online, much as they do classes for karate or gymnastics. Further, you or your employees should not risk losing a $2,000 sale to a bowhunter because you’re on the phone answering questions from people who might never spend a penny in your shop. Put your shop’s website to work informing…

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ATA Will Help Fund Archery Facility for National Champions

ATA Staff June 18, 2014

The Georgia Southern University archery team won several national championships recently, and soon will practice at a new facility funded in part by the Archery Trade Association. The nearly $7 million Shooting Sports Education Center is being built on the university’s campus in Statesboro, Georgia, and is scheduled to open for public use by Feb. 15, 2015. The Center is a partnership between Georgia Southern University and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The Georgia…

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Release Your Wild, Archery 360 Join Forces

Shannon Rikard June 2, 2014

Archery 360, an online publication targeting new archers, and Release Your Wild, a social media campaign designed to introduce teens to archery, have banded together to give those new to archery a clear and informative pathway to ranges, coaching, archery shops, outreach programs and practice opportunities. Blake Shelby, an ATA Board member and vice president of sales and marketing at Precision Shooting Equipment Inc., said making Release Your Wild the campaign arm of Archery 360 is a natural transition.…

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Memorial Day Weekend: Don’t Just Fish, BOW Fish!

Amy Hatfield May 24, 2014

Landlocked bowhunters don’t have to be, well, landlocked. There’s no better time to introduce target archers or avid bowhunters to bowfishing than on Memorial Day weekend when summer days spent on the water is an activity of choice for many Americans. Archery360.com, the ATA consumer-centric response to the growing interest in archery and bowhunting thanks to movies like “The Hunger Games” and “Catching Fire,” dishes up archery news, entertainment and how-to…

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