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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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Content Aggregation: Strategic or Smarmy?

Amy Hatfield June 4, 2014

If your company produces engaging online content, other websites will likely aggregate it. Inside, we consider questions about aggregation. Some, even the likes of media mavin Rubert Murdoch, have called those who aggregate "parasites" and "content kleptomaniacs." Others suggest that aggregating content is a legit practice in the age of new media. There's also data that suggests the content originator wins and the content aggregator wins bigger.

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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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Retail Archery Academy: A Revenue Gateway

Carolee Anita Boyles May 20, 2014

Call it a mindset, a business plan or a blueprint for success. No matter what you call it, the Retail Archery Academy is opening doors to new opportunities for customers and archery shops alike. Although the Archery Trade Association (ATA) didn’t create the Academy in response to archery’s increased popularity from "The Hunger Games," connecting the movies with the Academy attracts potential customers. You might think of the Academy as a business plan for recreational archery,…

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