The boating industry has gone through the BIGGEST transformation in the last 15 years. Due to the exponential growth and dominance of the Internet, mobile devices, social media, new technologies, combined with rising customer expectations and changing buying behavior, the rules of sales and marketing have drastically changed across all markets — and boat brokers must adapt or get left behind. 2019 will be a game changing year and here are my top 5 trends and market predictions.
Do I own my boat? A simple answer in 99% of cases. Everyone knows that once closingoccurs, title passes from the Seller to the Buyer. But what happens in those 1%?
Venue Change Announced for the 2019 Sail America Industry Conference, CPYB’s Earn 10 Recertification Credits: Register for Conference Here
Sailing conference to be held March 6-8, 2019 in Horseshoe Bay, Texas
Yacht Sales Professionals – YSPs (brokers, dealers, salespeople) nationwide have a benchmark for measuring their skills, abilities and performance, while enhancing their marketing value.
This article was recently published in the California Yacht Brokers Association newsletter and is being provided to YBAA courtesy of CYBA.
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Not sure why you need to be a Certified Professional Yacht Broker? Consider this for a moment. Would you go to a physician who was not an MD or DO? How about a Dentist who was not a DDS or DMD? An accountant who was not a CPA? A nurse who was not an LPN or RN? A lawyer who was not a JD? A professor who was not a PhD? You get the picture; these are all professions where a demonstrated level of competence is required in order to practice. The CPYB designation is intended to show the public, others in the industry and your peers that you too are a professional in your chosen field and that you are committed to a continuing education program.