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When Your Watersport Business Is Off The Beaten Path - Episode #52

Greg & Kevin discuss the pros and cons of operating a location that is far away from the destination it serves.

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When Your Watersport Business Is Off The Beaten Path - Episode #52

Sept. 16, 2021

Greg & Kevin discuss the pros and cons of operating a location that is far away from the destination it serves.

Growth

Get Out There & Network (Let's Talk About It) - Episode #51

Sept. 11, 2021

Kevin and Greg discuss what networking has done for their careers, and why watersport operators need to get out there. Also, the watersport forum is now LIVE for pre-registration. get signed up today . The event will take pl…

Interviews Growth Pay Per Click Marketing

Building A Boat Tour Franchise With Kai Kaapro, Founder of Paddle Pub - Episode #50

Sept. 2, 2021

Kevin and Greg chat with Kai Kaapro, CEO and founder of TourScale out of Raleigh, NC. Tourscale is a franchise of two concepts including Paddle Pub. Kai talks about how he built the company, and what it took to scale his fra…

Guest: Kai Kaapro
Employees Equipment Pay Per Click Marketing

Tips For Taking Advantage of The Offseason - Episode #49

Aug. 26, 2021

Kevin and Greg discuss some of the things they do as they go into the off-season.

Operations Safety Pay Per Click

When Customers Exceed The Weight Limit On Jet Skis - Episode #48

Aug. 6, 2021

Kevin and Greg give their take on how they've handled customers who exceeded the weight limit on Jet Skis.

Operations Fun Interviews Equipment

Boat Rental Fails & Insurance Talk with Brian Hirschi of Bear Lake Fun - Episode #47

July 29, 2021

Brian Hirschi, Owner/Operator of Bear Lake Fun (Utah), joins the show to discuss a series of boat rental fails he shared on the AWG Facebook Group last week. The guys also talk about their struggles with insurance, claims, a…

Guest: Brian Hirschi
Interviews Growth Branding

Meet The Operators - Ian & Haley Blaise with Cruisin Tikis [Destin] - Episode #46

July 22, 2021

Ian & Haley Blaise with Cruisin Tikis [Destin, FL] come on the show to tell their story of how they got into watersports, and why they decided to start a Cruisin Tiki franchise. The watersports forum is now LIVE. For more in…

Operations Customer Feedback

Customer Rescheduling, Credit Card Holds, Cancellation Policies - Episode #45

July 15, 2021

Kevin and Greg discuss what they do when customers request to reschedule within the cancellation period. They also jump into some sub-topics such as credit card holds, and other issues with cancellation policies.

Growth

What It Takes To Be A Watersport Entrepreneur - Episode #44

July 8, 2021

Greg and Kevin discuss what it takes to be a successful watersport entrepreneur. Get a glimpse of what they went through to build their businesses, and what type of qualities they needed to thrive.

SEO Pay Per Click Marketing Fun OTA's

Unethical Marketing Tactics Your Competitors Do [And How To Overcome Them] - Episode #43

July 1, 2021

Kevin & Greg talk about different ways competitors will try to hurt your online presence, and some ideas to fight back.

Fun Operations Interviews Growth

Key West Watersports, Running A Large Operation, & Advice From a Legend - An Interview With Donny Kirkpatrick of Sunset Watersports - Episode #42

June 24, 2021

Donny Kirkpatrick, GM of Sunset Watersports joins the show to discuss watersports in Key West, and his experience as a veteran operator for 25+ years. Sunset Watersports is one of the largest watersport operators in the coun…

Finance Operations Growth

Tips On Budgeting, Forecasting, and KPI's - Episode #41

June 17, 2021

Kevin and Greg discuss budgeting and forecasting for watersport operators. Discover some different approaches on budgeting as Greg breaks down key fundamentals. Greg also discusses what KPI's (key performance indicators) you…

About the Hosts

Greg Fisher

CEO of TripShock, WaveRez

Greg is a serial entrepreneur that has worked in the travel and hospitality industry for over 15 years. He is currently the CEO of both TripShock.com, an OTA for tours and activities, and WaveRez.com, a reservation software for watersport operators. Greg is a graduate of UCF, and has earned INC 500/5000 honors from 2015-2018.

Kevin O'Neil

Owner, Destiny Water Adventures

Master Captain, CEO, and head of marketing for Destiny Water Adventures. Kevin took his passion for boating, adventure, travel, and adventure and poured it into his brand. With over 12 years of commercial boating, parasailing jet skiing, as well as a myriad of other water sports and activities. In under two and a half years, Kevin has scaled Destiny Water Adventures from a single boat operation to over a dozen boats, ten jet skis, kayaks, paddleboards as well as captained excursions.