The podcast where we talk shop with some of the major players in the archery industry and get insights into the business behind the sport of archery. Created to give ATA members and partners a platform to share information with their peers and the general archery community.
027: ATA 2021 Online Preview - Heavy Arrow Setups for Customer Success
This episode is a preview of a virtual Coffee Talk to be held as part of ATA 2021 Online. Kurt and Troy Fowler talk about building heavier arrows with high forward of center to improve bow hunting success and how this type of product offering can give retailers one more way to better serve all types of customers.
026: Create a Positive Business Culture with Rick Kinsey
Getting the most out of your employees means building a culture within your business that makes them feel valued while also encouraging collaboration and taking chances. It won't happen overnight, and it definitely won't happen by itself. In this episode, Rick Kinsey (Owner, Kinsey's Inc.) discusses his strategy for building a positive culture and the role leadership plays in moving the process forward.
025: Diversifying and Growing as a Small Archery Buiness - Vantage Point Archery
Mitch Haifley and Jeff Miller of Vantage Point Archery (VPA) share how they have established and grown VPA through producing their own quality products and branching out into other manufacturing opportunities.
024: What is the R3 Movement?
Recruitment, Retainment, and Reaction of archers and bowhunters...That's what the R3 movement is all about! This episode includes a recording from an R3 Coffee Talk held at the 2020 ATA Trade Show where panelists Dan Forster (ATA), Kristen Black (CAHSS), and Josh Gold (ATA) discuss how R3 programs are essential for the future of our industry and answer questions from ATA members in attendance.
023: What You Need to Know About the Paycheck Protection Program with Nathan Fitzgerald, BKD CPAs & Advisors
Many small businesses in the archery industry took advantage of the Paycheck Protection Program to keep employees on payroll as they were forced to close or modify business operations. Nathan Fitzgerald of BKD CPAs & Advisors shares insights into the Paycheck Protection program and how ATA member companies can ensure they have all the necessary information to take advantage of loan forgiveness and tax credits.
022: Retail Insights - COVID-19 Business Strategies with TJ Hofhines, Dead-On Archery
Owning and operating an archery business during the COVID-19 pandemic is not easy. In this episode, TJ Hofhines, owner of Dead-On Archery is Boise, Idaho talks about how he has been proactive in understanding restrictions in his area and how he has found a way to keep pressing forward and serving customers.