What do you get when you combine wild and wondrous watersports with experts in the industry, and then put it on a captivating podcast? The Awkward Watersport Guys! These guys truly know their stuff, and are ready to dive in and provide insight on everything having to do with watersports.The goal of this podcast is to help enhance and expand your existing business, stay up to date on current watersport/tour operator trends, and discuss everything watersports related. Not only that, it's pretty entertaining! So, grab your headphones, tune in, and let’s get awkward with the Awkward Watersport Guys!
Tips On Budgeting, Forecasting, and KPI's - Episode #41
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) your business should be tracking, and why operators need to start doing this now.
All Things Res Tech with Checkfront CEO, Jason Morehouse - Episode #40
Checkfront CEO Jason Morehouse joins the show to discuss all things res tech. Checkfront is one of the largest online reservation systems in North America with over 5,000 users. Hear about how and why Jason started Checkfront, and what operators might expect out of res tech in the near future.
How Kevin Pivoted When The County Shut Down His Business - Episode #39
Back in 2019, Kevin's "Day of Play" tour was booming, but after citizen complaints, the county acted swiftly to shut it down. This episode goes into detail about his experience, how he pivoted, and discusses ways operators can work with their local government and community leaders to create a sustainable watersport business.
Leveraging Your Brand & Pivoting During The Pandemic Featuring Eva Ramos of Pure Aloha Adventures - Episode #38
Eva Ramos, CEO and Founder of Pure Aloha Adventures joins the show to share her history of how she left her thriving watersport business in Hawaii, and got a fresh start in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Eva talks about how she leveraged her brand in Hawaii to create passive income as a reseller, and what tools she used to build her business organically.
What's The Deal With Bareboat Charters? - Episode #37
In this episode, Kevin and Greg have a discussion about bareboat charters and why it's confusing as hell.
What is a Bareboat Charter?
A Bareboat charter is an arrangement for the chartering or hiring of a ship or boat, whereby no crew or provisions are included as part of the agreement; instead, the people who rent the vessel from the owner are responsible for taking care of such things.
Are Watersports Ready For Crypto? Also, Getting Real About Yelp Reviews - Episode #36
Kevin and Greg discuss Crypto Currency and why it could be great for our industry. Also, the guys try to make sense of Yelp's business model, and why businesses should still care about them. And some entertaining conversation towards the end about our previous guests and our best moments with them.
Love these guys!
Not only is this podcast SUPER informative, giving you the “not so secret anymore” (Kevin!) insider tips and trade secrets of the watersport industry but these guys are SO fun to listen to! Not an episode goes by that I don’t find my self LOLing at the complete ridiculousness of some of the stuff that comes out of their mouths. On a serious note though, this is a great podcast for anyone already operating or looking to open a Watersports business. Thanks for sharing all this amazing information! Highly recommend!
I stumbled upon this podcast and have found it super informative and entertaining. As a new owner of a rafting/kayaking company I am enjoying listing to the past episodes. Thanks for great content!!
Excellent podcast for small businesses!