Successful Marina Blog

This blog is dedicated to marina-boatyard management and the Successful Marine (ex-Successful Marina) Management System.

 

 

 

Myth: "I do not need a Marina / Boatyard Management System because I have an accounting software / E.R.P system"

Myth vs Fact

Written by John Barbanas.

 

There are many accounting software and ERP systems out there. For example, FreshBooks cloud accounting, QuickBooks, Sage, Singular, Kefalaio, Entersoft ERP, SAP ERP, Microsoft Dynamics, just to name a few. After all, having such software systems in your business is, in most countries, mandatory by law. This article examines if such systems can do any good to your day-to-day activities.

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Have you outgrown Microsoft Excel in your marina/boatyard? Watch for these signs.

Spreadsheet in Marina/Boatyard/Drystack

Written by John Barbanas.

 

Many marinas and boatyards, even up to this day, are using a spreadsheet application, like Microsoft Excel, OpenOffice Calc, or LibreOffice Calc, to manage their business.
 
A spreadsheet application is a very attractive solution to start with for a number of reasons.  The list below outlines some of them: 

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3 Myths About A Marina / Boatyard Management System

myths for marina software

A must-know guide on what are the most common misconceptions marina managers/owners have regarding Marina and Boatyard Management Systems*

 

 

 

* Marina and Boatyard Management Systems are software solutions that are designed specifically for the effective operation of a Marina/Boatyard/Yacht Club.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Marine Customer Satisfaction Survey (berth holder questionnaire)

Berth holder survey/questionnaire

Written by John Barbanas.

 

Do you get feedback from your customers about your business?  Well, you must.  Getting feedback from them will help you identify problems and opportunities, improve your services, understand relationships and add to overall business growth.

And if you use a web-based survey system you can get advantage of the power of the internet to achive results in a much more cost effective and less time consuming way.

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