Contrary to popular belief from people not involved in the industry, running a fishing charter is about so much more than just being a good fisherman. You’re more often than not performing maintenance on your gear, managing your books, advertising, selling, and the list goes on. Your crew might help out while you’re on your boat, but the other aspects of your fishing charter business often land square on your shoulders.
Many other people running fishing charter businesses are relying on trade shows & expos. They are counting on one or two weekends of marketing at their expensive booth to fill all their bookings for the year. If you think about it, that’s absolutely insane. Let’s think about that for a second. In order to book a customer on a charter fishing trip at an expo, the following needs to happen:
- Your potential customer needs to have free time during the expo, and actually show up.
- They need to find you in the sea of booths & competitors
- After viewing & speaking with tons of other customers, they need to have the desire to book with you.
- They need to have the intention & ability (meaning they have enough money in their bank account) of booking a trip that specific day.
See how ridiculous that seems!?
Why would you intentionally put yourself side-by-side with dozens of competitors to fight over customers that might not even have the ability to book a trip that day? What if there was a way that you could be immediately visible all on your own when someone is looking for a charter fishing trip in your area? Better yet, what if you had the ability to let them know your boat’s availability at any second, and even have the ability to take reservations without ever hopping on the phone.
That’s why we here at Red Leaf Media believe so strongly that you need to take your fishing charter website design seriously. To run all of those aspects of those business on your own is going to mean certain burnout after a few years, and no one wants that. A great fishing charter website design is going to take a tremendous amount of weight off your shoulders.
Our charter fishing website design from Red Leaf Media is all about automating a lot of what you need to do in your business. We’re not just talking about doing a great job presenting your charter fishing business to potential customers (which we’re great at by the way…). We’re talking about ranking high in the search engines (Google, Bing, etc) to get people to your site the exact second they are interested in booking a trip. But we don’t stop there…
We make researching your availability & booking a trip a breeze for your customers. While they were waiting on your competitors to return their calls & let them know if you’re available, they’ve decided to book with you. We make things as convenient as possible for them so that we can give you the best possible chance of filling your schedule with paying customers.
Oh and did we mention that you are now likely going to be able to charge more for each trip? Since you offer convenience that few other charter fishing businesses do, people are going to be significantly more willing to book with you – even with higher prices!
Since you can now collect payment through your website, we can now integrate your site with your accounting software too! This makes everyone’s least favorite part of their fishing charter business (bookkeeping) take significantly less time, and just about eliminates errors.
Red Leaf Media + Fishing Charter Website Design + Search Engine Optimization = Explosive Growth
Everyone knows the power of search engines like Google, but few know how to truly use it to their advantage. By partnering with Red Leaf Media for your fishing charter website design & SEO, you are giving yourself a massive advantage over your competition. We will work with you on an ongoing basis to ensure that your website continues to drive more & more bookings on your website.
After all, isn’t that what a website is for? Quite frankly, a website is pretty much useless as a promotional material if people are only looking at it after they visit. Our goal for your site is to help you put your best possible foot forward while attracting as many new eyes as we can.
When you bundle our fishing charter website design package with our search engine optimization, we get to work before the site ever even hits the drawing board. We research the best possible keywords and actually work with you to structure your entire website around them. This makes sure that your website has a major advantage over other fishing charters in your area before it ever even goes live.
We can also offer services to help you with your logo & branding, printed products, and more to ensure that your branding stays consistent across all your advertising. After all, nothing is more confusing to a potential customer than two entirely different looking messages for the same fishing charter. Our goal is to make sure that we equip you with an entire suite of marketing materials, not simply a website design.