|June 03, 2016||50 Ideas to Improve and Manage Cash Flow - Member Only|
Ideas on ways a small business can manage and improve cash flow.
|June 03, 2016||Buy Sell Agreements & Succession Planning - Member Only|
Buy sell agreement strategies.
|June 03, 2016||Determining the Value of a Business - Member Only|
Comprehensive report on business valuation strategies
|June 03, 2016||Employments Contracts - Member Only|
When to use and how to structure employment contracts
|June 03, 2016||Evaluating real estate investments - Member Only|
Report on considerations when evaluationg real estate investments
|June 03, 2016||Guide to Buying a Business - Member Only|
Report on how to evaluate and buy a business
|June 03, 2016||Rules on Travel, Meal & Entertainment Deductions - Member Only|
IRS rules governing various business deductions
|June 03, 2016||Guide to to Renting and Leasing Property - Member Only|
Report on issues to consider when renting or leasing property
|June 03, 2016||Selling Your Business - Member Only|
How to sell your business
|March 31, 2016||Cash Flow Statement Spreadsheet - Member Only|
A simple spreadsheet to project cash flow.
|March 07, 2016||Gross profit model jeep tours - Member Only|
Spreadsheet to calculate trip cost in determining break even point for jeep tours.
|March 07, 2016||Latest Gross Profit Model with New Wage Calculations - Member Only|
This Spreadsheet was developed by Greg Henington, MBA, and contributed to AOA to help oufitters factor in trips costs when determining their potenital for profit. Wage costs have been updated in this 2015 edition.
|November 14, 2013||Revenue and Expense Ratio Study Released - Member Only|
The 2013 America Outdoors Association Operating Performance Report presents a detailed analysis of key operating data from the outdoors industry. Based on confidential surveys completed by 20 respondents, the
Operating Performance Report includes a compilation and analysis of sales and operations data, as well as additional profile information. Additionally, this year’s study includes compensation and benefits information.
|August 24, 2012||Sign Up Form - Member Only|
Sign up fo the Benchmarking Study
|June 26, 2012||EMV Chip Technology to Process Credit Card Payments Coming Soon - Member Only|
It has been 75+ plus years since the first credit card was introduced, we still have cash, and today's point-of-sale (POS) systems are evolving into what would have been considered science fiction to merchants that used 'knuckle busters' for card acceptance in the early days. Click on this link to learn what is coming...
|May 08, 2012||Revenue and Expense Study - Member Only|
America Outdoors Association (AOA) will be conducting a Financial Ratios & Operating Statistics Survey for our members. In an industry where companies have access to very little data, this study will be a key source of benchmarking information that can help you analyze your own company, identify key trends in the industry and help you plan strategically for the future. This important study will provide you with invaluable benchmarks for gauging your company's operating strengths and weaknesses and improvement opportunities
|December 07, 2011||Determining the Feasibility of a New Product - Member Only|
Determining the Feasibility of a New Product or Service, presented by Patrick Tabor, Wednesday December 7, 2011 at the America Outdoors Association Marketing and Management Conference in Reno, NV.
|March 03, 2009|| Provisions to Help Small Business in The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 - Member Only|
A summary on the benefits to small business contained in the recent economic stimulus bill, which AOA had reviewed by one our members who is an accountant. We strongly urge that you consult with your accountant regarding the applicability to your specific corporation and operation before making financial decisions based on this summary. Some of the benefits are only available to certain types of corporate entities and others are only of benefit if you are profitable.
|December 12, 2007|| Integrating Direct Sales into Your Strategic Marketing Plan - Member Only|
Presented by Julie Thorner of WillowWorks at AOA's 2007 Marketing and Management Conference.
|January 05, 2007|| Industry Expense Averages - Member Only|
An overview of industry expense averages done in 2006 for the 2005 season.
|March 01, 2003|| How AOA Serves All Segments of the Outfitting Industry - Member Only|
You may have heard some outfitters suggest from time to time that AO spends an inordinate amount of time on federal issues. That mission is undoubtedly one of the key program priorities for the organization, but you may be surprised at just how much of AO's programming is not related to government affairs.