Category Archives: RV Community

Podcast 135 – Mike Gast – Former KOA VP of Communications on RVing in New England

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Podcast 121 – Meet Heather Ryan the Tax-Queen

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/18753758/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1359641/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Meet Heather Ryan, She's here to help! There are a lot of RVers that are going to want to meet Heather tonight. She is the "tax queen" for location-independent business owners. As an enrolled agent (EA), she is a federally licensed tax practitioner authorized to…
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Podcast 120 – Final Report New England RV and Camping Expo

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/18649571/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1359641/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Please join us tonight at 7PM as we test out a new broadcasting platform for RVing in New England. Bob, John, Billie McNamara and Bill Sell will give their final report leading up to the New England RV and Camping Expo that takes place on…
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Podcast 119 – Traveling Robert

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Podcast 118 – Introducing Girl Camper Guide for Massachusetts

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/18454643/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1359641/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Tonight we are pleased to introduce you to the new Girl Camper Guide for Massachusetts. Kim Foley MacKinnon is a Boston-based editor, journalist, and travel writer. Over the past 15 years, her work has appeared in the Boston Globe, AAA Horizons, Global Traveler, Business Traveller,…
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Podcast 117 – Loon’s Haven Family Campground – Celebrating 60 Years

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/18454553/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1359641/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Join us this week as we learn why Loon's Haven Family Campground – celebrating their 60th Anniversary – is one of the most popular camping destinations in the Northeast. On the shores of Trickey Pond, The white sandy beaches, clear water, and wooded setting offer…
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Podcast 116 – The Role of the Independent/Mobile RV Tech

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/18454001/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1359641/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Have Tools Will Travel - The role of the independent/mobile RV technician in our industry today! Record sales in 2020 and a forecast that says we will break that record again this year and that means a MILLION new RVers looking for service and support…
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Podcast 115 – Ladies in the RV Industry on RVing in New England

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/18141038/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1359641/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]THE LADIES OF THE RV INDUSTRY HAVE BEEN VERY BUSY! A year of continued growth. Unite. Inspire. Recruit. Develop. Four words that drive the women behind the RV Women's Alliance in their daily work to engage more industry women at all levels of the industry.…
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Podcast 114 – Changing Campground Landscapes

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/18140855/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1359641/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]THE CHANGING CAMPGROUND LANDSCAPE Increased demand for RVs puts pressure on campgrounds We don't have to tell experienced RVers how challenging it can be to get reservations at their favorite campground. The incredible increase of first-time buyers is an entirely different story - their experience…
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Podcast 113 – Meet the Management team for the New England RV and Camping Expo

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/17917346/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1359641/custom-color/87A93A" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Meet the event management team of the upcoming Live event - The New England RV and Camping Expo. Check out this episode!
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