Rafting


No One Wants to Go Rafting Anymore

On a recent paddling trip I stopped at the put in to say hi to a guide friend getting ready to put on. We were talking about the season when he said something that caught me off guard…“it’s weird, people just don’t want to go whitewater rafting anymore.” It caught […]

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Keeping Adventure Alive in the Off Season

For many non-snow related outdoor activities, the changing of the leaves signifies the end of another season. As we showcased in the last post, a lot of companies were really successful this season in getting their social media efforts off the ground and moving. Now that the season’s over though, […]

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4th of July Social Winners

It was expected that 41 million Americans would be traveling at least 50 miles from their homes this past weekend. We’ve already addressed my mediocre math skills, but it doesn’t take a genius to realize the opportunity for the rafting industry to capitalize on this. As for the 155 million […]

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Rafting Companies on Facebook: Where do you stand? Part 2

Welcome back to the exciting world of data and rafting. Okay, one may be slightly more exciting than the other, but who are we to judge. In the first post we introduced you to the basic three key metrics: likes, talking about this, and engagement ratio. This time we’d like […]

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Rafting Companies on Facebook: Where do you stand?

Intro to data We track social media data for over 300 rafting companies around the world. Phil manages the coding, the data manipulation, and dealing with the various API’s. I take that data and figure out what it actually means, and how it can be used. Each week we’ll give […]

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