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Old 02-14-2013, 01:45 PM
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Old 02-14-2013, 02:11 PM
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I think those in bigger cities with more DG action can do all right. I think trying to make a go of it at a smaller community might be more difficult.
The internet has kind of changed that equation a bit. I do find it amusing that between brick and mortar, online and tournament sales, my home state with less than 1% of the U.S. population, is home to four different well known vendors, and that we have a fifth one just across the state line in KCMO and a sixth one just an hour or so into Nebraska.

That and four of the six are either current or former DGCR sponsors.
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Old 02-14-2013, 02:23 PM
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And kill all the entertainment value!?


This comes up every few months. Yes, DiscGolfStore.com and DiscNation.com and PrimeDiscs.com are affiliated, and I'm the Marketing Manager for their parent company. We're all out of Austin, with the retail store near Mary Moore and Circle C courses, and the Distribution Center with all our offices about a mile down the road.

These sister sites exist to offer different retail promo/pricing/shipping models. People shop for different reasons and the sites cater to those different shoppers. This is mainstream practice for eCommerce, it's just that we're seemingly the only company doing it in disc golf so far.

The site layouts are similar so that we can easily update one or all of them with basically the same code.

Questions? I'll answer as best I can!
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Old 02-14-2013, 02:28 PM
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I should have just cut and pasted your response from the last thread like this, but that would have been too easy.

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Old 02-14-2013, 04:24 PM
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If you charge a normal retail mark-up (30-50%), you'll be accused of gouging.
This will be one of the industries biggest hurdles in approaching legitimacy in the Retail Market. That profit margin is garbage. they should see 100% mark ups at least!
I could go on an on about this but i digress.
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Old 02-14-2013, 04:28 PM
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These sister sites exist to offer different retail promo/pricing/shipping models. People shop for different reasons and the sites cater to those different shoppers. This is mainstream practice for eCommerce, it's just that we're seemingly the only company doing it in disc golf so far.

The site layouts are similar so that we can easily update one or all of them with basically the same code.
Information like this gives me hope that Disc Golf as an industry will and can thrive. At least now i know there are solid people with retail and marketing knowledge doing things correct. That makes me happy!!

Soon the days will be gone of people selling discs out of boxes labeled Kitchen supplies!
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Old 02-14-2013, 05:10 PM
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Information like this gives me hope that Disc Golf as an industry will and can thrive. At least now i know there are solid people with retail and marketing knowledge doing things correct. That makes me happy!!
Thanks for the kind words!
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:57 PM
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So, if these were the 'same store' essentially, would that bother you OP?
Nope doesn't bother me at all - just wondering. It's a free market!! Now I know I don't have to check both when looking for exact weight / colors.

To turn this topic a little - besides discgolfcenter, and DN/DGS what sites provide exact selection. I don't like rolling the dice with weight / general color / pick your preference sites.
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Old 02-14-2013, 11:10 PM
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