Merchants of Dirt

Merchants of Dirt

Merchants of Dirt, hosted by Kyle Bondo, is dedicated to helping you start, create, build, and direct outdoor and endurance events. Learn what it takes to build an outdoor events business based on customers who enjoy the challenge of water, trail, mountain bike, adventure, and endurance races. I just might be the inspiration that keeps you outside for the rest of your life!... Show More
May 29, 2018
Merchants of Dirt Episode #49

Racing Support Services is an entire industry that exists to make your racing business easier to manage, provide you professional services that you do not have to do yourself, and can free you up to build your business and think up new racing experiences.

Racing Support Services

Look like a professional without any staff by hiring a crew or renting one for a race day. How do you do that? By outsourcing many of the services and processes you are currently doing yourself. I this weeks episode, I talk about seven (7) industries that you could outsource your business and race direction services to.

#1 - Marketing

  • Ad Campaigns
  • Websites
  • Signage
  • #2 - Online registration

  • Web-based payments
  • Extra sales
  • On Day Licenses
  • #3 - Venue Equipment

  • Power and Cables
  • Tents and Tables
  • Start and Finish line arches
  • #4 - Onsite Chip Timing

  • Precision Timing
  • Quick Results
  • Staff Run Finish Line
  • #5 - Onsite Media

  • Photographer
  • Drone Video
  • Video Interviews
  • #6 - Event Data Collection

  • Post Race Surveys
  • Participation Analysis
  • Accounting
  • #7 - Race Management

  • Contract Race Planning
  • Race Day Direction and Orchestration
  • Outsourced Races
  • And Now You Know!

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