Merchants of Dirt Podcast
By Kyle M. Bondo
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Welcome to the Merchants of Dirt Podcast, hosted by Reckoneer.com founder Kyle M. Bondo. his is your insider’s guide to practical recreational engineering where I teach you the art and science of building, promoting, and directing off-road races.
||CleanFix a Bad Race Course with a Good Design Strategy - MOD019||MOD019 - Fix a bad race course with a good design strategy that includes walking the course, testing your design, and getting feedback from real racers.||2/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVenue is All About Location, Location, Location - MOD018||MOD018 - Build your location development strategy using the scout, planner, and course designer roles to help you decide which locations can support a race.||2/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuild Better Permits With A Proposal Process - MOD017||MOD017 - Obtain the legal permission to use the venue by developing a process for getting your permits approved each and every time.||2/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMr. Murphy Just Wrecked Your Race Day - MOD016||MOD016 - Bounce back from missed deadlines, bad schedules, forgotten equipment, and ruined venues by using a few simple race day risk mitigation strategies.||1/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMr. Murphy Finds Your Risk Planning Hilarious - MOD015||MOD015 - By learning how to manage what you see as risks to your race promotion business you can start to actively manage risks before they actively manage you!||1/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMr. Murphy Just Took Out a Racer - MOD014||MOD014 - When it comes to Mr. Murphy, you need to take emergency response planning very seriously when -- not if -- you need to save a racers life.||1/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMr. Murphy Just Canceled Your Race - MOD013||MOD013 - When it comes to Mr. Murphy and bad weather ruining your off-road race, you need to have a cancellation policy, a rain day, and be ready to give refunds.||1/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEarn Race Customers for Life - MOD012||MOD012 - By simply improving the way you treat people, your business will be rewarded with customer attendance, money, and most of all, love!||12/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStrategies for Picking Your Race Dates - MOD011||MOD011 - Picking your race dates is an important part of your strategic process, but includes more than just sitting down with your calendar and a pen.||12/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUsing Market Forces to Spot Off-Road Racing Fads - MOD010||MOD010 - Understand how market forces, competition, and customers work before you base your racing business on another off-road racing fad.||12/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPutting the Fun Back in Race Budget Fundamentals - MOD009||MOD009 - Learn the fundamentals of how a race financials work and how to get your race budget under control.||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPrinciples of a Profitable Race - MOD008||MOD008 - These first three principles — Core Reckoneering Principles — set the stage for how you should approach any race promotion challenge.||11/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRace Profits are Evil, and Other Money Myths - MOD007||MOD007 - Race promoters are actually afraid to think about making a profit, and terrified to let racers know they have. So let’s end these myths right now!||11/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou Start with a Roadmap - MOD006||MOD006 - Stop one-off races by getting your processes out of your head and into a roadmap that you can use to repeat your processes over and over again.||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHandle the Politics That Mess with Your Races - MOD005||MOD005 - As a race promoter, you need to stay aware of political decisions that impact your business and know how you can navigate every changing policies.||11/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBe a Race Promoter, Not a Race Director - MOD004||MOD004 - I discuss why all race promoters are race directors, but not all race directors are race promoters||10/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYour First Strategic Vision Quest - MOD003||MOD003 - Guiding you through the creation of something every race promoter needs before they decide to go into business||10/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat I Wish I Knew Before My First Race - MOD002||MOD002 - Helping you avoid some of the more painful trail and error lessons||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to Merchants of Dirt Podcast - MOD001||MOD001 - Learn about Reckoneer, Reckoneer.com, the Merchants of Dirt Podcast, 3 lessons learned after 20 years of racing, and 3 reasons to get into off-road racing||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
The Reckoneer.com Podcasts is finally out -- Merchants of Dirt -- and full of great information for any trying to start a off-road racing busines!