Why Paintball Referees are your most important asset!

Think about it, who interacts with your customers more than your paintball referees?  Do you want someone that smiles and helps your customers or someone that is just there using oxygen?

We hired our referees with these qualities:

  1. Must smile during interview (if they are serious and are scared do not put them on a paintball field).
  2. Must have an ability to communicate effectively (someone that is soft spoken will not command attention of your players).
  3. Must want to be around people (in other words, someone that is a techy computer person might not be the best candidate). Continue reading “Why Paintball Referees are your most important asset!”

How much Life Insurance do I need?

Life Insurance: How much do I need?
Life Insurance: How much do I need?

Well, that question has so many answers that would take a novel to answer! So I will do it in layman’s terms. The life insurance industry says 7-10 times your annual income is the minimal life insurance amount you should have. So if you make $35,000 per year you should have $245,000 – $350,000.

Now you look at if you have a mortgage, any car loans, any student loans, any credit cards and you start with that total. Then you add on if you have children, if you plan to help with college for them, if you have any business debt. If you have never figured in the value of a wife you have a HUGE eye opening experience, that is another article for a later date and time. Continue reading “How much Life Insurance do I need?”

Secrets to a better Paintball Field!

Secrets to a better Paintball Field!
Secrets to a better Paintball Field!

Okay, so you have hopefully made it through the first half of the year and are wondering what direction the paintball industry is going. From talking with field owners and store owners there are mixed emotions out there. The store owners are hit the hardest as nobody is buying very much new equipment. The field owners are mostly saying that business is up, more returning players and new players. I have the best secrets for you and suggest you at least check it out. Here are 4 to start. Continue reading “Secrets to a better Paintball Field!”

Ways to increase sales at your paintball field!

increase sales at your paintball field
Increase sales at your paintball field

The insurance policy from Cossio Insurance Agency has never had an age limit since 1997. WHAT??? That’s right, managed correctly you could increase your bottom line and increase the exposure to paintball for young kids and do it safely. We never had an injury at our fields, never had a child lift their mask. They are easier to manage than adults!

You will notice that paintball birthday parties for 10 year olds always seem to have a younger brother or sister that wants to join the party. I had my boys playing at 5 and 7 years old. No problem, you will need some extra guidelines for training purposes and how to run the games. Continue reading “Ways to increase sales at your paintball field!”