We all do Sell-Buy Marketing!

Richard and I are listening to the audio of all the Bud Williams Marketing and Stockmanship Schools we attended and audio taped for stories to include in the Book about Mom and Dad.

I just listened to this gem about sell-buy marketing that Dad explained during the 2012 Bud Summit in Coffeyville, Kansas and wanted to share it—
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Categories: Marketing and Recent.

Announcing our new Book, “Proper Livestock Marketing 101”

In the process of collecting material for a book about Mom and Dad’s life, I realized the depth and importance of material on the stockmanship.com/subscription website written by Dad about livestock marketing. I had read them all at the time Dad wrote them, but hadn’t re-read them recently. Also, the process of reading through the posts on the website starting with the earliest ones is a little tedious (at best).

In talking with Mom and Richard, we tried to think of the best way to distribute Dad’s writings about marketing. We decided to transcribe the marketing DVD for the introduction to Dad’s marketing techniques and then include almost all of the posts from the subscription website on the topic of marketing in a form that’s much easier to read and digest. You can even make notes on the margins!
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Categories: Marketing and Recent.

Merry Christmas

Lord, bless those we love this Christmas day, be they near or far away. Bless those good friends who mean so much and those with whom we’re out of touch. We bring them all to You in prayer, and ask You to keep them in Your care.
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Fly Fishing and Stockmanship, a Short Comparison

Although Richard and I have “wet” fly fished for many years at a local trout park, we had yet to experience “real” fly fishing, and we certainly weren’t prepared for a day of fly fishing on the South Fork of the Snake River August 19. But, never fear, our guide was there to assist us!

Grey, a very patient and knowledgeable young man, knew the words to say and the way to say them to get across the greatest knowledge in the least amount of time. After all, we were just going to be on the river for about eight hours, and he had to help us catch fish to make our day complete (and help encourage us to come back).

Grey said there are basically ten main points to fly fishing. Although he didn’t actually line them out, at the end of the day I came up with the following list, how they helped us catch fish, and how they can also help us be better stock-handlers.
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Categories: Attitude, Recent, and Stockmanship.