Mar 26, 2009

Using Solar Power or a Generator With Your RV

If you are parking your RV in the wilderness, far from any convenient power source, you can still get power from solar panels or a generator. But which is the better choice?

The RV Home Yet? blog features a story exploring the advantages and trade-offs of solar panels and generators.Solar panels are quiet and earth-friendly, but can be pricey. Generators are cheaper, but can disturb your peace and quiet.

The story also features a handy guide to generator courtesy, so generator users and non-users can enjoy the outdoors and co-exist peacefully.

Source: RV Home Yet?
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Mar 16, 2009

The Rally - The RV Industry's Biggest Event of the Year - Takes Place April 17 – 20, 2009 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

It is only one month till The Rally (formerly called the Great North American RV Rally), an annual event to be held on April 17 – 20, 2009 at Expo New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

According to the official site, RV owners from nearly every state and province are expected, with around 4,500 RVs and about 10,000 people at the event each day.

Why is The Rally so big? RV rallies have been around for about 30 years, but some are only for owners of particular brands and types of motorhomes. The Rally brings together interests of various RV organizations involved, offering comprehensive seminar programs and exhibits.

There will be more than 500 booths featuring the latest in RV products and services, and more than 30 seminars scheduled for each day beginning on April 16. You can read more about the rally at the official site:

You can also get updates about The Rally on Twitter at
Source: The Rally
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Mar 12, 2009 Now Offers Dealers an RV Clips Advertising Option now offers RV dealers an “RV Clip” advertising option for each of their advertised RVs on

An RV Clip is an animated slide show accompanied by spoken text and music. Each clip features photographs of the RV for sale, panned over for a video-like effect. A voice-over describes the RV’s features, its location and selling price, all set to upbeat background music.

RV Clips are automatically generated on with no hassle to the dealer. RV dealers do have the option to let RV Trader’s data fields automatically create the spoken text or they can customize the spoken text themselves at no additional cost.

“We are always looking for new opportunities for dealers to advertise their RVs and to provide a better user experience for RV buyers. With the ‘RV Clips’ we are able to do both,” commented Tim Custer, RV Trader general manager.
Current RV dealers on receive a complimentary 30-day trial of RV Clips. Dealers can incorporate the clips along side the photo gallery already in place.

According to a study by the Online Publishers Association, after viewing video ads, 31 percent of consumers visit the company’s website, 52 percent of consumers take an action after viewing a video ad and 16 percent of consumers who view video ads make a purchase. Statistics such as these were key influences to the development of user generated video and RV Clips to

A sample RV Clip can be viewed at: at this link by clicking “Watch RV Clip”

Source: RV Trader Online
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