Discussions in hobby shops were very important to modelers
Cooperstown, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2008
For RC enthusiasts, Kenneth Hall and Donna Nilsen-Hall, it was really a matter of convenience. "The closest hobby shops we have in our neighborhood are 42 and 53 miles from where we live," explained Kenneth Hall. "We thought that there must be others in this situation, so we thought opening an online store would be a way to help people who are in the radio control hobby, but live in places where hobby stores aren't easily accessible."
The couple started http://www.AirLandSeaHobbies.com in February 2008, and though the business itself is new, the couple isn't green when it comes to RC matters. "We're excited about the opportunity to get new and exciting products in the hands of other modelers," said Hall. "With 30 years in the hobby - 27 of which were as an instructor - we're seeing that this is a great way of helping people."
As a way to keep an open stream of dialogue with their customers, the couple also started a blog with http://www.AirLandSeaHobbiesInfo.com. "Discussions in hobby shops were very important to modelers," Hall said. "I want our blog to be the discussion in the hobby shop. We'll have reviews of existing products, previews of new products; we'll have tips in building and maintenance. It will be a way for us to communicate with our customers."
In addition to being a customer-friendly site, Air Land Sea Hobbies also boasts a wide selection of RC airplanes - all of which come at affordable prices. "We picked electric RC airplanes because it's one of the fastest growing segments of the hobby," began Hall. Yet he sees that there is room for expansion into other aspects of the radio control venue.
"We're going to add electric helicopters, boats, cars and even electric-ducted fan models of jet aircrafts of all scales," he continued.
The Halls are a small segment of Americans who've managed to take their hobbies and build their lives around them, all the while leaving an indelible mark on the community at large. "We belong to four different RC airplane clubs in the area and they all hold these Fun Flies, which raise money for charities," said Hall. "We raised over $1280 for Hospice in July and last August, we contributed nearly $900 to the Humane Society."
Kenneth Hall and Donna Nilsen-Hall prove that your hobbies don't have to be left with your childhood and, in their case, hobbies can help make a difference in the lives of others.
About the Company:
Land Air Sea Hobbies (http://www.AirLandSeaHobbies.com) is a part of the Nilsen Hall Marketing banner. It was founded in February 2008 and brings together 30 years of experience with RC vehicles.
Kenneth Hall and Donna Nilsen-Hall