How to Make Money Selling Mazda Performance Parts

Recently we have spent a lot of time talking about how to get our customers exactly what they want. After all the conversations of how to help customers, involve customers, work with customers, and ultimately, care for them, one coworker asked “well, how do we go out of our way to care for our customers, and make money?” With that question hanging in the air, one of our owners, Rich, decided to share a blog he wrote with all of us. Rich happens to love clean and precise bullet pointed documents, so take a moment to peer into the mind of our fearless leader.

Other than bullet pointed blogs, Rich also really likes FD RX7’s, so let’s start with a photo of one of those. FD-RX7-Cool-Good-Looking

How To Make Money Selling Mazda Parts

This is the question of the day, and after pondering and thinking, we could really only come up with one answer.

Give ‘em what they want. It’s really that simple.

So how do we do it?

We Make Products You Ask For

The vast majority of the products we develop start as an idea sent to us from someone like you. We collect your ideas via THIS PAGE. Periodically, we review every single idea sent to us alongside a few ideas of our own.

How We Choose Which Parts to Make

With a healthy collection of product ideas, we compare each of them against various criteria.

  • How difficult will the part be to develop?
  • How expensive will the part be to develop?
  • How long will it take to develop?
  • How many do we expect to sell?
  • Can we deliver a quality part at a price acceptable to our customers? We call this value.
  • Can we make a profit on this part?

The best idea’s bubble to the top and are quickly added into our development pool. The ideas we are not quite ready to pursue get pushed off for future considerations. Some ideas just don’t fit our business model. When this happens, we let you know.

We Get the Community Involved

We get customers involved during development of most every product we release. We call this customer collaboration and it’s the way we make sure we release the part you want.

The community helps us:

  • Determine the criteria for parts like color, material, and a host of other features.
  • Design the part.
  • Test fit prototypes and pre-production parts. We get great feedback on quality and fitment.
  • Refine installation instructions, packaging, and part presentation.

Our product submission page has a spot to indicate if you’d like to be involved. We’ll do our best to get everyone involved that wants to.

Would you like to know more about how we develop parts? Let us know here on our blog, Facebook, or any other way you like.

The Best Friends of CorkSport

The Best Friends of CorkSport

 

“Porter”

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Porter is Kim’s favorite lap dog. He is a 7 year old English Mastiff that weighs only 175lbs!!! He loves hiking, cuddling and drooling wherever he wants.

 

“Mosby”

 

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Spencer is very fond of his fish Mosby. He is a Betta, his favorite color is atomic tangerine, he enjoys playing rock’em sock’em robots and his favorite food is Jello-O.

 

“Duke”

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Dustin has an amazing cat named Duke that never met a box or bag that he didn’t love. You will often find Dustin’s children carrying Duke around in a bag while he still sleeps soundly inside.

 

“Jemma”

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Jemma is an 11 year old Springer Spaniel whose one goal in life is to get you to throw her a pine cone. Quite extraordinary Jen (her owner) once got Jemma to hold 11 pine cones in her mouth at the same time!!!

 

Cows and “Momma”

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Roe’s pets are spoiled rotten… at least for a little while. They don’t have names except for Momma, otherwise they might be called “Dinner1”, “Dinner2”, etc. They do not get to come inside but they are still very well behaved.

 

Matt

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Matt has 9 tarantulas spanning 8 difference species from 4 different continents around the world. He handles all but two of them (who can have very painful or paralyzing bites). Pictured are his Mexican red knee and his very dangerous Red Slate Ornamental.

 

“Duke”

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Casey was very excited to bring Duke home. He’s only 3 months old but has already decided that rubbing you with a dirty soccer ball until you play with him is his favorite sport.

 

“Cheetah” and “Cheli”

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Cheetah and Cheli are Kelly’s two favorite pals. They love everyone and Cheli even lets the kids ride him! As you can tell from the picture, they are always down to go for a ride themselves!

 

“Buster”, “Odie” and “Frankie”

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Joel and his family are crazy enough to have 3 dogs! Buster is the old man who acts like a puppy, Odie is always in everyone’s business and Frankie won’t leave your side if you even brush up against them. Joel likes to joke that they would go home with the UPS man if he let them.

Tell us about your favorite family members on our Facebook!!!

www.facebook.com/corksport