Publications


RVDA offers a mix of publications, both print and online, that address the unique needs and priorities of America's RV dealers.   Members receive a monthly copy of RVDA's flagship four-color magazine, RV Executive Today, as a benefit of membership. Between regular issues, they receive email updates via RV Executive Online (RVETO), a twice monthly e-newsletter. These publications are members-only benefits.
 
RV Technician Today is a subscribers-only resource for professional service technicians. This specially designed website offers technical articles, training videos, education resources, recalls, and more in an easy-to-use format that lets technicians quickly find the information they need.  The bbookstore contains nearly 100 books and resources, including our highly popular Service Management Guide which was recently updated and released in 2015.  Finally, NewsBrief is available free to any subscriber interested in regular news and updates about industry trends and news affecting dealers.

Magazines
RV Executive Today (members only)
RV Technician Today (subscription based website, with a discount for members)
E-newsletters
RV Executive Today Online (members only)
RVDA's NewsBrief (Subscribe Here)
Bookstore
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RV Executive Today Issues

  • October 2017 

    Working with social media influencers to market your dealership; elements of effective social media; handling customer complaints; strategies for F&I turnover; attacking time wasters in the service bay
  • September 2017 

    Quarterly market survey; dealer confidence sets new all-time high; planning your exit from the business; dynamic marketing; effective shop meetings; dealership "face-lifts" that improve sales; overcoming objections; Marty Shea inducted into RV/MH Hal
  • August 2017 

    preview of the 2017 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo; pet peeves of a warranty manager; using social media to sell the RV lifestyle; new developments in digital advertising; choosing an F&I outsource company; interview with Linda Roddy

RV Technician Issues

  • RVTech_Jan_Feb_2015 

    troubleshooting common furnace problems; avoiding injuries caused by jacks; certified warrant administrator Regina Kerr is recognized by Society of Certified RV Professionals; new Service Management Guide has more labor times; properly grounding port
  • RVTech Nov/Dec 2014 

    35 technicians are honored by a new society for RV dealership professionals; developments in wireless TV technology make wiring inside RVs easier
  • RVTech Sept/Oct 2014 

    Troubleshooting furnaces, a simplified method for changing batteries in a battery pack, available training that qualifies for continuing education credits
  • RVTech July/Aug 2014 

    Diagnosing electrical problems, adjusting labor rates according to skill, a must-have safety standards text for technicians
  • RVTech March/April 2014 

    Generators, Common Method for Installing Water Heaters, Battery Technology and Maintenance
  • RVTech Jan/Feb 2014 

    New online self-study courses available; online prep courses that can be used for recertification; Distance Learning Network offers certification prep; Northampton Community College's online program for techs
  • RVTech Sept/Oct 2013 

    The Essence of Integrated and Aftermarket Brake Controllers, Plus Basic Troubleshooting.
  • RVTech March/April 2013 

    The RV Roof Demystified, Servicing RV Rooftop Air Conditioners, Air Conditioner Regulations and Service and The Facts About Jacks

Related Information

  • RV Technician 

    Specialized publication for RV parts and service professionals.