Tag Archives: Dominion Marine Media

Dominion Marine Media acquires YachtCloser

Dominion Marine Media announced it has acquired YachtCloser.com, a yacht brokerage web-based contract management solution. "We are delighted to have completed this transaction with DMM and are excited about the opportunity to create a true end-to-end solution for the yacht brokerage and boat dealer industry. As a previous broker and dealer myself, I experienced first hand the frustrations from managing ...

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Dominion Marine Media appoints former Orbitz SVP Sam Fulton as CEO

Dominion Marine Media announced the appointment of Sam Fulton as the company’s CEO. Prior to joining DMM, Fulton served as an senior vice president of Groupon and as president of Orbitz.com and SVP of U.S. Consumer Travel at Orbitz Worldwide. Ian Atkins, DMM president and marine industry veteran, will be transitioning to the role of company chairman and will advise ...

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YachtWorld, Boat Trader and Boats.com launch new Connections reporting

Dominion Marine Media brands YachtWorld, Boat Trader and boats.com announced the launch of Connections reporting, an online performance tracking tool which offers boat brokers, dealers and manufacturers insight into all of the ways consumers interact with their inventory before making a purchase. Customers now have visibility into buying behavior by tracking consumer activities such as social shares, email shares, website ...

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Women Making Waves: Courtney Chalmers

Courtney Chalmers Vice President of Marketing, Dominion Marine Media Education: B.A. in Digital Media, University of Virginia Years in the marine industry: 12 What first drew you to the marine industry? Hands down, it’s the people. There are few industries where the job and the passion are one and the same, but the boating industry affords us that luxury. The industry ...

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New owner for Dominion Marine Media

Dominion Marine Media, parent company of Boat trader, boats.com, YachtWorld and CosasDeBarcos, is being purchased by a British private equity and venture capital firm. Funds advised by Apax Partners announced Tuesday that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dominion Marine Media, from Dominion Enterprises, a subsidiary of Landmark Media Enterprises. The transaction, which is subject to customary ...

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New niche Internet domains come to boating

There is a big expansion happening with the Internet that you need to factor into your digital marketing plans. Do you remember when TV only had a few channels? Until recently, the Internet could be compared to that, because there were only a few applicable domain names: .com being the most common, but others include .net, .org, .co, .info, and ...

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Dominion Marine Media appoints Alastair Walton as head of business consulting

Norfolk, Va. – Dominion Marine Media (DMM) has announced the appointment of Alastair Walton as head of business consulting. The company said this will further support DMM’s focus on its customers' businesses through the optimization of their digital media strategies, channels and opportunities. Walton has extensive expertise in the marine industry, having previously been part of the YachtWorld team from ...

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Dominion Marine Media appoints new director of content strategy

Norfolk, Va. – Dominion Marine Media (DMM) has revealed it will be increasing its focus on content strategy as it looks to generate ever more engaging content across its portals and for customers. In order to manage this content in a thoughtful, comprehensive and strategic fashion, the company has hired Alicia Romano as the director of content strategy. “I am ...

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YachtWorld announces new sales and marketing team appointments

Norfolk, Va. – YachtWorld has announced the appointment of three new sales and marketing team members at its headquarters in Norfolk, Va. This further strengthens its ability to support its customers’ growth and market accessibility around the world. Experienced marine professional John Souch will add director of sales for YachtWorld to his expanding role at Dominion Marine Media (DMM). His ...

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boats.com, Ram Trucks partner on educational videos

boats.com, a division of Dominion Marine Media, and Ram Trucks are developing a series of educational videos for the marine leisure community. The first video in the series  (below) offers safety tips for trailering a boat and has seen rapid, wide-spread engagement amongst the boat owning community. Available to view across YouTube and Facebook, the video generated over 10,000 and ...

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