Tag Archives: YachtWorld

Boats Group acquires Dutch marketplace Botentekoop

Boats Group, the tech business behind the largest online marketplaces for boats and yachts in the world (Boat Trader, YachtWorld, boats.com, Cosas De Barcos, iNautia and Annonces du Bateau), announced it has acquired the leading boating marketplaces in the Netherlands, Botentekoop.nl, Boten.nl and Botenbank.nl, from Arimpex Media Solutions. Adding the leading Dutch boating marketplaces to their growing portfolio of international sales platforms strengthens Boats Group with increased consumer engagement throughout Western Europe and ...

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Boats Group launches new BoatWizard mobile app

Boats Group, a global classifieds marketplace and marketing software solutions provider to marine brokers and dealers,  announced the launch of its new and improved BoatWizard mobile app. The app is exclusive to brokers and dealers in the recreational boating space, designed to make it easier  to access and manage inventory across the YachtWorld, Boat Trader, and boats.com platforms in real ...

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New Boats Group study evaluates lead conversion, sales trends

Boats Group has announced the findings from an in-depth analysis of U.S. sales leads across three of its sites – YachtWorld, Boat Trader and boats.com. One of the key factors revealed by the new analysis is the continuing rise of new boat sales, giving valuable insight into consumer trends across the boating industry as a whole. InfoLink Technologies, Inc. conducted ...

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YachtWorld announces integration with YachtCloser

YachtWorld announced that the first phase of integration between its platform and YachtCloser is complete. YachtCloser is a yacht brokerage web-based contract management solution. The integration of YachtWorld and YachtCloser completes the brokerage sale cycle by offering customers the ability to create listing agreements, advertise vessels, negotiate and accept offers, and create sales contracts, financing and insurance through one platform. ...

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YachtWorld releases Q1 2017 brokerage sales report

YachtWorld recently released its quarterly YachtWorld Market Index for the first quarter of 2017. In the U.S., there were 5,709 brokerage boats sold in the first quarter, compared to 5,562 in 2016. These sales totaled $904 million, compared to $702 million the previous year’s first quarter. All the gains were in powerboats, which make up 80 percent of the brokerage ...

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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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YachtWorld study shows impact of boat shows on web traffic

While it varies from show to show, web searches around boats increases greatly in markets holding boat shows, according to a new study from YachtWorld. YachtWorld studied traffic to its sites, as well as general Google searches, around eight major boat shows to see how unique visitor traffic increased or decreased: Boot Dusseldorf, January 23-31, 2015 Cannes, September 8-13, 2015 ...

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Yachtworld: Broker sales up 6% in U.S., 21% in Europe

Dominion Marine Media (DMM), a division of Dominion Enterprises, has released new global sold boat data in its latest YachtWorld Market Index for the third quarter of 2015. The report shows variations between the U.S. and European markets, but on the whole the picture is positive with yacht brokers reporting to have sold more boats at a higher total value ...

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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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