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Dominion Marine Media and Marine Retailers Association of America Announce Marine Retail University
Norfolk, VA - April 18, 2012
Dominion Marine Media, and sponsored by Norman-Spencer Marine Insurance Services, the event will be held on October 21-22, 2012 at the Omni La Mansion Del Rio in San Antonio.

Dominion Marine Media Sponsored 2012 MDCE Best Ideas White Paper Now Available for Download
Norfolk, VA - March 26, 2012
The White Paper contains over 30 of the best idea submissions from MDCE dealer attendees.

Dominion Marine Media Websites Contribute To Parent Company's Rapid Traffic Growth
Norfolk, VA - March 2, 2012
Dominion Marine Media, the division of Dominion Enterprises that operates YachtWorld.com, BoatTrader.com and Boats.com, announced today significant growth in unique visitor traffic, as reported by comScore.

Dominion Marine Media Editorial Director, John Burnham, to Speak on 'The Future of Marine Journalism'
Norfolk, VA - February 15, 2011
Boating Writers International is presenting a round table discussion entitled 'The Future of Marine Journalism' at the forthcoming Miami International Boat Show.

Boats.com and BoatTrader.com Announce the Winners of Their "Tap Into Summer" Video Contest
Norfolk, VA - December 9, 2010
Boats.com and BoatTrader.com announced today that Carson and Carter McBride of Springdale, Ark., were the winners of the "Tap into Summer - What do you do in your aluminum boat?" Video Contest.

BoatTrader.com Releases Locator Leads 2.0, a Targeted Boat Lead Generator for Boat Dealers
Norfolk, VA - September 23, 2010
Boat Trader, a division of Dominion Enterprises, has announced the release of Locator Leads 2.0, a targeted boat lead generator for boat dealers.

Enter the Tap Into Summer Video Contest for a Chance to Win an Exciting Aluminum Boat, Engine, and Trailer!
Norfolk, VA - August 5, 2010
BoatTrader.com and Boats.com, both divisions of Dominion Enterprises, along with Brunswick's Aluminum Division, announced their "Tap into Summer - Show us what you do in your aluminum boat!" Video Contest will start on August 5th.

Boaters Gain Several New Features on BoatTrader.com
Norfolk, VA - July 27, 2010
Boat Trader, the largest database of boats for sale online and a division of Dominion Enterprises, has redesigned its homepage to improve speed and efficiency as boaters search for boats and related content and services.

Boat Trader Launches Mobile Site
Norfolk, VA - May 18, 2010
Boat Trader, a division of Dominion Enterprises, today announced the launch of its new mobile site, http://m.boattrader.com.

Boat Trader iPhone application puts 100,000 new and used boats at shoppers’ fingertips
Norfolk, VA - November 3, 2009
BoatTrader.com has released a free iPhone application that allows users to search for boats by type, new or used condition, price range, and model year in a specific zip code or by location.

Boat Trader adds Southern Boating, Florida Sport Fishing, National Automobile Dealers Association, and BoatMarket.net to its Affiliate Network
Norfolk, VA - August 18, 2009
BoatTrader.com has announced that Southern Boating, Florida Sport Fishing, National Automobile Dealers Association, and BoatMarket.net are now part of the Boat Trader Affiliate Network, providing visitors to these partner sites the ability to search more than 100,000 classified listings on BoatTrader.com.

Boat Trader Launches Update to Lead Management System for Marine Dealers
Norfolk, VA - June 11, 2009
BoatTrader.com now offers dealer advertisers the option to directly send their online classified listings into participating Boat Trader Magazines throughout the country.

Dealer Generated Video Helps Marine Dealers Communicate Directly With Buyers on BoatTrader.com
Norfolk, VA - June 11, 2009
BoatTrader.com now offers dealers three video advertising options: a dealership branding video, manufacturer video reviews and boat-specific videos.

BoatTrader.com and Yamaha Marine Group Create Online Co-Op Advertising Program Available to Yamaha Marine Dealers
Norfolk, VA - June 4, 2009
BoatTrader.com today announced the launch of a BoatTrader.com Internet Classified Advertising Program for Yamaha Marine dealers.

GE Capital & Boat Trader to Offer Wholesale Inventory to Dealers in the Boat Trader Dealer Network
Norfolk, VA - May 20, 2009
BoatTrader.com today announced an agreement with GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF) that gives authorized marine retailers an opportunity to purchase current and non-current repossessed boats through CDF via an innovative BoatTrader.com-developed application designed to move the inventory quickly.

BoatTrader.com Offers New Video Advertising Options
Norfolk, VA - May 5, 2009
BoatTrader.com now offers private party advertisers the option of posting user generated video and offers boat dealers a "Boat Clip" advertising option for each of their advertised boats

Boat Trader:45 Announces Grand Prize Winner
Norfolk, VA - March 31, 2009
Boat Trader:45, a Vegas-themed email and video campaign promoting the Brunswick Dealer Advantage program, announces the Grand Prize Winner!

BoatTrader.com and Boats.com Partner to Better Serve Marine Dealers
Norfolk, VA - March 31, 2009
BoatTrader.com and Boats.com announced today that the have partnered to offer marine dealers the Alliance Package, an advertising solution that places boat dealers on the top two marine classified Web sites in the U.S.

Boat Trader Launches Lead Management System for Marine Dealers
Norfolk, VA - March 26, 2009
BoatTrader.com is pleased to announce the launch of a lead management system for its dealer advertisers.

Boat Trader partners with BoatTEST.com to provide online third party video tests and reviews for dealers
Norfolk, VA - January 5, 2009
Boat Trader announced today that it has partnered with BoatTEST.com, the leading producer of third party test and reviews of new boats and engines, to allow marine dealers in the Boat Trader network to display video reviews specific to their new and used inventory on BoatTrader.com. More than 3,500 high-quality videos are now available to marine dealers.

Boat Trader Partners with Brunswick Marine Distribution
Norfolk, VA - February 26, 2008
Boat Trader: 35 campaign touts 35 leads per month for Brunswick dealers. Boat Trader (www.boattrader.com), a division of Dominion Enterprises, announced today that its campaign to promote its partnership with Brunswick's Dealer Advantage program is underway and creating excitement in the marine industry.

Sell More Boats on Boat Trader's New Website, www.BoatTrader.com
Norfolk, VA - February 14, 2008
Marine Web site improves lead generation and dealer inventory management tools. Boat Trader (www.boattrader.com), a TraderMedia business, announced today that the industry-leading website has been redesigned and re-engineered to make finding, selling and researching boats easier.

Boat Trader re-launches BoatTrader.com
Norfolk, VA - February 14, 2008
Marine website improves lead generation and dealer inventory management tools. The improved site now provides consumers multiple methods of contacting boat dealers, including text messaging, immediate phone dialing, e-mail and an interactive tool for visiting dealerships.

eStara Converts Boat Trader® to Proactive Conversion and Tracking Solutions
Norfolk, VA - December 3, 2007
eStara, the leading provider of proactive conversion solutions for enhancing online sales and support initiatives, today announced that BoatTrader.com, a classified-driven Web site linking boat buyers and sellers, will implement eStara Click to Call and Call Tracking technology across its website to help optimize advertiser listings, drive sales conversions and improve communication between buyers and sellers.

BoatTrader.com and Brunswick Corporation Form New Relationship
Norfolk, VA - June 22, 2007
BoatTrader.com is pleased to announce a new relationship with Brunswick Corporation, the largest manufacturer of recreational powerboats and marine engines in the US.

Of The Top 100 Boat Dealers In The Country, 76% Use BoatTrader.com
Norfolk, VA - November 22, 2006
Boating Industry magazine released its 2nd annual Top 100 Dealers on November 15, 2006.

BoatTrader.com Reaches Highest Retention Rate of 2006
Norfolk, VA - May 9, 2006
BoatTrader.com, a division of Dominion Enterprises and the online portal to Boat Trader® Magazine, achieved a 96% retention rate for 2006, while continuing to keep dealers its #1 priority.

BoatTraderOnline.com Launches SailBoatTraderOnline.com
Virginia Beach, VA - November 30, 2005
BoatTraderOnline.com, a division of Trader Electronic Media and the online portal to Boat Trader® Magazine, launched SailBoatTraderOnline.com, an online classified site designed specifically for sailboat enthusiasts.