Dan Ushman

Dan Ushman

Dan began his career in the internet infrastructure industry at midPhase Services, Inc., a shared hosting provider that grew to over 160,000 customers before being acquired by UK2 Group. At midPhase, Dan contributed heavily to its rise from a small company to one of the largest shared hosting providers in the United States with over 160,000 customers and $18 million in revenue.

At SingleHop, Dan focuses on the company’s marketing strategy and operations, leading the company’s growing marketing team and working to bridge the gap between marketing, sales and technology. Dan believes heavily in differentiation, and focuses on highlighting SingleHop’s unique and powerful technology platform which helps it stand out from its competitors in a saturated and fragmented marketplace.

Dan regularly attends and speaks at industry and marketing events. As a recognized thought leader in online marketing, Dan is one of the few internet marketing professionals to hold a Horizon Award for Marketing Innovation. When he isn't working, Dan can be found in his kitchen whipping up homemade BBQ sauce, or in front of the grill with a spatula putting that sauce to work.

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Articles by Dan Ushman

Oct 3, 2012
Dan Ushman

Summary: 10/3/2012 – Chicago, IL – SingleHop, a global leader in cloud hosting, launched a new and improved Data Center Outlet at singlehop.com/outlet – the Data Center Outlet has several unique features, including exact real time inventory from SingleHop’s data centers. The inventory figures are updated hourly on the page and there is also a countdown […]

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Sep 20, 2012
Dan Ushman

Come and kick the tires on SingleHop’s new trendsetting transparency. One of our core strengths is in our network uptime and rock solid data centers, and we’re willing to back that up with real-time, public-facing monitoring, which anyone is welcome to see: http://ot.singlehop.com It includes history – this week, this month, this year:   The […]

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Sep 13, 2012
Dan Ushman

by Matt Kuikman (Click here to see Part One) Alright readers, rest assured your voices have been heard. You wanted to know more about SEO; so that’s exactly what we’re going to give you. That’s why we’ve decided to publish a collection of blog posts that dive into more detail about effective SEO that you […]

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Sep 7, 2012
Dan Ushman

SingleHop Joins Spiceworks! Spiceworks is a global community of 2 million IT pros, who use the site to do their jobs and learn about the products and services they need directly from the tech vendors who provide them. It’s the fastest growing and one of the most widely used network management web based tools on […]

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Sep 7, 2012
Dan Ushman

CHICAGO (SH) — We have officially transitioned our entire affiliate base to our new affiliate tracking system, internally developed. The new system is completely integrated within our award winning LEAP client portal and will result in faster payouts, better tracking, simpler reporting and an overall superior affiliate system. Here are some of the many advantages of the […]

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Sep 3, 2012
Dan Ushman

I’ve been waiting to submit this post for a while now. So without further ado, let me jump into it. Introducing a New Server Line-Up After several months of exhaustive research, planning and execution, I am very proud to announce to the world that we have launched a major new refresh to our line of Dedicated […]

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Aug 20, 2012
Dan Ushman

In the Internet infrastructure world, technical dependability has always and will always be king. The importance of reliability is akin to the very existence of a provider in the first place. Nothing can trigger the equivalent of a run-on-the-bank like an extended outage or frequent pattern of downtime. We know that is important, but to […]

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May 23, 2012
Dan Ushman

 Launching a web application has never been an easy. Regardless of what it actually is, if it will be used by people, it has to be reliable, scalable, and functional. The infrastructure that it lives on has to be affordable, easy to use, and appropriate for both where it is today and where it will […]

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Nov 8, 2011
Dan Ushman

How we’re blurring the line between dedicated servers & managed hosting with LEAP LEAP can be many things to many people. For some folks who are not involved (spared) in daily IT tasks, it can be described as simply a hosting provider’s client portal. From an accountant’s perspective, it might just be a quick way […]

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Oct 10, 2011
Dan Ushman

Hello again! In my last blog, I did my best to clear up the initial confusion between the terms advertising and marketing, and this time around I’d like to dive a bit deeper into how the two relate to each other. Believe it or not, marketing often starts with operations and service.  It involves spending […]

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