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

Apr 17, 2008
Dan Ushman

In this post, I will explore the various technical aspects that you should consider when launching a shared hosting company. I won’t discuss marketing or sales tactics, because that is an entirely different conversation. Many business people who want to start Web Hosting Businesses go for reseller accounts. Reseller accounts offer a very inexpensive and […]

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Apr 10, 2008
Dan Ushman

This may seem like an insignificant fact, after-all, almost every business is a member of the BBB. To SingleHop, however, it means that the BBB is recognizing our unique platform to provide highly personal, highly customizable and high quality hosting services to our members. To view our BBB accreditation page please visit this link: BBB […]

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Feb 21, 2007
Dan Ushman

Network Neutrality, the concept that all traffic on the Internet should be treated equally, is under attack in Congress. It has been for a while, largely due to lobbying efforts by large telecom and cable companies to allow them to prioritize, and shape traffic through their networks. Essentially, this means that (in theory) customers of […]

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Feb 1, 2007
Dan Ushman

Before I start, I want to give a little background. SingleHop operates a very comprehensive CRM (customer relationship management) system which generates a lot of information. We store this information in a MySQL database, and as the database has grown over time we have had trouble keeping up with our backup needs. Lucky for us, […]

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