Everymile, founded by seriel entrepreneur, Sean Black was an e-commerce engine for a line of automotive aftermarket products that gave consumers a self-serve option for this important investment in their vehicles. Extended Service Contracts for used cars, auto club memberships, and vehicle inspections were the core products.
Emode.com later Tickle.com and then sold to Monster was the leading interpersonal media company, providing self-discovery, matchmaking, and social networking services to more than 18 million active members in its community worldwide. Emode was founded on the belief that personal insight and connections to others could be both scientific and fun.
Emode was founded in 1999 as Emode.com by CEO James Currier, who developed an early passion for Internet technology, new media and social sciences. Currier envisioned how the Internet could be used to help people learn more about themselves and better connect with others in a mutually beneficial environment based on trust and respect. Today, the company is part of Monster.com.
Some of the best companies are family owned or small businesses that have not been exposed to the latest marketing tools. 15 years ago, that included developing the first website. The Internet gave marketing a new set of tools and new challenges for businesses trying to tell their story. Marketing Assists come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes just a conversation will help a business owner get “un-stuck” from a marketing roadblock.