Interstate Med... Preferred Partner "Our web site is a topic-specific e-commerce and information portal, founded by Ray Upton, CEO, and Tim Stinson, President of Marketing, who have 20-plus years' experience producing and marketing major entertainment events and concert tours. Income will initially be derived from advertising and online sales of merchandise. First year financing requirement is $1 million, with additional capital required in Years 2 and 3. Currently based in Thousand Oaks, CA, the Company is registered as a California Corporation. The founders are two entertainment industry innovators who have successfully used marketing tie-ins for 25 years to multiply advertising dollars five-fold, thereby dramatically increasing sales. Ray Upton and Tim Stinson have created, produced, promoted, publicized or marketed some of the biggest show business names and corporate brands of the past three decades, including national tours such as Neil Diamond, Michael Jackson, The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and hundreds of other extraordinary events, as well as a year-long promotion that increased Oreo Cookies' normal $350 million sales by a record setting 13%, or $45 million. Together these two entrepreneurs have proved that show business marketing intrigues and excites the public's attention, motivating them to spend. Their extensive experience in management and marketing uniquely qualifies them to launch this new enterprise. The Company aims to make its Web site an Internet superstar by revolutionizing the way Web sites are traditionally marketed. The marketing team will conceive and execute extensive cross-marketing promotional tie-ins with other media and branded products, in supercharged campaigns setting new standards for marketing never before seen on the Internet. The goal of the Company is to be the #1 Internet source for our highly relevant, useful and personal information and related e-commerce, taking advantage of the rapidly increasing number of Web users, estimated to exceed 320 million by the end of 2002, who are estimated to spend $300 billion in electronic commerce. The Web site will become an exceptional launching platform into other cross-marketing vehicles, media publicity opportunities and press releases. The Company's tightly focused strategy will include building strong brand recognition, aggressively increasing membership, rapidly expanding the channel, pursuing strategic alliances, increasing e-commerce and maximizing advertising revenues. The Company intends to continually increase staff with experts in these fields, as well as cross-marketing professionals. The Company's first steps were the development of a fifty-page model of the site that requires an ID and password to access. Several high profile vendors have already bid to provide visionary outsourced operations, content, staffing, design, integration, and hosting services. Consultants have been identified that can assist with forward thinking strategy, chan...
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