History of Digital Marketing

Throughout the centuries there are key events that have shaped our definition of marketing and this unique form of communication between company and consumer.

Although not a new concept, marketing has evolved significantly since the start of the digital age. With the internet boom and the creation of different online mediums, digital marketing has either accompanies or has entirely replaced traditional, offline marketing.

Take a read through our interactive MintTwist Digital Timeline and discover more about these pivotal moments.

Ask Jeeves    

Who can forget Jeeves? In April 1997, Ask Jeeves was launched as a “natural language search engine.” It used human editors to try to match search queries and was powered by DirectHit, which aimed to rank results based on their popularity, but that technology proved to easy to spam. In 2006, Ask Jeeves was became Ask.