Ken’s role in Internet marketing history

Archive (1993-1999)

The Ultimate Talk on Internet Marketing
Transcript of the historic talk that launched the web commerce revolution.

The Internet Gazette Archives
The legendary San Francisco newspaper that chronicled and contributed to the explosive growth of the World Wide Web.

Net Ventures Catalog
In-depth interviews with successful Internet-based entrepreneurs.

Ken McCarthy interviews pioneers of the movement to commercialize the Internet.

  • John McLaughlin: The Power of the Electronic Press – Unleashed

Vol. 1 No. 1 May-June 1995
McLaughlin’s e-mailed based SunFlash reaches 150,000 users of Sun products, a $25 billion market. He runs the publication in his spare time.

  • CyberSource: Bringing Common Sense to Selling on the Internet

Vol. 1 No. 2 July-August 1995
The model of the right way to sell on the Internet.

  • Web Sites that Work: Marc Fleischmann and Internet Distribution Services

Vol. 1 No. 3 September-October 1995
One of the first commerical web publishers (and still one of the best), Marc Fleischmann has been involved in the development of over 50 sites. Fleischmann’s clients make money on the web. Reality-based web design tips.

  • Getting the word out: Niehaus, Ryan, Haller

Vol. 1 No. 4 November-December 1995
During the PC revolution, Regis McKenna was the PR agency of choice. In the 1990’s on the Internet, it’s NRH. Their client list reads like a “Who’s Who” of Internet success stories.

Panel Discussions
Since 1993, Amacord (formerly E-Media) has enjoyed a global reputation for staying way ahead on the Internet growth curve and being able to assemble the world’s top Internet talent for conferences and symposiums.


  • Making Money on the Internet – Yes, You Can Do It! – June 11, 1994
    • Ken McCarthy – E-Media
    • Mark Graham – Pandora Systems
    • Marc Fleischmann – Internet Distribution Services
  • Multimedia Publishing on the Internet – November 5, 1994
    • Speakers:
      • Ken McCarthy – Keynote
      • Mark Graham – Guest Speaker
      • Marc Andreessen – Featured Speaker
    • Panelists:
      • Maurice Welsh – Pac Bell
      • Marc Fleischmann – Internet Distribution Services
      • Anna Couey – The Well
      • Bruce Moore – CareerMosaic
      • John Barnhill – Silicon Reef
  • FutureMedia – September 30 – October 1, 1995
    State of the Art

    • Ken McCarthy – Panel chair
    • John McCrea – Silicon Graphics
    • Mark Graham – President, Whole Earth Networks
    • Geoff Katz – Vice President, Organic Online
  • Multimedia Live! – October 12-13, 1995
    Internet Success Stories

    • Ken McCarthy – Panel chair
    • Lon Otremba – Executive VP of Network Sales, C/Net
    • John Pettitt – VP of Engineering, CyberSource (
    • Bruce Moore – VP, Bernard Hodes Advertising (CareerMosaic)
    • Marc Fleischmann – President, Internet Distribution Services
    • Claudia Bach – President, The Document Center