Flint Group and the World Wide Web: 15 years and 5 sites later


In light of the launch of Flint Group’s new website, we thought we’d enlighten you with a look back at our sites over the years. After all, who can you laugh at if you can’t laugh at yourself?



Our first site features one of my favorite things: ice cream. Take note: We had cutting-edge email from Netscape’s NetCenter.The homepage of Flint Group's site from 1998

You’ll notice the “Ice Cream Social” button. I think we were implementing an innovative SEO strategy to obtain clients seeking advertising services for their annual ice cream socials. But hey, what do I know? I was still in diapers then. (Okay, okay … maybe more like overalls.

Flint Group's site from 1988

We underlined the links and used blue so you’d know you could click them. Get it?Flint Group's site from 1998

Sombrero sun hats were also very stylish.Flint Group's site from 1998


Ice cream was big back then. You know, before Atkins and whatnot.Flint Group's site from 2000, featuring an ice cream sundae on a red background.


Flash was hot! Tiny type was in, too – obviously, since we all had small monitors. Here, we shrewdly start with a grey splash screen (also hot), before introducing our homepage.Flint site from 2011, featuring a gray splash screen reading "Enter" and containing Flash.

The suspense is killing you, right?Flint Group's site from 2001, featuring the homepage users land on after clicking through an Enter splah page.

One thing that hasn’t changed from the early 2000s: Our incredibly dashing employees.


I’m starting to miss the ice cream.Flint Group's site from 2005, featuring an orange background reading "What if you had a team of communication experts at your disposal?"


This iteration showcases our expertise and work from Flint Group’s four expanded locations. Not bad …Flint Group's site from 2010.While this site worked well for us for years, we wanted to offer a better user experience, including responsive design.

Drumroll please …

2013 – New site

Okay, so this may not have ice cream, but hot damn is it refreshing.

Flint Group's new site, launched in 2013, featuring a red background with the headline "Together we set ourselves apart."

Do you have images of your old websites? How has your website changed over the years? Share with us in the comments section below.

Ericka Olin

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