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2000 News Archive
Note: prior to 2001, Neotrope was known as Mindset. News in this archive prior to that date will show the company name as Mindset/Neotrope.

December 1, 2000
Graphic Artists Guild reprints article by Mindset/Neotrope president Christopher Simmons on "Legal Pitfalls of Web Design" in the Nov./Dec. edition of the Guild News (Vol. 23, No. 6).

October 10, 2000
Mindset/Neotrope is selected by integrated circuit manufacturer, Silicon Video, Inc. (SVI) to develop comprehensive brand identity, Web presence and secure content solution.

August 13, 2000
Mindset/Neotrope president Christopher Simmons interviewed by's "Jackstreet Live" Web radio show about the effectiveness of online-based press release distribution services, and public relations.

August 4, 2000
Mindset/Neotrope is selected by educational software start-up, Respondus Inc., to develop corporate identity, Web presence, and custom e-commerce and product registration solutions for site.

August 3, 2000
ePublicEye ( the largest aggregator of customer satisfaction data on small and medium sized e-businesses, today announced it has selected Mindset/Neotrope ( to provide public relations and e-marketing for a broad range of enhanced B2B and B2C service offerings. (Note: MindsetNetwire is now

August 2, 2000
California-based advertising, marketing, and public relations company Mindset/Neotrope today announced that they will donate over $25,000 in PR services to worthy non-profit and charitable causes. Qualifying organizations may now apply for an opportunity to receive both online marketing and traditional public relations services such as press release writing and distribution, all at no cost.

July 14, 2000
Mindset/Neotrope is selected by building contractor resource Web site to revise their brand logo and to develop a comprehensive line of advertising and affiliate Web banners for their site. (On June 26, 2001, ServiceMagic, Inc. acquired certain assets of Handyman Online.)

June 15, 2000
Mindset/Neotrope wins bid to build Dental Hygiene Test Preparation Web site (DHReview,com) featuring streaming instruction videos for distance-based-learning. Mindset/Neotrope will design site as well as capture, edit, and compress/encode two dozen hours of digital video into streaming formats.

June 20, 2000
Mindset/Neotrope selected by Morgan Road record label to create streaming audio music samples, embed ID tags into MP3 files, and host music Web site.

June 1, 2000
Mindset/Neotrope president Christopher Simmons is contracted by Micro Publishing News magazine to write monthly feature column on Web imaging, content creation and marketing through June 2001. Micro Publishing News is a ten year old national publication covering content creation, digital printing and graphic arts.

June 1, 2000
Mindset/Neotrope selected by Princeton University to develop splash page illustration for revised library Web site.

May 30, 2000 (now and™ (NASDAQ: FWHT) partner to offer special promotion to Mindset/Neotrope Web hosting customers, providing 5,000 free qualified visitors/clicks when signing up for new advertising account through co-branded site.

April 1, 2000
Mindset/Neotrope wins bid to develop Web site for the Xeikon Users Association (XUA), including member database, member forum, and secure subscription-based member content area. (XUA became XDPA in 2001.)

March 3, 2000
Mindset/Neotrope is selected by to develop and host e-commerce solution for them to fulfill video tape orders on behalf of Oprah Winfrey's Civitas company. Video project "Begin with Love" is promoted on Oprah's TV show,, and in national magazines.

Jan. 15, 2000
Mindset/Neotrope completes "Search & Win!" Million Dollar Game materials for™ (NASDAQ: FWHT) including lotto game logo, outdoor billboards, affiliate banners, and site promotions.

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