Eons: the MySpace for age 50 and up!

Filed as News on December 27, 2006 4:13 am

eons.gifFrom WNDU, a new website for baby boomers has recently been launched and aptly named EONS.

When the founder of monster.com decided to launch a brand new website for the 50 plus last summer, the idea was of challenging boomers to live the biggest life possible.

Some thought it wouldn’t sell.

EONS Founder and CEO, Jeff Taylor says, “I think the big surprise was that we actually have advertisers.”

Harrah’s Hyatt, Liberty Mutual, Verizon, and Fidelity, are just some of the advertisers banking on boomers online.

So it should come as no surprise that a brand new site is now taking on eons.

“One of the things that’s really unique about our site is that we’re completely centered around our members in terms of promoting the volunteer aspects, members are contributors,” claims 55 Alive CEO, Jeff Lantz.

Always look at the other end of the spectrum/demographics. That means in the next 30 or 40 years from now, Eons will be hauling all that millions and millions of MySpace users. *heh*

At least, this crowd will have the purchasing power and a credit card to boot. An interesting space to venture and hopefully it won’t end up just like any other dating site for the aged.

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  1. By Kare Anderson posted on December 28, 2006 at 11:59 am
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    To complement EONS for boomers discover SavvyHer. It is the first online social network where women 45+(and those who want to know what they think) can read, contribute and vote for tips for making women’s lives easier and more joyful.

    Members get recognized and rewarded (with gifts) each month, when members vote one of their tips are voted among the Ten Most Popular. Giftr bundles are worth over $1,000 from Swash, SnapJot and Karen Neuberger.

    As the SavvyHer membership grows gifts will grow ever more extravagant.

    Membership is no-cost, quick and easy in this sponsor-supported network.Includes a directory of tips and members (easy to find “tagged” categories), weekly eNewsletter and monthly poll. Winners’ tips will also be featured in the annual book
    Savvy Tips for Savvy Women:The Best of SavvyHer, 2007

  2. By syntheticMagic posted on January 11, 2007 at 6:59 am
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    Might want to check out SeniorsGrandCentral.com It looks better than any of the sites

  3. By Patty Gale posted on January 14, 2007 at 2:15 am
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    I have mixed feelings about eons. I am also a baby boomer, but am in my 40′s. There is an entire decade of boomers that continue to be ignored.

    I can sort of see the idea behind eons, but I don’t get any “warm fuzzies” from a site who’s creator says, “boomers need help sorting throug searching engines because of aging eyes”.

    My mom is 66 and has no problem searching through Google, Yahoo or any other major search engine.

  4. wnduMay 7, 2008 at 6:33 am