Archive for January, 2014

Shake Shack! Or, How to Be BFFs

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*The* benefit of running a startup is that you get to meet other startups. They’re interesting. They can commiserate. They have funny startup jokes (“What did the investor say to the entrepreneur??? No.”. Hahahahaha!) Annnnnd, they trade you swag. Take Shake Shack, for instance. We sent them watches, they...

No Big Deal

  Falling in love with your operating system… no big deal. A stranger told you you look just like Ryan Gosling… no big deal. Your mom is the THE Billie Jean from “Billie Jean“… no big deal. 3,000,000,000 watch face + strap combinations… no big deal. Your phone automatically...

Mod Of The Month Club – 2 for me, 1 for you

  2014: the year of the horse. Resolving to be even more dope than in 2013? There are 44 ways to do just that, but today, we’ll focus on the simplest of resolutions: JOIN THE MOD OF THE MONTH CLUB! Giddyup. First things first: this is a monthly watch...

#ShowYourColors… Or Not

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  One of our taglines is “show your colors,” and we want every ModiFamily member to express themselves through their wrist candy. However, we’ll let you in on a little secret (shhhhhhh) our bestsellers from this past holiday season skew black, white, and blue. What gives, Roy G Biv?...

Wow Your Customer

  Not too long ago, Aaron shared The Modify Way, which was the culmination of a 3-month exercise to define Modify’s culture. The #1 point of the Modify Way is: We WOW customers, teammates, partners and investors. People feel more value and delight interacting with us than with any...

Earning Employee of the Month after 3 hours in the office

  We have a new intern, Matt Breitenbach. He’s a sophomore at Miami of Ohio (The Miami of Ohio University). And within 3 hours of starting at Modify, he earned our employee of the month award. Why? A few reasons, which we think will help anyone in their career....

Why Wear A Silicone Watch Band?

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  Chemically speaking, silicone is called polymerized siloxanes. What does that mean to you?  Probably nothing.  Unless you’re a Nip/Tuck fan. What should it mean to you? Think of things like Silly Putty, dry cleaning solvents, fire stoppers, ice cube trays, and of course, our colorful silicone watch straps....

A Salute To Squadron 27

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  In addition to the countless colorful combinations of Mods we offer on our website, we do custom watches for a slew of companies. These clients range from the Google’s and Nike’s of the world, to San Francisco-based startups such as Survey Monkey. Our team loves working on these...

Custom Stuffed – Your Customizablog

So cloning, huh? Seems like it’s lagging behind the rest of Crazy Future Things, doesn’t it? Who thought we’d be sitting here in 2014 without at least four or five copies of ourselves? Anyone? Well, it hadn’t even crossed our mind that self-replication wouldn’t be available in 2014. It...

2013 Thank You

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Hello team! Once per year Ayo lets me write to everyone. This is a big deal because, well, I’ve got a lot to say. And it’s all really interesting. First things first: Thank you (!!) for being part of the ModiFamily. When we started Modify in 2010, we were...

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