We Build Market-Leading
If software is eating the world, then digital distribution is the essential capability for this new frontier. We are a holding company for digital media and marketplace businesses that are transforming the digital distribution of products and services.
Our mission is to help leaders build businesses that simplify the ways people discover, research, and buy.
Why We Exist
We help leaders build businesses that simplify the ways people discover, research, and buy.
What We Do
We find places where digital disruption creates opportunity, then create new, better experiences for consumers and brands.
How We Win
• Build & develop the best team
• Create winning strategies
• Operate with excellence
• Invest in opportunity & innovation
Our Digital Family
Our digital businesses unlock growth for partners. We keep growing right alongside them.
3S Home provides highly researched reviews, resources, and tools to make home services experiences better for everyone.
3S Auto helps drivers find the best coverage for their cars with in-depth reviews of auto services and products and a strong network of top auto brands.
Pillar 4 Media
Pillar 4 Media is the most trusted mattress review media platform on the web, including Sleepopolis, Mattress Nerd, Mattress Clarity, and Mattress Advisor. Our mission is to help people live their best days by finding their best night’s sleep.
3S Health aims to empower people to live healthier lives through access to leading edge health-related products, services, insurance, & financing. Our flagship property, Medicare Expert USA, equips seniors with knowledge and the power of choice on the best medicare supplement plans.
3S Legal helps consumers and small businesses find the best legal services for their needs with in-depth reviews and informational guides.
Three Ships Alumni
Our principals have incubated or invested in specialized digital partners, including New Media Campaigns (a web design and development agency), Demand Signals (acquired by TRANZACT in October 2016), and Lavalier (a specialized jewelry insurance provider acquired by WR Berkley).
We’re constantly sailing toward the horizon
Our name evokes the innovative spirit that’s required to navigate the ever-changing tide of digital marketing.
Three Ships partners with brands to expand their digital channels and add incremental customers. Our approach to digital marketing is supported by years of success in performance-driven content, media investment management, and conversion rate optimization. Among our arsenal of assets, we have invested in developing a proprietary machine-learning technology to identify, compete, and win search keywords. We operate on a pay-for-performance basis to align our financial incentives with our partners’ business growth.
Our content resulted in $6.1MM of growth for a partner's revenue during the first year of engagement alone
Our content drove 265% year-over-year growth in traffic across a partner's organic channel
Our Reviews Process
At Three Ships, we’ve invested in proprietary assets to raise the bar for trust, quality, and transparency in our reviews.
100+ content professionals with deep experience in media and journalism
- Our editorial team signs a service journalism pledge and uses a best-in-class review process to ensure accuracy and quality
- Authors and editors do not have commercial incentives and review products independently, thereby preserving editorial integrity
Testing labs control product review process for maximum objectivity and transparency
- Testing facilities in Raleigh, NC; Brooklyn, NY; and Austin, TX produce consumer centric video content
- Third-party Ph.D-led lab analyzes and reviews natural health supplements for quality, accuracy, and safety
Expert advisory boards make our content as authoritative and trustworthy as possible
- We form panels of licensed professionals who provide expert advice and information
- We seek the advice of these experts in creating our objective review standards – which we always explain clearly to our readers and carry out with the highest integrity