IMC Digital Universe

Welcome to IMC Digital Universe, Inc. Since 1994 we have been building web communities and e-commerce websites. Please have a look around and contact us if you’d like to get in touch.


About Us

IMC Digital Universe – web developers

Originally conceptualized and founded as as a web design firm in 1994, IMC has grown into a development company with a focus on wholly-owned web properties. Primary areas of interest and expertise include:

  • Online Marketing
  • Copywriting
  • Market Research
  • Country Living
  • Tractors
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Outdoor Power Equipment
  • Equine
  • Health & Beauty Care
  • Video Games


Founding Team

Ibrahim Chishti
Co-Founder / Technology Director

IBRAHIM CHISHTI, co-founder of IMC Digital Universe, is one of America’s most savvy Web and Game Designers, with more than 16 years of experience. He is the lead developer for IMC’s Gameslingers division, which released the popular indie title Tae Kwon Do World Champion in 2008 (nominated for GDC Indie Game of the Year in 2008).

Ibrahim began his computing career in 1985 as a game developer, and programmed the most successful user-designed module for the online classic software action game Tie Fighter. He served as Publisher and editor of PC Game Review, a survey of “The Best of the Best” of computer games. His programming languages include Visual Basic, Visual C++, PERL, PHP, MySQL and HTML.

Ibrahim is a 5th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo, the Korean martial art and Olympic sport; he has served the sport as a US National level referee for many years after a competition career that included winning state championships and competing at the national level. Ibrahim has served as an assistant coach of the US National Taekwondo team in 2008 and 2009, and is also an instructor at Jimmy Kim’s Taekwondo Center in Laguna Niguel, CA.

Muhammad Chishti
Co-Founder / Creative Director

MUHAMMAD CHISHTI, co-founder and creative director of IMC Digital Universe, oversees all web design and development projects for IMC. Muhammad is the administrator and founder IMC’s ByNet Network, which reaches more than 5 million unique users per year through popular community websites TractorByNet.com, CountryByNet.com, HorsesByNet.com and LawnMowerForum.com. Muhammad is also the author of the bestselling book, Compact Tractor Buying & Basics, published in 2002.

Muhammad’s career as a web designer and developer started in 1994, and today includes a diverse set of skills ranging from community building to e-commerce and internet software development projects.

Muhammad is a 5th degree black belt in Taekwondo (a Korean martial art and Olympic sport), a 3-time U.S. National Champion, 2-time U.S. National team member, and 2009 U.S. National team captain. During his international competition career, Muhammad has represented the United States at the World Taekwondo Championship in Ankara, Turkey (2008) and Cairo, Egypt (2009). Muhammad is also a U.S. national level referee and instructor at Jimmy Kim’s Taekwondo Center in Laguna Niguel, CA.

Hakim Chishti
Director of Strategy

HAKIM CHISHTI has been a computer industry consultant and business visionary for more than 20 years. He is the director of strategy of IMC Digital Universe, a worldwide strategic business and technology consulting firm located in Carlsbad, CA. He is often sought out for his visionary insights and ability to focus on the bleeding edge issues involved in designing business processes and leading-edge technologies. Hakim’s focus is on digital content creation, marketing research and copy writing.

More than 1,000,000 words of Hakim Chishti’s have been published by leading publishers such as McGraw Hill, Grosset & Dunlap, and many others. Hakim was a Fulbright Research Scholar and is fluent in Persian and Arabic. He enjoys translating Persian poetry, and is keenly aware of global business trends specially the rising opportunities offered by the English language market of more than one billion East Indians.


TractorByNet.com is the world’s largest tractor website, serving the under-100 horsepower compact & utility markets. TractorByNet.com reaches an estimated 80% of all compact tractor buyers in the United States.
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CountryByNet.com is a premier online community for acreage owners, with discussion topics ranging from homesteading to recipes, cooking, homeschooling, gardening and more.
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LawnMowerForum is IMC’s newest destination for lawn mower, lawn tractor and lawn care discussions.
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HorsesByNet.com is an equine community where horse owners exchange knowledge and information about equine related topics.
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Advanced Marketing Institute is a marketing research and training resource, and home of the world famous headline analyzer (used to analyze more than 3 million marketing headlines since 2003).
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Tae Kwon Do World Champion is the world’s most popular Tae kwon Do video game, based on the Olympic sport of Tae Kwon Do. More than 15,000 players from 120 countries use the online game.
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Corporate Mailing Address

IMC Digital Universe, Inc.
P.O. Box 845
Carlsbad, CA 92018

Corporate Offices

IMC Digital Universe, Inc.
1945 Camino Vida Roble
Ste A
Carlsbad, CA 92009

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(888) 545-6220
(760) 918-2462 fax

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We are currently seeking applicants for the following jobs:

Inside Sales Representative – Online Advertising & Mar-Com Products
Advertising/mar-com sales representative to interface with prospective clients and deliver customized proposals, guiding clients to through planning and purchase.

Editorial Intern – Summer, 2010
Learn valuable, real-world copywriting and research skills in the field of internet marketing. Paid internship available for summer, 2010.

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