All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Demand Media’

Demand Media Appoints Sean Moriarty As New CEO, Acquires Saatchi Online

Demand Media just announced that it has appointed former CEO of Ticketmaster and Saatchi Art, Sean Moriarty, as its new CEO. The company has also acquired Saatchi Online, Inc. which operates online art gallery Saatchi Art. Co-founder and interim CEO Shawn Colo has been appointed President and will join the board of directors. “Following last week’s spinoff of domain registrar …

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Demand Media Sells Creativebug, CoveritLive

Demand Media announced the sale of a couple of its properties on Monday: Creativebug and CoveritLive. The company acquired Creativebug just last year. The service provides online video workshops for arts and crafts. Think of it like a Google Helpouts for stuff you’d see on Etsy. At the time of the acquisition, a Demand Media spokesperson told us, “They are …

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Here’s A Look At Demand Media’s Latest Google-Proofing Efforts [Updated]

Article Updated: See the end. As reported last month, Demand Media is now extending its content creation services to brands, publishers and agencies, essentially selling the content it has been using to get search traffic, monetizing it thorough brand partnership-based content marketing since taking a beating from Google’s algorithm. If you’re not familiar with Demand Media’s history with Google, the …

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Demand Media Sells Its Content Creation Services To Brands

Demand Media is extending its content creation services to brands, publishers and agencies. It’s also launching new content formats, like original photography, infographics and animated GIFs for clients. The company says it’s opening up access to its model for creating, publishing and “optimizing results of content marketing programs.” Experian is already on board, using Demand Media’s solution for formats on …

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Demand Media Earnings Continue To Suffer Google’s Wrath

Demand Media reported its financial results for Q4 and fiscal 2013 on Tuesday. The company continues to suffer at the hands of Google algorithm changes (it just so happens that this week marks the three-year anniversary of the Panda update). While things seemed to be going better for Demand Media after it navigated around its initial Panda obstacles, somewhere down …

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Demand Media Enters New Ad Partnership In Latin America

Demand Media announced that it has entered into a digital advertising partnership with Cisneros Interactive’s RedMas, which will see RedMas gain exclusive representation for branded digital ad solutions eHow en Español, in certain Latin American countries. Demand Media will provide RedMas’ sales force with training and assistance on offering its ad solutions – including custom content, brand sponsorships and rich …

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Demand Media Further Prepares For Rightside Domain Spin-Off

Demand Media announced that it has filed a Form 10 registration statement with the SEC in preparation for the spin-off of its domain services business, which it recently announced would be called Rightside. “The Form 10 filing marks another key milestone for the planned separation and spin-off in 2014, as we have steadily been making progress in establishing Rightside as …

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Variety Calls Demand Media ‘Epic Fail’

We’ve been following the Demand Media story with intrigue over the last few years, as it has proven to be the highest profile example of how a site can truly game Google, and make a business out of it, only to have that backfire at the hands of a Google algorithm update. On the content side of things (as opposed …

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Demand Media Revenue Down Thanks To Loss Of Search Referrals

Demand Media just announced its results for the third quarter. Revenue was down 2% year over year. Content and media revenue specifically was down 7%. Registrar revenue was up 11%, and mobile revenue doubled year over year. The company perhaps known as the poster child for the Google Panda update, has once again felt the negative effects of a loss …

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Demand Media Names Domain Services Business, CEO

Demand Media announced today that it has a new brand name for its soon-to-be spun off domain services business, and it has appointed a CEO to run it. The new brand will be Rightside, and the CEO will be current Demand Media EVP of Domain Services, Taryn Naidu. Wayne MacLaurin will serve as CTO and Rick Danis as General Counsel. …

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Demand Media Announces Significant Steps For Domain Business

Demand Media has a few pieces of domain-related news this morning. Its United TLD subsidiary is now officially an ICANN accredited gTLD registry, eNom and Name.com have signed the 2013 ICANN RAA, and the company has joined the Domain Name Association. Regarding the first two bits of news, a spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews, “These are significant steps forward …

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Richard Rosenblatt Steps Down As CEO And Chairman of Demand Media

Demand Media just announced that its board of directors has accepted the resignation of Richard Rosenblatt as CEO and chairman of the company. The resignation as CEO is effective as of October 31st, and resignation as chairman is effective immediately. The board has appointed Shawn Colo as interim President and CEO. James Quandt has been appointed Chairman, effective immediately. “I …

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