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Demand Media Sells Creativebug, CoveritLive

Demand Media Sells Creativebug, CoveritLive

By Chris Crum July 14, 2014

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 …

Demand Media Further Prepares For Rightside Spin-Off Demand Media Further Prepares For Rightside 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 …

Variety Calls Demand Media 'Epic Fail' Variety Calls Demand Media 'Epic Fail'
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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 …

Search Referrals Hit Demand Media's Revenue Search Referrals Hit Demand Media's Revenue
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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 …

Demand Media Names Domain Services Business, CEO 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 Reveals New Steps For Domain Business Demand Media Reveals New 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 …

Demand Media CEO Rosenblatt Steps Down Demand Media CEO Rosenblatt Steps Down

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. …

Demand Media Gets SVP of Technology For United TLD Demand Media Gets SVP of Technology For United TLD

Demand Media announced on Wednesday that it has appointed recent hire Wayne MacLaurin to Senior Vice President of Technology for United TLD, a subsidiary of the company. The company says United TLD is investing in infrastructure to become a leader …

Demand Media Launches eHow Crafts Demand Media Launches eHow Crafts

Demand Media has launched a new channel for its popular eHow site – eHow Crafts. “We’ve seen explosive consumer demand for craft-related content on eHow, which is why we’re bringing together and adding a wide variety of helpful content in …

Google Was Not Kind To Demand Media In Q2 Google Was Not Kind To Demand Media In Q2

Demand Media just posted its earnings report for its Q2 earnings, with revenue and revenue ex-TAC up 9% year-over-year. Revenue growth, the company says, was primarily driven by 15% Owned & Opearted revenue growth. Registrar revenue grew by 10% year-over-year. …

Demand Media To Leave Society6 As Is (For Now) Demand Media To Leave Society6 As Is (For Now)

Demand Media announced this week that it has acquired artist marketplace Society6 for $94 million. Users worried about changes under new corporate management don’t have much to be concerned about from the sound of it. At least not in the …

Demand Media Acquires Artist Marketplace Society6 Demand Media Acquires Artist Marketplace Society6

Demand Media just announced that it has acquired Society6, an ecommerce marketplace for artists. “All an artist needs to do is upload their artwork or design and consumers can customize a wide range or products, from iPhones to T-shirts to …

Demand Media To Launch Designs.com Platform Demand Media To Launch Designs.com Platform

Demand Media announced that later this year, it will launch Designs.com, as the new gTLDs become available. The site will feature a platform to create designs for sites utilizing the new domain extensions. “The goal is to have easy ways …

Demand Media Announces Domain Business HQ In Dublin Demand Media Announces Domain Business HQ In Dublin

Demand Media announced today that it is opening its largest international office in Dublin, which will serve as the company’s international headquarters for its domain business. Last month, the company announced that it intends to split its content and domain …

Will Pinterest Feed Interest In Creativebug? Will Pinterest Feed Interest In Creativebug?

As previously reported, Demand Media announced today that it has acquired arts and crafts e-learning site Creativebug as part of its push to expand into paid content offerings. During a recent earnings call, the company expressed such an initiative, leading …

Demand Media Acquires Creativebug Demand Media Acquires Creativebug

Demand Media just announced that it has acquired CreativeBug, a provider of online video workshops for arts and crafts. The property should fit right into the company’s content network, which it plans to split away from its domain registrar business. …

Demand Media To Split Into Two Public Companies Demand Media To Split Into Two Public Companies

Demand Media announced today that its board of directors has authorized a plan for the company to explore separating into two separate public companies – one for its media business and one for its domain business. CEO Richard Rosenblatt said, …