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Demand Media Acquires Domain Registrar Name.com Demand Media Acquires Domain Registrar Name.com

Demand Media announced on Monday that it has acquired Name.com, a Denver-based domain registrar. The company says the acquisition is intended to expand its platform as it prepares for its release of new Top Level Domains this year. A spokesperson …

This Google Panda “Victim” Just Posted Record Revenue And Profitability This Google Panda “Victim” Just Posted Record Revenue And Profitability
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The Google Panda update, originally unleashed in early 2011, continues to take its toll on the Internet, for better or for worse (most would probably say better). While there are frequently rumors about new updates or refreshes to Panda, the …

Demand Media Has A New President, Reports Q2 Earnings Demand Media Has A New President, Reports Q2 Earnings

Demand Media just released its earnings report for the second quarter. The company also just happened to announce that it has promoted Michael Blend, who has been leading the company’s content and media services, to President and COO. CEO Richard …

Demand Media’s Military, Political gTLD Choices Simply Driven By Data Demand Media’s Military, Political gTLD Choices Simply Driven By Data

There are a lot of interesting sub-stories behind the big Internet land rush that has been the gTLD application process. This week, ICANN released its big list of the gTLDs that were applied for during the application window, as well …

Demand Media President Charles Hilliard Steps Down Demand Media President Charles Hilliard Steps Down

Demand Media President and CFO Charles Hilliard is stepping down. He will be replaced, at least in the CFO role, by Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer Mel Tang, effective August 16. Hilliard will become Special Advisor to Demand Media’s …

Demand Media Applies For Military, Political Domains Demand Media Applies For Military, Political Domains

ICANN released the big list of gTLD applicants today. Google applied for over 100 different ones. Facebook didn’t apply for any. There were certainly plenty of interesting applications. You can peruse the whole list here. We knew Demand Media had …

Demand Media Applies For 26 gTLDs, Partners With Donuts For More Demand Media Applies For 26 gTLDs, Partners With Donuts For More

Demand Media announced this morning that it is pursuing some new generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs). Specifically, the company says it has selected names in categories connected to ecommerce, personal & professional identity, education, entertainment, internet life, sports, small business …

Google Domain Verification Gets Simplified With Registrar Partnerships Google Domain Verification Gets Simplified With Registrar Partnerships
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Google announced that it is working with GoDaddy and Demand Media’s eNom on automated domain verification for Webmaster Tools and Google Apps. For sites with domains whose records are managed by GoDaddy or eNom, users will see a new verification …

Demand Media: Everything Looking Good For eHow After Deleting 600K Articles Demand Media: Everything Looking Good For eHow After Deleting 600K Articles

As previously reported, Demand Media released its Q1 earnings report today, beating estimates. During the company’s last earnings call, the company indicated that eHow had not been impacted by a Google algorithm change since July. It would appear that this …

Demand Media Earnings: $86.2 Million In Revenue Demand Media Earnings: $86.2 Million In Revenue

Demand Media just released its first quarter 2012 results, posting record first quarter revenue and raising 2012 guidance. For the quarter, ended March 31, total revenue was up 8% year-over-year, to $86.2 million CEO Richard Rosenblatt said, “Driven by continued …

eHow Pets YouTube Channel Launches, Continuing Demand Media’s Partnership With Google eHow Pets YouTube Channel Launches, Continuing Demand Media’s Partnership With Google
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Demand Media debuted the latest of its new eHow YouTube channels today, eHow Pets. It’s the third of the company’s new channels created as part of Google’s new YouTube original programming initiative. The others are eHow Home and Livestrong Woman. …

Pluck Elaborates On Pinterest Integration Pluck Elaborates On Pinterest Integration

Demand Media released version 5.1 of its Pluck social media platform last Thursday, which features native Pinterest integration, and now a blog post from Pluck itself expands upon the “Pin It” button that was built into the platform’s photo and …

Demand Media Shares up 20% Demand Media Shares up 20%

Demand Media, Inc., the content and social media company that operates brands including eHow and Cracked, has just seen its stock rise roughly 20% to $8.68 per share, the highest price since August. Last summer the company saw another surge …

eHow Launches Tech Channel, Continues Down The “Expert” Path eHow Launches Tech Channel, Continues Down The “Expert” Path

Demand Media has launched a new eHow Tech channel for tips and advice for consumers from “experts” on technology topics. The company refers to it as a “Tech 101″ destination, where consumers can get info for “troubleshooting most tech conundrums.” …

Demand Media Launches New Social Ad Formats Demand Media Launches New Social Ad Formats

Demand Media has introduced some new rich media ad units, incorporating its “Social Feed” ad management tools. Essentially, they bring social media into display ads, where potential customers can actually interact with the brand’s community from the ad itself. Here …

Demand Media: eHow Hasn’t Been Affected By Panda Since July Demand Media: eHow Hasn’t Been Affected By Panda Since July
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I think it’s safe to say that Demand Media has survived the Panda update. The company put out its Q4/full-year 2011 earnings report today, including a 5% quarterly increase in revenue for its content/media business and a 15% year-over-year increase. …

Demand Media Earnings: Content/Media Revenue Up 15% YoY Demand Media Earnings: Content/Media Revenue Up 15% YoY

Demand Media just released its fourth quarter and fiscal 2011 financial results, beating analysts’ expectations, but posting a net loss for the year. The loss includes $5.9 million of “accelerated non-cash amortization expense associated with content intangible assets removed from …

Demand Media: eHow Not Affected By Recent Google Update Demand Media: eHow Not Affected By Recent Google Update

Demand Media released its Q3 earnings report today, including a 25% revenue increase. Also in the report, it said that eHow.com is a top 20 site in the U.S., and had 71.5 million unique users worldwide in September. On the …

Demand Media Q3 Earnings Released Demand Media Q3 Earnings Released

Demand Media released its earnings report for the third quarter. That includes a revenue increase of 25% (ex-TAC up 26% year-over-year) to $81.5 million for the quarter, compared to $65.4 million a year ago. “We reported another strong quarter as …

eHow Suffers Temporary Traffic Glitch eHow Suffers Temporary Traffic Glitch
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Demand Media announced that eHow’s traffic experienced a decline, but that the company believes this “is temporary and was the result of an internal technical issue.” “The technical issue has recently been remediated,” the company said, indicating this was not …

Demand Media Giving Top Writers Assignment Priority Demand Media Giving Top Writers Assignment Priority
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Demand Media is no stranger to controversy, and while the company has clearly taken a much firmer stance on content quality this year, it’s leaving some writers lacking a significant source of income. Editor’s note: This article has been updated …