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Demand Media Earnings Continue To Suffer Google’s Wrath

Demand Media Earnings Continue To Suffer Google’s Wrath

By Chris Crum February 26, 2014

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). …

Demand Media Posts Record Revenue And Profitability Demand Media Posts 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 Gets A New President, Reports Earnings Demand Media Gets A New President, Reports 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 …

eHow Still Enjoying Post-Panda Success eHow Still Enjoying Post-Panda Success

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 …

Panda Seems Like Distant Memory To Demand Media Panda Seems Like Distant Memory To Demand Media
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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. …

Demand Media Stock Shares up 20 Percent Demand Media Stock Shares up 20 Percent

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 …

Demand Media Launches New eHow Tech Channel Demand Media Launches New eHow Tech Channel

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.” …

eHow Hasn't Been Affected By Panda Since July 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: 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 …

Demand Media Writers Offer Different Viewpoints of Assignment Reduction Demand Media Writers Offer Different Viewpoints of Assignment Reduction
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Demand Media recently alerted Demand Media Studios writers that it would be reducing the amount of assignments it would be given out. As discussed in a recent article, this has left a fair amount of writers without a significant source …

Former eHow Owner Impressed With Site’s Direction Former eHow Owner Impressed With Site’s Direction
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Demand Media’s eHow site is no stranger to controversy. It’s often been criticized for saturating the web with content of questionable quality, but the company has heard these complaints loud and clear, and has been making numerous efforts to bring …

Demand Media Shifts from “Content Farm” Approach, Writers Lose Income Source Demand Media Shifts from “Content Farm” Approach, Writers Lose Income Source
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Demand Media, with its site eHow, has essentially been the poster child for the term “content farm” – something the company has done much to distance itself from. CEO Richard Rosenblatt has said flat out that he doesn’t consider what …

Google Panda Update: eHow Untouched, Says Pleased with Progress on Content Quality Google Panda Update: eHow Untouched, Says Pleased with Progress on Content Quality
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While escaping the wrath of the Panda update again, Demand Media tells WebProNews that it’s pleased with the results of its eHow clean-up initiative. Demand Media and its eHow property in particular were always part of the Google Panda update …