Demand Media, Inc. is an American content and social-media company [ 2 ] that operates online brands such as eHow , and Cracked , and is known for creating online content through its Demand Media Studios division based on a combination of measured consumer demand and predicted ROI . The company also provides social-media platforms to existing large company websites and distributes content bundled with social-media tools to outlets around the web. [ 3 ] [ 4 ] The company also owns eNom , the world’s second-largest domain registrar. [ 5 ]
In our recent post about the top 50 web properties in the U.S. according to comScore, we noted that Demand Media is on the rise - moving from #36 to #24 in the past 12 months.
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<img alt="Illustration: Stephen Doyle" src="http://www.wired.com/magazine/wp-content/images/17-11/ff_demandmedia_f.jpg" title="Demand Media" width="660" height="441" /> Illustration: Stephen Doyle
Remember that “I Love Lucy” episode where Lucy and Ethel take jobs in the chocolate factory and the conveyor belt starts pumping out candy faster than they can pack it in the wrappers so they start stuffing their faces and cleavage with the excess, cowering from the intimidating factory matron? That’s kind of what it’s like to work for Demand Media, as I found out during a brief, ill-fated stint as a freelance copy editor at the 17th largest web property in the U.S. this summer.
[August 2010] Initial Public Offering