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Demand Media Unloads Cracked For $39M

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has sold Cracked , its online humor site, to the E.W. According to Demand Media, the move will give it a "more focused portfolio of businesses", and also "significantly" strengthen its balance sheet. Demand Media acquired Cracked in 2007. READ MORE>>.

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Catching Up With Joanne Bradford, Demand Media

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To learn more about where Demand Media is today and how it has evolved, we sat down with Joanne Bradford , Chief Revenue Officer at Demand Media.

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Demand Media Sees Steep Drop In Content Revenues, Cuts Staff

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media is continuing to see a steep drop in revenues from its content and media efforts, reporting Thursday afternoon that it had $15.9M in revenues from its Content & Media segments, compared with $33.6M in the same quarter in 2014. demand media content earnings layoff jobs merger acquisition revenues

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How Heal Is Enabling On-Demand Doctor's Housecalls, with Dr. Renee Dua

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Demand Media Opens TypeF

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According to Demand Media, the new site will "empower women of all shapes, sizes and styles" to discover their unique look. READ MORE>>.

Drizly Expands On-Demand Beer, Wine To Orange County

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Drizly said it will deliver a selection of beer, wine and liquor to your doorstep in less than an hour, via both a mobile app or through a web browser.

Demand Media, Rachel Ray Partner

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Los Angeles-based Demand Media , the online publishing firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, along with food and cooking celebrity Rachel Ray , said this morning that they are in a multi-year, exclusive partnership to develop co-branded content in the food category. demand media rachel food network eating cooking chef content publishing ehow

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Demand Media Extends Pluck To Mobile

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has extended its Pluck social media platform to mobile devices, the company said today. demand media pluck brand community mobile iphone androidPluck is used by brands to create communities. READ MORE>>.

Demand Media to Change Its Name to Leaf Group

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Demand Media is turning over a new leaf. Demand Media purchased Leaf.tv The media and e-commerce holding company announced on Friday that it will change its name to Leaf Group, effective Nov. 9. last year, which is a women’s lifestyle video content creator

Demand Media Launches Pet Channel On YouTube

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Demand Media's new pet channel includes VIctoria Stillwell, host of the Animal Planet series "It's Me or The Dog", public television personality P.

Demand Media, Buddy Media Link

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media announced this morning that it has inked a deal with Buddy Media , developer of a Facebook management system for advertisers, on a new version of Pluck. Pluck is Demand Media's social media application. demand media buddy facebook community forum pluck brand advertiserREAD MORE>>.

Heal Finds $26.9M More In Funding To Expand Access To On-Demand Doctors

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Santa Monica-based Heal , the on-demand doctor's house call startup, said this morningg that it has raised $26.9M in a Series A funding. Heal lets users request in-home, on demand visits from doctors, who the startup says can do anything a patient might require in a traditional doctor's visit. READ MORE>>.

Squeegy Launches On-Demand Car Washes In LA

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Los Angeles-based Squeegy has recently launched into the market, with an on-demand, car wash service--currently serving the west side. Tired of driving around a dusty, dirt encrusted car, but too darn busy to find a car wash? The startup is led by Andrew Davis. The company is currently self funded. READ MORE>>.

Demand Media Applies Content Strategy To eNom

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the Internet content publishing company run by Richard Rosenblatt, is applying its crowdsourced content model to eNom , the domain name registrar it owns. According to eNom, it has put up a new content portal focused on the.ORG domain name, which is powered by Demand Media's creative studios.

Demand Media Buys CoveritLive

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media said this morning that it has acquired CoveritLive , a developer of a live blogging platform used to provide real time commentary, reader polling, and questions and answers on live events. Demand Media was already a strategic investor in CoveritLive. Financial terms of the acquisitoin were not disclosed.

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Demand Media Sees Executive Exodus

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content publisher headed by Richard Rosenblatt, has seen the exodus of three of the firm's EVPs and founders. Larry Fitzgibbon, Joe Perez, and Steven Kydd apparently are all leaving Demand Media for "other opportunities." demand media executive content publishing publisherREAD MORE>>.

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Demand Media Buys E-Commerce Marketplace Society6 For $94M

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has acquired Society6 , an online e-commerce marketplace centered around artists, the company announced Monday afternoon, as part of an effort to expand its content and media platform. According to Demand Media, it paid $94M for Society6, including $75M in cash and approximately $19M in its common stock.

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Demand Media Launches Long Form Article Effort

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publisher which runs such sites as eHow.com, typeF.com, and LIVESTRONG.COM, said Thursday afternoon that it is launching a new effort focused on long-form web content. freelance writer journalism writing livestrong ehow content publisher publishing editorial media demandREAD MORE>>.

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Demand Media Names eNom Head

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has appointed a new head of its eNom domain name registration services group, the firm said today. Demand Media said it has promoted Taryn Naidu to EVP and General Manager, eNom. Naidu has been at Demand Media since 2006, and previously served as CEO of Pool.com. READ MORE>>.

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Demand Media Names New Content Marketing Executive

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media is building out its executive team today, saying that it has named Scott Lehr as its new Senior Vice President and General Manager of Content Solutions. Demand Media said Lehr wlil focus on growing its content marketing practice. Lehr was that firm''s VP of Content & Strategic Partnerships and COO.

Demand Media Loses Chief Revenue Officer

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has lost its Chief Revenue Officer, Jeff Dossett, to startup Porch.com , only eight months after Dossett was named to the position after the loss of former Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer Bradford. porch jeff dossett chief revenue officer demand media executive everest and Microsoft. READ MORE>>.

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Demand Media Hands Out Big Bonuses

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content publishing empire of Richard Rosenblatt, has handed out some big bonuses to executives, three months after the firm's successful IPO. demand media content publishing bonus executiveThe bonuses include $361,760 for Rosenblatt, $286,863 to President and CFO Charles S. READ MORE>>.

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Demand Media Names GM For typeF.com

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media has named Lisa Kraynak as head of the firm's new fashion web site, typeF.com , which it is launching with Tyra Banks. According to Demand Media, Kraynak will lead the launch, operation, and ongoing development of the new site. Demand Media said last night that it would be launching typeF in March.

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Demand Media Emerges As Leaf Group

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media --in what looks to be a tumultuous day to for the stock market--said this morning that it will begin trading its common stock today on the New York Stock Exchange under the new ticker symbol, LFGR. demand media lfgr leaf group marketplace ecommerceThe company is changing its name to Leaf Group Ltd.

Saucey Raises $4.5M For On-Demand Alcohol Delivery App

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Los Angeles-based Saucey , a provider of an on-demand, alcohol delivery app said it has raised $4.5M in a seed funding round. The funding came from Blumberg Capital, Structure Capital, Altpoint Ventures, T5 Capital, HashtagOne, as well as individual angels. READ MORE>>.

Report: Demand Media Targets Critical Blog

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content publishing empire run by Richard Rosenblatt, is targeting a blog which has been posting internal documents and criticism of the company. According to a report from Forbes, the firm has sent a cease-and-desist letter to Demand Studio Sucks , alleging copyright infringement.

Honk Launches On Demand Roadside Help Service, Raises $1.8M

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Have a flat tire, locked yourself out of your car, or need a tow--but not a member of a roadside assistance service? Santa Monica-based Honk has launched a service for you, specifically to let you summon roadside help using your smartphone--without a membership. Honk is led by serial entrepreneur Corey Brundage. READ MORE>>.

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Demand Media Reports Profit

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the internet publishing firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, reported its fourth quarter and fiscal 2010 results today, the first as a public company. Demand Media said it had revenues of $73.6M for Q4 of 2010, up 33 percent from the $55.5M in revenues from Q4 of 2009. READ MORE>>.

Vet On Demand Launches New Service To Connect Pet Owners, Vets

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The company--which says it is als now offering up its service via a subscription model--lets pets owners directly contact veterinarians for questions.

Demand Media, Tyra Banks Announce Fashion Site TypeF

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Demand Media and Tyra Banks said in June of last year they would be partnering on a new fashion and beauty site. READ MORE>>.

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Demand Media Increases Revenues, Posts Loss

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt, announced its third quarter 2011 financial results on Monday, saying that it had a loss from operations of $3.3M, with a rise in revenues to $81.5M. Demand Media operates eHow.com, LIVESTRONG.com, as well as a stable of other online media properties.

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Demand Media To Change Name To Leaf Group

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media said on Friday that it will be changing its name, and will become Leaf Group Ltd. Demand Media did not say why it is changing its name, however, the company has significantly been shifting its business from Internet media, to an online marketplace business. READ MORE>>.

Demand Media Powers New YouTube Original Channels

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Santa MOnica-based Demand Media is one of the new partners for YouTube , in the big original content programming push by Google's video site, the firm said today. demand media youtube channels streaming videoFinancial details of the deal with YouTube have not been announced. READ MORE>>.

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YourMechanic Expands On Demand Mechanic Service To LA

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YourMechanic , a venture-backed, Silicon Valley on-demand service for finding a mobile mechanic, said today that it has launched into Los Angeles. The company did not say exactly which parts of Los Angeles it will be providing its service. READ MORE>>. yourmechanic ondemand mobile mechanic auto automobile repair launch smartphone

Demand Media, Getty Images In Licensing Deal

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online content firm headed by Richard Rosenblatt and which runs such sites as LIVESTRONG.com and eHow , said today along with image licensing firm Getty Images , that the two are in a joint licensing deal. demand media getty images licensing imagery photography video content typef livestrong ehow

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Demand Media Partners With REI

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing empire run by Richard Rosenblatt, has inked a partnership with outdoor retailer REI. Trails.com is Demand Media's online adventure site, providing trail guides, topographic maps, articles, and other outdoors-related content. The companies announced the deal today. READ MORE>>.

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Demand Media Up 32 Percent In IPO

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing network run by Richard Rosenblatt, had a huge reception in the public markets Wednesday, closing up 32 percent in its initial public offering. Demand, which debuted on the NYSE as DMD this morning, priced at $17.00, but soon shot up to as high as $25.00 per share. million shares.

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Demand Media Raises 2012 Guidance On Registrar Growth

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing business run by Richard Rosenblatt, announced its first quarter 2012 results yesterday, and also raised its fiscal 2012 financial guidance. Demand Media said it now expects full year 2012 revenues to be between $361.0M to $367.0M. demand media content earningsREAD MORE>>.

Report: Demand Media Passed Up $1.2B Go Private Deal

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Los Angeles-based Demand Media just passed up a deal to go private, according to a report over the weekend from the WSJ's AllThingsD, which says that the firm--headed by Richard Rosenblatt--ultimately decided to pass on the offer from private equity shop Thomas H. demand media private merger acquisition exit content pulbishing

Zingy's On-Demand, Dog Walking Services Acquired By Rover

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Los Angeles-based Zingy , an online, on-demand dog walking service, has been acquired by Rover , according to the companies. Zingy launched in 2015, offering up a way to find on-demand, dog walking services from a marketplace of independent providers. READ MORE>>. zingy rover merger acquisition ondemand walking walkers pets