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    Demand Media Tanking or Just Tapering Off? You Decide

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin You may have read my earlier post on the mass firings done at Demand Media a while back. Well, it looks like the reason for all of the firings is clear. I checked the queue for available assignments and it’s down to 13,000. (Note that this 13,000 includes all of the special sections I am cleared for.) This may sound like a lot, but probably 90% of those articles can’t be written by 99% of the population. With there being very little work, there isn’t a need for as many writers. The downsizing may be due to the fact that DM’s stocks are crashing. At last check, a share was only worth around $9.…

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    More on Demand Studios Finances

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Yesterday I wrote about how Demand Media is hemorrhaging money. For those of you that want to read more about the situation, here is another informative article I found over at All Things Digital. I also went onto the DS forums to see what people where saying about the situation. One brave DS writer posted links to some articles and he was instantly branded a “fear monger” and a pot stirrer. Most of the writers have decided that all media outlets are jealous of Demand Media’s success and is making up lies to make the company look bad. Do what now? You know, I’ve heard people say that DS writers have a…