Demand Media
3.2 of 5 100 reviews
www.demandmedia.com Santa Monica, CA 500 to 999 Employees

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This was a formative experience for me

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Austin, TX (US)

I worked at Demand Media full-time for more than 3 years

ProsHigh project variety
Diverse business with new things to learn all the time

ConsThe IPO went flat, along with the rest of 2011

Advice to Senior ManagementAcquire. You are good at it.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Notorious and despised for many reasons

Editor (Former Employee)
Santa Monica, CA (US)

I worked at Demand Media full-time for less than a year


Pros: Office near beach, 3rd Street Promenade, free snacks, laid back… Cons: Laid back to the point where people on the content team such as editors and content managers are instant messaging for half the day with… Advice to Senior Management: Hire content managers with professional journalism experience, people who have actually studied journalism at reputable universities or publications, or else your reputation is only going… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Okay for beginning writers

Writer (Former Employee)
Denver, CO (US)

I worked at Demand Media as a contractor for more than a year


Pros: They pay in a timely, reliable manner. Unlike other content providers, they don't expect writers to earn a certain amount… Cons: They have very high standards for low pay. I'm talking about for the general pool of writers. There is a high income bracket for more… Advice to Senior Management: Pay your writers what they're worth. Keep the flow of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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