Demand Media

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Nice people, hard business

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Former Employee - Director of Editorial in Santa Monica, CA
Former Employee - Director of Editorial in Santa Monica, CA

I worked at Demand Media full-time (less than an year)

Pros

I really like the people here. Genuinely nice folks. Very pleasant to work with. Trying to grow and change. Open to new ideas.

Cons

Saying you want to improve your business is hard when so many people are still playing like (old) business as usual. There were instances where senior execs said they wanted to change but the middle management just wanted to keep pressing forward with the same plan. That was frustrating as I was hired to help make thing better.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Unlimited opportunity ahead...patience required....

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kirkland, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kirkland, WA

    I have been working at Demand Media full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great perks, good office location (lake view!), friendly management

    Cons

    Not a thriving startup or a staple like Microsoft or Amazon. It's in between and takes patience, but seems to be going in good direction.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More communication so we don't have to simply trust so much.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Rude CE's, but decent freelance pay.

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    Current Employee - Content Writer in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Content Writer in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Demand Media as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    High rate of pay in comparison to some other companies
    Several topics to apply to
    Flexible hours
    No ghostwriting - your name is tied to your work appearing in some notable publications

    Cons

    Copy editors are rude and self-serving
    Management is frequently incompetent and/or oblivious to issues
    Rewrites significantly decrease your dollar per hour potential

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There needs to be a checks and balance system implemented for CE's. Good writers leave, because CE's get on power trips, and there is no one to bring them back to earth.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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