Demand Media’s Unique Publishing Model: Curated Social Content (CSC)

Left: I met much of the founding team of Demand Media last week in SF at the Web 2.0 expo. A few days ago, I had lunch with Richard Rosenblat, CEO of 2.5 year old Demand Media (who recently purchased Pluck) to learn about his unique business model which sits in between self-publishing and mainstream media. This company has been pretty tight lipped but after Richard’s presentation at Web 2.0 Expo and an interview with Kara Swisher, he was interested in briefing an analyst. If you’re familiar with the long tail concept you’d be aware of the large head, long tail –and fat neck. Overused metaphors, but visually it helps to explain this concept. [Successful media websites are fueled by … Continue readingDemand Media’s Unique Publishing Model: Curated Social Content (CSC)