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Quality Is in the Eye of Google

Written on
March 2nd 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – “The Wall Street Journal’s front page is typically littered with mistakes now,” a coworker randomly commented. “That’s because they laid off the proofreaders and copy editors to cut costs,” I snorted. “Huge mistake.” I often lament not having a copy editor or proofreader at Adotas, not just because I’m in ... more...

Whoa, Google’s Farmer Update Helped eHow?

Written on
February 28th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS - You could hear scoffs across the tech mediascape as Demand Media EVP of Media and Operations Larry Fitzgibbon said that Google’s latest algorithm update — which promised to rid the search valley of the abhorred content farms, though this edict was unspoken — hadn’t had a “material net impact on ... more...

Yahoo Plants Own Seed With Associated Content Acquisition

Written on
May 19th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – When Aol announced its seed Seed program, it was labeled by many industry journalists as “similar to Associated Content.” Reportedly Associated Content was trying to entice Aol last summer with a price tag of $150 million (and strange it couldn’t woo Aol considering CEO Tim Armstrong was an ... more...

Industry news on hirings and finance

Written on
September 2nd 2009
Author
Edward Barrera

ADOTAS — Examiner.com, GSI Commerce, Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S and Associated Content all had recent annoucements. GSI Commerce a provider of e-commerce and multichannel solutions, has acquired certain assets of the Pepperjam affiliate marketing network and the Pepperjam full-service, interactive marketing agency which specializes in search. Terms were not disclosed. According ... more...

Associated Content and FreeWheel raise funds

Written on
April 30th 2009
Author
Edward Barrera

ADOTAS — Money is still flowing to startups. Associated Content, an online publishing platform, has closed a $6 million, Series C financing round. The round was funded with full participation from the B round investors: SoftBank Capital, Canaan Partners and AOL head Tim Armstrong.  Associated Content secured $10 million in Series B ... more...