Article-Based Web Sites and the Future of Print Media Companies

I remember when I first started using the web in the early 90’s.  Web sites were quite ugly with blinking text, slapped together images, and unstyled text. But in those days, we weren’t too bothered by that.  There was an excitement about the possibilities of all the information that could soon be available on the…

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The Future of Content Web Sites: Content Factories and Content Communities

I was recently reading a Wired article that profiled a company called Demand Media. The company is one of many companies that are seeking to become a “content factory”.  Their goal is to automate the production of web content that is carefully targeted to capture the most high value traffic from the search engines.  Both…

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