In the long run, it’s apparent that Google will consider this stuff low quality content. So how does this play out? I’m not sure I want to set up a company that will be directly battling Google’s army of smart engineers.
“When I ran eHow,” Herrick told us via email, “we produced content in a manner somewhat similar to the way Demand Studios does today (although at a much, much smaller scale.)” However Herrick ultimately became frustrated with that model when he realized that “it would fill the web with a bunch of mediocre content.”