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Demand Media's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Demand Media, Inc. (DMD)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 7, 2012; 05:00 pm ET


Richard Rosenblatt - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Mel Tang - Senior Vice President, Finance & Incoming Chief Financial Officer

Julie MacMedan - Investor Relations


Neil Doshi - CitiGroup

Pat Walravens - JMP Securities

Heath Terry - Goldman Sachs

Nat Brogadir - Stifel Nicolaus

Sean Kim - RBC Capital Markets

Rory Meyer (ph) - Core Capital Investments

Peter Stabler - Wells Fargo

Anil Gupta - Imperial Capital

Jordan Monahan - Morgan Stanley



Good afternoon. My name is Jay and I will be your conference operator today. At this time I would like to welcome everyone to Demand Media’s second quarter 2012 financial results call.

Today’s speakers will include Julie MacMedan, Richard Rosenblatt and Mel Tang. A question-and-answer session will be made available to all attendees at the end of the call when prompted.

Ms. MacMedan, you may begin your conference call.

Julie MacMedan

Thank you Jay and good afternoon everyone. One behalf of Demand Media, welcome to our second quarter 2012 conference call. Thanks everyone for joining us today. You can find our Q2 release along with supplemental material posted on the Investor Relations section of our corporate website located at

On the call with me today are Richard Rosenblatt, our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Mel Tang, our Incoming Chief Financial Officer.

Following the safe harbor statements that I will make, Rich will update you on our business. Mel will then provide details on our second quarter financial performance and key operating metrics and to finish with guidance for the third quarter ending September 30, 2012 and fiscal year ending December 31, 2012. Following the prepared remarks we will open up the line for Q&A.

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