February 02, 2010
Students Can Get a Scholarship by Answering Questions OnlineClient Answers.com gives away scholarships to students every year for 'answering questions.' What a fun and creative way for students to contribute to their college fund. Students are eligible to enter from the following countries: UK, Ireland, India, U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
January 19, 2010
Answers.com Calls for Submissions for Scholarship Fund: $20K to Students
Client Answers.com calls for submissions for its 2nd annual scholarship fund, which are due by March 31, 2010. Now in its second year, they have a $20,000 Scholarship Fund for students planning to enroll in undergraduate college studies during the 2010-2011 academic year.
The scholarship is open to students attending universities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and India. Applicants must answer a minimum of fifty questions in any of the 6,000-plus categories on Answers.com to be eligible.
The Scholarship Fund, administered for Answers.com by The Center for Scholarship Administration, will award scholarships based on answer accuracy and quality as follows: a first-place $5,000 scholarship, two $2,500 scholarships, and ten $1,000 scholarships. The deadline for application submission is March 31, 2010.
Visit Scholarship Answers for further details on the scholarship program, qualifications and the application submission process.
January 15, 2010
Intruders TV Interview with Answers.comIntruder TV's interview with client Answers.com's CEO Bob Rosenschein in Paris last month at LeWeb in Paris.
Click here and hit play.
January 07, 2010
Answers.com Connects with Social MediaWant to access the most comprehensive answers on the web directly through your favorite social media account? Users now have the option to log in to Answers.com with their preferred Web identities, announced today at CES.
Users can now connect and contribute using their Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo! accounts. Experts will also be able to identify themselves with their real names, making it easier and more convenient to build their online reputations. Support for Google accounts are coming in the near future.
For bloggers and press in Vegas for CES, stop by the Answers.com booth at the ShowStoppers Media Event, on Thursday, January 7, 2010 in the Lafite Ballroom at the Wynn Las Vegas, from 6 pm to 10 pm PST.
Client Answers.com supports English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Filipino.
December 09, 2009
Answers.com Announces Availability in French, Italian, German and Spanish at LeWeb #leweb #tg09
At LeWeb today, the Answers.com site announced its availability in French, Italian, German and Spanish. Adding the most widely spoken European languages to Answers.com extends the power of the popular wiki Q&A platform beyond its English language user base.
Given that they have 6 million answers in nearly 6,000 categories already in English, adapting their product for new languages is a logical step forward. Their English-language sites reached an audience of 56 million in the U.S. in October according to comScore, ranking them #15, hitting a total audience of 84 million worldwide.
Answers.com is also a sponsor of LeWeb as well as a sponsor of the Traveling Geeks tour to Paris.
November 23, 2009
Answers Summit Brings Together Q&A Community
Client Answers.com announces first Answers Summit, which will bring together members to meet, mingle and celebrate their growing Q&A community.
The Answers Summit's Q&A community event will be hosted December 5-6, 2009 in Atlanta, GA. The Summit will
The Summit willinclude workshops on growing, improving and celebrating WikiAnswers, the community-generated Q&A platform of Answers.com.
A guest speaker from the Cyberbullying Research Center will conduct a workshop titled ‘The Fight Against Cyberbullying.’ A second workshop, conducted by a Performance Specialist, will focus on communicating effectively online. The conference will be addressed by keynote speakers Bob Rosenschein, CEO, and Bruce D. Smith. Additional highlights of the event include a trip to the Georgia Aquarium with a catered dinner.
November 04, 2009
Answers Corp. Reports Q3 2009 Financial Results
Client Answers Corporation (NASDAQ: ANSW) reports Q3 financial results today - revenue of $4.99 Million and Adjusted EBITDA of $1.7 Million. Answers Corporation includes the properties WikiAnswers and ReferenceAnswers.
A few great stats from their results:
Revenues were $4.99 million in Q3 2009, an increase of 40% compared to $3.56 million in Q3 2008.
WikiAnswers average daily page views were 6,336,000 in Q3 2009, an increase of 4% compared to 6,082,000 in Q2 2009, and an increase of 105% compared to 3,094,000 in Q3 2008.
ReferenceAnswers average daily page views were 2,857,000 in Q3 2009, a decrease of 4% compared to 2,965,000 in Q2 2009, and an increase of 7% compared to 2,666,000 in Q3 2008.
November 01, 2009
What Makes a Popular Answers Destination Site?
October 25, 2009
101 Questions on John Battelle & Tim O'Reilly: How Many Can You Answer?
Here's a sample of questions on Tim and John. Technology geeks, execs and visionaries: how many can you answer? Go to Answers.com to have some fun with it, as well as to discover answers to other compelling facts and things.
We also had fun with customized t-shirts - why not? Doesn't everyone Google themselves? Why not Answers.com yourself, even if its merely to find out a bit more about where your name originates from.
Below are CEO Bob Rosenschein and product manager Shaya Loney on-site.
Their traffic is growing, up in September from August according to comScore. Answers.com’s combined U.S. unduplicated unique visitors reached 56.4 million in September.
comScore data for September positioned WikiAnswers as the leading community-driven Q&A site in the United States in terms of unique visitors. That means that Answers.com sites now have a higher audience than major brands such as CNN.com, craigslist and New York Times Digital.