Dotdash (formerly known as About.com) is a digital media company which offers an online content website. It provides articles and videos about various subjects, including health, home, food, finance, tech, beauty, travel, and education. The Company also offers Lab Test Interpreter, an interactive tool that allows to analyze lab results, such as blood glucose tests, LDL cholesterol levels and C-reactive proteins.

Employee Rating

3.8
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyIAC
HQNew York, NY, US
Founded1996
Websitedotdash.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Dotdash was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in New York, NY, US

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Key People/Management at Dotdash

Neil Vogel

Neil Vogel

Chief Executive Officer
Tim Quinn

Tim Quinn

Chief Financial Officer & Head of Strategy
Mélanie Berliet

Mélanie Berliet

SVP & GM, Home Group
Alex Ellerson

Alex Ellerson

Chief Operating Officer
Rachel Berman

Rachel Berman

SVP & GM, Verywell Fit, Family, & Mind
Nabil Ahmad

Nabil Ahmad

Chief Technology Officer
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Dotdash Office Locations

Dotdash has offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Edmonton
New York, NY, US (HQ)
28 Liberty St 7th floor
Chicago, IL, US
444 N Michigan Ave #1460
New York, NY, US
Times Square Studios, 1500 Broadway 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA, US
2 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco
Edmonton, CA
4208 97 St NW
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Dotdash Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1996
Dotdash is a subsidiary of IAC

Dotdash Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Mother Nature NetworkFebruary 04, 2020

Dotdash Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Dotdash Online and Social Media Presence

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Dotdash Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    80/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    79/100

  • Compensation

    B-

    75/100

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Dotdash News and Updates

Dotdash Acquires Simply Recipes and Serious Eats

Today, Dotdash announced its acquisition of leading food and recipe sites Simply Recipes and Serious Eats from Fexy Media. The sites join Dotdash's award-winning family of brands and are now a part of the company's vibrant food and drink portfolio alongside The Spruce Eats and Liquor.com.read more

IAC's Dotdash has built a profitable business out of service content. Now it's setting its sights on selling products like paint and makeup.

IAC's Dotdash has avoided the layoffs and furloughs that have impacted many media companies in the pandemic. It's an example of how even an ad-based business can survive tough times, with evergreen service content that's advertiser-friendly and can be extended to commerce.   The company also has g…

Dotdash Acquires Mother Nature Network and TreeHugger

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Dotdash announced its acquisition of Mother Nature Network, a top online destination for sustainability, environmental, and responsible living content, and TreeHugger, a leading publisher dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream, from...

New pitch deck from Dotdash shows how Barry Diller's IAC plans to grow its media business after spinning off Match

Barry Diller's IAC is spinning off its dating sites business Match, which will leave media properties as a bigger part of the remaining company. Those include College Humor and Dotdash, a collection of 11 service-oriented sites like Verywell, The Balance, and Lifewire. At a December 4 presentation…

IAC's Dotdash got profitable by shunning the sexier parts of digital media, and now it's applying that playbook to online beauty

Dotdash, the IAC-owned media company that was born out of service publisher About.com, is quietly building a beauty business to take on the likes of Condé Nast and Hearst. Dotdash bought Brides, Byrdie, and MyDomaine this year and plans to use them as a springboard to crack online beauty. It's pla…

Dotdash Brand The Spruce Launches First-Ever Paint Collection

NEW YORK, May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today The Spruce (www.thespruce.com), a Dotdash brand, announced the launch of a new interior and chalky finish paint line, The Spruce Best Home. Developed in partnership with KILZ, one of the largest paint suppliers in the United States, the line...
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Dotdash Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Dotdash founded?

    Dotdash was founded in 1996.

  • Who are Dotdash key executives?

    Dotdash's key executives are Neil Vogel, Tim Quinn and Mélanie Berliet.

  • How many employees does Dotdash have?

    Dotdash has 833 employees.

  • Who are Dotdash competitors?

    Competitors of Dotdash include National Geographic Society, American Society For Quality and American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers.

  • Where is Dotdash headquarters?

    Dotdash headquarters is located at 28 Liberty St 7th floor, New York.

  • Where are Dotdash offices?

    Dotdash has offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Edmonton.

  • How many offices does Dotdash have?

    Dotdash has 5 offices.