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Did you know Hubpages creators were former Microsoft Employees ?

  1. makemoneyonline profile image33
    makemoneyonlineposted 10 years ago

    Hehe that's why Hubpages is so great: they're not amateurs smile

    http://www.techcrunch.com/2006/08/05/hu … r-winblad/
    "The Hubpages team is founded by three guys out of Microsoft that were part of the successful startup MongoMusic. The team includes Paul Edmondson, Jay Reitz, and Paul Deeds. Most recently, Paul Edmondson was the Group Product Manager for MSN Entertainment, Jay Reitz was the Development Manager, and Paul Deeds was a developer in Windows Media Internet Services."

  2. Mark Knowles profile image61
    Mark Knowlesposted 10 years ago

    Yes.

    1. makemoneyonline profile image33
      makemoneyonlineposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      But you didn't tell us wink

  3. Mark Knowles profile image61
    Mark Knowlesposted 10 years ago

    LOL - I thought everybody knew. Wonder if they spent their 2 mill yet. Shall we ask?

  4. Misha profile image76
    Mishaposted 10 years ago

    I knew, too...

  5. jimmythejock profile image87
    jimmythejockposted 10 years ago

    Yes we know lol  you can see more of the hubpages story  here, http://hubpages.com/hub/The_Story_of_HubPages and here, http://hubpages.com/hub/Story_of_HubPag … isco_Days, and the one year anniversary here. http://hubpages.com/hub/The_Story_of_Hu … nniversary
    have a good read.....jimmy

    1. makemoneyonline profile image33
      makemoneyonlineposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Jimmy it was a great read.
      Now who are these anonymous guys big_smile
      "While we don't disclose individual earnings. A few people became very sophisticated at creating highly targeted niche content and earning a few thousand dollars per month. When we built HubPages, we guessed that it would be a small number of people that would drive most of the traffic."

  6. mathan1234 profile image60
    mathan1234posted 10 years ago

    As much as its fun to knock Microsoft, I hear that they're actually a fantastic company to work for, and I'm not ONLY talking about the money.

  7. College politico profile image59
    College politicoposted 10 years ago

    I knew this too...

  8. darkside profile image83
    darksideposted 10 years ago

    It's no secret. I think I knew before I signed up by either reading an article or a hub they published themselves.

  9. spuds profile image61
    spudsposted 10 years ago

    Had I known.........! We won't hold it against them, They have done a great job with hubpages.

  10. LasVegasFreeAds profile image52
    LasVegasFreeAdsposted 10 years ago

    Yet , the site runs better in firefox .... Don tell Bill

 
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