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Aboutcom
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URLAbout.com
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Type of siteonline resource
Available languagesEnglish
OwnerThe New York Times Company
Launched1997
Alexa rank69
Current statusactive

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About.com is an online source for original information and advice. It is written in English, and is aimed primarily at North Americans. It is owned by The New York Times Company.

About.com is divided into topic sites, which are grouped into channels and cover diverse subjects such as home repair, pediatrics, model railroading, and weather. The content is written by a network of writers, referred to as Guides, who have experience in the subject they look after. Each Guide looks after one subject only, and is the exclusive writer for that subject. Content on the site can vary between articles, online courses, interactive quizzes, videos and so forth.

Guides are compensated with a base stipend plus bonuses for increased traffic; according to About.com, several guides are averaging over $100,000 per year, although the exact number is not disclosed.

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About - News & Issues--Yes, Tiger Woods hit a 122-yard drive in the second round of the WGC Cadillac Championship, and later in that round hit a pop-up drive that wasn't much better. Woods is playing the worst golf of his ... - Date : Mon, 14 Mar 2011 00:02:04 GMT+00:00
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About - News & Issues--Two-time national XDL champion Bill Dixon stunts his Yamaha R6 at the 2011 Daytona Bike Week. Experienced stunt riders are able to do things on bikes that seem to defy the laws of physics, and the guys (and girls) who ... - Date : Mon, 14 Mar 2011 09:58:36 GMT+00:00
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About - News & Issues--Do you ever have the feeling that something was just a bit different at Mass? Did you have that feeling today? The Catholic Church often signals changes in liturgical seasons with, say, ... - Date : Mon, 14 Mar 2011 02:33:51 GMT+00:00
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About - News & Issues--Because of the earthquake in Japan, power is in short supply. A friend of mine in Tokyo notified me that they will have six hour daily blackouts there until, or past, April. In response to the national ... - Date : Mon, 14 Mar 2011 06:54:44 GMT+00:00
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