AOL Editors Must Make This "Profitability Consideration" On Each Story

How many pageviews does a story need before it turns a profit for AOL? It depends on who wrote the story.

Below is one slide from AOL’s big presentation on the “AOL Way,” which is a set of guidelines of AOL’s editors.

As you can see, low quality work from Seed needs 7,000 pageviews to break even, while heavy production work like a premium video needs 500,000 views to break even.

See Also: LEAKED: AOL’s Master Plan

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