Michigan Girl Who Made Buzzfeed $3.8Million With Free Quizzes Gets Book Deal (Video)

Credit - Screenshot Vice News

In January of this year, it was revealed that websites like Buzzfeed and the Huffington Post were forced to lay off many people as the shifting in people’s reading habits took a turn for the worse when it came to the MSM.

During a subsequent interview, one of the Buzzfeed executives revealed that one of their highest earning departments, when it came to page views, was in fact a Michigan teen named Rachel McMahon who made Buzzfeed quizzes for free.

During a recent interview with the New York Post, Rachel said she calculated that Buzzfeed made about $3.8 million in pageviews from the quizzes which she provided to the site for free.

Luckily she at least got a book deal out of it.

“What Kind of Quiz Book Are You?” is due on shelves July 2. We wish Rachel all the best. She deserves it.

Picture credit : Vice News You Tube Screenshot

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