online_classifieds



The Power of ‘Real Identity’ & ‘Discovery’: How Facebook Could Unseat Craigslist and eBay

Written on
February 25th 2013
Author
Naren Reddy

Facebook is moving to position itself as the hub of all interest-based communities (Pinterest, Spotify, Foodspotting, and Goodreads for example) with its OpenGraph platform. The people we follow in these networks are not necessarily our friends, but people whose content ‘interests’ us. At the end of the day, all these ... more...

MSN China Launches Job Service

Written on
February 5th 2007
Author
Sarah Novotny

MSN is set to launch a job search service for its China market, with the intention of attracting young jobseekers. In a statement to Reuters, company spokesman Richard Feng said “we are going to offer a job-hunting service in the next few months, but at the current stage we do not ... more...

Tribune Inks Interactive Technology, Classifieds Deals

Written on
January 30th 2007
Author
Sarah Novotny

Tribune Interactive, the online arm of 160 year-old newspaper publisher Tribune Company, has enlisted startup VMIX, barely over one year old, to provide technology to manage user-generated media. Tribune Interactive manages more than 50 websites for Tribune Company papers including the Chicago Tribune and Newsday. VMIX’s technology will help manage the ... more...

Classified Service Debuts User-Created Video Ads

Written on
January 22nd 2007
Author
Sarah Novotny

International classified ad service OnLine eXchange (OLX) has partnered with user-powered ad platform ViTrue to deliver user-created video classifieds on OLX.com, an industry first, claims OLX CEO Fabrice Grinda. “We’re proud to be the first classified service to empower a global community to easily post and view user-created video ads,” said ... more...

Monster Kicks off 2007 with Integrated Marketing Campaign

Written on
January 2nd 2007
Author
Sarah Novotny

Online career recruitment stalwart Monster today unveiled “Monster Works for Me”, its new 2007 cross-channel marketing campaign. The concept behind the creative, which will include TV, radio, and online spots, as well as a redesigned homepage, is to highlight the personal motivation, passion and determination behind why people work each ... more...

Clear Channel TV Tries Online Classifieds

Written on
November 30th 2006
Author
Sarah Novotny

Online classifieds service AdPay, which places classified ads on local newspaper websites, has signed a deal with Inergize Digital Media, Clear Channel Television’s interactive division, to place classified ads on 42 Clear Channel-affiliated TV station sites. The deal makes Clear Channel the first large television group to join the AdPay ... more...

Craigslist Found Not Liable for Discriminatory Ads

Written on
November 16th 2006
Author
Sarah Novotny

According to federal judge Amy St. Eve of Chicago, unlike printed newspapers, online classified site Craigslist is not legally liable for housing ads posted on the site by users that discriminate on the basis of race. In February, the legal advocacy group The Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law ... more...

Alibaba Invests in Chinese Classifieds Site

Written on
October 30th 2006
Author
Sarah Novotny

Alibaba.com, one of the leading e-commerce websites in China, has announced a major investment in online classifieds site Koubei.com. Just over two years old, Koubei, whose name means “word of mouth,” provides localized classified listings and discussion forums that let people share information about apartments, restaurants, entertainment, jobs, and other ... more...

CareerBuilder.com Signs Ad Deal with Quigo

Written on
September 12th 2006
Author
Sarah Novotny

Online job site CareerBuilder.com will be deploying AdSonar, an online ad management system from online advertising provider Quigo, which uses an auction-based PPC system to place contextual sponsored links on a site. Sponsored links will be available on the CareerBuilder site. Advertisers will be able to place ads on the site’s ... more...

Monster Sells Off Recruitment Advertising Agency

Written on
September 1st 2006
Author
Sarah Novotny

Monster Worldwide, owner of the Monster.com career and recruitment website, has sold its stake in TPM Worldwide Advertising and Communications to private equity firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson in order to focus on its core business. Likewise, TPM, now independent from the rest of Monster, will be able to focus completely on ... more...