The just-revealed Facebook Product Ads, as with its other Facebook moves to marketplace such as its new big-data Atlas ad-network effort , should be of much more concern to classified and marketplace publishers than what the social giant i
CoStar Group, owner of Apartments.com and commercial real estate veteran LoopNet, just announced many changes to the Apartments.com website and marketing strategy, including the introduction of free rental listings for private owners. On today's conference call we also learned about changes to sales strategy for CoStar Group as a whole.
The ongoing problem for daily deals veteran Groupon has been keeping enough varied inventory in its deals marketplace. During its Q4 and end-of-year 2014 earnings call Groupon CEO Eric Lefkosky announced the rollout of consumer ratings and reviews by way of its new merchant Pages on Groupon.com. Over the years, Groupon ha
LeBonCoin, a horizontal site for buying and selling items that enjoys tremendous popularity in the French market, might be impacted by the new buy/sell feature for groups on Facebook, the French media speculated today.
Launched in November 2014, the Facebook Groups app for IOS and Android added a buy
While LinkedIn is first and foremost a business network - THE business network - its Talent Solutions revenue, as of the fourth quarter of 2014, makes up 57 percent of all revenue for the social media firm. That's a tiny drop from the 58 percent it represented in Q4 2013, but it's a 41 percent revenue boost year-over-year (YOY), to $369 million. LinkedIn total revenue for Q4, up 44 percent YOY to
In January 2015 Spain saw the lowest number of unemployment benefit claims for the month since 2007. This, along with the modest growth of Spain's GDP over the past three months, is fueling cautious optimism in the recruitment sector.
Employment classifieds are looking for ways to increase their reach and relevance via multiple channels, including social media. Use of social media channels in r
While Twitter still hasn't found the secret income sauce, its revenue is certainly taking off. With its pilot introduction of e-commerce, Twitter could start to impact classified marketplace revenue elsewhere.
In the fourth quarter of 2014 revenue jumped 97 percent from the fourth quarter of 2013, though the hugely-popular social network still posted a net loss for the quarter and year. Both b