Social media huge classified competitors
by Sharon Hill
25 Mar 2015You'd have to have your head deep in the sand not to have noticed that major social networks are getting ready for (or have already started on) an evolution to marketplace, launching or acquiring various revenue inducers and / or marketplace tools. A classified or marketplace publication or group that ignores this trend does so at its own peril. Here is a sampling of the important moves F
Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.