Recently I've reviewed a number of small newspapers' websites and strategies, particularly around classifieds. As you might expect, there are a few common threads. They are not universal, by any means. Some sites need a lot of work, and some just need some tweaking.
Before I get into those areas for improvement, I should say I've been pleasantly surprised at the openness of smaller ne
The price of The Washington Post's Monday through Saturday editions at retail outlets and vending machines has increased from 50 cents to 75 cents. Sunday prices remain at $1.50.The prices for home delivery also remain unchanged.
IPoste.org wants to be a cross between a Craiglist-style minimalistic classified advertising site and a video hosting service. It does neither particularly well.
The company announced yesterday with PR fanfare that it has a revolutionary video-enab
Australia’s Trading Post classified ad Web site is going mobile. The new Trading Post Mobile site can be found at m.tradingpost.com.au. It allows users to check prices, bid for and buy items with any browser-enabled mobile device. The mobile version provides real-time access to classifieds and auction ad listings on Trading Post.
In a move which surprised friend and foe, the German publishing group Axel Springer Verlag today acquired 33.3 percent of the shares of Oslo-based StepStone ASA, the international software provider also known for its job portal with the same name (Stepstone.com) operating in 70 countries (with a number of partners) and with over 400,000 jobs listed in Europe. Stepstone has a primary listing in