We’ve written about it before in CIR; now The Wall Street Journal is reporting it too. EBay is hoping to buy more classified sites to add to its Kijiji roster
The company De Facto Standards S.L has finished the development of a new job search Web portal for Spain. The idea behind the project of the Web sites smartemployer.org, protean.eu and smartcv.org is to facilitate contact between job applicants and employers.
The CEO of the company Alfonso Fernandéz said "Smartemployer is not another search aggregator for jobs. It is the firs
With Queanunciar.com a new classified ads Web portal was started in Spain in September. The Web portal is managed by Moisés Rodríguez Alonso, a private individual with no company background. The placing of ads is completely cost-free for individuals and companies in a wide range of categories from cars, real estate to electronic equipment. There is a particular area reserved for companie
The Portuguese car magazine “Motor Clássico” will launch a new Web site in November. The magazine is a monthly publication of the Motorpress Ibérica Group and is specialized on reports about classical cars. It has a large classified ads section for these vehicles.
“Currently the publication operates a large bulletin board with over 300,000 page views and 70,
Finnish publishing house SanomaWSOY has agreed to buy real estate agent Igglo's Internet portal. The company will combine Igglo's real estate Internet services with its Oikotie.fi portal.
Igglo was founded in 2006 and focused strongly on Web 2.0 technologies. Igglo was criticized for having taken pictures of every building in Helsinki. The original plan was to expand the Igglo concept t
According to latest independent research from Nielsen, Alexa, Google and ComScore, StepStone’s sites in Germany attracted almost 1.4 million unique visitors in June, which means a year-on-year increase of 115 per cent. This is the highest increase for any job board in Germany. The nearest competitor had fewer than half the unique visitors in the same month.
PaidContent.org’s David Kaplan takes a look at what this week’s Wall Street crisis means for the online advertising industry. Kaplan says that the fall of Lehman Brothers, Bank of America’s planned rescue of Merrill Lynch and insurer AIG’s debt problem
The World Association of Newspapers doesn’t much like the advertising deal between Google and Yahoo. The organization has written to European and North American competition regulators to express its opposition.
The Paris-based WAN is arguing that the deal would have a "negative impact" on the ad revenue that Google and Yahoo provide to newsp
While there are no classified advertising applications yet for Apple’s iPhone, that can’t be far away. Users have downloaded from Apple – via the iTunes App Store – over 100 million apps to date. Assuming Apple continues at the rate of 70 million downloads in August alone, that translates into as many as 1 billion app downloads by the end of the store’s first year of
Online classifieds technology provider Adicio says its 2008 revenue growth is on track to hit 2007's growth -- a record 30 percent over prior year.
Tony Lee, Chief Alliance Officer/EVP at Adicio, told us the growth is coming from newspapers as well as from other media. Newspapers have become only about half of Adicio's busines