Toronto-based CityBlast is promising big budget ad placement for its Realtor clients without breaking the bank.
CityBlast works by logging in to a real estate agent’s personal Facebook page and posting relevant content to keep the Realtor’s readers engaged. Its latest service adds a personalized leaderboard ad at the top of every article an agent (or a CityBlast staff person ghosting as one) shar
The development of instant messaging applications into a new channel for e-commerce (and classifieds) took another small step forward when Opensooq.com, the general classifieds website in the portfolio of iMENA Group, announced a strategic partnership with Line.me, a social messaging and calling application in Asia.
Line.me was founded in Japan in 2011 as a social network platform. Today it opera
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DHI Group (formerly known as Dice Holding) extended its service into Europe with the rebranding of European tech career site The IT Job Board to Dice.
Dice is America’s leading digital career resource for technology and engineering professionals. The move follows the company’s acquisition of the IT Job Board in July 2013 from international staffing specialist SThree.
The IT Job Board is a hi
In August last year we reported (here) about the German government's plan to launch a home-cleaning services site in competition with about six privately-funded competitors, including Rocket Internet's startup Helpling, BookaTiger.com and U.S.-based Homejoy.com.
A few days later we exc
Xing, the leading professional network in the German-speaking region, added a really valuable - if not spectacularly valuable - dimension to business networking: a free-for-all video-chatting app. It is called EyesOnXing and was custom-built for Xing by an Austrian firm called VisoCon.
The video app enables Xing users (also non-premium members) to easily set up one-on-one video calls, arrange a
AutoTrader, a leading player in South Africa for used-auto sales, joined forces with digital content hub CliffCentral to offer #AutoCentral --- an expert motoring infotainment show. CliffCentral also has an Internet radio station, which has had 3.4 million podcast downloads since its launch early in 2014.
#AutoCentral will be a show focusing on all things motoring, and will also feature regular
Vivastreet, one of the U.K.’s largest free classified websites, last week saw its advertisements withdrawn from locations around Birmingham after complaints that the listings were ‘sex adverts’.
The Object group, which campaigns against women being portrayed as sex objects, is one of 20 complainants who reported the website to the Advertising Standards Agency.
The ads picture three young wom
French networking site Viadeo created “Let’s meet,” an app for networking purposes with a swipe function akin to the one used by Tinder, a location-based dating app (full description available here).
The swipe function is based on a principle “swipe right if you are interested an
U.K.-based jobs search engine Adzuna seems to be well on its way to its goal of raising 1.5 million pound sterling ($2.3 million U.S.) from the crowd, in exchange for 5.89 percent of the company in the form of Series B Ordinary or Series B Preferred shares.
We first reported on the campaign here.