Five real estate sites have been nominated for the 2009 Webby Awards:
-- Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate
-- Riverfront Park
The awards cover almost 70 categories, and in the category of real estate websites the following websites have been nominated:
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Jamie Glenn, VP of product management at Trulia for the past three years, is leaving the company to join Jobvite as chief product officer.
Emmanuel Faure, who joined Trulia as VP of product marketing six months ago, has been promoted to Glenn's position.
"Jamie has been with the company since the early days and has made a huge impact to the product, the company and the culture," C
This is what you miss by not Twittering: a virtual smackdown between Trulia and Zillow --- all done in fun.
It started when a someone asked innocuously, "If an agent could choose only one, which should they use? Zillow or Trulia."
As it happened, Trulia and Zillow were listening, or in Twitter parlance, "following." It prompted a back-and-forth exchange between David Gibbo
No surprises here: monthly visitors to Trulia are down 21 percent according to data from Compete. Visits to Zillow are down too, by 7 percent.
The depressing news comes on the back of a Harris poll commissioned by Trulia which says that “70 percent of non-homeowners surveyed say they have no plans to purchase a new home in the next year.” Even worse: “92 percent of
Trulia is now targeting advertisements to users based on their location through a new deal with 1020 Placecast. The aim is to improve response rates to advertisements, i.e., to increase CPM. Placecast gets its data from what a user searches for on Trulia, rather than looking at IP addresses.
One of the first advertisers to take advantage of the new service on Trulia.com is Avis-Budget.
Hats off to Trulia. The company is a finalist in three categories in the upcoming Open Web Awards which are sponsored by Mashable. Trulia is the only property search engine to be included in the awards. The Open Web Awards cover 26 categories.
Trulia is competing in the categories of S
Trulia is tooting its horn this week with some new data that the company says on its corporate blog puts it in the No. 1 spot in terms of lead generation.
Trulia’s data is coming from Threewide’s ListHub<
Hitwise has released October numbers for real estate, based on US Internet usage. Not surprisingly, Realtor.com retains its spot at the top. And jumping back into the top ten: Trulia.
Overall, 26.8 percent of all visits in the real estate category went to the top 10 websites, 37.4 percent went to the top 20 websites and 65.9 percent went to the top 100 websites.
Not everyone sees aggregation as a win-win. In addition to the conflicts in Europe, some Realtors in the U.S. continue to debate the wisdom of syndicating listings outside the control of the agent or brokerage.
“Brokers have had a lot of mistrust about business models that use listings they’ve gone to a lot of trouble acquiring,” said Brian Larson, a Minneapolis att
Tim Cohn has put together some interesting stats on the state of newspaper classified advertising in a post this week on his Search Marketing Communications blog called “Newspaper Classified Ads Functionally Obsolete.”
Working from graphs that Trulia CEO Pete Flint produced, Cohn looks at when newspaper classified advertising revenue