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Homegate app enables ads insertion

Swiss real estate portal Homegate.ch has launched an updated version of iOS mobile app. The new iOS version enables users “to create and publish ads directly with only five steps” on Homegate.ch using an iOS mobile device, as the company communicated on their site. Users can create and manage an account from their iOS device, by filling out four mandatory fields in the app, with ads...

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SellAnyCar.com expands to Saudi Arabia

The used-vehicle buyer SellAnyCar.com “exported” its vehicle-buying offer to Saudi Arabia recently, where it opened several branches in major cities, including Riyadh and Jeddah. SellAnyCar.com is one of the fastest growing companies in the Middle East, with more branches in Turkey and Jordan, among others. Saudi Arabia is the largest importer of autos and automotive parts in the...

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Sahibinden offers advertisers temporary phone numbers

Turkey’s Sahibinden.com recently launched a new service to people who do not want to include their phone numbers on their ad listings: temporary phone numbers. The temporary numbers are allocated to advertisers by Sahibinden. Users of Sahibinden.com who want to list ads, can reach the temporary phone number service by clicking on the contact button. Until now users could only select...

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Kariyer.net launches Turkey’s first job aggregator

m4s0n501 There are many recruitment websites for people looking for jobs in Turkey. Now Kariyer.net has brought all those job ads on all those sites together on a single site. Tumislerburada.com is an aggregator for people who do not want to search through the different job sites one after the other. It offers job-seekers the opportunity to search jobs from a map, for those whom the...

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Big ad dollars chunk on Facebook, Twitter

As of 2017, one third of all online display advertising spend will occur on Facebook and Twitter,  with Facebook accounting for most of the dollars, according to a March 2015 EMarketer report.  In fact, the two social-media giants are already picking up more than 30 percent of the total digital display spend.  Twitter will surpass Yahoo for digital display revenue for the first time this...

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Local.ch’s Bähler to lead merged entity

The new Swisscom/Tamedia joint venture, with aspirations of challenging Google in the Swiss web search market, has a new boss. Edi Bähler (photo), current CEO of Swisscom’s web directory Local.ch, will be the new CEO of the freshly-approved joint venture (our report on the approval here).  Bähler will lead the new company from the day the merger is legally set up, which is expected to...

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