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He’ll ‘be back’ — in Austria? Australia?

Arnold Schwarzenegger is famous for three things: his body-builder days, his terms as ‘Governator’ of Kah-lee-fornya, and his line in Terminator, “I’ll be back.” Now, he’s going for a different kind of famous: The Austrian actor / politician has decided to move back to Austria — at least, so goes the premise — but he gets confused and winds up trying to find a home in...

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Pinterest, Twitter move into classifieds, marketplace

For classified and marketplace publishers two prominent social networks – Pinterest and Twitter – might well become stiff competition. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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Google makes new move to marketplace

Close-mouthed Google has nonetheless given several indications that at some point it will go head-to-head with online classified sites and marketplaces; with its latest move Google is being quite “vocal.” This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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Trade Me stock drops to two-year low

p5rn7vb TradeMe.co.nz, the classified site that’s so popular it’s sometimes referred to as New Zealand’s “other religion,” has hit some rough patches — with its stock dropping this week to the lowest point in more than two years. TradeMe (NZX: TME) fell to $3.51 per share on Tuesday, off 35 percent from its high of $5.43 just one year ago on May 22, 2013. (It recovered 4 cents,...

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KSL Local joins Dream Local Digital

Deseret News Publishing’s KSL Local Interactive of Salt Lake City has joined the Media Partner Program of digital marketing agency Dream Local Digital. KSL operates a radio and TV station, as well as deals and classified platforms. Here’s the announcement:  KSL Local Interactive Joins Dream Local Digital’s Media Partner Program Salt Lake City, Utah – KSL Local...

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Alma Media releases DIY marketing tool Meedio.fi

Alma Media launched a new marketing service called Meedio.fi, which enables users to buy classifieds and small banner ads on Alma Media’s local and regional online newspapers. At launch Meedio wasn’t (yet) enabling classifieds to be bought on Alma Media’s traditional classified sites (Etuovi.com, Autotalli.com etc.). It is connected to Alma’s local and regional online newspapers only,...

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