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Trade Me stock drops to two-year low

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, or 1.1...

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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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PayCollective to e-commerce enable, share revenue, with classified publishers

PayCollective, the startup tool that enables e-commerce for classified and marketplace platforms, actively seeks newspapers and other listing publishers as collaborators. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click here. ...

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Real Estate Revolution to hit Orlando

Two veteran real estate trainers are premiering their Real Estate Revolution Conference in Orlando on Jan. 20, with a focus on teaching agents, brokers, and real estate lenders the ins and outs of growing their business. The Learning Network’s Matthew Ferrara and Daniel Elzer of The Training Academy will focus on technology and sales techniques to reach buyers and sellers.  The two have...

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Legacy.com founder launches ObitData

John Bikus, one of the founders of paid obituary and memorials platform Legacy.com, left the highly-successful and recently-acquired media-partner platform this past summer. He has now launched ObitData. The startup, still in the process of evolving,  is also a platform that hopes to build revenue for traditional media. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want...

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