Craigslist

Craigslist job applicants poorest quality, says survey

In its 2013 Recruiting Channels Survey of 150 recruiters, software review and research firm Software Advice determined that LinkedIn provided the highest-quality candidate at a reasonable price. While Craigslist was the cheapest buy it was also named bottom of the recruitment-site heap for both quality and quantity of candidates. Indeed earned No.1 status for applicant numbers.  CareerBuilder...

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‘Gorgeous’ Craigslist mobile app upgrades

Daily, a free mobile app for Craigslist post and search, has just added  new features. Described by Mac Life Magazine as “drop dead gorgeous, easy to use” and an IOS app that “blows the competition out of the water,” Daily  lets mobile shoppers use their fingers to cross off listings in which they have no interest and circle their favorites. There’s a map view...

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New YACLW spotting in Canada: Postedad.ca

When we first saw the URL of Postedad.ca, we thought: is this a website for French-speaking dads in Canada who still prefer snail mail? Then we took a second look and realized it was probably a capitalization-challenged spelling of Posted Ad – which is not really any more user-friendly but at least makes sense in context. Postedad.ca has more than readability going against it though: it’s...

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Dealer E-Process manages Craigslist posts

Automotive technology firm Dealer E-Process has developed a Craigslist automotive listing template for auto dealers.  The marketing firm anticipated that with the introduction of automotive fees throughout the U.S. , spam and excessive posting would be reduced by 75 percent. That should increase response and eyeballs to the remaining category listings, Dealer E-Process folks believe. The new...

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Ask for Task wants to be TaskRabbit for Canada

Need help with cleaning, delivery or office work? The most logical place to post such a help wanted ad would be a general classified ad site like Craigslist. But we all know how cluttered and overwhelming Craigslist can get. That’s what two Toronto university students, brothers Muneeb and Nabeel Mushtaq experienced when they tried to quickly find a plumber to fix their mother’s broken faucet....

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New YACLWs suggest smart classified differentiators

New YACLWs (yet another craigslist wannabe) are fewer than they used to be. The Craigslist-clone format simply can’t stack up, for engagement, safety and eye appeal, to the new breed of niche classified marketplaces. Here are a couple of YACLWs that try, however. Each is worth note for at least one fresh idea. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to...

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