Marketplace

Dice income cut in half, OpenWeb in Europe

The second quarter 2014 revenue of Dice Holdings (NYSE: DHX), parent of Dice.com, increased 28 percent year-over-year (YOY.) Its $7.2 million Q2 net income was a mere 48 percent of this time last year, however, and Dice.com revenue was down 3 percent YOY. For Dice.com especially, there are signs of recovery, according to Dice CFO John Roberts. “Within the Dice recruitment package...

Read More

Finally, Yelp in the black

The second quarter 2014 Yelp (NYSE: YELP) news is good, with a first-ever profit, more than 138 million unique visitors  (49 percent of which are mobile) and $88.8 million revenue for the quarter.  That’s a 61 percent year-over-year revenue boost. Yelp business advertisers grew 8 percent year-over-year.  The review giant now has approximately 61 million consumer reviews – a...

Read More

Trulia reports bigger loss, best revenue

U.S. real estate listing site Trulia (NYSE: TRLA) reported a net loss of $17.9 million for the second quarter of  2014. A huge chunk of that was its $15 million quarterly advertising spend. To take a glass-half-full look at the figure, the expenditure drove excellent results: record revenue of $64.1 million, another 7,000 paying agent subscribers who are spending more dollars on more...

Read More

Realtor.com rentals join Zumper network

  Zumper, one of the most engaging content and research providers in the rental industry, is now “officially”  sharing Zumper Pro rental listings on Realtor.com via the Zumper Leads Network, though we picked up on the team-up a few weeks back. With the introduction of the new Zumper Pro Android app property managers and agents who are Zumper Pro subscribers will have another...

Read More

RealMassive debuts commercial-property tweets

RealMassive commercial-listing platform just launched CRENow, a  syndication service that tweets listings of participating agents. Here’s the announcement: First-of-Its-Kind Service Allows Tech Savvy Prospects to Quickly Find Tailored Listings That Match Their Requirements  AUSTIN, TX–(Marketwired – Jul 28, 2014) – RealMassive, the first source for real-time commercial...

Read More

EBay to rival RepairPal, OpenBay

EBay, or perhaps EBay Motors, will soon start an auto service marketplace test in parts of the United States, according to Bloomberg. This could prove daunting competition for RepairPal and OpenBay. It might also boost EBay Motor’s competitive standing against AOL Autos and Cars.com, which offer RepairPal services on their sites. (Cars.com is also a RepairPal investor.) Devin Wenig,...

Read More