Mobile

Facebook’s new shopping move: Messenger for Business

Facebook just introduced a new shopping tool for merchants and consumers. Classified and online marketplace publishers must take heed. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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Au.to search engine beta goes public

m4s0n501 Au.To just rolled out in public beta, as a vehicle-for-sale search engine that claims to exceed both Autotrader.com and Cars.com volume by at least 200,000 vehicles. There seem to be a number of auto sites and vendors involved in this one.  The very cool option to send  vehicle display page details to a mobile phone is an Autobytel tool, vehicle history reports are delivered by...

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Is this the better way to make classifieds safe?

Stuffle.it, the app-only flea market acquired by ImmobilienScout24.de late last year, launched a desktop version today. Now, Stuffle.it is a general classifieds platform with an Android and IPhone app – just like all the general classified players we know in Germany – Kleinanzeigen.ebay.de, Quoka.de, Kalaydo.de, Markt.de, Local24.de and Dhd24.de. You can search in different...

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Apploi debuts job-posting fees

Video-focused recruitment mobile app Apploi, which just landed $7 million in venture capital,  has introduced its first revenue driver – posting fees. While some early adopters are being offered a 50 percent discount, the initial fee for any employer to post jobs is very small – $15 a month for unlimited job posts. Apploi now has 4,000 employer advertisers, with several thousand job...

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Canada’s Metroland acquires and relaunches Tradyo mobile classifieds app

Canada’s Metroland Media Group has relaunched Tradyo, a mobile-only classified app, which Metroland acquired last year. We first wrote about Tradyo in 2012 shortly after its launch in Toronto. In that article, we dubbed Tradyo a YACLW (“yet another Craigslist wannabe”) but with a twist – the app specifically limits your searches to buyers and sellers within a certain radius (now...

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Smart new YACLWs go live

The following new marketplaces go well beyond Craigslist’s stodgy format. Both compare themselves to that classified behemoth, however, so we’re calling them YACLWs – our term for Yet Another Craigslist Wannabe. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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