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RealSavvy not so savvy?

The ‘pin and save’ model of real estate startup RealSavvy isn’t new, but it IS new to real estate, and some real estate listing sites are objecting.  According to Inman News,  Zillow is one site that has demanded that RealSavvy disallow Zillow access. As is, it seems a bit doomed, though there are changes the startup might make to ward off its demise. This content is...

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Notable job-search mobile apps launch

Job-search tool creators are increasingly turning out mobile apps, or mobile-first tools. We have reviewed two notable and emulatable free apps. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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Doximity grows to half of all U.S. doctors

Doximity,  the Linkedin for physicians, now has as members 50 percent of all physicians in the U.S.  It also has an impressive Talent Finder recruitment platform, complete with passive-candidate search tools. In April Doximity landed $54 million in Series C funding from Emergence Capital Partners, Morgan Stanley, T.Rowe Price and Draper Fisher Jurvetson. According to Emily Peters, Doximity...

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Merger of Local.ch and Search.ch not yet cut and dry

What was intended to be a marriage in heaven, and a stand against Google’s dominance in web search in Switzerland – the planned merger between Swisscom’s web directory Local.ch and Tamedia’s subsidiary Search.ch AG – is now the object of a detailed examination by the Swiss Competition Commission (WEKO). As we reported in August WEKO gave greenlight to...

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SimplyHired launches job-ranking tools

For job seekers listing aggregator SimplyHired has introduced two important features.  The first, the Trending Now badge, lets candidates know which firms have multiple openings and are receiving the most clicks from SimplyHired visitors, and displays them in order of number of jobs.  The determination of the activity is made by the site’s new Employer Brand Index (EBI), which measures...

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Etsy adds social, mobile sales tools

blackjack games Etsy has developed some nice tools for its creative merchants, to help them sell their unique, hand-crafted items as holiday gifts, via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. There’s a new #Etsygifts hashtag, and a PDF template that enables sellers to create and offer gift cards. Etsy-created images for its merchants include an Unwrap Your Unique Gift prompt, to upload as a...

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