Take a picture, text it to classifieds Web site

08 Apr 2009

SellitByText.com has a simple but intriguing service: take a picture of an item you want to sell and texting it to the SellitByText Web site. The U.K.-based firm says it has seen a 500 percent increase in the number of items listed for sale this month. Of course, since it only launched in February, that’s kind of like going from 0 to 60.

The company has a business model that j

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Brian Blum

Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.