Classifieds CAN go viral – this one did!

14 Dec 2011

By Sharon Hill

While 400,000 online visits to a classified listing might seem an impossible goal, one Canadian consumer realized that from his Kijiji ad. He also got thousands of emails, a job offer and a marriage proposal. The ad, for a snow blower, was outrageously entertaining and became the talk of the social media world…

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Sharon Hill

Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.