Carzcrazy.com tests advertising for local auto businesses by Steve Shipside in Automotive 02 Feb 2012 Carzcrazy.com started out in the U.K. in 2011 as a directory site aiming to promote local traders and services in the UK auto industry. Now, riding the wave of 220,000 hits in six weeks it is aiming to offer advertising services with premium ads for £6.00. “Having now reached this level of traffic on the website it would seem to be the right This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share CarCrazy.com Steve Shipside Steve Shipside has been a technology and business journalist since 1990. He has written for numerous daily newspapers (Guardian, Times, Telegraph etc.), websites (including the BBC), and TV (he was a presenter for the Blue Chip business program on Sky TV). Over the years he has written just about everything from celebrity chef interviews for Healthy Eating magazine to Spice Girls profiles for French fashion magazine Citizen K. His specialty, however, is communications and marketing, which is a subject that he covered extensively for Wired as well as trade titles Campaign, Ads International, and Revolution. He has also published books on e-marketing (Capstone), presentations (Dorling Kindersley), communicating effectively (DK), and CVs (Dummies guides). He is based in Paris and London and writes news, features, and analysis on the U.K. and French markets for the AIM Group, as well as training French newspaper journalists in the dark arts of social media.