Patch classifieds death rumor unfounded? Not quite

17 Feb 2012

By Sharon Hill

We were somewhat startled to see a local editor  announce yesterday that classifieds were no more – temporarily, for an undisclosed time period. See the graphic below.

What we found in our own investigation was that Patch classifieds were still around, though the bulk of them are aggregated Job ads, moved from a now-removed

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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.