Boocoo Auctions bites the dust

05 Dec 2012

We just heard about the end of this newspaper-focused auction site from our Facebook friend, Boocoo Auctions. Launched in 2010 by Ranger Data Technologies, Boocoo at one point had 300 participating newspapers. But, as you see from the staff post below, it just couldn’t turn a profit.

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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.