Adzuna acquires Oodle U.K. by Steve Shipside in Marketplace 02 Jan 2013 With Oodle seemingly divesting of non-core business (including non U.S. ventures) Oodle.co.uk has been snapped up by Adzuna, the search engine for classified ads which is redirecting traffic from Oodle to boost its own visitor figures. The move is in line with Adzuna’s self-professed aim of continuing its rapid growth. It has seen revenues doubling every three months over the last year and the This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share AdzunaoodleUnited Kingdom 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.