Craigslist kicks it up with new auto ad fees

21 Nov 2013
In two weeks, Craigslist will add a major new revenue stream: It’s going to start charging for auto ads. The company announced the new fee on its site today. As of Dec. 3, auto dealers placing vehicle listings on Craigslist in the U.S. will pay $5 for a 30-day ad. Payment will be by credit card only for individual ads, though bulk prepayments ca
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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.