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Craig Newmark’s three lessons

Craig Newmark’s three lessons

A blog item by Craig Newmark on Huffington Post provides just a little more light about why Craigslist is nothing like an average capitalistic classified company.


Craigslist revenue soars again

Craigslist revenue soars again

Craigslist is "the most profitable classified site in the world," with estimated revenue of almost $700 million in 2016 at a margin close to 80 percent, according to research by the AIM Group.



Newmark grasps sustainable immortality

Captains of industry often create monuments to themselves. Craigslist founder Craig Newmark has funded a monument everyone can use in his New Jersey hometown. The self-described “nerd” will immortalize himself by funding a $10,000 composting toilet in the Early Street Community Garden, a project of three local “ladies,” who rejuvenated a junkyard across the street from Newmark’s childhood home in 2009. The Craig Newmark Memorial...

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EFF raps Craigslist, despite $1 million gift

This is called “biting the hand that feeds you.” The Electronic Frontier Foundation will be getting $1 million in donations from Craigslist Inc., whose founder Craig Newmark sits on its advisory board — but the organization has posted a slap at Craigslist on its website. “We’re … sorry to see Craigslist succeed at blocking new and innovative uses of their data,” Mitch Stoltz of the...

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Craigslist ad becomes entertaining story shared by Newmark

Craigslist ad becomes entertaining story shared by Newmark

In the midst of ongoing Craigslist killer, rapist,  con artist and thief coverage comes a story that reminds us of how classified listings – even those on Craigslist – much more often than not result in productive sales, delighted buyers, and even creative, entertaining and informative content. This story came by way of  Craigslist founder Craig Newmark, who took a break from his bird-watching Facebook...

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VetNet: Google announces Google+ jobs platform for veterans

VetNet: Google announces Google+ jobs platform for veterans

On this morning’s live event about veterans and jobs at Google headquarters in New York City, also streamed as Google Hangout , Google executives announced the pending launch of VetNet. This Google Hangout job platform will offer opportunities for veterans, transitioning military and their spouses. It will as well have ” a ton of content, products and services as well as a way to connect with...

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Craigslist, EBay litigation timeline

A timeline of the litigation between Craigslist and its part-owner, EBay: August 9, 2004 – EBay, Craigslist founder Craig Newmark and CEO and part-owner Jim Buckmaster, as Craigslist predecessor 1010 Cole Street, Inc. sign a shareholders’ agreement. According to the EBay complaint, this agreement “imposed certain transfer restrictions and rights of first refusal on the 1010 shares held by EBay, Newmark and Buckmaster.” The agreement...

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Yet another ‘Aw, I’m just Craig’ q-and-a

By Peter Zollman We’ve got a category at the AIM Group we call YACLWs — “yet another Craigslist wannabe.” Today we’re officially adding a new category: “Yet another ‘Aw shucks, I’m just little ole me, Craig Newmark’ interviews.” This week’s offender is Inman News, a site we generally admire tremendously. Yet the ridiculous, for-no-apparent-reason Craig Newmark interview this week on Inman News is just silly....

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Newmark kicks off push for ‘common good’

          Craig Newmark and his “team” — not the Craigslist team, but a new team that’s running a philanthropy site he’s launched — formally kicked off a site this week called CraigConnects.org. It’s “connecting the world for the common good,” focusing on seven areas where Newmark wants to make a difference.           This is “a long-term effort, not a one-shot deal,” Newmark said in his...

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