Zap VivaReal, Latin America’s largest real estate vertical by revenue and traffic, will join a Google accelerator program. The group, which is a result of a recent merger between top-2 Brazilian real estate classified sites Zap and VivaReal, was selected by Google to join the initiative. It was the only classified company to be selected to the program.
Facebook and Google are hitting the road, talking up the benefits of both platforms for small businesses and jobseekers alike. Facebook’s program is called Community Boost and it kicked off in Houston, Greenville, South Carolina; St. Louis, Albuquerque and Des Moines. Google's "Grow with Google" launched in Indianapolis. A new survey shows there's plenty of room for Facebook and Google to grow in the SMB space.
Recruit Holdings tops a new ranking of job boards. Next on list: LinkedIn, SEEK, CareerBuilder and Monster.
EBay has done it (with Gumtree Connect in South Africa), OLX Group has done it (with Fixly in Poland), Quikr has done it (with QuikrServices in India) and now Facebook and Google have also done it: rolled out online-services sites. The two global giants have apparently decided to give Quikr competition in India for its well-diversified section for home services.
Google Cloud Jobs API formally entered beta today with a new name: Google Cloud Job Discovery.
Remember the scene where Tom Cruise is walking through a department store and personalized ads track him without his consent? Facebook may be doing something similar --- but in reverse --- with a new option in its Ad Manager product. And it has big possible ramifications for recruitment advertising.
Sendo.vn, a c-to-c marketplace in Vietnam, enables online merchants to sign up for Google’s Shop Ads service on the Sendo site and started giving them tips to improve their digital marketing.
A PR masterclass for niche classifieds from Childcare.co.uk, a British childcare search and reviews website that has made headlines on MSN Money, Fox News and Travel + Leisure, among others...
AutoTrader.co.uk, the leading auto classified site in Britain, is in the process of taking paid search, social and programmatic advertising and media buying in-house by September. This means every aspect of its digital ad strategy and execution will be managed by a dedicated internal team.
China’s retail, entertainment and cloud computing leviathan Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (阿里巴巴集团, NYSE: BABA) has reported its Q1 2018 results. They show a strong start to FY2018, particularly in the business of retail. The Hangzhou-based company is touting transformations in its ageing Taobao platform as a driver of this.