Tag: patch.com


CareerBuilder job search, apply on Patch.com

CareerBuilder job search, apply on Patch.com

In a surprising change from the norm, Patch.com "corporate" seems to have made a decision to have every local Patch site enable CareerBuilder job listings and search, in what a CareerBuilder spokesperson would only clarify as "part of our ongoing AOL partnership." Perhaps the days of local editors making their own design and

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Patch.com revamps, classifieds front and center

Patch.com revamps, classifieds front and center

Though every local Patch.com site hasn't rolled out the changes, Patch has revamped - with classifieds prominently displayed on the home page. On the Martha's Vineyard Patch, as seen below, a rental map is the most prominent display, complete with Zillow Zestimates. Interestingly, the Zestimates seldom jive with the asking price. Note the comments to the right - not everyone is in love with the ch

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Patch.com takes newest revenue stab at community papers: sponsored yard sales

Patch.com takes newest revenue stab at community papers: sponsored yard sales

patchyardsalelogoGarage sales, long the mainstay of community-newspaper classifieds, are cropping up on several Patch.com loc

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Patch audience should worry traditional classified publishers

Patch audience should worry traditional classified publishers

While not touching on the growing trend towards classifieds on Patch.com, Search Engine Land just published a look at Patch.com that

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AOL’s Patch lays off about 40 news staff; more money for ad sales / classifieds?

AOL’s Patch lays off about 40 news staff; more money for ad sales / classifieds?

In an AOL staff memo last week, CEO Tim Armstrong announced news staff layoffs at Patch.com. He also promoted president and COO of Patch Media to its CEO, replacing Jon Brod, according to All Things Digital. There was no mention of any advertising sales layof

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AOL’s Patch.com teams up with Zillow for real estate listings

AOL’s Patch.com teams up with Zillow for real estate listings

As further evidence that Patch is jumping into classifieds, we heard from Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff on its Q1 earnings call that Zillow has signed an agreement with AOL's Patch for real estate content on Patch.com. In response to the AIM Group's tweeted question on the c

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PatchList: Patch.com YACLW for rental properties

PatchList: Patch.com YACLW for rental properties

Since our recent in-depth look at Patch.com's move into classifieds (See CIR 14.02, Jan 31,) PatchList has launched, though only in suburban areas of Chicago that we could find.  While clearly mimicking the Craigslist name, its only focus seems to be on rentals. PatchList is free to list and search, and includes in-depth descriptions, plenty of photos and mapping by Mapquest. <a href="

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