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craigslist

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5 tips for better craigslist response

My dad passed away about a year ago and he was a collector.  You’ve seem the show “Pickers”?  How about “Hoarders”?  We’re somewhere in between – unfortunately, closer to the latter.  Though this process I’ve started to become really familiar with craigslist and seen things I’ve done work and not work and thought I would […]

Classified by any other name

Along with keeping the day-to-day rolling in webdev this week, my task is to test out a couple of web classified apps.  We’re looking to test drive two methods – one called geodesic and then drop a couple of WordPress themes too. The hard part will be figuring out how much is “enough” to get […]

Craigslist Revenue Is Said to Be Over $100 Million

Craigslist Revenue Is Said to Be Over $100 Million – NYTimes.com. Wow – but I thought classifieds were dead?

Redesigning Craigslist With Focus On Usability | How-To | Smashing Magazine

Redesigning Craigslist With Focus On Usability | How-To | Smashing Magazine. This is a great example of how to do a UI review.   The author (Steven Snell) offers up the good, the bad and the ugly. Also – this proves that popularty is not ALWAYS pretty.

Craigslist: Use Craigslist as Your Personal Shopper with SMS Alerts

Craigslist: Use Craigslist as Your Personal Shopper with SMS Alerts. Just when Craigslist was getting out of control TO control…hello SMS.

Newspapers Should Thank craigslist

Newspapers Should Thank craigslist | joe boydston. Now maybe its time to take things back?

Newspaper sales must evolve too – it starts with classifieds

Image by blmurch via Flickr I’ve been thinking a lot about the post I did a while back called “Sales must evolve too” – I think sometimes iitis easy for the web developers and people “on the outside” of sales to point fingers…but as my Grandma used to say – when you do that you […]

Why Craigslist needs to die

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Arvind Narayanan’s journal – Why Craigslist needs to die. This is an interesting post which discusses (and complains) about Craigslist.  I’m not entirely sure they “get” Craig and his plan – but they do get some interesting points correct – Craigslist has a horrible UI and the technology is […]

Craigslist Adds Posting Fees in 4 More Cities

My first thought was – yup, now they are having to start to charge. (Article from Mashable about Craigslist) The just of the article is really here: “Going through the forums on Craigslist, it would appear that most users are happy with this decision. It’s largely because of user feedback that Craigslist did finally decide […]

eBay's Multi-pronged Attack on Craigslist Takes Shape

Wow – this makes things a little interesting, I saw Kijiji (on a heads up from David S) and was not impressed. But GumTree is a straight up Craigslist clone – WOW. “When eBay launched their popular overseas classifieds service Kijiji in the United States last month, it seemed sort of an odd move for […]

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