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Secondary Ticket Resellers – Who’s the Boss?

Ticket reselling, or scalping, was once limited to classified ads, PO boxes and the sidewalks around a major event. While some of that still exists, the online world of ticket reselling has morphed into big business.

Ticket Resellers come in many types – but the two principle types are companies that buy the tickets themselves and then resell them and companies that act as brokers helping individual ticket buyers to resell their tickets. As our list of the top online ticket resellers will show, regardless of type of sale this secondary marketplace is booming. more…

Cars, Homes and Stuff with your iPhone

When you want to find the best home, car or item from the classifieds, timing can be important. However, most of us cannot always be at home reading the paper classifieds or reading the online versions. Shopping, like much of life, is a 24/7 activity. We are going to take a look at web sites and applications that will help you use the general classifieds, shop for a home and shop for a car wherever and whenever you need – all with the help of an iPhone. more…

Coupon Classifieds Booming

Just as jobs, homes and car advertising has been migrating from print to online, even coupon advertisements are moving online. The online coupon industry deals with two types of coupons – coupons or discount codes for online retailers and coupons that can be printed out and used at bricks and mortars retailers. The migration of coupons to the online world has been slowed by challenges over fraudulent uses of coupons. If I make two copies of an advertisement for a car – all I am doing is wasting my printer ink. However, if I make two copies of a coupon for a dollar off I can potentially double my savings. more…

Pushing and Pulling to get the best results

Searching through the classifieds, be it for a job, a car, a home or that collectible treasure, has been compared to searching for that needle in a haystack. You need patience, organization and perseverance to find exactly what you are looking for in the classifieds. Even once you optimize your search you have to decide how you want to receive all the search results.

Essentially there are two ways to search the classifieds – pull the information or have it pushed to you. more…

Classified Search Tips and Tricks

In a recent posting I talked about how to go about Precision Classified Hunting – investing some time to make sure you can find every relevant job listing, car, house or collectible advertisement that matters to you. Here are just a few of the tricks you should know about in order to maximize your classified searches. more…

Precision Classified Hunting

While Google and many classifieds sites keep trying to make search easier, search still remains an art as much as a science. With a tight economy many people are job hunting and looking for those affordable items – we’ll show you how, by investing a bit of time, you can be sure to find every single ad that meets your criteria. more…

Which Automotive Classifieds Sites You Really Need to Visit

Classifieds News Blog recently talked about the top 15 US Car Classifieds Websites. After reading this list, which you can check out right here, I wondered how many sites a car shopper really needs to visit. Are there that many different cars for sale or do these sites duplicate each other? For most of us car shopping is an expensive and time consuming project – can shoppers streamline their online shopping? With some investigation, Classifieds News Blog can indeed tell you which sites share the same lists of cars. more…