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Online Classifieds Market Maturing, Overall Revenue Growth of 16% in 2011, Finds Frost & Sullivan

/PRNewswire/ – Total revenue growth for the online classifieds market in Australia in 2011 was 16%, dipping 6% over the 22% growth achieved in 2010. The general shift from print to online expenditure is continuing with online accounting for an estimated 39% of total classifieds advertising expenditure in 2011, up from 18% in 2007. more…

Perth bricklayer under fire over Gumtree ban on Irish workers

Irish_wideA Perth bricklayer who placed an online job advertisement requesting that “no Irish” workers apply has been accused of discrimination.

The advertisement, which was posted on Gumtree more…

Newspapers feeling the pinch with further declines in circulation

A DEPRESSED retail environment and the relentless migration of readers to digital platforms have prompted further declines in newspaper circulation.

Audit Bureau of Circulation data showed newspaper sales fell by 4.2 per cent in the three months to June 30 compared with same period last year. more…

BoatsPlus: Used boats classifieds launched

boatsplusAustralian online marine trading site, BoatsPlus, has traditionally focused on showcasing new boats and motors, but in a bid to offer an affordable alternative to those wishing to buy and sell used boats, it has now launched BoatsPlus classifieds at http://classifieds.boatsplus.com.au

A challenge to existing boat sales sites. more…

Job ads growth continues in April

adsJob advertisements edged up again in April, marking a year of consecutive monthly increases, according to a leading survey.

The ANZ survey showed newspaper and internet job ads rose by one per cent during the month, and 20.5 per cent year-on-year. more…

Video and mobile Capture 25 per cent Market Share by 2014

mobile advertisingOnline advertising revenue will account for 25 per cent of the total advertising market by 2014, according to a recent research report.

Overall online advertising expenditure will tip $3.6 billion in 2014, and will fall just shy of $4 billion by the end of 2015.

Frost & Sullivan Australia and New Zealand senior research manager Phil Harpur told an audience at a conference this morning that growth will continue to be driven by directories, search, display and classifieds. However, more…

Classifieds boost online advertising growth in September quarter

ChartRevenues were up by 23 per cent to $572 million compared with the same period last year.

The increase puts internet advertising on track to reach $2.2 billion in 2010, ranking it the third-biggest medium by spend after television and press. more…

White Australian Males Outside Australia

Gumtree is a popular free classifieds advertising site largely operating in the UK, Australia and elsewhere for “buying, selling, jobs, property and more…”.

In the terms of service, the site says that you have to agree not to violate any laws when posting to Gum Tree. more…