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5 Marketplaces for Buying, Selling and Sharing With Neighbors

Stephanie Miles

5 Marketplaces for Buying, Selling and Sharing With Neighbors

Startups are looking for new ways to reinvigorate the function of traditional newspaper classified listings. Positioned as an alternative to Craigslist, hyperlocal marketplaces that facilitate the buying, selling, and sharing of goods between neighbors are filling an untapped niche and bringing together people in local communities…

6 Strategies for Building a Local Online Marketplace

Stephanie Miles

6 Strategies for Building a Local Online Marketplace

Local marketplaces are notoriously difficult to build, and yet the rewards are significant for publishers who are successful. When done right, local marketplaces can create additional streams of revenue, and they can serve as page-view generators for the hyperlocal news sites they’re associated with. We spoke with several folks who have built marketplace products for local to get some insight…