Hello Gumtree!

Tuesday 22 December 2009, by

s1In January 2009, I became the new-kid-on-the-Gumtree-block when I signed up as Managing Director & General Manager.  To say that I was excited about joining was an understatement – Gumtree is UK’s largest and most vibrant classifieds community, and every …


Gumtree reaches 50 million adverts!

Friday 27 November 2009, by

At 10.31 this morning, a member of the Gumtree community in Manchester posted an ad looking for work, not knowing that he would become a part of Gumtree history!

Dan (as he gives his name in the ad) posted our …


Text scam alert

Friday 13 November 2009, by

We’d like to warn you about a text message scam currently targeting Gumtree users. If you’ve posted an ad on Gumtree and have been sent an email asking you to send a text to 60999 to confirm a posting, PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND TO THESE EMAILS.


Pirates are storming Gumtree

Tuesday 10 November 2009, by

Ahoy me maties. Talk Like a Pirate Day this year may be over, but the pirate-loving continues. What are the chances that we have not one, but TWO pirate-related listings at the moment?


London’s top restaurants are hiring

Friday 6 November 2009, by

You won’t become the next Masterchef by sitting in front of your telly and watching all the foodie programmes. What you need is experience in the hospitality industry, and we’re really glad to see some of London’s top names like Gordon Ramsay, The Ivy and The Wolseley recruiting talent from Gumtree.


Top 10 UK cities to buy or sell a car

Tuesday 27 October 2009, by

While going through our numbers recently, we were pleasantly surprised to find out that the number of used car sales have increased by 143% over the last year on Gumtree. In fact, if our calculations aren’t wrong, we’re the UK’s number 1 site for peer-to-peer car sales.


Are you ready for Halloween?

Friday 23 October 2009, by

What are you doing this Halloween? Apparently Michael Jackson tributes are tipped to be this year’s big Halloween theme, so expect to see plenty of Thriller-style zombies and one-gloved moonwalkers out on the night of the 31st.


Introducing The Gummies Guide

Wednesday 21 October 2009, by

We know there are a nervous few out there who’d like to dive into the wonderful world of Gumtree, but don’t quite know how to go about it. That’s why we’ve put together a page to lead you Gummies in gently.