Gumtree.com launched a new five week TV advertising campaign which kicked off on Friday 25 March and will be shown across ITV, Five, C4 and Sky channels. The ads, featuring a catapult, trampoline and a plane, demonstrate the ease of using Gumtree to cash in on the items you don’t want or need any more. …read more
After the success of our first TV ad campaign last summer, we’ll be returning to screens tonight on ITV and Channel 5. The two new ads focus on two of our main categories – general good and motors.
Cash-savvy Brits are busy converting their Christmas present bloopers into cash according to local noticeboard Gumtree.com. The website has been inundated with people selling their unwanted presents, with 2,917 gifts listed since Christmas Day* – a 386 per cent increase on the same point last year. Those in London, Belfast and Glasgow are the most …read more
In March 2000, at the height of the dotcom boom, two entrepreneurs by the name of Simon Crookall and Michael Pennington had an idea to set up a classified ads website for Aussies, Kiwis and South Africans arriving in the city. That was when the Gumtree community was born, as thousands flocked to the site …read more
Living in the city, many people don’t drive enough to justify the expense of owning a car and yet they have occasions, be it weekly shopping trips to city weekend escapes, when having access to a car suits their needs. And on the other hand, several privately owned cars are being used infrequently in the …read more
Finding a job in a recession may feel like an uphill struggle. Finding something you enjoy may seem even tougher. Worryingly, people are making all the same job search mistakes that they made during a buoyant economy – but now it matters, because a low-powered job search can set you back months. People are still …read more
Most of us think neighbourliness is important. We feel relaxed when we know the people around us, more anxious if we don’t trust them. It’s natural to be curious about whether we’re more neighbourly or less neighbourly than we used to be, or whether some kinds of street are more neighbourly than others. So what’s …read more