Londoners cash in on the royal wedding

Tuesday 15 March 2011, by

With the sound of Royal Wedding bells almost in the air, Londoners living near the royal procession route can also hear the sound of cash jingling in their pockets. has seen an influx of ads from people renting out their London rooms or homes over the Royal Wedding period – often charging as much …read more


Gumtree hits the 10 million visits mark

Monday 21 February 2011, by

Marking an explosive start to 2011, received 10.4 million visits last week (7-14 Feb 2011) making it the local noticeboard’s most successful week since its conception in 2000 as the boom of online classifieds continues As reported by:


Heartbreak for sale – two thirds of unwanted romantic mementos sold on are posted by men

Tuesday 15 February 2011, by

Online local noticeboard has seen a surge in ads from disgruntled ex-lovers – as they try to recoup money from ruined Valentine’s Day plans, or convert their ex’s gifts into cash. Nearly two thirds (63 per cent) of the adverts are posted by heartbroken men selling items relating to an ex-girlfriend, opposed to just …read more


Gumtree readies new TV ad campaign

Thursday 3 February 2011, by

Gumtree returns to TV screens with the launch of a new national advertising campaign. The free classifieds website, which 13.7m people in the UK use to buy, sell and swap all manner of items, hit screens last week during Coronation Street on ITV1. Its latest ad campaign, which will run for five weeks and will …read more

0 shares flooded with unwanted Christmas gifts

Monday 10 January 2011, by

Cash-savvy Brits are busy converting their Christmas present bloopers into cash according to local noticeboard  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. As reported by:


The gift that keeps on giving.….

Friday 17 December 2010, by

Buying presents can be a minefield  for some people but a gift that saves people money every day is an easy way to make sure they keep on smiling. Head to to find great bikes and improve their health and bank balance at the same time.


Online Christmas Swap Shop

Friday 10 December 2010, by

With the UK predicted to spend  around £700 million on unwanted Christmas presents this year, canny Brits are advised to convert their Christmas present bloopers into cash – or swap them for what they originally wanted!