Craigslist (stylized as Craigslist) is an American classifieds site featuring jobs, homes, sales, wanted items, services, community service, gigs, resumes and discussion forums.
Craig Newmark started in 1995 as an email-to-friends list of local events in the San Francisco Bay Area. It became a web service in 1996 and spread to other communities, beginning to expand to other cities. in the United States and Canada in 2000 and currently covers 70 countries. Self-promotion quickly increased subscribers and posts. There were no rules, and Newmark was surprised when people started using mailing lists for non-event posts . What they are looking for is the best way. It has added job categories. Added user demand category list for other categories. Early technology faced some limitations. Thus, by June 1995, Majordomo was installed and the “Craigslist” mailing list was relaunched. Community members signed up for “craigslist.org”, began demanding the Newmark web interface, and the site went live in 1996.
It was abandoned in April 1999 when Newmark was replaced by another organization called the “List Foundation”.
Craigslist was founded in 1999 as a private, non-profit organization. During these events, Newmark realized that the site was growing so quickly that he could quit his job as a software engineer and devote his full attention to running Craigslist from his April 2000 San Francisco apartment. Newmark’s Go has nine employees.
In January 2000, current CEO Jim Buckmaster joined the company as chief programmer and CTO. Buckmaster was involved in the multi-city development of the site. Search engine, discussion forum, flagging system, manual posting process, homepage design, personalized categories and best features of Craigslist, he was promoted to CEO in November 2000.
The site expanded to nine more cities in the United States in 2000, four in 2001 and 2002,
and 14 in 2003. On August 1, 2004, Craigslist began charging $25 to post jobs in New York and Los Angeles. A new section called “Gigs” was added on the same day, where low-cost and unpaid jobs can be posted for free.
In March 2008, Spanish, French, Italian, German, and Portuguese became the first languages supported by Craigslist. As of August 9, 2012, there are Craigslist sites in over 700 cities and regions in 70 countries. Some Craigslist sites are larger by region than by region. Every major city, for example, in the U.S. states of Delaware and Wyoming, the western slopes of Colorado, California Gold, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. For some major cities, Craigslist sites, such as Los Angeles, have city listings for users. Has the ability to focus on a specific area (such as downtown Los Angeles).
Prior to 2010, Craigslist was headquartered in San Francisco’s Sunset District.
The site receives over 20 billion page views per month, ranking 72nd worldwide and 49.4th in the United States (Alexa.com as of June 28, 2016). 11th in the United States alone with one million unique monthly visitors (according to Compete.com as of January 8, 2010). With more than 80 million new ads every month, Craigslist is the leading classified advertising service.
The site receives more than 2 million new job listings every month. It is one of the top job boards in the world. The 23 largest US cities are listed on the Craigslist home page under “For Sale” and “Housing” as of October 2011. Collectively, more than 300,000 jobs were gained. Every day classified ads range from traditional buy/sell ads and community ads to individual ads.
As of 2009, Craigslist had 28 employees.
Finance and ownership
In December 2006, at the UBS Global Media Conference in New York, Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster told Wall Street analysts that Craigslist was not interested in increasing profits. Instead, they offer users cars, apartments, jobs and dates. Need help finding 18]
Craigslist’s main source of revenue is job advertisements in select cities across the United States. The company does not disclose official financial or proprietary information. Analysts and critics gave mixed numbers. The same goes for annual revenues of $10 million in 2004, $20 million in 2005, and $25 million in 2006 to $150 million in 2006. 2007 described Fortune’s model as “quasi-socialist”.