Archive for August 2010 announcements

Services now on Trade Me

Written by the Trade Me team in General at 3:23pm, Tue 31 Aug 2010

We’ve just launched our new Services category! That means you can easily search for local businesses, and also write reviews about the ones you’ve hired.

If you have a business you’d like to promote, feel free to add it to our new category. Until 15 September, you’ll pay just $9 for a 90-day listing. List your service today. (We’ve also updated our T&Cs with new rules for the category, so please have a look before you list.) More...

2010 NetGuide Awards x 3

Written by Paul in General, Property and Jobs at 3:14pm, Thu 26 Aug 2010

Thanks heaps to everyone who took the time to click a vote for a Trade Me site in the 2010 People's Choice NetGuide Web Awards.

Brendon (Trade Me Property), Pete (Trade Me Jobs) and Terry (Trade Me) were all on deck at the flash awards ceremony in Auckland, and each of our three Trade Me musketeers ended up with a little yellow NetGuide cube to look after on the night. We've put them in pride of place in the foyer at Trade Me HQ.

Here’s what we picked up, thanks to the votes you sent our way: More...

Advanced job search

Written by Trade Me staff in Jobs at 3:48pm, Tue 24 Aug 2010

Trade Me Jobs now has an advanced job search page, making it easier for you to find your dream job!

Here’s what you can do:

1. Search multiple job categories at once e.g. Healthcare and Science & Technology (if you’re an astronaut medic)  More...

Browsers and Operating Systems: July 2010

Written by Daniel in General at 1:35pm, Tue 24 Aug 2010

Daniel is one of our developers - not only does he help bring new features, he also compiles these web browsing and operating system stats for us to look over. You can follow him on Twitter over here.

Since we last looked at our browser stats, we’ve seen Internet Explorer 6 creep down another percentage point to 4%, but Internet Explorer 8 gained one to 33%. Meanwhile Chrome and Firefox 3.6 usage has also increased, up one per cent each.

On the operating system side, both Windows XP and Windows Vista continued their steady decline, only to be shown up by Windows 7 which was up three points to 16%. More...

Find a great gift for your dad

Written by Trade Me staff in General at 12:02pm, Mon 23 Aug 2010

Father’s Day is on Sunday 5 September – that’s less than two weeks away!

But don’t panic. Check out our gift finder, and treat your dad to something really cool. Options range from GPS and weather devices to clothing, sports gear and vinyl.

Also, here are a few random things you may not have known (courtesy of the Interweb): More...

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