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Another corporate digs its claws into our industry

 This latest move by Stayz has that same destructive grab and run feel about it. Sort of reminiscent of  RealEstate.com.au all over again….

Fairfax, Realestate.com.au, Stayz, YesBookit

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The Tides of Change

When Einstein laid out the groundwork for Quantum Physics in the early 1900’s everyone was amazed at his theories, but soon…

Apple, Fairfax, Fairfax Media, Google, News Ltd

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Thoughts on Realestate.com.au’s dominance

As a follow up to Dave Platters excellent, well articulated post on why anyone “is dreaming” that they can beat real…

Domain, Fairfax, REA, Realestate.com.au

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Beating realestate.com.au, and other fantasies

I’m talking to you. Yes, you. The person who thinks you will start an Australian real estate portal that will shoot…

Domain, Fairfax, Google Real Estate, News Ltd, Newspapers, REA Group, Realestate.com.au, Simon Baker

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Domain’s real estate directory

Early last month Domain launched their real estate directory by adding an additional  “Directory” tab to their main navigation. The directory…

Domain, Domain.com.au, Fairfax, OMG, real estate directory

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Fairfax to sell part of Trade Me

On Friday Fairfax announced plans to sell via an Initial Public Offering (on the NZX) between 30 to 35% of Trade…

Fairfax, Trade Me, Trade Me IPO, TradeMe, www.trademe.co.nz/

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REA Sells Realholidays.com.au

HomeAway the world leader in holiday rentals today announced the purchase of realholidays.com.au the Australian holiday arm of REA. From their…

Fairfax, holiday accommodation Australia, holiday rentals Australia, HomeAway, REA, realholidays, Realholidays.com.au, www.homeaway.com

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Glossy Wars Zzzzzzzzzzzz

Following from Charlie’s great little article yesterday I want to turn your attention to the so called ‘glossy wars’ being run…

Antony Catalano, Charlie, Crikey, Fairfax, MMP Holdings

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Google Real Estate will force the portals to embrace, open and innovate or die!

Slowly but surely Google Real Estate is making inroads into the Australian real estate market with the recent signing of LJ…

API, API's, Domain.com.au, Fairfax, Google, Google Real Estate, REA, Realestate.com.au

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Trading Post closes down print versions! Ron Walker saves Fairfax?

When Telstra paid AUD $636 million for he Trading Post in 2004 many questioned yet another wasted acquisition for the Telco…

ABC, Fairfax, News Ltd, PBL, Ron Walker, Telstra, Trading Post

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Internet + Journalism will save newspapers?

Much has been written about newspapers and their demise. We have all read stories of how newspapers are bleeding all over…

Apple, Fairfax, Kindle, News Ltd, Newspapers, Print, Rupert Murdoch

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Domain raises the bar – a little bit of love back to agents!

Domain.com.au (through Domain Property Data) recently announced a new initiative to up the ante to arch rival Realestate.com.au. Here is a…

Domain.com.au, Fairfax, Just Sold, Realestate.com.au

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Whatever happened to?

We are all too busy looking forward that we sometimes forget to look back. I needed to find an old article…

Domain, Fairfax, First National, Google, Homehound, News Ltd, Private Selling, REA

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Realestateworld.com.au starting to show some bite!

Realestateworld.com.au has been slowly building up their presence in the market, a few nights ago Win TV aired this peice on…

Domain, Fairfax, realestateworld, win tv

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Fairfax wrapped over knuckles by ACCC

Fairfax Digital have been wrapped over the knuckles by the ACCC and have agreed not to advertise as ‘FREE’ a new…

Commonwealth Bank, Domain, Fairfax, iPhone

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Dumb and Dumber Awards 2007

Every year since 2004 I have been adding my own dumb and dumber awards. Usually is it a hard slog getting…

Domain, Fairfax, Microsoft, MyHome, Nine, PBL, Peter Ricci, REA, Realsearch, Sensis, Seven, Telstra, Ten, Yellow Pages

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Fairfax Courts Google

In a new agreement with Google, Fairfax will use Google Adwords across its network of websites including Google Maps with a…

Fairfax, Google

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Fairfax and Rural Press

Fairfax wants to merge with Rural Press. Does anyone else feel that the upcoming media ownership laws are just going to…

Fairfax, Rural Press

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Newsflash – Fairfax buys Commercialrealestate.com.au

Fairfax today purchased commercialrealestate.com.au for an undisclosed amount.This now leaves only 2 players in the Commercial Real Estate space in Australia…

Commercialrealestate.com.au, Domain, Fairfax

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PBL and Fairfax ….News and Channel 10

With New Media ownership laws coming into effect soon, we will see a big change in the news landscape. Here are…

Fairfax, News Ltd, PBL

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Fairfax twiddling thumbs

While we are seeing a surge in national portals, new real estate property guides (newspaper style)and the News Limited realestate.com.au really…


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Think about this

Every year around July, major media companies increase their advertising fees, whether it be newspapers, radio or television.

Fairfax, News Ltd, Rural Press

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