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We study and analyze www.gumtree.co.za development in South Africa

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Gumtree might be useful for you once you recognize it

The website: www.gumtree.co.za maybe is the most familiar website for the South African, who may use it with a high frequency.

In South Africa, there is a famous saying that ‘Put it on Gumtree.’ Since the launch of Gumtree.co.za in this country in 2005, Gumtree.co.za has helped millions of people buy and sell millions of things. The website is a place everyone trusts, a familiar space that’s easy to navigate, and a classified site that just works. You can access Gumtree.co.za on your mobile as well as online. Additionally, although it is an international brand, the ads thereof are totally local. What’s the best advantage part? It’s free. So whether you’re looking for a car or a hairdresser, a job or a house, or anything else, don’t look anywhere else.

The website: www.gumtree.co.za has several detailed classification, and therefore you can find the things you want and also you post an adverting for the thing you will sell. It is very convenient for the citizens to buy or sell things.

Gumtree is the largest classified information website in UK for providing the information for renting a house, finding a job, buying and selling cars, finding a friend, ect. Except for the coverage of South Africa, Gumtree also covers various countries, such as Poland, US and Australia.

Not as some other information website, which usually charges for the contents or service provided thereby from the customers, however, Gumtree is totally free for all the information under the condition of legal posting terms and it also has a large number of users, so you can have more choices for finding the things you want.

For the above introductions, are you interest in it? Whether Gumtree will become your new favorite website for classified information?

If you want to post an ad on Gumtree, you can access Facebook to find the detail steps therefore, which are provided by the citizens.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Analysis of web searching volume in regions and cities across the Gumtree world


Analysis of web searching volume in regions and cities across the Gumtree world

Gumtree is an extensive network of online classifieds and community websites. Classified ads are either free or paid for depending on the product category and the geographical market.

It is the UK's largest website for local community classifieds and was once one of the top 20 websites in the UK. But from the list, unexpectedly, South African becomes the largest web searching users.

It is widely acknowledged that Gumtree is originally designed to connect people, who help to arrange accommodations, employment or meeting new people. It indicates that currently people in South African may focus on searching the information about employment and accommodations.

In addition to South Africa, other countries, such as Australia, United Kingdom also use the Gumtree frequently. Besides the three big users, people in other countries, like Poland, Ireland rarely use Gumtree to search information.

Thus, even though Gumtree now covers more than 5 countries, it still has lots of work to expand its impact around the world. Efforts shoud be made by the whole Gumtree team to make it available for every corner of the world.  @2




Let’s look at the rankings in cities. It is easy to be found that the cities listed here only belong to three countries, South Africa, Australia and United Kingdom. The fact and data prove that the faithful and stable users of Gumtree assemble in three countries. It has a long way for Gumtree to go and realize the goal of being a worldwide popular website.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

The ranking of www.gumtree.co.za search volume in the cities of South Africa in 2013




The ranking of gumtree's web search volume in the cities of South Africa in 2013,the top four cities are
respectively Western Cape,Eastern Cape,Kwazulu-Natal and Northern Cape.

The ranking of gumtree's news search volume in the cities of South Africa in 2013,the top three
cities are respectively Western Cape,Kwazulu-Natal and Gauteng.
The ranking of gumtree's image search volume in the cities of  South Africa in 2013,the top four
cities are respectively England,Wales,Scotland and Northern Ireland.

So we can see from the graph,gumtree's web search volume mainly concentrates in Western Cape and Eastern
Cape,and other two cities are relatively low,the news search volume mainly concentrates in Western Cape,and other two cities are very low.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Analysis of gumtree.co.za's search volume


We can see from the graph,from January 2004 to June 2006,the search volume was 0.Since then,it started to appear,but the growth was not stable, in March 2009,the search volume was
30%,than began to decrease,then increased again.Since September 2011,it grew very rapidly.But there were several fluctuations,eventually,it reached its peak in August 2012,after that,it declined rapidly.Then had a increase again.Till June 2013,the search volume was 81%.
Across the world,gumtree.co.za is most popular in South Africa,and there is almost no search volume in other countries.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

www.gumtree.co.za How do I change my email address?


If you are a registered user and would like to change your email address you can do this via My Gumtree > My Profile.
Enter your new email address and save the changes, confirm your password when prompted.

A confirmation email will be sent to your new and old address, please follow the instructions provided.

This option is not available to unregistered user, if you would like to know further information on how to register with Gumtree

www.gumtree.co.za How do I edit, delete or promote my Ad?


If you are a registered Gumtree user sign in as usual by clicking on "Sign In" link located at the top right hand side of the home page. After you have signed in:
Click on "My Gumtree" tab located at the top of all Gumtree pages.
then click on "My Ads" tab which will show options to edit, delete or promote your ad.
to edit your ad click on "edit" which will take you to the "post ad" page where you can amend your ad and also promote it. After you have made the changes required click on "preview - if you would like to see what your ad will look like after posting" or click on "post your ad to activate your ad.
to "promote" your ad from the post ad page while amending your ad tick the available feature options; "Bump up", "Highlight", "Top Ad" and "Home Page Gallery" for more info about our promote feature options click here
to promote your ad via the "My Ads" page click on promote which will take you to a new window where you can promote one or all of your ads at once. Tick the feature options you would like to promote your ad with and click on "Pay now"
Pay now will take you to the secure "select payment option" page where you will see a summary of your order with the total amount payable and have the option to pay via "Visa, Visa Electron, MasterCard, Amex and PayPal" (for more information on payment options click here)
If you aren't a registered user, find your Posting Confirmation email from Gumtree that you received when you posted your Ad and use the available edit, delete or promote links provided in the email and follow the same steps listed above for each page.

If you've lost or deleted this email, click here to select the local Gumtree you are logging in from and we will send the email to you again. Please remember to delete your Ad after you have sold an item, filled a room, no longer offer the advertised service etc. If you are a registered Gumtree user, click on Manage My Ads tab located at the top of all Gumtree pages to edit, delete or promote your ad.