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Fewer Classifieds?

Started by Thomas Dey, 03/04/2015 10:42PM
Posted 03/04/2015 10:42PM Opening Post
I could be wrong, but it sure seems that the ads have dwindled over the past couple of years. Guessing it is the economy...people on average have less discretionary "hobby" $$$ or are holding onto it because of uncertainty in the economy. And maybe would-be sellers are just hanging on to what they have for lack of funds to upgrade. Cloudy Nights seems to be paralleling the trend, despite their major revamping of the site. Thoughts or observations welcome. Maybe I'm missing something or mistaken.

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Posted 03/05/2015 01:43AM #1
Thomas I have been thinking the same thing. I am glad you posted this!
Posted 03/05/2015 09:07AM #2
Candidly, I haven't noticed any long term downward trend, but I really haven't looked at all categories and numbers. I do see ads waxing and waning in different categories. Sometimes, for instance, there are only 1 or 2 items in Binoviewers, other times there are 8 or 10. I'll have to keep a closer watch though.