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Mar 4, 2010
David commented on Phil Collins's blog post The future of job boards...
"guys, what are you advertising? To get more applications for your clients???"
Sep 24, 2009
Phil Collins commented on Phil Collins's blog post The future of job boards...
"Thanks for your comments, Dylan. I hope you and the other guys are right. Truthfully, however, we are competing for the same dollar. True, as job boarders, we should be providing our audience with good content, good customer service, etc.; no…"
Sep 22, 2009
Jeff Dickey-Chasins commented on Phil Collins's blog post The future of job boards...
"In addition to Ken's point about finding companies, a real issue with Indeed and SH is that job postings are duplicated - it can be truly aggravating for a job seeker to plow through what turns out to be multiple postings of the same job. Also,…"
Sep 22, 2009
Dylan Michael commented on Phil Collins's blog post The future of job boards...
"I think there is certainly room in this space for both niche job boards and aggregators to co-exist. Employers and job seekers alike will turn to boards that are focused in their niche. The employers will find value in that the niche site is…"
Sep 22, 2009
Dennis Gorelik commented on Phil Collins's blog post The future of job boards...
"I thought that you are promoting every posting individually using CPC campaing. But it seems you are promoting your job board as a whole. Isn't CPC advertisement on job aggregators for specific jobs -- the most efficient form of job…"
Sep 20, 2009
Dennis Gorelik commented on Phil Collins's blog post The future of job boards...
"So the more jobs your customer posts -- the more advertisement dollars are spent on that customer's jobs (even though subscription fee stays the same). Is it your way to encourage your customers to post more jobs? How did you come up with the…"
Sep 20, 2009
Dennis Gorelik commented on Phil Collins's blog post The future of job boards...
"So, for example you spend 50% of revenue generated by your customer on promoting customer's jobs. That would mean that if customer pays $100/month and post only on job per month, then $50 would be spent on promoting single job. But if customer…"
Sep 20, 2009

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City Job Boards creates & manages "micro-niche" JBs on two fronts: Community & Technical. Example: MyWaterPlantJobs.com; SolidWasteJobs.com; MyNorthFultonJobs.com; RetiredAEPros.com; RetiredEngineers.com; RaleighAdminJobs.com; CharlotteAdminJos.com
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The future of job boards...

Maybe I am missing something, so allow me to pose this question to fellow job board owners and our aggregator friends as well:



Major players in vertical job search engines, Indeed.com and SimplyHired.com and others make it simple for our paying clients (employers & recruiters who purchase job posts on our boards) to feed and promote (PPC) their job openings directly to their respective search engines.



Other products, including Hound & Linkup (& more?) perform… Continue

Posted on September 19, 2009 at 3:46pm — 21 Comments

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At 8:34pm on November 7, 2007, Chris Russell said…
Welcome aboard Phil. "I can feel it comin' in the air tonight..."
At 9:51am on December 21, 2007, Phil Collins said…
Happy Holidays everyone!

Looking forward to 2008 and the good ideas which come from all of you. Thanks for the start, Chris; you must be "the man."

I have two job boards up now; a local niche board serving a geographic area north of North Atlanta: MyNorthFultonJobs.com

...and a technical niche board working in the water & wastewater industry: MyWaterPlantJobs.com.

I like to think of these as "micro-niche" boards.

This is fun and there is much more to learn...
At 2:21pm on December 28, 2007, Mandy Schaniel said…
Hi Phil! Thanks and I hope the holidays and New Year are great to you. We'll touch base soon, I'm sure.

Have a fantastic day!
Mandy
At 11:33am on December 2, 2008, Grace Chang said…
Hi Phil! Thank you for finding me here! You are very welcome! Please feel free to contact me any time! Happy Tuesday to you! :)

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