(However, because Oodle is not getting in the middle of transactions, you’re essentially making a pledge when you “sell for a cause” – Oodle will send you an email to actually enter your payment information and complete the donation later.)“While my wife wouldn’t go and clean out the garage for a yard sale, she might do it if it would benefit the Samaritan House,” Donato said.
Cracking the Classifieds Nut on Facebook While Facebook’s original Marketplace application never gained widespread adoption, Donato said he is optimistic about the company’s new version rolling out tonight.“We designed the classifieds experience around the way conversation happens in Facebook,” Donato says.
Oodle’s “conversational” approach takes the right direction by making classifieds about more than just a sales pitch, but rather the story behind the person selling the item.
What categories will Marketplace on Facebook be strongest in?
Marketplace places a large emphasis on items listed by your friends – not just people in your local area. Marketplace aims to take advantage of the way communication on Facebook works to make it easier for people to list things on Marketplace that they would never email their friends about.