TITLE

FOR RENT: Internet startup grapples with making money as it delivers free services

AUTHOR(S)
O'REILEY, TIM
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);11/10/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 45, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the Internet-based real estate business, rentalforeclosure.com, which is co-owned by David Madam and Shawn Shepherd. The company adopted the Google philosophy to generate profit from short Web-based advertisements along the sides of foreclosure listings, as well as from referrals and fees from cities that want to use their Web site. An overview of the partnership deal of rentalforeclosure.com with Baird & Warner is presented.
ACCESSION #
35249032

 

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