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Newmark Biography (Craig Alexander Newmark)
: Craigslist Founder
Famous for :
Being the founder of the popular free classifieds
website Craigslist, where the only paid
listings are from job listings.
: Born - December 6, 1952 New
Jersey, USA / Lives - United States of America
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Business Quotes by Craigslist Founder Craig Newmark
There's no genius behind it. It's persistence
and listening to people.
Newmark - Improvement
I had one simple idea about telling friends
about arts and technology events. People
in the community suggested everything
else to us, and that's our theme. We're
really run by the people who use the site.
We just run the infrastructure, and help
out with problems.
Newmark - Technology
I feel that one of the best things a person
can do for another is to create a job.
So you do OK commercially, and then you
try to make a difference of some sort.
Newmark - Best
We don't think of ourselves as do-gooders
or altruists. It's just that somehow we're
trying our best to be run with some sense
of moral compass even in a business environment
that is growing.
Newmark - Business
Ethics - Best
My take on the whole dot-com bubble was
that a lot of people who wanted to make
a lot of money got too excited and hyped
up the commercial aspects of the Internet
prematurely. I think the vision of the
Internet as a democratizing medium.. as
everyone's printing press.. is real. We
got distracted from that by the mass hallucinations
of the bubble.
Newmark - Greed
We don't have much in the way of a business
strategy. Like no business plan. Which
I say to torment all my friends who are
VCs or MBAs. That's always entertaining.
The deal is, it's a mixture of luck and
Newmark - Persistence
I need to make an okay living. The people
who work for us need to. But after you
make a comfortable living, how much more
do you need? It's like I make a joke about
nerd values, because I'm very much in
the rich nerd tradition. And you know,
we say, like, hey, people pay us for this
stuff, like programming. You know, what
else do we need?
Newmark - Technology
Quotations by the founder of the free classifieds
website Craigslist, Craig Newmark
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