SOURCE: Yardsellr


December 07, 2011 10:00 ET

Yardsellr Brings the Power of Facebook to Holiday Gift-Giving

Online Marketplace Makes It Easy to Find Gifts They'll Love

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 7, 2011) - The annual challenge of finding the perfect gift is a little easier this year, with the introduction of Yardsellr's Gift Guide that uses friends' Facebook profiles to suggest gift ideas that match their interests.

Yardsellr ( is an online marketplace that uses Facebook and other social networks to connect buyers and sellers. Yardsellr's Gift Guide lists a user's Facebook friends along with their "Likes" and links to items for sale on Yardsellr that match their interests.

"Our Gift Guide is a timely example of how Facebook is revolutionizing how we interact with the people in our lives," said Danny Leffel, founder and CEO of Yardsellr. "The combination of Facebook and Yardsellr's unique, socially driven marketplace gives holiday shoppers a way to find great prices on personalized gift ideas, including unique and one-of-a-kind items they can't buy anywhere else."

Yardsellr's marketplace consists of hundreds of "blocks" catering to a huge range of interests, product categories and collectibles. Buyers will find sellers with interests and passions just like theirs -- ranging from vintage clothing to the latest trends, Elvis to Michael Jackson, The Wizard of Oz to Star Wars, and scrapbooking to electric guitars. By "Liking" Yardsellr block pages on Facebook, users get new listings in their Facebook Newsfeed, so they can stay on top of what's going on sale and be the first to buy the things they love.

About Yardsellr
Yardsellr is an online marketplace that uses social networks to connect buyers and sellers. Organized by "blocks" according to buyers' and sellers' interests and passions, Yardsellr makes it easy to list and sell, or find and buy. Yardsellr spreads the word about listings through Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms. Established in October 2009, Yardsellr today has more than 150,000 listings on any given day and more than 6 million fans across its various Facebook pages including 180,000 monthly active users of its Facebook app.

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