The print edition of the Trading Post is dead and buried, so Telstra is focusing all its attention on making the online version profitable. Next step in that process? Letting people place advertisements directly from their mobile phones.
Stuart Corner at iTWire reports that while there's no specific date, Telstra was boasting at its recent investor open day that a complete ad placement service for mobile phones (including paying for the ad) was in the offing for the classifieds and auction site. (It already allows searching and bidding on the existing mobile version .
While we suspect most people who need to sell something can probably wait until they're in front of a PC to flog their second-hand goods, it seems a sensible move. With luck, Telstra won't restrict it purely to users of phones on its own network either.