Macworld Launches Macworld Classifieds Web Site Offers Ability to Buy or Sell Used, Liquidated, or Refurbished Mac Products

SAN FRANCISCO – JULY 9, 2001- Macworld, the premier Macintosh magazine and Web site, announced the launch of Macworld Classifieds

(, the only Macintosh-dedicated Web site that allows anyone to buy or sell used, liquidated, or refurbished Macintosh computers and Mac-related products.


Macworld Classifieds is a real-time exchange that brings name brand retailers, small stores and individual sellers to one Web site. Buyers can

instantly compare prices between sellers and also between used, liquidated, and refurbished Mac products. In addition, buyers have the advantage of

reviewing out-the-door prices since Macworld Classifieds displays each seller's actual tax and shipping information.

Macworld, in partnership with, provides a standard format for easy registration, payment, or purchase to the site. Once sellers have

entered their information on the site, their products are added to the Macworld Classifieds database, where they are immediately available for

sale. Listing a product is free; a small transaction fee will be assessed after a sale is finalized. However, to promote the new site through July,

2001, all transactions will be free of charge.

"Macworld Classifieds is the next step in providing more to the Macworld community," explained Christina Gonzales, Macworld¹s Senior Web Producer.

"This unique tool allows Macworld readers to purchase at discount the products they¹ve been reading about in Macworld, while those wanting to sell

have the advantage of putting their products in front of thousands of readers who visit our Macworld sites every day."

About Mac Publishing, L.L.C.

Mac Publishing, L.L.C. publishes the world¹s leading independent Macintosh publication and Web sites. Every month the award-winning Macworld magazine

reaches over 1.6 million influencers of computer purchases*, while the Mac Publishing Web presence garners an average of 2 million unique visitors.

The Mac Publishing sites include:,,, and Headquartered in San

Francisco, Mac Publishing is a joint venture between Ziff Davis Media Inc. and International Data Group.

* SOURCE: Intelliquest CIMS v 7.0

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