Carousell – The Early Years

It’s hard to imagine that it’s already been five years since Carousell as we know it was launched for the first time in the app store. The app is the largest and fastest growing mobile classifieds app in the Asia-Pacific, and the term ‘Carousell’ is starting to enter regional...

How Much Is Your Barang Worth?

Looking to pocket some spare cash? Declutter your house and sell those old and underused barang - They could be worth more money than you think. Is your wallet struggling to keep up with your shopping and spending habits? Or are you just trying to survive till the next payday? Or...

To Bump or to Top Spotlight?

Bumps and Top Spotlight are premium visibility features that help to promote your listing on Carousell. However, each works differently for casual sellers and businesses. We'll show you how each feature can be the most effective for you! Bump A Bump pushes, or ‘bumps’, your listing to the top of its category...

Blessings on Carousell

While most use Carousell to buy and sell, it is also a platform for sharing and giving. This Chinese New Year, we wanted to explore how our community could play a bigger, more active role in the wider society. Project CARE to bring the Carousell spirit to people who fall...
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Working from home: Upgrading your home office set-up for ultimate efficiency

Ah, working from home. Once a luxury, now a necessity. With the COVID-19 outbreak expected to last till 2022, the Singapore government has made WFH the default for many of us. Hands up those of you who were just as shocked about the sudden announcements of circuit breaker! Homes...

20/20 Vision For 2021 Resolutions

You made those New Year Resolutions - are you prepared for the hard part? As inspiring as they can get, New Year Resolutions are often amazing and huge changes to ourselves and lifestyles. But this could set us up for failure. How do we start, and how do we stick...
6 ways to ride COVID-19 out, even turn it into an advantage with Carousell

6 ways to ride COVID-19 out and even turn it into an advantage

There’s no doubt about it - COVID-19 hit us hard. Some of us struggled to make the switch to working from home. Others were put on no-pay leave, or worse, lost their jobs. Businesses had to figure out ways to pay rent, and some had to close down. Even...

Ask an Engineer: Is It Ever Time for a Code Rewrite?

It’s been blamed for the downfall of companies from Borland to Netscape. Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank calls it “startup suicide.” Stack Overflow CEO Joel Spolsky claims it’s the “single worst strategic mistake that a software company can make.”

A New Carousell Chat Experience

Over the past 5 years, more than 2 billion messages and chats have been sent within the Carousell community. That’s a lot of conversation going on amongst you guys! At Carousell, we understand how important the Carousell chat experience is in ensuring the success of deals on our platform. The...
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First-timer Guide on Why, Where and How to buy Secondhand Luxury in Singapore 2021

So you’ve worked hard, saved up and are ready to step up your fashion game. Or, you already own one or two luxury items from the big brands out there. Forget the PU leather bags you bought from Forever 21 when you were… 21 years old. Or that $10...