The classified ad may be as old as Ancient Rome, but the classified as we understand it today (or until recently), came about in England in the 1600s, when people posted notices in public about lost property and rewards. It quickly became a regular part of newspapers in the 1700s and turned into a steady source of revenue for newspapers. Today, it seems incredible that anyone looks at newspaper classifieds at all, and itâ€™s all because of the internet.
Online classified sites like Kijiji have quickly become central to the way people live in cities. Theyâ€™re not just marketplaces for used goods like books, furniture, and big-ticket items like cars. Theyâ€™ve become essential marketplaces for real estate, service ads, job postings, and more. You can use online classifieds to find and rent a new apartment, hire the movers, sell your old DVD collection, and replace your furniture. They even compete with real estate listings for homes and condos, not to mention used car classifieds. There is a world of new markets out there for you to tap into, and customers looking online for goods and services. [Read more…] about Unlock New Business With Classified Ads