This is a guest post by Joy R. Lynskey.
So many people and businesses choose to use free online classified advertising to promote their business or items that they want to sell. It is very common for people to even post job ads online as well. This is a great way to get what you need or desire for your small business or even your own personal use. Free online classified advertising is a great way to have your needs met without having to pay an arm and a leg to promote services.
When you are promoting a business, you want to make sure that you are getting promoted by a website that gets a lot of traffic. The more traffic you get, the better your chances of people actually seeing your advertisement and you actually getting your needs met. This is especially true if you are a small business trying to sell products and services that are important to a lot of people.
Are There Any Delays?
With some of the best known free online advertising websites, there can be several days delay as administers are trying to filter out spam ads from the real ads. This can be a very hard job if you think about the number of ads people submit to be posted daily. With this being said, it can take several days for your free ad to actually appear on the website due to the filtering process.
When you are a small business needing to get advertisement to promote your products or services, several days is very critical to your business needs. The longer you have to wait to get the ad approval and posted, the longer you are going without more potential business. This can be very frustrating and damaging to your business if you have to wait days to get your free ads posted.
What Other Places Can I Post Besides Craigslist?
There are many other places that you can post your free online ads besides Craigslist. While Craigslist is the most popular, it is also the site that takes the longest to get your ads posted to. This is not good for your personal and your business needs
FreeAdLists is a great place to get your free online advertising posted. The rules are simple, and your ads get posted quickly. This site is also showing a rather large increase in traffic now. You submit your ad, and you can even choose to post it in the US as well as Canada. This option will save you time as well as money since it is free and posted to such a large community of viewers.
There are also other places like Hot-Ads and Kudzu that you can also post ads to. These are also great places to look, though the ads do not post as quickly or as wide spread as FreeAdList.com. Posting to the sites is easy and simple to do.
How Do I Submit My Ads and Get Them Accepted?
The rules you need to follow are simple and easy to follow. They do not take you much time if you have an idea of what you want your ad to say. The trick is following the rules, and your ad will get posted the first time that you try. Here is what you need to keep in mind before posting your advertisement to get posted the first time you try:
- Submit your unique handwritten ad
- Be clear and to the point
- Do not use your products and services many times in the ad; be more descriptive
- Read and be sure to follow the posting guidelines for the website
When you use free online advertising you have the wonderful benefit of getting your name and product or service out there. It is up to you how or when you post your ads. Some sites will even give you the option of how long the ad will run. So what are you waiting for? Post your free ads today and watch what difference it makes for you!