Classifieds have traditionally been the cheap way to advertise in any newspaper.
Internet advertising is a smart way to increase business if you’re smart about how you use it. It does not take much effort to create new business and increase your income.
Find the Classifieds that Match Your Product or Service
The biggest way to utilize free classified ads to your business’ advantage is to make sure the classifieds you choose actually match with the customers you want to reach. For instance, you don’t want to place a free ad in a car magazine if you sell brand name hand bags. It doesn’t matter if the classified ad is free; you most likely won’t find new customers in that particular market.
When you have a small home business, free classified ads are a great tool to use. For one thing, it’s easy on your budget, which is a big deal for most small business owners. For another, most of these free classified ads are easy to access (another plus). The key is to find the ones that will work the best for you and your business.
First, make a list of the first ten free classified ad sites you find. Then, research them to be sure you can trust them. It is important to make sure they are legitimate. When you get ready to submit your ad, be sure to follow their rules for submitting ads closely.
You also need to have a catch phrase or a simple description of your business that you include as part of the ads you place. This will allow potential customers or clients who see your ad to know exactly what your business has to offer.
These free advertising sites are a good place to start and then as you hone your skills you can graduate to paid sites for even better results.