When you want to place a classified ad, your goal is to reach as many people as possible. Depending on the content of the classified ad, you will have to decide it your target audience needs to remain in your local area. Otherwise, your ad on the Interent could be read by millions.
Investigate local publications. If you are wishing to sell a large item, such as a vehicle or or a large piece of furniture, placing an ad locally will eliminate the hassle of shipping expenses. Ask your local newspaper of any free advertising publications that are distributed in your area.
Place an ad on U.S. Free Ads. Utilizing both options of a localized audience and the internet, U.S. Free Ads allows you to place classified ads online. The website gives you the option to pay for a membership or to access the free membership and have less exposure. U.S. Free Ads provides a tab for "local classifieds," where a viewer can choose a state to be able to access all classified ads available in that state (see Resources).
Visit Classifieds For Free. Classifieds For Free is an online classified advertising website that enables you to reach a local or global market by keeping your ad online for 30 days. Classifieds For Free is organized into 59 divisions, ranging from aircraft sales to vacation rentals (see Resources).
Visit The Ad Net. This website allows you to place a classified ad for free, online. The Ad Net is unique in its "chat live" feature, which allows you to ask questions and negotiate deals. All free ads run for 30 days, but if you are willing to pay a small fee, your classified ad can be made available for 90 days (see Resources).