Make Money with Online Classifieds

Make money buying, selling and trading online.  These days it’s easier than ever to get rid of your old junk and even turn it into an online business by selling your things online.

I accumulate a lot of things over the years.  I have everything from furniture to electronics that still work well, but I don’t need for one reason or another.  I’ve had garage sales and I’ve even taken my used items to the store and sold them at a discounted price.  It’s a good way to de-clutter and make some money at the same time.

But selling things the old traditional way is a lot of work.  A garage sale may bring in good money , but it takes set up time, advertising and sitting out in the hot sun waiting for buyers to come around.  Then you have to deal with the bargain hunters trying to negotiate you down.  It becomes an exercise in nickel and diming.

One of the things that modern technology has allowed is taking this process off your front lawn and onto the internet.  Free online classifieds are a really great way to take the hassle out of selling your things and streamline the process.

Online classifieds are a great way to reach a larger audience.  You are no longer limited to the local newspaper, you’ve got the entire internet at your fingertips.

You only need to see the success of sites such as craigslist to see the value in online classified websites.  While craigslist is popular here in the states, there are many brands available all around the world.

Olx is quickly becoming a household name in India, showing an incredible increase in traffic over the last few years.  They have a slickly designed website that is easy to use and comfortable for their desktop as well as their mobile users.

olxmobileOne of the keys to Olx’s success is their ability to keep up with the latest trends in technology.  These days mobile users are outpacing desktop users.  While, Olx has a great desktop version of their website, they’ve also kept their mobile version up to date offering an OLX App for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad as well as android versions of their app.

By making a great app, they’ve attracted more users with their mobile users even outpacing the growth for their desktop users.

Using online classifieds such as Olx allows a seller or buyer to easily make a transaction.  If you have old items it works great to sell online.  Your online classified ad reaches a greater audience and you are more likely to get your asking price.

As a buyer, searching for your product through an online classified can save you a lot of money.  Often, you can find a used product in great condition, sometimes even brand new, at a heft discount.  There’s no need to pay full retail price if you can find something in perfect condition through an online classified.

Either way, as a buyer or a seller, using free online classifieds is a great way to save money.

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Richard is a full time professional, husband, father and blogger juggling all the responsibilities of life and running a blog. Richard enjoys writing about life and online money matters.

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