Have you ever went over to those free classified ad sites to look for stuff? Well, have you ever thought about posting an ad for your home business there? You can post information on your blog all day and still not get the kind of traffic that you are looking for. Classified sites have something that you probably don’t and that is traffic.
You could test some of your marketing using free classified sites. Posting ads is really simple and if you are not getting the results you like from your current marketing efforts then you should give it a try. So what are the steps to creating ads on classified sites? Identify the classified sites that you want to focus on. There are a lot of them, but you might want to stick with some of the top sites. There are a few new ones that have popped up, you could also give them a try too.
Know the category that you are going to post in. Make sure that you read the rules for posting. Come up with a good headline for your ad. There are going to be tons of competition, so you need to find a way to make your ad break through all the clutter and get people to focus in and click your ad.
Normally, you will have two choices for your ad. You could go with regular text or you could include a graphic ad. It all depends on what you want to do. Who knows what will capture peoples attention more, plain black and white text or a full color banner with good looking graphics.
You don’t want your ad to appear spammy. If it does come across that way to the people looking at ads, they might flag it. Make your proposition to the reader. If they like what they hear, they might go ahead and click your link to learn more. When you post on classified sites, don’t be surprised to get offers from other marketers that are trying to drum up business.
Is it time for you to try something new when it comes to marketing? Classified ads are getting posted all the time and people do visit these sites to get more information on products and services. If you are not getting the marketing results that you expected from posting articles in the article directories or posting on your blog, you should take action and give classified ads a try.