There are a lot of ways to advertise your website for free. In this article, we’ll look at just one way. How to use free classified ads to get targeted traffic.
Free classifieds sites have a lot of bad press and much of it is deserved, but used the right way, free classified ads are an excellent method of finding targeted traffic.
Using classifieds is fast. They are accessible every hour of every day and there is no cost except your time. The results from these ads are fast too, so they are an excellent way to do a quick promotion of a product.
By using a few of the top sites regularly, you can test the power of your ads. You can test headlines and text along with your choice of keywords. In fact, free advertising can be a very effective way to test out a pay per click campaign, before you spend any money. Low or no results from a free classified ad site may well mean your ad is not working well.
Another advantage to free advertising with classifieds is that you can find new audiences who may have an interest in your products or services. Browse the free classified ads sites carefully and select ones that suit your product.
You can get hundreds or even thousands of visitors to your site with a carefully designed ad, with no risk involved to you. The best thing to try to do is get the visitor to sign up for an opt-in list, using a free report, course, tip sheet or similar. By doing this, you can increase your email marketing lists significantly in just one 24 hour period. You can then contact these subscribers at you leisure, making them special offers and giving helpful advice.
Free advertising online is a great way to build traffic to your website. Every day millions of people browse the free classified sites such as Craigslist, Gumtree and other large sites, looking for products and services. By failing to use these sites, you are leaving a lot of potential money on the table, as these people are there have already decided they want to buy.
Finally, the best reason to use free classified ads for your business is because it costs you nothing.