How to Create a Classified Listing that Gets Traffic
Online classified advertising is the process of advertising a product or service by writing an interesting description about it. The description can comprise of the name, phone number, address, website url, price, email address and a picture of the product or service being promoted. It is called classified advertising because all the advertisements that pertain to a particular category are classified under one heading. For example, cars that are available on hire or for sale would be classified under automobiles.
The process of classified ad posting involves the following steps:
|Identifying classified ad posting directories
In order to benefit from classified ad posting, it is important to ensure that the directories have a good page rank. You can also use Alexa to know the site rank and also identify the sites that link to it. This will help in building your classified advertising directory list. Post the ads in those directories that have a high potential of customers. The more the customers, the better is the visibility. Don’t forget the internet marketing rule of five which says to post your classified ad to at least 5 sites.Guideline for classified ad posting
Each directory has its own guidelines for accepting and rejecting classified ad postings. Before you submit your classified ads to a directory, it is good to read the guidelines mentioned there.
Creating your classified advertisement
Tracking and testing
Classified ad syndication
Promoting your classified advertisement