That could be because it's super easy to list items on eBay. To sell something eBay, just enter the category of item that you'd like to get rid of, and eBay will list similar items to yours, allow you to set the condition of your item, and then the platform will send pricing recommendations. The site also boasts a "best offer" feature, which allows users to place a bid for an item other than the listed price.
For shoppers, that means a greater ability to negotiate bargains for goods and for sellers, that means its easier than ever to get cash for an item you're trying to get rid of. With Amazon making it easier and easier to buy things you can now buy stuff with the push of a button , after all , it's easy to forget that the digital commerce site also lets you sell things too.
For anybody who is looking to sell stuff on Amazon, the platform has two subscription plans — professional and individual. That means whether you're a small business or just looking for some extra cash by getting rid of some of the junk you have lying around, Amazon can be the perfect tool to find a new marketplace to sell stuff. The joy of Craigslist's list "for sale" section was that almost anybody could post or respond to a listing.
The downside is that almost anybody could post or respond to a listing For anybody looking for a little extra security, meet Facebook Marketplace. The tool allows Facebook users to buy and or sell items in their neighborhood.
But the perk of Facebook Marketplace is that it connects to your Facebook profile and displays data that you've made public on the platform, which the platform hopes will make it easier to avoid spam and fishing. Know where and how to search, and Craigslist can be a job hunters go-to career board. With everything from writing gigs to medical opportunities, Craigslist hosted a bevy of job listings.
But for anybody looking for an alternative, make sure to check out: He passed that idea along to one of his former employees who then created Glassdoor. The company is great for job searching because, in addition to listing job openings, the site allows you to also filter through reviews, giving you a better sense of what the company culture of the job you're looking into is like, what salary range should you be asking for, and if the current employees are happy there.
All helpful information for anyone trying to find a new gig. Since it debuted in , TaskRabbit has become almost synonymous with the phrase "gig economy. To match people with jobs, TaskRabbit does two things. First, it allows job searchers, which they call "Taskers," to make a profile which lists their hourly rate.
Then it allows clients looking for help to post a task request for everything from helping build furniture to waiting in line to put in a restaurant reservation. Taskers are able to select a job around them and if a client confirms a tasker and their rate, then parties are matched.
Like TaskRabbit, Moonlighting is a site and app that connects job searchers with clients, but rather than complete tasks, Moonlighting curates longer-term freelance jobs.
Moonlighting lists jobs ranging from website designer to wedding photographer, which means no matter what your speciality, you can find a gig that suits your skills. When Craiglist retired its personals section, the internet collectively mourned the loss of one of the OG places to find a quick fling online. With sections for casual encounters, strictly platonic, and misc romance, the site was a hub for anyone looking to meet others in their area.
But fear not, if you're looking for an alternative to Craigslist personals, be sure to check out: If you love Craigslist's "Missed Connections," then Happn is the dating app for you. Scams run rampant, spam ads are frequent and the minimalist design lacks user-friendly appeal. Many still flock to Craigslist to post job listings or apartment rentals because of its large community, but the downfalls often outweigh the possible visibility of the ad. It just may be time to look elsewhere for online classified ads.
This site gives you the same benefits of Craigslist with the credibility of the eBay brand. The only category missing from the site is personal ads which could be a pro or con depending on your needs.
And a recent redesign revealed a much more user-friendly interface, including the ability to see and sort items with their photos. Pawngo isn't completely like Craigslist in it's ability to find services, job listings or apartment rentals, but, much like the name suggets, the site puts a digital spin on the concept of pawn shops. It's perfect for someone trying to make a little extra cash from jewelry, tech, or odds and ends. Pawngo's team makes offers on items based on estimated resale value.
If the user accepts the offer, they ships the item to the headquarters in Denver, Co. This site helps users find and sell used items in a simple manner. You can exchange anything from pets to home listings appear, though it works best for actual products. Recycler also features a very easy to use search tool, making the sorting process less strenuous. Oodle is probably the biggest rival of Craigslist because it aggregates posts from various other sites into its hub.
The site displays internal listings but also ones from eBay and Facebook Marketplace if you opt to sign in with your Facebook account. Unlike other bartering or swap sites, Oodle also offers a section for services instead of just goods, and even houses a place for personal ads. You can also create a listing for items you're seeking. And here's the best part — Oodle has its' own mobile app.
This site, like Recycler, isn't great for career or apartment listings, but it does allow for the bartering of goods and services.
It's pretty much a swap site where you can offer up some of your time or a product and trade for something else you might need. It's more streamlined than Craigslist and could work for one-off instances when you need to get something specific done. Adoos acts as a much more typical classified listing hub with categories devoted to real estate, vehicles, community and jobs, among others. Unlike Craigslist, Adoos lets you log into the site through your Facebook account to provide more credibility and search optimization.
The general layout is much more eye-catching than Craigslist's bland design. The downfall — Adoos has a significant amount of ads for external sites that you have to wade through to find what you really need.
Hoobly is the most similar to Craigslist in it's look and feel, though it does have a feature that asks users to register with an email address to help minimize spam on the site....