Faith-Based Entrepreneurs

Ignite Your Light & Life through the Power of Connection

How to Post Free Ads and Make Money Online: Frequently Asked Questions

post free ads, make money online by
web site

Send Feedback to Yuwanda Black
About Author
Report Problem
Tweet This

Share on Facebook Pin it

In this tough economy, many are struggling and seeking out alternative ways to make money online. One of the easiest ways to do so is to post ads on free classified ad sites like backpage and craigslist. For many who are new to the online world, they may think, "Is this a scam? Can I really make money just by placing free ads?"

The answer is a resounding yes, you can. I know, I've been doing it since 2009. Following are some frequently asked questions about how to make money online using this form of free advertising.

What do I need to do? A broad question, but a frequent one I receive. The answer is simple. The first thing you need to do is select a product to promote. As information is the best-selling product online, I advise newbies (new internet marketers) to go to Clickbank and choose a product.

While many knock this site for having a lot of low-quality products, I liken it to thrift store shopping. You have to dig through a lot of junk to find some gems. And, there are plenty of good products on Clickbank you can promote and start making money with just by placing free classified ads.

How do I get people to buy? It all starts with writing a good ad. If you know nothing about internet marketing and how to write ad copy, think about it this way -- when you see an article online or in a newspaper, what makes you want to click through / read it?

Usually, it's the headline, right? So, when placing free classified ads online to make money -- write an enticing headline.

"But," you may be thinking, "how do I do that." Simple again. Go to sites like Craigslist and backpage and look in the "Business Opportunities" section. Browse through the ads. As yourself which ones make you want to click. Why? What about the ad appeals to you?

How many ads do I need to place to make sales? This is very subject and depends on a lot of factors , ie, product you select to promote (the most important factors), ads you write, competition, time of day you place ads, etc.

When I first started out, I placed between 50-150 per day. I averaged 2-5 sales a day. One day, I made 18 sales and raked in $900 promoting an affiliate product! But, this is not typical -- I just want to make you aware of that.

Do I need to buy software to place ads? If you're considering this way of making money online, you may have heard about popular classified ad posting software, eg, backpage auto poster software. And no, you don't need this to start making money placing free ads. In fact, I always advise newbies to do everything manually to get their feet wet first.

How to post ads Tip for Newbies: Do it manually. You can easily place 50-60 ads by hand in an hour. The bottom line is, don't spend any more money than you have to when you first start your classifieds ads business.

Learn more about why you don't need backpage poster software (or any other type of software to earn money placing free classified ads.

It is, however, pretty easy to . It's not a scam; it's a legitimate way to make money online.

And the best part -- it doesn't cost anything. It's free to select products from sites like Clickbank to promote; and of course, it's free to place ads (in most categories in most cities) on classified ad sites.

Make Money Placing Free Classified Ads: "I'm not making any sales, I knew this was a scam!"

Trial and error; that's what it takes to make money with free ad advertising. If one product you're not promoting is not converting (eg, selling); try another and another -- until you find one that does work. Clickbank has over 10,000 digital products you can select from. And, there are millions of product creators out there who have affiliate programs. It takes some digging, but there's no shortage of products to promote online.

About the Author: Yuwanda Black is the author of the, How to Make Money Placing Free Classified Ads, the best-selling ebook that details how she earns $100-$150/day placing free ads on sites like backpage.

Please scroll down to leave a comment below...

Contact the Author

Yuwanda Black
Real Estate/Affiliate Marketing/Freelance Writing/Online Marketing/Small Business Marketing
Yuwanda Black's web site

awesome comments

This article has been viewed 968 time(s).



Upcoming IgnitePoint Events

Ignite your light, life and faith at an upcoming live IgnitePoint city event. Also find out how you can become a speaker at one of these events!

IgnitePoint - Atlanta
Spring 2015

IgnitePoint - Salt Lake City
Summer 2015

Imagine a TEDxR-style event where you can mention God, Jesus Christ and tell your faith-promoting stories! Learn more here.

Featured Collaborator

Marnie Pehrson

Marnie Pehrson helps Christ-centered entrepreneurs (aka Light Bearers) break through fear and limiting beliefs to deliver their messages to the world. Marnie is a certified SimplyHealed™ Practitioner. By combining her 23 years in business with cutting edge energy techniques, she’s able to shift her clients out of fear, overwhelm, and self-doubt to a brave, confident place where they can show up as their highest and best selves and become the creators of their own destinies. Meet Marnie...

You can be featured on our site! Ask How!

Books by this Author

37 Days to Clean Credit
Learn how to stop debt collection calls once and for all. And, how to drive your credit score up by 75 points with one simple call, plus more!

How I Make $100-$150/Day Using Free Classified Ads Sites
Every day, I make $100-$150/day using the free classified ads site, In this ebook, I outline why this site works so well -- and how you can duplicate my success.

How to Earn $100-$200 Per HOUR as a Social Media Consultant
How to Earn $100-$200 Per HOUR as a Social Media Consultant
Did you know that the average rate many freelancers charge to manage social media accounts for clients is $200-$300 per HOUR? It's true. Learn why and how you can start earning this much too!

How to Start a Foreclosure Clean Up Business
You can make several hundred to several thousand dollars a job in the foreclosure cleanup business. W/home foreclosures rising, it’s a perfect time to start.

How to Write an Ebook in 3 Days, Market It & Start Getting Sales within a Week
How to Write an Ebook in 3 Days, Market It & Start Getting Sales within a Week
Want to make money writing ebooks? You can, and as early as next week you could be a published author. Here's a step-by-step plan proving how.