Skip to main content

A Guide To Online Classifieds - Deal or Steal ?


Some naysayers way back in the 1990s predicted that online shopping wouldn’t last. Sure, and they said television was a passing fad, too! As we all know, just the opposite has occurred. There’s a television in every household, and more than likely, the homeowner bought their television online-along with his books,  clothes, and maybe even his home.
Internet shopping is bigger than ever. You can find anything and everything for sale online. Many times, you can find it cheaper online than anywhere else. Internet shopping offers so much more than a discounted price tag, though.
Imagine a shopping mall where there are no lines, where there are no jammed parking garages, and no pushy sales clerks. This is no land of make believe. It is the Internet, where you can discover unprecedented selection, convenience, and opportunities. Online shopping gives you the luxury of browsing hundreds of stores from your living room, while saving on time and frustration. It provides you the chance to compare prices to your heart’s delight on a near limitless selection of brands and models.
For even more benefits, try your hand at classifieds and auction Web sites. These sites are like yard sales and flea markets rolled into one. Unlike retail shopping sites, they offer:

Access to super secondary markets. Take your pick of secondhand or brand-new wholesale goods at steeply discounted prices. The vendors at classifieds sites can get away with it because they aren’t paying high rent for a storefront or a warehouse. And in many cases, you’re not paying taxes.
Tools to locate unique and rare collectibles. Imagine a classifieds site to be like a sunken pirate boat, laden with cultural artifacts, hard-to-find heirlooms, and priceless antiques. The Internet is your deep-sea vessel, sonar, and oxygen tank all in one.
Reach beyond your neighborhood. Search through the inventory of a vendor from your home town, or if you don’t find what you’re looking for there, try that fellow in California, Texas or Canada for that matter.
Close relationships with vendors. You deal with real people-not big, impersonal corporations-when you buy on classifieds sites. They can provide more details about the product, which you can then use to bargain for a reasonable price.
Despite this bounty of benefits, you might still be hesitant to dive into Internet shopping. Don’t be embarrassed. You have good reason to take your time and weigh your choices. According to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Internet fraud tops the list of the thousands of fraud cases that happen every year. In some ways, WWW could stand for the Wild West Web, in that anything goes. Vendors can be villains in disguise, and there aren’t any online Wyatt Earps to protect you from these bad guys. You’re on your own.
But give yourself some credit. You have the common sense it takes to survive the WWW. It is the same commonsense that helps you make the most of your money on your standard shopping trips. Become familiar and comfortable with an online vendor before jumping into a purchase. Ask questions and do a bit of research.
After doing your research, you’ll feel more confident in searching for your online booty. To refine your findings and whittle your list to only the exceptional sites, look for these additional qualities:
  • A focus on local shopping, so you can feel more confident buying from neighbors.
  • Free education and advice on safe purchasing.
  • No-cost and easy browsing through available merchandise.
  • Search tools that let you prioritize items by category, location, and distance.
  • A straightforward pricing system that avoids the haggling and risk of auction bidding.
  • Quick price comparisons among different vendors.
Unbelievably, a few trustworthy, practical, and exciting Web sites exist that have all of these features. To find these websites, simply browse through Yahoo’s directory under the classifieds category. The best of the online classified sites offer these services free to buyers such as you. Some of these sites can link you at no charge to your neighbor selling the antique lamp that you’ve been hunting for or that retiree looking to unload an incredible piece of real estate-or the cowboy looking to sell his big-screen television.

Popular posts from this blog

How to invite All facebook friends in 1 click

, A Facebook fan page is such an important part of promoting your business or blog or band or anything. Social media is now a days “part and parcel” of life. But how much of mouse tapping does it take to invite all your friends in one go, all my fellow bloggers know t
hat very well. So here I’ve found this excellent way to invite all the Facebook friends in just one click.


With the old Facebook design, there used to exist many Google Chrome extensions which used to easily let Page Admins to select all friends for sending a request to like a page. But with the new design, none of them worked. Inviting friends to like a page is such an important part. I already invited all my friends (800+) for many of my fellow bloggers and believe me it’s a big pain to select each and everyone with one click right on each of their profile picture in the list that pops up exactly just as shown in the image. Today one of my friends who is an emerging Guitarist made me an advertiser of the fa…

Cara Membuat Kue Kering Nastar Empuk

Membuat kue nastar tidak begitu sulit dan bahan-bahannya tidak jauh beda dengan kue kering yang lain serta dapat didapatkan di mana saja, supermarket, toko kelontong maupun pasaran. Resep kue kering nastar biasanya bisa diisi dengan selai nanas, keju, parutan kelapa atau nangka dan hiasannya bisa menggunakan keju, cengkeh dan lainnya. Maka dari itu, tampilan dan rasa kue nastar pastinya lebih menarik untuk disajikan saat lebaran.
Meskipun kue nastar rasanya enak dan empuk, namun kita sering menjumpai kue nastar yang rasanya terlalu manis atau bantat dan tidak mempunyai komposisi yang seimbang antara rasa dan isiannya. Mengapa hal tersebut bisa terjadi? Karena terdapat beberapa kesalahan pada keseimbangan resep atau bahkan pada saat proses pembuatan. Nah, maka dari itu, saya akan memberikan ulasan cara membuat resep kue kering nastar yang enak dan lembut di lidah, berikut ulasannya. Ingredients Bahan-bahan adonan kue kering nastar nanas: 1 kilogram mentega1 kilogram tepung…

7 Top Reasons Why You Should Start a Blog

Recently there is a lot of discussion about the benefits of blogging. Almost every blogger comments that blogging has been immensely helpful. This might inspire you to start a blog of your own. But you may still be skeptical about its outcome. So, we have come up with seven such reasons that will make blogging a rewarding experience for you. I have already written a complete guide on How to start a blog using Blogger platform just visit the link How To Make a Blog



1. Increases your Network The first best thing about blogging is that it increases your network. You get connected to new people. Regular interaction with your new friend circle often renders positive impact in your professional and personal life too.
2. A canvas for your Creation Blog is the only personal space where you can become highly creative. You can change the way it looks. You can customize its contents and interface. You can also spend countless hours on it while nurturing your creative mind without be…

Resep Masakan – Mie Hitam

Ya, seperti namanya, mienya berwarna hitam, tapi jangan khawatir lidah dan gigi gak bakal ikutan jadi hitam, yang ada justru ingin lagi dan lagi. Tampilannya memang agak menakutkan, tapi rasanya menakjubkan. Rasa gurihnya mantap, lebih maknyuss dari mie-mie yang lain, karena terbuat dari campuran tepung dan cumi-cumi yang disisakan tintanya, tinta inilah yang membuat warnanya hitam. Jadi, tunggu apa lagi…siapa takut untuk cobain resepnya….
Bahan Mie Hitam :
250 gram tepung terigu protein tinggi6 buah kepala cumi (tinta jangan dibuang)75 gram tepung sagu1 butir telur ayam1 sendok teh garamBahan taburan (ayak) :
50 gram tepung terigu protein tinggi1 sendok makan tepung saguCara membuat Mie Hitam :
Haluskan dengan Blender kepala cumi dan tinta sampai halus.Aduk-aduk bahan sampai menggumpal. Diamkan selama 15 menit.Giling tipis di gilingan mie dengan ketebalan no. 8 (paling tebal no. 1). Potong dengan pemotong mie. Taburkan bahan taburan.Didihkan 1.000 ml air dan 1 sendok teh minyak gor…

Hotel di sekitar Jawa Timur

Bagi anda seorang Traveller  atau seorang pebisnis yang sering pergi keluar kota ketersediaan tempat untuk menginap adalah salah satu hal yang sangat di damba, untuk memudahkan anda  mendapatkan hotel dan penginapan terbaik di seputaran Jatim di bawah ini akan saya cantumkan hotel dan penginapan terbaik seputar Jawa Timur


1.  Hotel dekat Alun-alun Malang

2.  Sheraton Surabaya Hotel Towers

3.  Aston Madiun Hotel and Conference Center

4. Hotel Purnama Batu

5. Hotel Pelangi Malang yang Legendaris

6. Ijen Suites Resort and Convention Malang

7. Hotel Bromo Permai di Probolinggo

8. Hotel Majapahit Surabaya

9. JW Marriott Surabaya Hotel

10 .Bukit Daun Hotel and Resort Kediri


11. Crown Victoria Hotel Tulungagung


12. Ijen View Hotel Resort Bondowoso

Bagi anda yang ingin informasi lebih detail silahkan klik link-link diatas bandingkan Fasilitas serta hal unggulan yang mereka tawarkan supaya tidak seperti membeli kucing dalam karung anda akan puas dengan pelayanan dan jasa yang mereka tawarkan sesuai dengan …