You can advertise online for free, in three ways: participate in forums, place ads on ad sites and of course, on your own site. The more familiar you are, the less time is required. The article below will provide you some tips on how to successfully advertise your car for free online.
Participate in car forums
Use the advertising section Check out if there is an advertising section in the forum that you are looking at. Is it paid or free? (Even if it is paid, it is considered cheap advertising) Read the rules before you post. Your online car ad may only be valid for a limited time. Since you are in the ad section, there must be other ads too. How do you stand out? Write an ad copy that grabs people's attention, specially, the people who are likely to buy from you. 'Advertise' in one of your posts What if there is no advertising section? You can still advertise if you have been an active forum member, but do so in a way that is acceptable to the forum. Failing that, you can always try to advertise with subtlety.
Use free ad sites
General ad sites There are advertising sites where you can advertise on for free, but don't expect all of them to be effective. At least, you may not receive offers as fast as you hope. However, there is no harm in trying though, if you can submit the ads online quickly anyway. Car ad sites If you use advertising sites, it is preferable if you can find those that are specific to buying and selling cars. These are more likely to be active market-places in relation to what you have.
Advertise on your own site
Creating a web page There is no stopping you from placing your own ads, of course. This means that you have to create a web page or a simple website specifically for this purpose. You can get a site (website or blog) for free, with hosting included. Since domain registration and site hosting are so cheap, you can create your own site with a domain name of your choice too. Promote your site This is the most important part. The best place to do this is in forums where you can find members to whom you can explain the prospects that you have to offer.