Classified sites provide a variety of services to individuals, businesses and employers, and are often uniquely positioned to act as a nexus between parties that might not otherwise connect with one another, and due to their low cost and the potential exposure they provide, the classified ad site continues to gain in popularity, especially as trying financial times often necessitate the removal of the middle man from the buying process. If you are looking to maximize the potential of your classified site, there are a number of important considerations you need to make.
Step One – Find an Untapped Niche
You should pick a niche which is untapped, but has enough monthly searches to guarantee enough traffic to get you started. Building a large directory for every niche and location is a waste of time, but if you focus on one particular niche or a specific area (especially where you have already identified a strong need), you have much better chance to outrank those giants. For instance, you have a chance to rank. [Read more…]