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Top 5 Classified Ad Apps

 

In your grandfather’s time, classified apps were one of the best ways to find a job in your area, find a date, locate a used lawn mower, or purchase a used car.  These ads would appear in a section of your local newspaper, in your favorite magazine, or in the back of a comic book.  The ads still exist, but with the sweeping popularity of the internet, the classified ads are moving online.  Because the internet makes creating an ad a snap, ad placement is mostly free, and the time it takes to place an ad is immediate, most classified ads have moved online.  In order to access the content from classified ads, several apps have been created to tap into the classified online world.

 

Classified ad apps make it possible for a person to search through popular lists and then pick up the option most suited to him/her.  These apps can be tap into online databases for a variety of things that one may need to use on a day to day basis. The apps not only give you access to already created lists and posts but also enables you to post your ad so that users in your area or other areas can see it and contact you.  Most of the good classified ad apps offer the feature of uploading pictures of items for sale,  posting maps and directions to listed items, and other additional features.  There are plenty of classified ad apps present on popular platforms such as the iTunes app store, the Google Play Store, and the Blackberry store. If you are finding it difficult to find a good classified ad application on your phone, then the following list of the top 5 classified ad apps will surely prove to be a ticket into the online classified app universe.

 

1.      Craigslist- cPro Craigslist Free Client

 

 

 

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Craigslist is one of the most used classified ad platforms on the web and its app is even easier and convenient to use. Craigslist offers several different apps for different purposes on not just iTunes and Android app stores but also on other mobile platforms.  These apps are absolutely free to download with no hidden costs and they help you locate classifieds in your area with a multi-city search. The app also allows you post your ads, manage your account, and receive push notifications about ads you have answered.  Through a quick, easy to use interface, Craigslist is undoubtedly the best classified ad platform available to date.  It is also the most popular app in this category as it offers a huge list of amazing features.

Features available:

  • The search feature on the app supports not just multi-city search but also a map browser, photo gallery, neighborhood support, listing previews, thumbnail photo and more than 20 other enhanced search features.
  • The app enables you to post your ad in less than a minute and also allows you to post pictures along with your ad to make it more powerful.
  • It includes a proper and full-fledged account management system which has features like reporting, editing and even reposting.
  • You can also manage multiple accounts using this app on your phone or tablet.
  • Some of the advanced features supported by this app include favorite listings, maps and directions, saved searches, adding notes to listings, and connecting with social media accounts.
  • Some essential extra features offered are a photo wall, PIN code lock protection, and a sorting option.

Links to download app:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=craigs.pro.plus&hl=en

https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/cpro-craigslist-mobile-client/id310947683?mt=8

 

2.      Wallapop

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Wallapop is yet another classified ads app which is popular both on the iTunes app store as well as among Android device owners. This superb app has a smooth and easy to use interface and support several amazing features.  This is a free mobile app which acts as a virtual flea market making it possible for you to buy and sell your second hand products.  This app basically helps you to make money from your old and unused stuff by making use of the fact that there are many people out there who may be looking for these products you are selling due to the reduced prices.

Features available:

  • Selling on this app is easy, fast and safe. You can sell about anything by just clicking a picture and posting an ad.
  • There is no hassle of waiting time, delivery charges, and hassle of returns as well as worrying about untruthful description of products when you use this app.  To buy or sell, you just need a meeting with the buyer or seller.
  • There are over 8 classified collections and categories present on this app and some of these categories include electronics, cars, fashion, accessories, tablets and many more.
  • This is the most sustainable way to shop and avoid environmental damage since your old products are not thrown away but sold for further use.
  • While providing your address on the app you will not have to worry about any security issues as the app keeps its addresses confidential. Also, the location of the transaction is calculated to be within a radius of 1 km of the buyer and seller and Wallapop promises no commercial use of any address provided.

Links to download app:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wallapop&hl=en

https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/wallapop/id692753615?mt=8

 

3.      eBay Classifieds

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Another popular app and one of the best in its category is the eBay Classifieds app. This app is available for free to download on both iTunes and Android app stores and is the best way to access thousands of free apps.  If you are interested in posting an ad on this app, then all you need to do is to click a picture of the product and then post it with its description and price. Buying products through the app is even simpler and highly safe.  There is absolutely no shipping hassle, and browsing through the various ads and lists is very easy as well.  From buying furniture pieces to searching for a local locksmith, this app does it all.

Features available:

  • Browse and search any product or category by price, distance, keywords or any other specifications and attribute.
  • The feature of auto-locate directs you to your closest eBay area of classifieds.
  • You not only get the opportunity to view ads, but can also forward them and reply to them.
  • You can also view all the images of ads on a single page through this amazing app.
  • You can create watch lists and keep an eye on ads of interest and follow up on them regularly.
  • You can post up to 8 images for one particular ad from your mobile phone.
  • You also get the ability to share the ads with social networks as well as with your friends through social network connectivity.

Links to download app:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ebay.classifieds&hl=en

  1. 4.      Oodle

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Another superb app which helps you browse through classified ads and post your own ads is Oodle.  This is an app which makes classifieds simple and very easy.  This app enables you to post your ads for selling things that you are not using anymore.  This app is an easy way to make money from old items which you may want to sell to others who may need them.  This app connects you with social networking website Facebook so that you can see what your friends present on Facebook are selling or giving away.  Whether its electronics, movie tickets, vehicles or clothes, you can sell or buy almost anything using this app.  Note, the app is not available outside the United States.

Features available:

  • Buy or sell anything on this app in the most easy and convenient way.
  • Post an ad quickly by clicking a picture and then posting it with its description.
  • Get connected with Facebook and see what your friends are selling
  • Easy to browse lists and ads.
  • Quickly search or browse through thousands of nearby listings and sort them on the basis of distance, features, price and other such attributes.

Links to download app:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/marketplace-for-oodle-facebook/id380393542?mt=8

  1. 5.      Antengo Free Local Classifieds

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Antengo is one of the easiest, most secure, and the most modern local classified ad apps.  This is an app which not only lets you buy and sell but also trade.  The app is partnered with PayPal to enable you to conduct transactions very safely and easily.   This app lets you post pictures of the products you wish to sell and then get inquiries on them by interested customers.  Also, you can easily browse through already existing lists and ads and select the products that you might be interested in buying.  It is an extremely fast app with the best interface of all the existing classified aps.

Features:

  • Post your ad with photographs in less than a minute.
  • This app offers the feature of keyword search and filters through which you can easily find an item nearby in your locality.
  • The option of instant messaging available too to help you connect with and coordinate with buyers and sellers easily and instantly.
  • Secure and fast transactions possible to avoid any loss of crucial information.
  • PayPal connect and link for secure payments and ease of transactions.
  • Fast load time which helps you save time and go through lists and categories easily and quickly.
  • The option of browsing listings with photos is also available on this app.
  • Several categories of products and services are available to choose from in order to make your purchase.

Links to download app:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.antengo.activities&hl=en

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/antengo-classifieds-marketplace/id355980778?mt=8

 


Mike is a software engineer with a love for tinkering with smart phone devices. He spends a lot of time moving pictures to his SD card, because the Android keeps running out of memory. In his spare time, he travels to different parts of the world and takes one of his Android devices with him.

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