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SOCHIVI BLOG

  • 10 May

    The Rise of Online Classifieds in Dubai

    If you're an expat based in Dubai, then online classifieds will mean a lot to you. Life just seems incomplete without these handy tools that keep you connected to your favouritemarketplaces. Accessible from a wide variety of devices, such as smartphone, tablet computer desktop and laptop, you can stay connected to online classifieds wherever you have an Internet connection.

    Online classifieds are an extension of the yellow pages that reigned almost 2 or 3 decades ago. Back then, yellow pages determined the businesses that were highlighted to the customers, giving them an edge over businesses whichcouldnot purchase a slot on the directories. Today, the Internet quashes this monopoly and equips the general public with a way to engage in direct buying and selling, negating all intermediaries that provide undue favor to a buyer or seller. These marketplaces are today known as online classifieds or buy/sell websites.

    Dubai offers a fast-paced lifestyle. It's a small locality that carefully accommodates every infrastructure needed to enjoy modern living. To survive in Dubai, you must learn to do things quickly. There are major decisions that need to be made in a matter of days. Tasks like job and accommodation changes or expiry of visa are common incidents that keep shaking the lives of expats in Dubai. Keeping that in mind, there are always a score of things you wish to purchase or discard while adjusting to the tremors and changes in your lifestyle. Or if things are going really well, you could be looking to move to a better locality to celebrate your success. You would also want to give up some of your old stuff. Online classifieds simplify these tasks for you and keep you connected to prospect buyers and sellers at all times.

    Using an online classified site is very simple to do. These sites typically come with a range of user-friendly features, allowing a user to post free ads in a few, simple steps. You are generally required to complete the following steps:

    - Register for a free account before posting a free ad.

    - Enter your email address, specifyingusername and password for your account.

    - Log in to your account.

    - Choose a category for your ad.

    - Enter the description of ad.

    - Include pictures, where possible. Images increase the ad visibility and generate viewer interest!

    Professional uses of online classifieds range are varied. Businesses find online classifieds as a useful platform to meet new customers. Promotions and discounts are very well-placed in these sites and receive a lot of coverage for the business. Freelancers find online classifieds as an especially effective way of connecting to their potential audience. Unable to set up physical offices in Dubai due to rising living costs, many freelancers offer their solutions through online marketplaces.

    With that in mind, there's no reason why online classifieds, such as SoChiviDubizzle and Dubai Classifieds won't be frequented by thousands of daily visitors, enabling them to engage in convenient buying and selling online.