Unique user-features set online classifies website apart from competition
Phoenix, AZ June 3, 2009 — Backpage.com, a leading online classifieds website, announces new and enhanced service offerings that make posting advertisements easier and more effective for users. Free job postings, sponsor advertisements, multiple city posting, auto reposting and relationships with traditional print media are unique to Backpage.com and contribute to the website’s increasing popularity.
“Our goal is to make sure that users are able to effectively market their product or service and that consumers are easily able to find what they need,” said Backpage.com site founder Carl Ferrer. “We’ve created user tools that simplify the posting process and increase the success of classified advertisements.”
Unlike some other classified websites, Backpage.com allows employers to post jobs for free. With many people searching the Internet for employment, it is important that employers are not deterred from posting any potential opportunities.
Also unique to Backpage.com, is the ability to purchase a sponsor ad with a thumbnail image that users can enlarge for better viewing. Purchasing the sponsor ad increases the visibility of the classified as the ad remains at the top of the category search results page. Sponsor ads rates start at 99 cents and vary according to the marketing category and demand.
Other extremely popular features offered by Backpage.com, are the ability to post in multiple cities using one form and the option to automatically repost classified advertisements. These features allow users to post their ad in over 250 cities using a single posting template and eliminate the timely process of having to manually repost ads daily.
Those who also wish to advertise in the traditional print format may chose to run their ad in a Village Voice Media or other newspaper publications.
To learn more about Backpage.com and its unique user-features and to post a classified advertisement visit www.backpage.com.
Backpage.com is a popular online classifieds website. Founded in March 2004, Backpage is owned and operated by the Village Voice Media, a publisher of alternative newsweeklies in many major U.S. cities. Backpage.com is in over 250 cities in the United States, Mexico and Canada. The website has over two million postings and half a billion page views per month.