how to avoid frauds
There are a few important aspects to remember when using free classifieds. Africa is known for its crime and many scammers (mainly from Nigeria, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire) have moved to the internet to try and con people. To protect yourself when advertising on a free classified site follow these tips:
-Always try and meet the seller face to face
-Do not deposit money into the sellers account or send money until you have the goods in hand
-Meet the seller in a public place
-Do not give your personal information to a complete stranger
-If something sounds too good to be true it probably is
If you keep your wits about you, you will be safe. Remember, free classifieds do carry a risk but don’t let this deter you. If you are a seller, there are thousands of potential buyers available to you online. And of you are a buyer, there are many different product/service alternatives available to you. You can choose what best suits you.
As a seller it is best to advertise on as many different free classified websites as possible. Focus especially on ones like this. This will ensure a better response rate. Go to each classified website listed above and advertise your goods. Some of these sites require registration, but others (including this one)do not. The process here is quick and easy, that is as long as you don’t have a dial-up internet connection.
Free classifieds in Africa offer you the opportunity to buy and sell without any cost to you. This in itself offers a platform for the business savvy individual to make money online. Many online marketers rely heavily on Free Classified websites to sell there goods and services. The are many opportunities online, but to see the opportunities one needs to think outside the box.
Posting your ads on free classified sites is just the beginning of a multitude of free options available for one to market their good and services.
I hope this page has provided you with some assistance. Africavenue will always try to make internet better and safer for you.