Slumping Economy Inspires Launch of, a Free Online Classifieds Service

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Individuals looking to make some extra cash by selling their unwanted or unneeded belongings can now do so for free with the launch of, the Web’s newest free online classifieds service.

Offering unlimited free classified advertising with large, color photo upload options.

This economy is bringing things back into focus and teaching many of us that we don’t really need some of the things we have accumulated.

In light of the slumping economy and the changes it is instilling in the general public, a small town entrepreneur in rural Alabama has launched, a free online classifieds site. WOSOE, which stands for “We Offer Something of Everything,” gives users the opportunity to upload free online classified advertisements with up to 10,000 characters of text. When times are tough, Americans are industrious, and a tight economy inspires thriftiness. As the economy has stalled, many Americans are looking for opportunities to sell off things they don’t need to help cover expenses. is a revolutionary new site that provides users the ability to do so quickly and efficiently.

“In this tough economy, people are hurting financially and we felt a free classifieds site was a good service for folks to market and sell their items quickly and effectively,” says founder, Erik Ingram. “This economy is bringing things back into focus and teaching many of us that we don’t really need some of the things we have accumulated.”

The spread of high speed Internet access across the nation has enabled more Americans to take advantage of online classified services. As newspaper classified advertising has declined, online classified advertising is increasing. Unlike a newspaper, gives the user control over when and where they place their ads, with no deadlines to meet and an ample 10,000 characters of text for each free classified. In addition, offers the benefit of exposure -- online free classifieds have global exposure, while newspaper classifieds typically only offer regional visibility.

Unlike many existing free classified sites, has focused its efforts on building a “clean” portal, filtering out typical junk ads and smut sometimes found on sites offering similar services. The site features a variety of user-friendly, user-focused options. Among other features, users will find comprehensive privacy controls and simple navigation. Notably, the site is devoid of the hundreds of “get rich quick” ads commonly found across other Internet portals.

For a small fee, offers what it terms “ad enhancements,” including color photo uploads and Web links. As part of’s launch promotion however, registered users can upload up to three color photos with each free classified at no cost.

Product descriptions on are easy to read, and the photos are detailed, bright and colorful. Visitors to the site will also find a readily available search feature for easy browsing. The site’s straight-forward layout and quick, free and easy registration process are already helping set it apart from other online classifieds sites.

“I was pleasantly surprised…. In just a few minutes, I was able to create my photo classified ad and it was up and running almost instantly,” says a user.

For more information, or to start posting or browsing free online classifieds, visit
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