Classifieds are an open forum for posting information, typically for announcing the availability of products, services and other things to the general public, in the hopes that interest is generated for the purpose of sales or leads.
Traditionally, Classifieds are a section in the Newspaper and usually take the form of sponsored Ads, paid for by members of the public or subscriber-base. They are typically unsolicited, voluntary submissions for the general public.
- Craig's List: http://www.craiglist.com (US leading Classifieds)
- Angie's List: http://www.angieslist.com (like "Craig's List but focused on rating/reviewing and finding Trades professionals & labourers)
- Kijiji: https://www.kijiji.ca (leading Canadian Classifieds, eBay-owned)
- BackPages: http://www.backpages.com (leading global Classifieds, often with an emphasis on regional Adult services such as massage/escorts)
- PHP Classified Ads: http://www.onestopclassifieds.com/ | DEMO
- EasyAds - Powerful Classified Ads CMS: https://codecanyon.net/item/easyads-complex-classified-ads-application/20167340 | DEMO
- Top 15 Classified sites (by traffic/volume): http://blog.daype.com/tips/top-us-classifieds-websites.html
- wikipedia: Classifieds
- wikipedia: Totem
- History of Classified Ads: http://blog.daype.com/articles/the-history-of-classified-ads-part-one.html