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    I set up a free classifieds script basically as a place for people to sell their tech stuff.
    1. How do I make it look more interesting?
    2. How do I make people go to it and use it?
    3. How do I advertise it?


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    WDF Staff AlphaMare's Avatar
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    Shove - this may not be the right forum for your questions #2 and 3. (SEO and marketing)

    As for #1:
    I really am not all that familiar with this software, but it looks like the site is a very basic installation.
    I'd suggest you play around with the CSS a bit - change the logo and the footer to brand it for yourself, maybe add a background image or colour, brighten up the nav buttons, stuff like that.
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    Unpaid WDF Intern TheGAME1264's Avatar
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    1) Remove the name of the script. In fact, if you're going to do it, you probably shouldn't even use a script and thus avoid subjecting yourself to automated script manipulation from so-called marketers.

    If you can build your own, so much the better.

    2) and 3) What's your hook? Selling tech stuff isn't really it...people can do that on Craigslist or Kijiji. What are you going to do that hasn't been done before in the field of classified ad posting?
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