Olx is a free online place where you can add your classifieds to sell different kind of items or services and search for interesting opportunities of purchase.
You can list for free your ad browsing through categories as jobs, vehicles, real estate, services, community, classes, items for sale.
This website is pretty popular in India, but Olx originally was created in Argentina in 2006.
Olx is translated in 40 different languages and it is present in more than 105 countries, with different branches located in Sao Paolo, New York, Buenos Aires, London, Mumbai and Moscow.
Olx has a friendly interface which enables you to contact the seller directly through the ad page.
Furthermore, you may want to search what you need depending on your location and look for a seller next to where you live.
How to Use Olx
The process of buying and selling is very easy with Olx.
All you need to do is register to the website, indicating your country of residence. After this, you may already create your free listing clicking on “Post a Free Ad“.
Be sure to insert a good image of the item or product you want to sell, with a catchy title and description.
I suggest you to follow these tips to be more effective :
- create ads with catchy colors;
- add to your classified a picture or a video with the easy to use Olx interface(this increase the chance to realize the sale);
- you can control your ads and activities in “My Olx” section of the website;
- you can market your ads via your social media profiles (Twitter, Facebook, etc.);
- you can enter to Olx via your mobile devices, as the website is mobile ready;
- you can choose your desired language, if you are not native English speaker.
As a buyer, you can look through the different categories and find what you need.
You may find good opportunities!
Every successful business owner knows the importance of marketing, and Olx uses video and much more.
An example below.
They are particularly pushing advertisement in India via television since 2011.
They explain in a funny way how you can sell almost everything via Olx, if you are able to place the correct price for your item, service or product.
With these types of video marketing, which are appealing, comic, part of a series, they create engagement with their audience and they become popular and viral.
See another funny video below.
Whether you need to sell something or you are looking for a particular item or product, you can use Olx to satisfy your needs.
It is a great opportunity to make money selling your new or used stuff, or even your services. And you can find some good shopping opportunities.
Have fun with Olx!