Classified Ads Listing Marketplace Builder

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Classified ads Marketplace script : Business Scope

Classified listing marketplace development company

Techleafs Software - Offers powerful, flexible and fast php classified builder script. Our advance classified ads portal website and mobile application development platform. We provide ads classified listing portal for properties, cars, local products, spa services, buying used goods like furniture, musical instrument, sports products, automobiles etc. Our ads listing portal and mobile applications helps seamless communication between ad posters and visitors. Our custom classified marketplace builder script includes all latest features of classified ads portal. Techleafs is Best classified ads Listings website development company India.

Techleafs offers a complete classified listing package with a wide range of classified features in lower economy cost. Classified ads marketplace websites builder have a bright future as more and more people in world are using internet for searching products and services locally. Classifieds Listing was already a huge market before internet came to the forefront. But the medium was restricted to print media and it proved to be a hassle for users. Buying used/new goods such as furniture, musical instruments, sporting goods, auto-mobiles, baby items, mobile phones, property, jewelry  and much more have now become a walk in the park due to emergence of online classified listing platforms in web and mobile apps.

Mobile Responsive Classified ads platform : In current world everything is mobile responsive, so there is a revolution in web technology for all standard mobile device compatibility, which will help engaging user on both platform web as well as mobile devices. Techleafs classified marketplace platform is mobile responsive, so any type of user can visit the website from any smart phone device. Investment in a mobile ready listing ads platform increases prospects of maximum revenue generation.

The fact that platforms like OLX ,Quikr and craiglist are connecting thousands of monthly active users with good chunk of business. the business analysts at Techleafs Software study the website features, functionality and revenue model of such platforms. During our research, we discovered many areas that can help entrepreneurs launch advanced online classified clone. But before proceeding to features and suggestions, let’s first understand the business workflow and how the application can generate the business.

Classified Listing Marketplace : Business Model

Classified Marketplace

Most of Such classifieds / listing / directory websites are free to use, you can search for products available for sale and list what you want to sell for free. If the services are free, then how do you think the website would make money? Read on and you will come to know!

Premium listings:  classified marketplaces listing offer their core service free of cost, but if a seller want ducts to show on top, then, the option of featured listing is available. Where seller need to pay some money.

Advertising: online ads, Branding largely for large advertisers via Google AdSense or from analytics websites.

Pay per lead model: Targeted at Small and medium size businesses (not essential)

There are platforms that earn revenue only through advertising, while other offer premium services that allow sellers to feature their advertisement in search results. However, for most of the sellers these services come free of cost.  Now that we have covered the business and revenue model of such platforms, let’s focus on the key features necessary to create an online classified marketplace directory website.


The first criteria of creating a classified directory website is to have a clean and user friendly interface and the same should be visible on the homepage. Techleafs business analysts have few suggestions that would result in an immersive homepage design:

A dedicated search bar for location selection as well as products.(Auto location visibility)

The top navigation that contains an option to change the language pertaining to local userbase.

You can also have a banner image on the homepage which can display the core characteristics of the website and what is it all about.

Just below the search bar, you can have links to all the categories in a grid.

City Selection

A Listing website allows users to find used items in their corresponding cities first. This is why you must have a city selection bar on the homepage or the city can auto visible via browser coding. Users can search for products throughout country or can streamline the search to a particular city.

Product Searching

As you expand across several categories, product discovery becomes the most vital part of the core architecture. Analysts at Techleafs believe that the search functionality of your website should be simple and transparent. Also you need to have proper matrix of categories and subcategories at backend of the system.

Homepage Categories

Being a large marketplace offering products in various categories and subcategories, the biggest challenge in front of you website can be to highlight all the main categories at a glance on homepage. The menu bar housing all the categories or showcase all the categories in a grid. If you choose the former, then all you need is a menu bar, but if you choose later, you need to have a dedicated section highlighting all the categories.

Footer Section

The focus of footer section should also be a minimal design with maximum functionality. You should try to keep the footer as neat as possible. It only houses important links to Mobile Apps, How it Works, Terms of Use, and Social Networking pages.

Submit a free classified Advertisement

At Techleafs Software, we understand that users consider form submission as boring job. That's the reason we always recommend keeping it simple and minimum number of fields. We have analyzed many websites and come to solution as below are the minimum required fields for classified ad posting:
• Title of the ad (minimum 15 characters)
• Category Ad Description (minimum 20 characters)
• Photographs (maximum 8 photos)
• Location
• Contact details like name, phone number and email
The ‘Submit an ad’ form need to be pretty well designed and easy to use. Make sure your Clone Script offers an intuitive ‘Submit an Ad’ feature.

Strong Verification Process

Classified needs to have efficient process to get rid of spam and naughty ads and provide users with only relevant ads. Every ad that is posted on the website can go through Admin check before it is published on portal. However, users can preview their ad beforehand and edit them if necessary. In order to manage the ad as well as replies, users need to create an account on the website.

Create User Account

Similar to “submit an ad” form, the account creation form also needs to be simple and precise. Some of the features of this form includes
• A simple account creation form requiring email and password.
• Either a dedicated page or popup for sign-up form.
• Clearly emphasizes on the benefits of account creation.
• A user is sent an email confirmation link to activate the account. This helps in handling spam.

Our team of UX designers thinks that a minimal log-in and sign-up form plays an important part in increasing registered user base of any e-commerce website.

Seller Admin Section

To engage the users on the website and to use the services, you can motivate users to create a profile by offering additional features. These features can be accessed under my account section.

Manage Ads: You can make it easy for users to create and publish ads through userfriendly way, but these ads can only be managed if the user creates an account. Under the ads section, users can view all the ads created by them. They can preview these ads and even delete/Edit the expired ones.

Messages: You can also put an easy peer-to-peer communication tool for users to interact with each other. Using this, buyers can easily contact the seller and vice versa. All these messages are easily available under the messages section.

Settings: This section can include option to change contact details, password, and even delete account if necessary.

Rather than incorporating several features, you should focus on basic features that are essential in creating a peer to peer connection between seller and buyer. This probably is one of the biggest reasons that would result in the success of your online marketplace. We recommend a similar approach while building an online classified Listing  clone.

Product Listing

Just like various eCommerce sites, you should also have a well-defined products listing page. you can also offer filters to buyers for streamlining the search.
• The products in the listing can be marked as Favorite which can be later viewed in the Favorites section.
• System should h sorting option based on most recent ads and price.
• Your online classified marketplace should care for user experience which is why it should only showcases ads with descriptive photos.
• Search filters are one of the most important features for product discovery.
Features like this can make your Listing ads platform different from other classified Directory sites like Quikr, OLX and craiglist. Make sure that your chosen classified clone script has best and unique features.

Product page

Unlike websites that really heavily of feature driven product pages, you need to focus on providing relevant information to the users. This is why you product page should include options like:
• Product title
• Contact Us
• Price Contact details of seller
• Product image
• Product description
• Reviews and rating for sellers
• Communication tool to contact seller
Depending upon your targeted user base, you can tweak the product page in your online classified marketplace platform.


As discussed earlier, you can incorporate a favorites feature in your website that allows users to bookmark products. This feature can be used to save classified listings Directory to wish list. All the listings marked as favorite appear in this section.
• Any ad can be added to the favorite list.
• These ads get listed under the favorite tab.
• Searches can also be saved as favorites
• Favorite list can be accessed from the “Account” drop down.

Seller Reviews and Ratings

the system should have sellers rating and review module, So user can check genuinity of the seller before making any decision and it will help to avoid dispute in admin level as single mistake in business has great impact in future.

Mobile Apps

Mobile development is popular in current market trends, With mobility coming to the forefront and smart phones becoming prime source of online shopping, it has become necessary for all online portals to have a mobile presence. With the same approach, you can develop Native Android and IOS application as well as hybrid application in ionic or xamarin.

Ads for buying

Other than buying you should also provides sellers the option for posting an ad. This approach only caters to half of the market. This approach would bridge the gap between buyer and seller.

Product alerts

In order to increase user engagement, you can add an alert feature which notifies the buyer if the item they are looking for is available for sale.

Reference Classified Websites:

Quikr, OLX, Craiglists, Gumtree, Locanto, Kijiji


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