Hosting free user-generated classified ads, OLX is an international company that provides spaces for ads from various categories such as: cars, jobs, housing, pets, personals and others.
On OLX, sellers can personalise ads with pictures and videos as well as display selling and buying ads on social media platforms.
OLX’s various Facebook accounts around the world have over 1 million likes and their combined Twitter followers amount to almost 60 000.
Alexa Rank: 10 435
You might be wondering, its Alexa rank is 10 435, but why does it make to the top #3? It's an exception that I have to make, OLX has many sub-sites that are serving different countries. Judging only from its parent olx.com's alexa rank won't produce a valid ranking in the list.
Backpage is found around the globe. From America it has spread to Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa.
Their selection of ad posts covers everything imaginable; all subdivided into easily recognisable categories like, local places, community, buy/sell/trade, automotive, musician, rentals, real estate, jobs, dating, adult and services.
Adpost is another site for free classified ads. It is located in over 1000 cities in over 500 regions across the world including America, Australia, Malaysia, India, Canada, The United Kingdom and Singapore.
Hoobly has a very extensive range of ads displayed on their site. From event announcements, art, books, collectables, electronics, employment and careers, hobbies and crafts, home and garden, jewellery and gems, musical instruments and, pets and animals, to real estate and vehicles. A virtual A to Z of all you can think of.
Found in America, India, South Africa and expanding into the rest of the world, Adsglobe is another advertising gateway for free classified ads including jobs, real estate, rentals, vehicles, services, items for sale, travel, events, pets, business and community.
Yakaz aggregates classified listings from sites including Craigslist and Kijiji (A Canadian based free ad site). The results are presented in an easy to search format sorting items such as real estate, cars, jobs, etc., using features such as price range, location and date listed.
Yakaz operates in America but will perform searches in countries such as Britain, France, Germany, Mexico, Spain, Argentina and Chile.
Alexa Rank: 42 232
The Choice is Yours for the Making
There you have it! A comprehensive list of the top international ad sites.
If you have other free ad posting sites that you feel should make it into the list, feel free to leave a comment below, I'll be glad to check and add them.