In this article, I will list the top classified websites in Ghana. But, before we move to the list, let us know what classified ads websites are and their impact.
What are Classified Websites?
Classified websites are platforms on the internet that allow advertisers to promote their products and services and allow buyers to buy simultaneously.
Similar to newspaper classified page that allows companies and individuals to advertise their products and services to readers, classified websites do the same more conveniently.
Importance of Classified Websites in Ghana
Classified websites have played a significant role in Ghana’s economy. Classified websites have allowed small business owners to sell their products and services to huge buyers on their platforms.
Compared to the cost of advertisement on Television and Radio stations, classified websites have provided an almost free alternative that serves the same purpose and at times more effectively. Although there are paid and free classified websites in Ghana, most of them are free to list your product and service. They mostly charge to feature your listings on the top page or front page to gain more visibility.
Most classified have more authority when it comes to search engine rankings. Businesses also list their services and products to gain some visibility on search engine. For example, when you search plumbers in Accra, you see a list of directories containing a list of plumbers and their addresses.
Top Classified Websites in Ghana
Jiji.com.gh was formally called olx is a popular classified ad website that allows you to post adverts for anything you want to advertise. It is the 26th most visited website in Ghana.
Jiji.com.gh not only allows one to advertise their services, but you can also post your products such as electronics, foods and agriculture, baby products etc., to attract visitors. It is very easy and free to post on jiji.com.gh. All you need to do is to register and verify.
Ghanabuysell.com has been in the country for a long and have about 265,032 active ads on their platform.
You can choose many categories (including Mobile Phones & Tablets, Electronics, Properties and Vehicles For Sale, Machinery, Services, Classes, Animals & Pets and Jobs)listing from when posting an ad on ghanabuysell.com.
It is straightforward to post an advert on ghanabuysell.com, and you do not need to pay a penny to place an ad. It is also easy to list a product or a service on this platform.
Tonaton.com is an Asanti Twi phrase (to na ton = buy and sell). It is the most popular classified website in Ghana. It has a huge number of followers on many social media platforms and gets thousands of traffic from search engines every week.
Tonaton has a number of categories you can choose from. You can sell almost anything on tonaton, and it is very easy to do so. To sell on tonaton, all you have to do is create an account and add your product or services. You will be asked to add images, product description, price, contact information and other related stuff.
Although it is free to list your product on tonaton, you need to note some paid features. First, you have a limited number of adverts; you have to pay for more slot. Also, you can boost your advert on tonaton by buying their premium plan, which let them find a place for your ad on their front page and social media pages.
Pepapa is another classified ad website in Ghana that has been in the industry for more than four years. You can list your services or product in the following categories; phones and tables, food and agriculture, jobs, events, vehicles, electronics, real estate, home furniture, arts – sports, animals and pets, fashion and beauty and other industries and services.
You can post your advertisements on pepapa.com for more visibility.
BusinessGhana is one of Ghana’s business directory website that has a section for classified ads. You can add your product or service to the list by creating a new account if you are not an existing user.
They have a good number of categories that you can post your ad under them. Some of the categories include; home appliances, services, animals and pets, electronics, phones and accessories etc.
Tobitongh is a Twi translation; buy some and sell. It has a good number of monthly visitors and a huge list of categories.
You can list your ads on tobitongh for free and renew at a charge every day. They have a special plan for real estate businesses, which cost GHS10 to place an ad for 60 days on this platform.
Locanto is a new classified website that allows its users to post their ads free of charge. In addition, you can post your ads based on location and category.
They have a large list of categories you can choose from. So whether you have a service or a product, locanto can get you the best category for your industry.
As mentioned earlier, they offer free service, but they have a premium offer with extra features.
Now you know some top classified ad websites in Ghana, you can go ahead and make your listings or search for the product you want to buy.
Sellers are encouraged to set up their profile well by going through all the required verification processes. Buyers, too, are advised to always take caution when buying. You should check reviews and do some background research on the seller to avoid any fraudulent activities.
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