Classified advertising has been around for a long time.
Most historians of classified advertising date the birth of printed ads to somewhere in the 1600s, when ads for lost or found items were nailed on posts and walls. The first classified ads in North America were posted in The Boston News Letter, in 1704. The publication charged from 12 pence to 5 shillings to advertiseeverything from houses to buttons. The concept did so well that it rapidly spread around the world….. Read more at Classified Advertising Tips