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Spring is finally here. Time to Fix Your Pet!

Spring finally feels like it’s approaching; the sun is out, wildlife is waking up and animals are preparing for the spring season of love. You know what that means? It’s time to Fix Your Pet! March is Fix Your Pet Month at the Ontario SPCA – A time dedicated to educating the public about the importance of spaying/neutering their pets to help control pet overpopulation. People are sometimes daunted by the price of a spay/neuter surgery, but it’s important to remember this one cost covers your pet for life and comes with so many benefits. Here are 3 reasons why you should Fix Your Pet: Every year, thousands of animals are abandoned on the street or end up in shelters… read more

Stuff you have multiples of: sell them!

Spring Cleaning: How to make money and clean up!

Spring cleaning can be a daunting task to get through. Being able to sell your old stuff is a great motivator for getting through more stuff (and selling as much of it as possible). Here is our top list of things to look out for when you are doing your yearly purge. Items with the tags still on (or still in their original box) If the tag is still on, you clearly haven’t used it, and you could use that space for something better. Couple that with the fact that marking an item “New in box” (or NIB if you are down with the lingo), or “new with tags” (NWT) is more likely to result in your ads getting some… read more

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Top 8 Searched Categories by Women in 2015

We took a look back at the top searched categories by men in 2015, now it’s time to look at what women searched for in 2015.   8. Resumes To kick it off, the resume category comes in at #8!   7. Pets – Lost and Found It seems women on our site love to do good deeds, and spend quite a bit of time trying to reunite lost pets with their owners in their community.   6. Pets Women also love to browse the pets category on our site. Somehow, the magnetic power of cute puppies and kittens for adoption is compounded by being in close proximity and adoptability. We hear that looking at adoptable pets in your area… read more

How to price your item to sell on classified sites

Posting an ad on Kijiji may be easy, but that doesn’t mean that selling your item is. We’ve been over the way to ensure that you post an effective, attention grabbing ad, but that is only half the battle. The other half: actually getting the item out of your house! No one wants to see their ad they spent so much time perfecting languish on the site for months. Ideally, we would all like a quick, easy, drama free sale. How do you go about that? Kijiji: a refund? Unless you are selling a new in box sought after item (perhaps a new iphone days after the release or the hottest sold out toy at Christmas time), or a collector’s… read more

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Top 8 Searched Categories by Men in 2015

We took a look back at 2015 to see what the top searches done by males on our site were.  We were surprised by some of the results! The results below highlight the most popular categories on Kijiji.ca. 8. Heavy Equipment We were a little surprised by this at #8 but males on our site searched for heavy equipment such as snow pushers, sanders, forklifts, and tractors.   7. ATV / Snowmobile What kind of Canadian list would this be if something related to snow/cold was not on the list!   6.  Computer Accessories From cables, cameras, keyboards to covers, computer accessories came in at #6.   5. Boats / Watercraft Looks like we got some fancy users! Boats and… read more