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It always feels good to write something people love.

I try to do it every time I write a blog post, but you can never really predict these things, you know?

When I wrote 23 Places to Find the Best Keywords In Your Niche (& 29 Screenshots Showing You How to Get Them), my goal was to create something that was helpful & that would continue to be helpful to the NicheHacks audience and people who came by the blog in the future.

But even though I put a lot of work making the post good, I was still astonished when Stuart told me the time spent on that specific blog post was well over seven minutes.

To be honest, I don’t know if I’ve ever written a blog post that good… and I’ve been writing blog posts for a while.

Clearly, finding good, quality keywords for your niches is something you guys care about.

Stuart suggested to expand on this post (to better serve your guys and your obvious interest in finding keywords) by picking one niche and going through the post step-by-step to show you guys more practically how to walk through these different keyword resources yourselves.

I had no idea which niche to pick, so I asked the NicheHacks Private Mastermind group members on Facebook what niches they wanted keywords for.

I thought for sure at least two or three of you guys would overlap in the same niche and we could choose a niche that way.

Boy, was I wrong.

Not a single niche was repeated, and narrowing it down to just one niche was incredibly difficult.

But the Winner Was…. Survivalist.

We actually published a post on the survivalist niche in January about the possibilities of making money with this niche, and you guys loved it.

It’s also one helluva profitable niche market to be in, as seen in our case study on SurvivalLife.com.

But even if you’re not interested in this niche and think all the paranoid Doomsday worriers are totally out of their minds, you can still follow along with these steps, entering the keywords you find for your particular niche into a spreadsheet as you go along.

But if you are interested in this niche… BONUS!… you’ll get a free CSV download of all the 375 keywords I compiled with this research just by sharing on social media.

 

 

What You’ll Learn:
  • How to find keywords to start with & how to expand your keyword research based on those.
  • How to avoid finding the exact same keywords, over and over again
  • How to find the exact keywords your competitors are using on their most successful pages
  • What your niche audience gets emotional about

 

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First, a Basic Rundown of the Survivalist Niche & What We’re Looking at Specifically In This Post:

Put simply, “This is a niche where people are hungry for information and products and willing to spend to get it,” as we wrote in the January report on this niche.

Perfect storm for a profitable niche, no? Desperate/passionate people ready and willing to shell out cold, hard cash.

Basically, people who classify themselves as “survivalists” or “preppers” are typically normal, everyday people who are either paranoid about the state of the unknown future (Will there be an apocalypse? Will there be an unprecedented natural disaster we can’t recover from?).

They want the peace of mind that they’ll be able to care for themselves and their loved ones should things take a turn for the worse.

Though they live typical day-to-day lives now, they’re very into doomsday preparation and making sure they’ve got everything ready to go incase something bad happens.

With the desire to prepare for these possibilities, they take to the internet to get their information and look for the products they need that will be there for them if and when the internet no longer exists.

So, without further ado, the keyword research:

 

1. Google Auto-Complete - Where to Find Your First Keyword Research Stepping Stones

Google tries to predict what people are looking for with their auto-complete to make their experience faster, quicker, and more enjoyable.

We’ll start with two words that are central to this niche’s mission: “survivalist” and “prepper” to see what people look for most often.

 

Easy and straightforward, you can see that people go to Google to look for information and community rather than to buy something right away (except for maybe a generator).

 

The same thing for “prepper.” People want to know the things they need and to connect with others by using search terms like prepper supplies, prepper forum, and prepper list.

 

From this quick exercise, I got some basic results like:

  • survivalist forum
  • survivalist generator
  • survivalist blog
  • prepper supplies
  • prepper forum
  • prepper list

 

2. Google Related Searches - The Easy Way to Dig Beyond the Obvious, Most Competitive Keywords

Exploring what auto-complete gives you, make sure you scroll down to the bottom of the page to see what other kinds of golden keyword phrases people are searching for that are related to your niche.

 

Going with “survivalist forum,” the first keyword suggested by Google, I found these keywords to add to my list. I had no idea what “cheaper than dirt” was, but after following the link I saw that it’s a website that sells guns, ammo, and hunting gear—clearly related to the topic at hand, so it goes into the keyword list too.

 

The related keywords above showed us more or less what phrases people use when they want to communicate with others in the niche. These show us some they use when they’re ready to buy.

 

Digging into things that aren't as immediately obvious, I found keywords like:

  • survival preparedness forum
  • survivalist groups
  • cheaper than dirt
  • self reliance forum
  • prepper supplies wholesale (buy-ready!)
  • prepper supplies at costco
  • prepper supplies for ebola
  • prepper supplies online

 

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3. Chrome’s Sneaky Shortcut for Competitor Keywords - Don't Let Your Competition Hold You Back

The fact is, if there’s no competition in a niche, then it’s probably for a reason. That reason that it’s probably particularly hard or impossible to make any decent money.

There’s no problem with creating a new authority website in a niche that already has a few “gurus”—people love a fresh voice and take on the subjects they love.

So don’t be ashamed of adding your competitors’ keywords to your list. There’s nothing wrong with it, and they probably did the exact same thing to their predecessors when they got started.

And fortunately, there’s a cool Chrome trick you can use to find exactly what those keywords are.

Hold down command + option + u on a Mac (control + alt + u on a PC) simultaneously, and all of the page’s data will pop up—either in the bottom of the screen or in a new tab.

Do a text search for tags like <title>, <keyword>, <h1>, or <h2> to see what they put between these tags. (The reason these tags are key rather than any random words on the page is because Google reads these tags to identify “important” words to learn what your site’s about.)

 

Here’s the “Survival Skills” page on SurvivalLife.com before I apply the Chrome trick.

 

Here’s the vast wealth of information that popped up after I hit command + option + u simultaneously.

 

The <title> tag search gave me a TON of keywords that really exploded my list, including:

  • Survival Skills
  • Urban, Outdoor, and Nuclear Survival Skills
  • Survival Life
  • Drought Survival
  • How to Survive Natural Disasters
  • Wildfire Survival Tips
  • How to Make Your Own Bows
  • Bow Making Course
  • Hurricane Survival Tips
  • Home Invasion Defense
  • Live Off the Grid
  • Tornado Survival
  • Keep Your House Cool
  • Survival Foods
  • Aquaponics
  • Solar Lanterns
  • Economic Collapse
  • Bug Out
  • Bug In
  • Paracord
  • Medical Trick
  • lost in the woods
  • running out of water

The <h1> search gave me the names of authors for this particular site, but since this site is popular and their individual fans might want to find out more about them, I add them to the list too:

  • Above Average Joe
  • Dave Canterbury
  • Dave Scott
  • Jason Hanson

 

4. Amazon Product Listings: Find the Emotion that Leads to Profit

Amazon’s got some of the best SEO for encouraging purchases as you can possibly find on the internet.

And a big part of money-making in the survivalist niche is that you get people to buy physical and information-based products.

 

What I’m particularly interested in here is not so much the products that pop up, but the “Show results for” suggestions in the side bar. I add all of the applicable ones to my keyword list, along with the product result keywords that come up like camp stoves and long-term survival guide.

 

Clicking on the Prepper’s Long Term Survival Guide, I check out the product description, suggested products, and customer reviews.

 

Looking at the description written by the person trying to sell this book to the preppers niche audience, I get a lot of event-foucsed keywords important to the survivalist niche.

 

In these up-sell and cross-sell listings, I find keywords that are more related to actually taking action in response to or preparation for some of the events that might happen.

 

Then, I got to the good stuff… the raw emotion and candid thoughts of real people who are hard-core members of this niche. How? I read through the reader reviews on this book.

 

This review is only one star, but it was the very first one on the list, and the fact that almost 89% of the people who took time to read through the customer reviews found this one helpful says a lot. I didn’t capture the full review in one screenshot, but here’s the emotionally-charged keywords I got from it (most of which appeared multiple times throughout the review): long term survival, stockpile, food storage, grow new crops, long grain rice, raising and growing food, preparedness, Ragnar Benson, and homesteading.

 

Here's some of the good stuff I got from Amazon's product listing (not mentioning the 1-star review, which is in the photo caption):

  • hurricane
  • earthquake
  • short-term disaster
  • social collapse
  • pandemic
  • failure of the grid
  • long-term crisis
  • community-building
  • creating a new society
  • protect your family
  • bushcraft
  • off-the-grid power
  • survival medicine
  • self-sufficiency

 

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5. eBay Keywords - Where I Found An Unexpected, Endless Treasure Chest of Relevant Keywords

eBay’s also pretty good at purchase-driven SEO. And they’ve got everything.

Picking one of the keywords I’ve already uncovered, I go with “off the grid power” to see what comes up.

Right now, eBay’s got a lot of DVDs teaching people how to live off the grid.

 

The titles of the products themselves give me keywords like off the grid living, country living survival, and so on. The ads on the right suggest wind generator turbine.

 

I clicked on the Doomsday Prep product since that one seemed most related to the niche at hand. When I scrolled past the seller’s long-form description, I felt like I’d just found $5,000 buried in my back yard.

 

This bullet-based description went on forever, which was incredible. If you’re on eBay looking for keywords, try to find one like this.

 

Here's just a taste of what I uncovered:

  • raising goats
  • primitive conditions
  • new alchemists
  • earth box planter
  • hydroponics
  • backyard fish farming
  • wood stoves
  • solar hydro power homesteading
  • doomsday prep
  • greenhouse
  • alternative solar energy

 

(P.S. If you'd like to download a free list of 1,781 profitable niches click here or the image below)

 

 

 

6. Wikipedia - The Internet's Single Smartest SEO Master

A little background on Wikipedia, in case you didn’t already know: it’s #4 on Google with ZERO paid advertising, and it’s #6 in the entire world.

So, clearly they know what they’re doing when it comes to SEO.

I chose the keyword “post-apocalyptic” from what I’d already acquired in my list, since that seems to be a big fear among the survivalist/preppers group.

And this site didn’t let me down.

Tip: If you don’t want to spend time reading through articles, the introduction & table of contents are usually more than sufficient. Wikipedia front-loads their articles with inner-site keyword links to beef up their internal SEO.

 

The first paragraph along is filled to the brim with keywords like end of human civilization, nuclear warfare, extraterrestrial attack, and runaway climate change. The contents section (and the rest of the article) provide a lot as well.

 

Here's what Wikipedia gave me from the first paragraph alone:

  • end of human civilization
  • apocalypse
  • existential catastrophe
  • zombie apocalypse
  • nuclear warfare
  • extraterrestrial attack
  • cybernetic revolt
  • technological singularity
  • dysgenics
  • supernatural phenomena
  • runaway climate change
  • divine judgement
  • resource depletion
  • ecological collapse

 

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7. Yahoo Answers - Find Out What Your Target Audience is Frustrated About (And How You Can Save Them)

Yahoo Answers is typically a place people go to out of frustration to find answers to questions they've searched for online, but haven't found.

People are desperate to find an answer to something, so they put it out there in the universe of the internet with hopes that someone, somewhere will relieve their stress and just answer their question already.

If a question has a decent level of engagement, you've found a great new topic for a blog post or downloadable item to grow your email list... it's information people want to know but aren't satisfied with what the rest of the internet is telling them about it.

It's also a great place for finding keywords.

 

This person, desperate to find fellow doomsday preppers to communicate with, has unintentionally given us a list of valuable keywords you know he/she is using to research and learn about being a survivalist online. The ads (and some of the answers) below the question also have something to offer.

 

Look in the question, answers, ads, and related questions in the bottom right corner for more keywords.

 

Here's the keywords I gleaned from Yahoo Answers:

  • tactical gear
  • food stockpiling
  • emergency medical
  • freeze dried emergency meals
  • food storage
  • buy emergency foods
  • survival gear
  • survival tools
  • army surplus
  • buying in bulk
  • ended civilizations
  • meteorite
  • asteroid
  • tsunami
  • global warming

 

8. Product Reviews - Helpful For Concerns Related to Bigger-Ticket Items You Want to Sell

Searching through pre-existing product reviews can be particularly helpful if you’re trying to push affiliate sales for a bigger-ticket item on your site.

In this example, we’ll look at customer reviews of “Israeli Style Civilian Protective Gas Mask” on Amazon. There’s loads of other review sites out there, so if your niche has a particular one, check that one out too.

 

Even from people who hated the product, you can collect great product-based keywords like functional gas mask, threads for mounting, and NATO 40mm filter.

 

Make sure you read both the good and bad reviews to get keywords that will help you reinforce quality and reduce doubt while convincing someone to purchase.

Here's the keywords I found:

  • civilian protective gas mask
  • functional gas mask
  • life saving piece of equipment
  • threads for mounting
  • NATO 40 mm filter
  • filter canister
  • acme
  • drinking tube

Here's some other product review sites you can use to glean keywords from:

 

9. Internal Search & Customer Emails - What Your Audience is Directly Telling You They Want

These work wonders if you’ve already got a website with fans who use it regularly.

Inside your Google Analytics dashboard, you can go to the “Behavior” section of your main dashboard, click on “Site Search” and then “Search Terms” to see what information people want you to offer when they get to your site. (For info on how to set up internal search, check out this post on the FG Blog.)

 

Here's where you can find your site's internal search terms.

 

Further, since niche site owners typically operate as customer service, sales rep, along with being the site owner and content producer, if you’ve got a site selling a product or two, you’ve probably received at least a few emails from happy or unhappy customers.

Go back into those emails and search them for keywords.

 

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10. Google Correlate - Expand Your Research with High Correlations

True to its name, Google Correlate shows you the exact search phrases that are the most highly correlated to whatever subject area you type in.

They also show you a fancy chart along with the phrases they give you. Which is a bonus, if you like fancy charts.

 

From this, I can deduct that people who are interested in underground bunkers mean business when it comes to spending money on their doomsday preparations. How? Phrases like bunker for sale and build an underground bunker.

 

I found a lot about the sale of bunkers (people thinking about buying - yay!), and about the plans for them:

  • bunkers for sale
  • survival bunker
  • bunker plans
  • build an underground bunker

 

11. Free Book Previews - Popular Niche Authors Know What's Important to Your Audience

The table of contents in a book that’s popular in your niche can be gold to help you realize which keyword areas you’ll want to focus on and how to categorize your on-site content.

Rather than checking out just one book, you can also check out the books in the “Customers Also Bought” suggestion section in the bottom right.

 

The table of contents inside a popular book in the niche you’re trying to serve can give you ideas of the main topic areas you’ll want to focus on with your keywords. (Particularly helpful if you’re new to that niche.)

 

Some phrases I found here included:

  • bugging out
  • sheltering in place
  • foraging
  • emergency gear

 

12. Google Search for ‘[keyword]’ + ‘most popular [posts/sites/article]’ ... So You Don't Have to Reinvent the Wheel to Find Popular Keywords

The step is particularly helpful if you’re just starting out in a niche and aren’t exactly sure who you’re biggest competitors or niche leaders are just yet.

Beyond showing you who you should follow, it’ll tell you which posts in your niche your target readers like the most… and, if you do a little digging, show you the SEO keyword terms the authors used to make those posts rank so well.

Going generic to look at the survivalist niche as a whole, I searched of the most popular posts in survivalism, and this is what I found:

 

Just from the search results alone, I gleaned these new keywords to add to my list: survival items, survival antibiotics, MacGyver, and stockpiler.

 

Clicking on the result, and following an article in that list called “Where You Should Hide Your Food,” I used the Chrome trick to collect a lot more keywords.

 

Searching through this site’s text-based backend was the first time I ran into any significant number of repeat phrases that I already had in my list.

 

Even though I ran into some repeats, I still added these to my list:

  • urban survival
  • hide your food
  • food shelf life tips

 

13. Wordle - Visualize Your Keywords for New Ideas

I realized I didn’t have a lot of keywords about doomsday weapons, so I took the text from Survival Life’s article ‘Alternative Weapons | How to Defend Yourself Without a Gun’ and ran it through Wordle to see what results I could get.

 

The cool thing about Wordle is that it helps you discover potentially powerful word combinations to use as a part of your SEO strategy.

 

Since 'weapons' is clearly the central theme here, I used other highly-suggested terms within the word map to create combinations like:

  • steel weapons
  • survival weapons
  • self-defense weapons

 

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14. Press Release Sites - Because Online PR People Know What's Up With SEO

The cool thing about press release sites is this: not many people visit them on a regular basis.

Let me explain.

PR experts know people don’t normally go hanging out on press release websites for the sheer joy if it, and they’re okay with that. Because they’ve got other ways of getting eyeballs onto their latest news, and one of them is via keyword-based SEO for organic traffic results.

So, by checking out the keywords in a press release related to your niche industry, you’re effectively gleaning the SEO-based keywords the PR experts know work.

 

This article on PR Newswire about how climate change and nuclear tensions are leading to an inevitable doomsday was spilling with keywords for the survivalist niche.

 

Some of the new keywords I got from this press release included:

  • nuclear weapons
  • global catastrophe
  • Doomsday Clock
  • global emissions

 

15. MetaGlossary - Turn One Word into 50 or More

Focused more around definitions of words, MetaGlossary works with one-word queries, so for this example I chose “pandemic.”

As you can see, a lot of the results were disease-specific, which could help me if I wanted to great a disease preparation section on my survivalist-based niche website.

 

Even though results are typically only one word, I still found some great disease-based words that could help protect someone in a pandemic.

 

Some of the disease-based keywords I found on Metaglossary included:

  • outbreak
  • plague
  • epidemic
  • immunity

 

16. Thesaurus - The Old-School Method That's Still Effective

This is a rather low-tech way to go about finding keywords.

It’s the way your great-great grandfather would have done things. You know, if niche marketing were a thing in his day.

But rather than getting up off my bum to take three whole steps to the book shelf, I just opened my computer’s dictionary app. It’s the full-fledged New Oxford American Dictionary, so it’s totally legit.

 

When I started to look up “doomsday” I found “doom” instead. I could add almost every single word listed here—almost none were already in my list.

 

Looking up epidemic yielded more words that I’d already found, but did show me some new ones like epizootic, rampant, and widespread.

 

And what did I get from going old school? These cool keywords:

  • destruction
  • impending doom
  • ruination
  • extinction
  • annihilation
  • judgement day
  • last judgement
  • armageddon
  • epizootic
  • rampant
  • widespread

 

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17. Amazon Auto-Fill - Quick Search Keywords Focused Around Purchases

This performs a lot like Google’s Auto-Complete feature, but is more focused aroundproducts that people want to buy. (Which is good, considering you’re trying to make money here.)

 

Even this simple search yielded still-uncovered keywords.

 

Some of the still uncovered keywords I found here included:

  • prepper food
  • prepper gear
  • prepper books
  • doomsday preppers

 

18. Blog Comments & Industry Forums - Find Out Which Content Areas to Prioritize, Based on Popularity

Basically, the idea here is to find places where people are readily active and talking about the target subject of your niche and find out the phrases and things that get them most excited and peak their interests.

Controversy is good, but not always necessary. You can also find great keywords where a lot of people are agreeing on one thing.

I went to SurvivalistBoards.com to see what kind of popular topics I could find:

 

After a quick look to see which boards had the most users, it was obvious that I needed to check out Wilderness Survival, which had 408 active viewers.

 

Even just looking at the topics of the forum discussion yielded 10 new keywords, including survival retreat, live in the woods, and snake bite first aid.

 

In this forum, I found words like:

  • stories from the outdoors
  • live in the woods
  • items in your pack
  • wilderness survival items

 

19. Ubersuggest - Say Goodbye to Mind-Numbing Keyword Matching

This is a keyword tool that really takes a lot of the time-consuming, mind-numbing work for you (or your VA) by figuring out all the letter-based possibilities someone could use surrounding one specific keyword phrase.

After typing in survival retreat, it gave me a whopping 122 suggestions that I could add to my list. (For the sake of not spending all day re-typing “survival retreat +” over and over again, I added the first keyword in each sub-list to the document… still around 20 new ones.]

 

One of the coolest things about Ubersuggest is the way it automatically expands things out for you. For example, if I were putting together a piece of content about doing survival retreats, I’d know that “survival retreat locations” and “best survival retreat locations” would be important keywords to include.

 

The list of new, possible keywords from Ubersuggest goes on forever, here's five of the ones I added to the list:

  • survival retreat design
  • survival retreat locations
  • zombie survival retreat
  • survival retreat book
  • survival retreat kit

 

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20. Soolve - Find Out How to Rank in Respective Search Engines

Rather than going to individual search engines to collect results, Soolve shows you the top searches around the keyword you type in for Wikipedia, Google, Amazon, Answers, YouTube, Bing, and Yahoo all at once.

If you want to explore one in particular a little deeper, Soolve lets you click on the search term and it takes you to the results for that particular search engine.

 

The Doomsday Clock keyword was one I found really interesting from my research. It stuck in my mind, so I decided to use it here to see what I could find out. I came away with a solid addition of 15 more keywords.

 

To rank high on certain search engines within topics related to doomsday, you might want to try out these keywords:

  • What is the doomsday clock?
  • How close are we to the end of days?
  • doomsday clock live
  • doomsday clock time
  • doomsday clock watchmen
  • doomsday clock current time
  • world doomsday clock

 

21. SEM Rush - Dig Up SEO Dirt on Your High-Performing Competitors

If you’re just breaking into paid traffic strategies for your niche site, finding out what’s working for your competitors—including the keywords they use—is a great way to make sure you don’t get left in the dust and have a fighting chance at getting more fans to your site.

 

Unfortunately, when you’re using the free version of an online product, there are some limitations. Prepperreview.com showed up with ads for about half of the keywords I typed into Google from the list I’d gathered, and the other keywords had no ads. This is good news if you want to drive paid traffic to your survivalist niche site (Low competition!), but not so good news for getting data from SEM Rush.

 

22. Keyword Tool Dominator - I got 193 Relevant Keywords With Just One Search

Be careful what you type into this tool… you only get three free searches per day.

But, when you do type in a word, it gives you the top long-tail results from Amazon, Google, and YouTube that are most related to your original query. Unfortunately, each one (Amazon, Google, YouTube) each count as a separate query, so choose wisely!

Another cool thing, is that with the Google results, it shows you the keyword rank based on popularity.

 

I realized our survivalist keyword list was a little short on weapon-based keywords, so I tried “survival weapons” to get Google-based results. Keyword Tool Dominator did not let me down with 193 long-tail keywords to check out. But to protect the quality of the keyword list I created, I only copied down the keywords with a rank of 1, 2 or 3 into the list. Still, it was 75 new keywords. Not bad.

 

I'll save you the agony of writing out all the 75 keywords I added to the list, but here's a few good ones:

  • jungle survival weapons
  • outdoor survival weapons
  • survival bladed weapons
  • survival defense weapons
  • survival hunting weapons
  • survival weapons and tactics
  • survival weapons kit
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Here is a my list of the highest traffic classified sites where you are not wasting your time if you place an ad. People actually go to these sites, view ads, and buy stuff all the time. There is no site here with an Alexa of over 150k (The higher the Alexa ranking the lower the traffic. So low Alexa is busier). I have visited each site. There are no "junk" sites or poorly managed classifieds.

A huge advantage to posting your ads to these sites is that many have affiliates and/or partners who place their feeds of ads on their sites. So by placing your ads on each site essentially your ads will be seen on thousands of other sites. Generally ads go for 30 days. You also have upgrade options for more exposure. 

1. craigslits.org- The most successful classified ads site ever.

2. Free classifieds - backpage.com The number 2 classifieds site. 

3. United Kingdom jobs, cars, property, free classifieds and more - Gumtree.com Busy UK classified site with weird name. Maybe we should all get weird names if we could be this successful.

4. Oodle Dallas Classifieds - Search Dallas Classifieds and Post Free Classifieds Partners with ForRent.com in the US and Autotrader UK. Not bad company.

5. eBay Classifieds (Kijiji) - Post & Search Free Local Classified Ads. Ebay's official classified ads site.

6. Classifieds, Free Classifieds, Online Classifieds | OLX.com Read this one in Ingles or in Espanol.

7. Free Classifieds - USFreeads Popular. US targeted. Big pet section.(Did you know Craigslist does not believe in this?)

8. Classified Ads - Free Classified Ads Online English speaking world focused classified site. US, UK, AU, and India.

9. Classified Ads - Free Classified Ads Online Great place to advertise your green products. Worldwide board.

10. Free Classifieds @ Adpost.com United States, Singapore,Canada,Malaysia, United Kingdom, Philippines, Ireland, Australia, India, Indonesia, New Zealand and Hong Kong are the areas serviced by this site.

11. Free Classifieds, Advertising And Promotion @ Adlandpro Very busy business opportunity and pet sections.

12. Free Classifieds, Free Ads, Free advertisement, Business Opportunity Worldwide and well organized.

13. Connect to Free Classifieds & post free classified ads They sell business leads as well as maintain a busy classifieds site.

15. TheFreeAdForum Ok I cheated. This is my site. But it qualifies. High traffic site which is getting serious promotion. I am doing ppc and seo campaigns for each individual category. So if you have a turtle to sell this is the place to get that type of targeted traffic!

16. DomesticSale - The Effective Free Classifieds US classifieds site which allows car dealers and other heavy advertisters to bulk upload large amounts of listings.

17. Online Classifieds | PennySaverUSA This is the online version of the old Penny Saver newspaper which was a very popular print newspaper with discount deals and classified ads.

18. http://epage.com This site has been in business since 1994. That is before we had Google. It looks somewhat like Usfreeads.com but with less emphasis on business opportunities. They have an affiliate program with over 34,000 affiliates. This means if you post your ad here it goes out on a feed to over 30,000 other sites who run their ads. This means more exposure for you. Many of these sites have programs where other websites run their feeds. This gives you quite a bit more exposure.

19. Used Cars, Pets, Jobs, & Real Estate | Classifieds on recycler.com Simple easy to use classified ads site.

20. WebCosmo Classifieds - Post Free Classified Ads - Search Classifieds US focused but with opportunities for international ads.

21. Hoobly Free Classifieds Super clean no frills design. Over 15,000 people have clicked their like button.

22. Post Free Classified Ads - USA Classifieds - Personals, Real Estate, Pets Ads Free Ads They do it all: personals, cars, pets and they do it all over the world though they are US based. They even claim on their homepage that if you are a man looking for a woman you can find one here! Watch out Match.com!

23. Sell.com marketplace : buy and sell online : stuff for sale by owner How much did this domain name cost them? I give them number 1 on domain name value. Excellent classifieds site as well. Kudos for not just squatting the domain name. They have been running online classifieds since 1999. Their advertising engine has been used by big business directories such as AT&T's YELLOWPAGES.com, newspapers such as the San Francisco Chronicle, and niche online properties such as sellhomes.com. Sell.com is a part of a network of advertising properties. Again, if you advertise on many of these sites your ad will simultaneously run on thousands of other partner sites.

24. Online Advertising - Free Classifieds - Free Classified - Free Ads Claims to be the fastest growing free advertising site in the world. Hmmm, I do not think so. Could they even have said one of the fastest? In any case they may not be the fastest growing site but they do get some good traffic and they have a nice classifieds site worth posting to.

25. Free Classifieds Ads - Internet Advertising to Sell Online A solid well designed board with a .us domain name. What else could you want? They seem to monetize their site quite a bit with Adsense which is good and bad. It means they include more features on the free ads, including free pictures and youtube video (many free boards charge for this) but visitors could be distracted by the Adsense ads.

26. Family friendly and local Classifieds for sale at AmericanListed.com A family friendly US only board. I guess if you are an escort or into SM you should stick with Backpage.com. Your church announcements would be welcome here though.

27. US Free Classifieds. Lean easy to read worldwide board with non classified ads discretely at the bottom of the board.

28. Online classifieds with photos. For sale classifieds. Free text ads. Sell it with pictures. This is what they have to say about themselves "Place your classified ads with us and your ads appear not only on our site but also on over 70 partner websites -- including over 30 classic car or vehicle related websites, as well as ISP's, real estate, media, shopping and search networks. Each month, over 1 million visitors view tens of millions of our pages - making our Classified Network one of strongest in the country. Not only is our exposure the best but we also provide the best in value. " Sounds like a good deal to me.

29. Online classifieds with photos. For sale classifieds. Free text ads. Sell it with pictures. Only US ads here..

30. Online Classifieds Housing, Employment, Vehicles, Rentals, Roommates They have quotes about connecting communities, building safe environments and how they are leaders of a "revolution of how classifieds sites see themselves as responsible citizens." So if you want to join their "nice" revolution go ahead. And while you are at it why not sell that old Buick Enclave you have been meaning to get rid of. Vive La Revolution! (Pervs see Backpage.com)

31. Classifieds - Claz.org I like the name. This site is actually an agregator of classified sites within 250 miles with picture previews. They feature ads from most of the sites I mention here. It does not look like you can place an ad directly here but it probably will appear if you place it on any of the other sites listed here.

32. Free Classified Ads, Wanted Ads, Free Advertising, Free Classifieds, Post Ads Well, you can stop looking at classifieds sites right now, forget Craigslist, forget Backpage, nope, it has been officially decided. These guys officially declare that their site is the best classifieds site in the world! I do not agree. But I think their site is worth posting to. Respectable traffic, and sharp unique and fun design. US centered with opportunity for international ads as well.

33. Free Classifieds - Buy or Sell anything for free, freeclassifieds.com! No nonsense classified site which has their own Android application so you can post ads from your mobile phone. They even have their own QR code that you can scan with your Andorid phone to get immediate sucint info about freeclassifieds.com. Kudos again for the domain name. Mobile friendly site. Smart!

34. Online Classifieds Listings by Bonqo Huge homepage showcase of photo ads. Why not put your photo ad on their homepage?

35. BuySellCommunity Classifieds - Buy & Sell Locally : Free Online Classifieds They sell everything but it looks like they have a penchant for Cocker Spaniels. US and Canada classifieds mainly.

36. Post Classified Ad | Post Classified Ad Form | Post Classified Ads Online | Post Local Classified Ads Straight forward US targeted classifieds site. All your ads are automatically tweeted to their twitter account. They also sell business lists, hence the name Businesslist.com.