Generally found in newspapers and selected magazines, and organized according to specific product/service categories.
Advertising arranged according to the product or service advertised, and usually restricted in size and format. The ads are "classified" into various categories such as help wanted, autos for sale, apartments for rent, etc.
Print or Web advertising that is classified as to the product or service offered. Contributed by: MarcommWise Staff
Advertising placed under distinctive headings or categories of interest to the magazine reader. Designed for singe item or service announcements (rather than mass product promotion), type and style are uniform, do not usually include display, and have special insertion rates.
Print advertising that is limited to certain classes of goods and services, and usually limited in size and content.
Advertising space usually purchased in small amounts by the public and published, by categories, in its own section of the newspaper.
Advertising set in solid lines of small type segregated from other advertising, as in the Yellow Pages of the telephone directory, according to product or service offered.
Advertising which is all text, as opposed to display advertising
Classified advertising is a form of advertising which is particularly common in newspapers and other periodicals. A free ads paper is a newspaper containing only classified ads, usually grouped into an extensive set of categories.