One of the most common mistakes when listing an ad is just posting a photo of the item with no description. Many people believe that a photo says it all! In many cases it does, but not in this case.
The problem is a photo is just a photo and unless it comes with descriptive tags, a photo on its own won't show up in the search results. unless it’s been added to an indexed database, where further description is necessary.
Even if it has been listed in the right category on a database, your ad may be competing with hundreds of similar ads.
That’s where your description plays a very important part.
Details such as the: Make/Brand, model number and colour can refine search results in some cases from 1000 ads down to a dozen or so. Meaning 1. Your ad will show up first and 2. People searching for your ad are much less likely to give up the search early.
Take the below ads a…