How To Drive Traffic To Your Website For Free Part 2: Kijiji

Using Kijiji is a great way to drive traffic to your site. It is an effective way to have those not in your network learn about your product or services.

Kijiji is a free online classified site that is used in Canada.  For those of you that are not familiar with Kijiji, here are some useful facts (sourced by kijiji):

Kijiji Quick Facts:

  • Almost 55% of Canadians use Kijiji on a monthly basis – that’s more than 17 million unique visitors each month!
  • 2 ads are posted every second on Kijiji
  • More than 83 million ads are posted on Kijiji every year
  • Over 1.6 million new ads are posted each week on Kijiji
  • Over 7.5 million live ads on Kijiji right now
  • Kijiji is Canada’s largest classifieds site

What are the largest cities on Kijiji?

  • Toronto
  • Montreal
  • Calgary
  • Edmonton
  • Ottawa

What are some of the most popular categories?

  • Buy and Sell
  • Cars & Vehicles
  • Real Estate
  • Services
  • Jobs
  • Pets
  • Community

Kijiji is very easy to use but they do have some ground rules:

  • No duplicate or similar ads (slightly edited from original)
  • Local ads only
  • Ads should be posted in the right category/ most relevant category
  • No links to other classified/dating/job websites
  • No keyword spamming
  • No prohibited items
  • No slanderous statements


Please follow the next posting, which will show you how to post on Kijiji