Website offers free ads

Time 1:33 am, July 30, 2011

usedcarcoukA BRAND new website has been launched offering used car adverts to the trade and private sellers for free. has been designed to make the selling process as fast as possible for both private individuals and car dealers with businesses of all sizes, the innovative new website is simple and easy to use.

Sellers can register in less than a minute, then they are ready to start uploading the details of cars for sale.

This process is made even quicker by a DVLA registration number lookup function which automatically pulls back the full car details to populate adverts as efficiently as possible. A fast image uploading facility completes the process of used car advertising – all completely free of charge.

Potential buyers have the ability to search for a particular model, filter results by price and restrict classified ads by their distance from the user’s home. Drivers can get even closer to finding their perfect match by filtering results by engine size, engine type, car age, mileage and more.

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Using the latest online technology, all searches are carried out quickly and efficiently to find suitable models complete with full specifications, a detailed description and user-friendly picture gallery.

With a proven track record of free-to-advertise websites, owner and founder of Mark Singleton is confident his business model will bring long lasting success to the used car market: ‘The aim of the site is to always allow free advertising on it. I own and run a pet classifieds site called which is the UK’s most popular pet classifieds site with over two-million monthly users – this site is totally free to use and has been since 2005.’

Having always had a passion for cars, the ambitious internet entrepreneur based in Blackburn, Lancashire, intends to fund the business through alternative routes: ‘We will be looking for other revenue streams by offering paid for services like car insurance and car history checks. But the core of the website – the classifieds section – will always be free. We are also heavily investing in the marketing of to ensure the website attracts thousands of car buyers.’

The website address is also one of the most sought after in used car retailing, providing the perfect platform for a growing bank of motoring classified ads. is live now, ready to receive adverts for all types of used car from both private and trade sellers. Nearly 1,000 used cars are already featured, with many more added daily.

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James – or Batch as he’s known – started at Car Dealer in 2010, first as the work experience boy, eventually becoming editor in 2013. He worked for Auto Express as editor-at-large and was the face of Carbuyer’s YouTube reviews. In 2020, he went freelance and now writes for a number of national titles and contributes regularly to Car Dealer. In October 2021 he became Car Dealer's associate editor.

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