Are you looking to buy and sell your used stuff online to make some extra cash?
Kijiji is the go-to online marketplace in Canada when you are looking to buy things for cheap or sell your old belongings.
However, while many see it as the Canadian Craiglist alternative, it is not the only buy-and-sell website in Canada.
There are other sites like Kijiji that work just as well, including the likes of Craigslist, Oodle, and Facebook marketplace.
Sites Like Kijiji in Canada
Listed below are the most popular alternatives to Kijiji for buying and selling used things quickly.
1. Facebook Marketplace
Facebook is more than just a platform for you to chat with friends and post your interesting photos.
It also has an online marketplace to buy and sell goods in your local community.
To sell an item on Facebook Marketplace, simply take a photo of the item and upload it. Add a name, description, price, and location, and post it for people to view.
You can sell all kinds of things, including cars, clothing, toys, furniture, electronics, handmade goods, jewelry, pet supplies, and baby items.
2. Amazon Marketplace
Amazon has a marketplace where third-party individuals and companies can list and sell products to Amazon customers.
The products you list for sale can be new or used. Amazon takes a percentage of the price when an item is sold.
There are hundreds of categories of things you can sell on Amazon, including books, clothes, beauty tools and accessories, electronics, jewelry, office products, toys, games, and more.
If you plan on making a business out of this gig, you use Fulfilled by Amazon (FBA) to maximize your business by letting Amazon do the heavy lifting.
Learn more about Amazon FBA.
Craigslist is a lot like Kijiji, and it is very popular in the United States and Canada.
You can use this Classifieds website for various goods and services.
It also has a discussion forum where you can chat about various topics and a section for finding jobs.
Geebo is an online classifieds marketplace available to residents of the United States and Canada.
You can post the following adverts on the site:
- Merchandise: If you want to sell an item such as a used appliance, clothing, computer, electronics, jewelry, tickets, garage sale, or furniture.
- Vehicle: This option is for those looking to sell a car, boat, truck, RV, van, motorcycle, or auto part.
- Resume: If you are looking for a job, you can post your resume on Geebo for potential employers to view.
- Real Estate: This option allows you to list your home for sale or to rent out your apartment or condo.
- Services: You can advertise your services online.
- Employment: Easily use Geebo to find employees, similar to using a job recruitment or advertising site.
- Rentals: Looking for a roommate? You can use this platform to find vacation, short- and long-term renters.
5. Oodle Marketplace
Oodle is used by millions of people to buy and sell used stuff, rent apartments, sell homes, find jobs, and more.
It is available in Canada, the United States, India, New Zealand, and Australia.
Similar to Kijiji, Oodle makes it easy to sell used stuff in your local area.
Popular merchandise on the platform include appliances, electronics, musical instrument, office products, bicycles, furniture, and sports gear.
VarageSale operates in all Canadian provinces and in the United States. It was founded in 2012 by Tami Zuckerman, a teacher living in Quebec.
To buy and sell on the platform, you need to connect your Facebook account.
It also has a mobile app (iOS and Android) you can use to message other members and schedule meetups.
7. Etsy Canada
Etsy is a great place to list crafts, arts, and other handmade products for sale.
You pay $0.25 to list an item, which can stay active for up to 4 months.
Payments to you are processed securely using the platform, and Etsy charges transaction and payment processing fees.
Here are some Etsy alternatives.
The eBay Marketplace is one of the most popular worldwide. In Canada alone, more than 1 million items are sold using eBay every month.
Interestingly, Kijiji is owned by eBay and is a part of its Classifieds Group.
eBay’s selling fees are 4% to 9.15% of your item’s sale price. As for what you can buy or sell on eBay, the options are almost endless.
The shopping categories include electronics, sporting goods, fashion, toys, jewelry, car parts, beauty products, and more.
Here are some eBay alternatives.
9. Letgo (OfferUp)
Letgo used to be one of the best alternatives to Kijiji in Canada; however, after its purchase by OfferUp, it is no longer available.
OfferUp is the largest mobile marketplace in the U.S. It has a mobile app you use to easily list your used stuff and message potential buyers.