Great news for both Junk Mail and MXit users! Junk Mail have partnered up with the popular mobile instant messaging service, MXit to bring your more advertising options and benefits!
So, what is MXit? Well, MXit is Africa’s largest mobile social network (check this out if you don’t believe us . MXit offers cheap communication and a variety of services, such as Xchange a social-classifieds just like Junk Mail. By sharing your adverts with MXit when you select to place your advert you’ll be sharing it to millions of MXit users.
MXit is used on mobile phones and PCs and has more than 10 million users in South Africa. The service allows you to keep in touch with friends and family via text and media messaging at a very low cost. As a user, you can also connect with other users in one of many virtual chat rooms. Or you can have your say in a subject-related forum. One of these forums is a general classifieds notice board entitled ‘MXit Xchange’.
Basically, you can now place your adverts on both Junk Mail and MXIt at the same time. To reach a bigger audience by having your advert on the MXit Xchange platform, simply tick the MXit box just above the Submit button on the Junk Mail Free ad form.
MXit users can now also place adverts on the Junk Mail website from the Xchange platform (on the mobile application). The adverts placed on Junk Mail in this way will have a MXit logo on them and you will be able to contact the MXit user via the contact form on advert details pages.
You will also see the MXit logo on the Junk Mail Advert Listing pages to indicate if the advertiser placed the advert via MXit
The Junk Mail / MXit venture is beneficial to both buyers and sellers that are using both services. Buyers see more adverts to browse. Sellers gain a wider audience for the item(s) they are advertising. All this by simply ticking one box on the place a free ad form!
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