I don’t know about you, but I’ve been trying to save some cash during this economic crisis, downturn, whatever you call it. In fact, my friend and I were recently talking about how we need to take on window shopping as a new hobby. Well, here’s a cheap (free) way to cure our shopping blues since being broke is the new black.
Meet Kashless. If Craigslist and Twitter had a love child, this site would be it. It is the first online marketplace to solely offer postings of free items in the Seattle area. You can either post directly with Kashless or via third party listings from sites such as Craigslist or Freecycle. Using their microblogging design, you can search by categories, by neighborhood, or by distance. They make the process seamless from bookmarking options to e-mail notifications, but the unique aspect of Kashless is their ability to narrow down your product and save your search preferences. That’s target advertising (without really being advertising) at its best!
Why would you want to use Kashless?
- You are probably part of the latest “I’m broke” club.
- It’s better than throwing your junk in the dumps. Embrace the second letter in Jack Johnson’s Three ‘Rs‘. Reuse.
- It’s highly entertaining. Just read a couple of the postings.
You find some crazy stuff for sale on eBay, but you can find even more interesting things on Kashless. And, it’s free. Who would have ever thought of posting free concrete chunks? Or a free hot tub? The entertainment value of this site is probably worth more than all the products combined. I have a friend who frequently visits the free section on Craiglist for fun, and she’s going to get a kick out of this blog post.
Kudos to you Martin, founder of Kashless. Thanks for creating another place where I will be dumping my attempting-to-be-productive nights.
And why are you still reading this blog? Join everyone in the downturn economy and free yourself. Go Kashless!