First, we have to know the deal. Next, switching it up is a scam called, ‘bait and switch’. So, agree on terms of exchange in classifieds before meeting.
First, phone access is harder to fake than an email address. Given, requires some form of payment. So, contact number to talk to sellers for classifieds.
First, we hide bad information. But, know to at least provide all the facts. So, read posts carefully for fine print in classifieds. Given, good netiquette.
First, most do not take personal guarantees from people we don’t know. So, checks verified before deal is done in classifieds. Given, good netiquette.
We purchase what we like to see. It follows, items for sale without images don’t sell as well. So, photo of item for results from posts in classifieds.
We read personal ads to find something we need or want. Next, we post good to sell at the price set. So, too good to be true can’t believe classifieds.