Backpage.com offers a range of different ad types, including ads for local places, community ads, buy/sell/trade ads and automotive ads. There are also musician ads, rental and real estate ads, employment and services ads, and dating and adult ads.
To find ads for a particular area, visitors navigate to Backpage.com and click on the city in which they wish to search ads. Ads are available for major cities in both the United States and Canada. The website breaks each category into small subcategories. For example, under the Job category, visitors can browse jobs by type, including domestic, real estate, sales and marketing, or salon and spa jobs, among others. Under the Musician category, visitors can browse available musicians, shop for equipment and instruments, or find music instruction services.