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islebuyscreenshotTo benefit the Island’s local economy, a modern, secure and innovative classified ads website has launched this week to help make buying and selling easier for Islanders, with the Island’s economy set to benefit. is the brain child of an entrepreneur from Ryde and went live for the first time yesterday (Friday) and is now offering a fresh alternative for classified listings, products and services.

The website’s founder, John Williams explains that the new site was a vital necessity due to increased demand for buying and selling new and used items in the Isle of Wight’s local market, but also so that the community could feel secure that what they are seeing is authentic.

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Islebuy guarantees that only local Island business, events and causes will be advertised on the site, so that buyers and sellers both know what they are getting and that the services are right at hand. The site offers the latest in high security features which will save users the hassle of sorting through possible scams or other internet sales tricks to bring a higher quality user experience.

John Williams says:

“We are confident that our users will be impressed with the features offered and we will continue to develop and expand the website to cater for the ever-changing demands of the internet.”

Offering SSL-Security across the website with options to flag any inappropriate content, is a guaranteed safe outlet for both members of the public and business customers where they can be sure of selling their items securely and safely.

The newly founded business also brings fun and style to its users by inviting them to a full week of daily competitions through their social media channels, with all prizes supplied by local businesses. Cowes-based sustainable fashion company Rapanui, popular local event V-Dub Island 2015, Axby & Hirst, Emily’s Driving Tuition, Inspire Desire Jewellery and local photographer Chad Powell have all got on board, as well as many more local businesses.

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