What is Listia?

Listia is an online marketplace where you win other people’s stuff using credits instead of money.

When you join Listia, you get 500 credits. You earn more credits every time you list an item and other users bid on it. Then you can use your credits to buy cool things other people are giving away.

The highest bidder wins, so each item goes to the person who wants it most! Getting more credits is easy, fun and most importantly, costs nothing!

I can honestly say this site saved me a few Christmases ago. I was low on money to get my children gifts for Christmas and I did not know what I was going to do. I found Listia and I listed things that I had around the house that I was not using like clothes, DVDs, games, coke codes and some other things. I build up my credits and I used them on auctions that included thing my children would enjoy for Christmas and even gift cards so that I could go out and buy them things that were not listed. Many of the items listed on Listia are new, they do not only have used items which is great. I absolutely love this site!

How It Works

1) List Old Stuff

Give away stuff you don’t use anymore like clothes, electronics, DVDs, toys, books… anything!

2) Earn Credits

People bid on your stuff using credits they’ve earned. The highest bid wins.

3) Get New Stuff

Use credits you’ve earned for giving stuff away and win something you want!

Click here to join now

How Else Can I Get Credits?

  1. Sign Up (500 credits)

    The easiest way to get credits is to sign up! New users receive 500 credits when they create an account. Credits cannot be redeemed for cash.

  2. List Your First Item (500 credits)

    Receive 500 credits when you list your first item!

  3. List More Items (infinite credits)

    Do you have stuff that you just don’t need, but have a hard time throwing away? List it here to earn credits and then shop for something you really want!

  4. Invite Friends (500 credits)

    Invite friends to join Listia and get 500 credits once they’ve complete their first listing. Just send your friends your unique referral link that appears in your account pages after you’ve signed up. Referral credits appear after friends sign up and complete their first successful listing.

  5. Be an Active User (surprise credits)

    We love to reward our users for being active members of the community! You might get bonus credits when you least expect it for doing things like listing items, bidding, commenting, leaving feedback or simply visiting the site!

  6. Connect with Facebook (50 credits)

    Get 50 credits when you connect your Facebook account. It’s a great way to show your friends what you are giving away on the site.

  7. Connect with Twitter (50 credits)

    Get 50 credits when you connect your Twitter account, and we’ll make it easy for you to tweet when you list new items or win something cool.


2 thoughts on “Listia

    • I thought that to until I did my own research. I do get points for referring people but that is not why I joined. I love Listia because it enables me as a single mother a way to get Christmas gifts for my children by auctioning off the things I no longer need and using those points to get things for my children. You can feel free to check it out just by going straight to the site and not by clicking on my referral link. I am not telling readers about it for the points, don’t get me wrong I would love referral points, but more to share a valuable site for others to use who may be in similar situations.


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