There are increasingly more ways for local service providers to sell their services online. Services to help local businesses find new customers are growing. Of course Google Local and Yelp have been leading in this area, in addition services like Angie’s List have assisted with provider some sort of validity as well.
Ebay recently launched Ebay Hire. Which helps your local business display information about your services to customers, in your area, who might be in need of your services – through Ebay. It’s in Beta right now – but do check it out here.