Start a Craigslist Posting Business - Posting Service Campaign Management

Start a Craigslist Posting Business - Posting Service Campaign Management

Many people are turn to online business through Craigslist. This type of business allows you to work from anywhere avoiding the overhead costs. Craigslist Posting is free so it creates an atmosphere of unlimited competition. You must have to be creative to distinguish your products from those of competitors.

Followings steps will help you to start a business:
  1. Always prefer to post ad from “My Account”. However, you can post ad without account.  To make an account with Craigslist, click on “Sign up” link from main page of Craigslist. Insert valid email address and password; accept terms and “Submit” to create account. 
  2. After creating, Go for the and Press on “Post to Classified” on the left side of page.
  3. Select suitable category for item from “For sale”. For example, if you are selling handmade candles, click on the button “Art + Craft” category.
  4. After that, you should choose location/ nearest area for your posting. The site will suggest suitable options also. 
  5. A page for creating an ad will open after click on “Continue”. Give best title to item, set reasonable price, and describe qualities in “Posting Description” box. You will also ask to add contact details such as email address and phone number. If you want to hide your email address, Craigslist will generate connected email address apart from yours. Your received emails will be sent automatically to your real account.
  6. Click on “Continue”, open page which shows you “Choose File” to upload a picture to your classified. After selecting image from file, click on “Done with Images”. Follow the instructions and continue with next step.
  7. After successful posting, you will receive confirmation mail from Craigslist. Open email account and click on recent email and open a link provided in it. Here, you can edit post by “Edit”. If you are satisfied with it, press on “Publish” icon at the bottom of the page. 

Making Sale:
  1. You will receive emails or phone calls promptly. Answer them politely as soon as possible. 
  2. After closing sale, arrange a meeting with customers. Present your products nicely so that when customer comes to you, you can show. 
  3. Be ready for quick transaction. This will save yours and your customer’s time.
This is the beginning of a Craigslist business.

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