How do I post an ad on Craigslist for beginners?


How do I post an ad on Craigslist for beginners?

  1. Visit our homepage,
  2. Click “post to classifieds” in the top-left corner.
  3. Select a category for your post.
  4. Enter the text for your post.
  5. When you are finished writing your post, click “continue” at the bottom of the screen:
  6. In some categories you will have the option to add images to your post.

What is the best way to post on Craigslist?

5 Tips for Writing an Effective Craigslist Post

  1. Always give a reason why you are selling your stuff. When you sell something on Craigslist, you should give the reason why you are selling the item.
  2. Price higher so you have room to negotiate.
  3. Write short descriptions.
  4. Sell from an upscale city.
  5. Take great pictures.

What is the easiest thing to sell on Craigslist?

Some great items that are easy to sell and easy to shop for are bed frames, dressers, dining sets, new couches, and lamps. Riskier pieces would be mattresses, older couches, and rugs — you never know how clean those will actually be, so new is always better than used for those items.

How do I place an ad?

Steps to Placing a Classified Ad in a Newspaper

  1. Determine the area where your ad needs to run.
  2. You can contact the paper directly or you can reach out to an agency that specializes in placing Classified Ads or Display Advertising.
  3. Write your ad (see additional information on what information to include below)

What is the most sold item on Craigslist?

The 7 Most Popular Items Most Commonly Sold on Craigslist

  • Furniture. Craigslist is the best place to get a great deal on high quality furniture, provided you don’t mind that it has been used.
  • Computers & Tech. Where would you expect to find used computers and accessories if not on Craigslist?
  • Cell Phones.

How do I advertise on Craigslist?

Go to, click the “cities” link and select where you want your ad to run. Click the “post to classifieds” link on the left-hand side of the page. You’ll be prompted to log into your Craigslist account or create one if you don’t have one. Once you’ve logged in, choose “service offered,” then “continue.”