5 Ways to Make Money on Craigslist

5 Ways to Make Money on Craigslist
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Craigslist is an online classified page that provides separate pages for hundreds of cities and countries. Each Craigslist page is broken down into general categorizes such as jobs, housing, for sale, community, services, and more. Each general category is then broken down into subcategories.


While many people see Craigslist as a way to make money selling things they have around the house, there are a variety of ways to make money on Craigslist because of the diverse categories and wide audience.


When you post ads on Craigslist, it is important to make sure your ad is placed in the right category and subcategory in order to make sure they are being seen by your target market.


Setting up a Craigslist account is simple to do and only takes a couple minutes. All you will need to set up an account is a valid email account and a valid phone number in order to receive your validation code.


Craigslist is mostly free to use. Although there are a small handful of categories that require a fee for posting, most of the categories are completely free. This allows you to use Craigslist in a variety ways to make money.


Here are 5 ways you can make money on Craigslist


1. Use Craigslist to promote your business. You can promote your business under the services category or the community category. You can provide links back to your website. You can promote your business by posting ads for products you sell or opportunities you offer.


2. Use Craigslist to promote your event. If you are hosting an event related to your business; whether the event is free or not, you can promote it through Craigslist. You can promote classes, seminars, concerts, and more. Along with promoting your event, you can include links back to your website.


3. Use Craigslist to network. Networking with others in your business or potential customers is possible through the forums, as well as the community section.


4. Use Craigslist to recruit. If you are looking to expand your business, you can promote new business opportunities. You can also post employment ads. You can post to the gigs category if you have a specific task you are interested in outsourcing. Although hiring and outsourcing aren’t directly making money, they are indirectly making you money by freeing up your time for more important tasks.


5. Use Craigslist to sell items. Regardless of what you are trying to sell, you can post ads on Craigslist to connect with potential buyers. The Craigslist template will allow you to copy and paste marketing copy and images right into the ad. Unlike Pinterest, you can also post your affiliate links directly into your ad.


People shop on Craigslist because they are looking for a deal. It is important to word your ad in such a way that emphasizes the reasonable price, high value, and overall desirability of your product.


You can make money on Craigslist regardless of the type of business you are running, or if you aren’t even running a business. Craigslist provides individuals with an ideal opportunity to make some extra money selling things without the hassle of a garage sale.  It is a free resource, which means you can use it to promote your business, website, service, or event for free, and you can sell things for free. Although this is ideal for anyone looking to make money from home, it is particularly helpful for newbies with little or no budget.


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