A Guide For Using Craigslist for Online Property Promotions


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This video is a Guide For Using Craigslist for Online Property Promotions. It gives you an step-by-step procedure including everything from setting up your account to adding listings that sell!

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A Guide For Using Craigslist for Online Property Promotions

  1. 1. Get More Closings! A Guide for Using CraigsList to Successfully Sell Your Property Listings What You Need to Know Before You Start
  2. 2. Setting Up Your Account <ul><li>Go to Craigslist.com and click on the Log In text in the first column of the homepage. </li></ul><ul><li>Then, go to the bottom of the sign-in widget and click on, “Sign up for an account”. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Account Sign-Up <ul><li>Enter your email address </li></ul><ul><li>Enter the verification word(s) as shown </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Create Account </li></ul><ul><li>Your verification email will be immediately sent to you. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Complete Login Credentials <ul><li>You will then be required to choose a password. </li></ul><ul><li>Click the Submit Password and Log in button </li></ul><ul><li>Once logged in, you will be directed to a Terms of Use page. After reading, you will need to click on the “I Accept” button in order to use CraigsList </li></ul>
  5. 5. To Post a Listing <ul><li>Once Logged into your account, you will see the following screen. On the top right-hand corner, click on the city/state you will be posting your listing. </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “Go” button – This screen is also where you can make changes to your listing and/or account </li></ul>
  6. 6. Selecting a Type of Posting <ul><li>You are only permitted to post to one geographic area and one category. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the “housing offered” text link </li></ul>
  7. 7. Choose a Category <ul><li>You are given a selection of categories to choose from. Choose the one that is appropriate for you. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Add Your Property Description <ul><li>Add the Property Price </li></ul><ul><li>Add a Catchy Title </li></ul><ul><li>List the City or Town Where You’re Listing is Located </li></ul><ul><li>You Have the Option to Show Your Direct Email Address or Keep It Private </li></ul><ul><li>Post a Glowing Description of the Property </li></ul><ul><li>Add the Street, Nearest Cross Street, City and State in Which the Property is Located </li></ul><ul><li>Upload Property Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Click the “Continue” Button </li></ul>
  9. 9. Add Your Property Description <ul><li>Here’s a little tip to make this process easy: </li></ul><ul><li>You can include html </li></ul><ul><li>in your posting description. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>If you create an ad in Postlets or Real Bird, you have an option at the end to &quot;Copy/Paste html&quot;.  </li></ul><ul><li>This can be copied and pasted into the Posting Description on your Craigslist ad. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Verify Information is Correct <ul><li>Verify that the information you entered is correct.  This is where you can make any changes you want before publishing.  </li></ul><ul><li>Make absolutely sure that all the information is correct because Craigslist does not edit these ads for you.  </li></ul><ul><li>Click continue. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Captcha <ul><li>Enter captcha words exactly as you see them and click continue. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Voila!  You're done! <ul><li>Congratulations! Remember – to stay at the top of the Craiglist postings, repost once a week. </li></ul>
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