Did you know that eBay was founded in 1995 by Pierre Omidyar? Or that it was originally called AuctionWeb? These are just some of the… Read More »Interesting & Weird eBay Facts & Statistics
Craigslist is a popular website that allows users to buy and sell goods and services, as well as find housing and job opportunities. It is a classified advertising website that originated in San Francisco, California in 1995.
These Craigslist blogs and info can be used for a variety of purposes. For example, some users may use them to learn tips and advice on how to buy and sell items on Craigslist. Others may read them to comment about personal stories and experiences related to their interactions on Craigslist.
I hope you find this content helpful and I hope you start making some extra cash online.
Browse these blogs below. We also offer a lot of content about other online platforms and sites and ways to sell online.
Have you ever wondered what antiquing is and how to do it like a pro? Here’s everything you need to know about this interesting hobby.… Read More »What is Antiquing & How to Do It Like a Pro
Everyone could use a few extra dollars on their savings account.
Whether your goal is to build a sizable retirement nest from which to comfortably live the remainder of your days, or to buy a new house or car, there are dozens of ways to put money in the bank without having to overthink or complicate things.
Here are six quick tips that will boost your numbers up:Read More »How to Increase Your Bank Account
This post will teach you how to get a person and human being on the phone when you call 1-800-ASK-USPS (1-800-275-8777).
Below are many different ways that have worked to get a human on the phone. While many might not work anymore, you can always try it.
I try to keep up to date with the latest way to get past the automated crap. If you find this article and figure out the most recent way, leave a comment about how you did it.
I will see your comment and accept it and update this post with how you got it to work. We are a team against the ridiculous USPS phone system that want to help other people!Read More »How to Actually Get a Human at 1-800-ASK-USPS
For many, many years, Craigslist has been the best and easiest website for finding a free table to pick up or scoring an apartment in your choice neighborhood.
However, nowadays there are plenty of other free online services that do just as good of a job.Read More »The Best Websites Like Craigslist
The best way to obtain financial security in life is to save as much money as possible.
It is also a good idea to know how to keep your account growing after it is put into a bank or brokerage account.
Let’s take a look at a few ways that you can increase your savings and have more control over your life.Read More »How to Increase Your Savings and Financial Security
Do you need more money? Regardless of your income or financial situation, you’re not going to turn down easy money very often.
Why are you turning down passive streams of income?Read More »How to Have More Streams of Passive Monthly Revenue
Its’ design is simple, its ads are virtually non-existent, and it’s virtually free to use, yet Craigslist routinely posts earnings in the multi million dollar range.
This begs the question “how does Craigslist make money?”
As it turns out, they have a pretty clever way of raking in the cash without anyone being any the wiser and turning it into straight cash with a few old, simple business tricks with Craigslist’s history.Read More »How Does Craigslist Make Money?
Is it safe to buy or sell on Craigslist during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic? Yes, it is. If you stay smart and just follow some… Read More »Safe Ideas to Buy and Sell on Craigslist During Covid
You are a thrift store shopper. You are doing your part to reduce consumption.
You’re saving money into the deal, and you also get a rush of excitement each time you score an item you love for a teeny tiny fraction of the original price.
How can you maximize your thrift shore shopping success?Read More »8 Secrets to Bargain Hunting at Thrift Stores
Let’s face it – you want financial freedom just as much as the next person.
Why do you want to cut down your debt and raise your savings account balance?Read More »6 Things You Should Do to Keep the Family You Love Financially Healthy
Ah, Craigslist. The eternal 90s place to find missed connections, used VCRs, and roommates.
It might seem kind of crazy to find a place to live and people to live with on a website that doesn’t even have a modern design, but people do it all the time.
Craigslist is by far one of the most popular places to find a roommate.
When you need to save money, a roommate can be ideal. You’ll feel the immediate impact on your wallet from splitting rent and utilities.Read More »Craigslist Hacks to Find the Perfect Roommate Who Won’t Murder You
What do you do if someone copies your Craigslist ad and reposts it? Can they get in trouble?
The quick answer is, unfortunately, no.
Since Craigslist is a free classified website where the ads expire after a certain period of time, the ad you post will not fall under any copyright laws.
You can’t legally copyright your ad.Read More »Someone Reposted My Craigslist Ad and Won’t Remove It
This guide will show you how to unlock and reset the parental controls for the Nintendo DSi and DSi XL.
I sell a lot of different items online through Craigslist, and eBay.Read More »How to Unlock and Reset Nintendo DSi XL Parental Controls
This article will teach you how to unlock your iPod Touch without knowing the password or passcode. Just follow these simple steps and you will be able to use your iTouch again.
It gets better:
This tutorial also works when it says disabled or it says you can’t try the passcode for another 326,132 minutes (or more or less).Read More »How to Unlock Your iPod Touch Without the Password [Solved]
Here’s some Craigslist Madison, Wisconsin information for selling online.
My website gives you free tips to be successful at selling on Craigslist.
I briefly touched on the subject of pricing items for sale on Craigslist in my eBook, however, I will go into a little more detail in this blog post.
Craigslist buyers love to find a bargain and they love to negotiate prices.
This can become annoying if you are selling a lot or plan to sell a lot on Craigslist, but it just comes with the territory.Read More »Pricing Items to Sell on Craigslist
Guy goes on disastrous date, and a very observant stranger posts the gruesome details on Craigslist.
The details are cringeworthy awesome. Here’s the original post…Read More »Stranger Posts Some Guy’s Shocking Date-Gone-Wrong Details on Craigslist
If you aren’t part of the Craigslist community, you may be missing out on a wealth of opportunities as well as the chance to know more about the situations in your local community.Read More »How to Get Involved in the Craigslist Community
Craigslist is a website designed for local, person-to-person sales. However, if you post enough items for sale on Craigslist, you will occasionally get people that will want you to ship an item.Read More »How to Ship Items to Craigslist Buyers Using Bonanza
When you leave the option open to be contacted by potential buyers through email on Craigslist, you also leave the option open to receive spam.
Usually the spam emails are porn related, and usually they just have a sentence or two with a link to a website.
My favorite spam email that comes from Craigslist is one that asks if you want to hook up with a tranny.Read More »Funny Craigslist Spam Email
I am not going to promise you that you will find a job using Craigslist.
I am just a regular guy that has found a couple of jobs using the site, so I am going to give you my real world and honest advice. With that said, here is my experience.Read More »How to Find a Job Using Craigslist
I don’t know why, but one of the easiest items to sell on Craigslist is an air compressor.
I have sold many different types of items on Craigslist, but I have noticed that air compressors always sell if I can price it cheap enough.Read More »Air Compressors on Craigslist
I am sure a common question among Craigslist sellers is: Why do Craigslist buyers never contact me?
I will try to help and explain Craigslist buyers the best I can in this post.Read More »Why Do Craigslist Buyers Never Contact Me?
If you are looking for an alternative website to Craigslist for selling your old tools or offering other construction related services, check out DiggersList.
It is a newer start-up website, so the traffic they receive is nowhere near the amount of traffic Craigslist generates.Read More »Free Craigslist Alternative Classifieds Site for Selling Tools, Etc.
There is a movie that has haunted me since childhood. I remember seeing it a few times as a kid, and I remember it scaring the shit out of me.
Some of the images from the film have scarred a part of my brain. I have tried to figure out the name of it for a long time now, but I was unsuccessful, until today.
The movie is called, The Peanut Butter Solution.Read More »The Peanut Butter Solution Review
Finally, I have put together Part 2 of my Nigerian Scammer emails. This will be a continuation of Part 1, so please read Part 1 if you have not already read it.
Just so you know, I have been going back and forth with a Nigerian scammer via email for a few weeks.Read More »Nigerian Scammers on Craigslist Part 2
I have been going back and forth with a Nigerian scammer via email for a few weeks. I have been doing this so I can post a real example of how the Nigerian scams work.
They love expensive items, especially jewelry.
So, to be sure I could lure a scammer into contacting me quickly, I posted an expensive item in the jewelry category on Craigslist!Read More »Nigerian Scammers on Craigslist Part 1
I had a reminder today about “older” Craigslist buyers. And by “older”, I mean age. I do not mean any disrespect.
This is just a helpful tip for other Craigslist sellers that may wind up in this situation. It is up to the seller how they want to handle it.Read More »Older Craigslist Buyers
Over the past few years I have noticed people posting on different websites that it is too hard to sell something on Craigslist.
They complain that no one responds to their ads and the buyers are too flaky and never show up to actually buy the item.Read More »Be Found in Craigslist Search Results
Here is a very simple trick that can help you highlight a sentence or two in your Craigslist ad by making the text bold or putting it in italics.
All you will need to do is add some very simple HTML coding before and after the text you want highlighted.Read More »How to Use Bold or Italics in Your Craigslist Ad
Here is a video I created for people that are looking to sell online on Craigslist in Seattle, WA. It’s free:Read More »Selling on Craigslist in Seattle, Washington | Free Advice
If you are looking to make some extra cash, you may be wondering, how do I sell my stuff?
Listing some of your things online is easier than you might think. The two best websites to use are eBay and Craigslist.
By now, everybody knows about eBay and Craigslist.Read More »How Do I Sell Stuff?
With the holidays nearing fast, you might be looking for some extra cash to buy those gifts for friends and family and maybe even your co-workers.
Here are a few ideas for things to list on eBay. Of course, these tips don’t only apply to the holiday season.
It just happens to be that time of year while I write this post.Read More »Things to Sell on eBay
While the website is full of reputable and legit businesses looking to grow their ranks via job listings on online marketplace boards like Craigslist, Monster, and Indeed, it’s entirely possible that the dream job you believe you’ve found online is a scammer or spammer trying to take your personal info.
Or it could be a less-than-reputable business that might not compensate you adequately for your work.Read More »How to Avoid Being Suckered by Fake Job Opportunities on Craigslist
Check out my main website if you are in Detroit and want to sell some stuff on Craigslist safely.
I provide tons of free information, like getting a human at 800 USPS.
Check out this quick video, then go to the main home page for detailed info.Read More »Craigslist Detroit MI Tips to Sell Online for Free
If you are looking to sell on Craigslist in the SF Bay area, or any other area, this is the best website to use. I provide tons of free information.
I will never try to sell you anything. Just go to my main page to learn more about selling on craigslist.Read More »Craigslist SF Bay Area Tips to Sell Online
If you live in the big city of Chicago, Craigslist can be a great way to get rid of some unwanted items. You can post things online to sell or give away for free.
Either way, be sure to check out my guide to selling on Craigslist. It will give you a lot of in-depth information to be successful in Chicago.Read More »Craigslist Chicago Selling Tips to Be Successful
Learn how to sell on eBay and boost your Detailed Seller Ratings (DSR) with these tips.
Normally I use my blog to talk about selling on Craigslist, but I am going to talk about selling on eBay in this post.
I won’t go into great detail about how to list items on eBay since there are plenty of tools and tips on eBay’s website that will help you.
Instead, I am going to give you tips about how to avoid disputes with your buyers and tell you how to receive high feedback scores (5 out of 5 stars across the board!).Read More »How to Sell on eBay
This post will teach you the ABCs of Craigslist ghosting so you can figure out why your ad is not showing up on the website.
If you ever browse the Craigslist help forums, there are always people upset that their ads were flagged or never posted.Read More »Craigslist Ghosting | Why is My Ad Not Showing Up?
If you have ever listed anything for sale on Craigslist, there is a chance you were probably contacted by a Nigerian scammer.
They usually send a very generic email asking if the posted item is still available with no specific details about the item you are selling.
If you still have it for sale, of course you are going to respond and say that it is still for sale.Read More »Smarter Craigslist Nigerian Scammers
If you have ever searched Google for a specific product and model number, sometimes you may have noticed that a Craigslist ad for the item was in the top of the search results. Why does that happen?Read More »Get Your Craigslist Item Found in Google’s Search Results
I’m not sure why, but Craigslist decided to change the way item photos are shown on the ads. Personally, I liked the simple display at the bottom of each ad.Read More »Why Did Craigslist Change Their Picture Format?
Since I post a lot of stuff for sale on Craigslist, I receive a lot of spam email.
I think people that are trying to promote products or websites use software that scans ads posted on Craigslist and it automatically responds to the anonymous emails on the ads.Read More »Fun with Spam from Craigslist
The future value of this product has unlimited possibilities. It is, none other than, a very rare dried lizard posted for sale on craigslist.Read More »Very Rare Dried Lizard for Sale on Craigslist
Oh no. Kelsey Kronmiller’s Super Mario Bros. Aquarium is for sale on Craigslist. If you’ve never seen it before, check it out. It’s pretty badass and well done.Read More »The Super Mario Bros Aquarium is for Sale on Craigslist
So I guess Craigslist is a place where people in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina can try to find little people to be a golf caddy for their bachelor’s party. Here is the original text from the ad:
I am going to review a Gigaware iPod dock model 40-303 that I purchased from a Craigslist seller.
I normally give tips for selling items on Craigslist, but I am going to start doing reviews about items I have purchased from other CL sellers.Read More »Gigaware Docking Speaker for iPod 40-303 Review
Unfortunately spammers have flooded job boards with fake jobs meant to farm your email address so they can send you unwanted emails or other junk.
You would think that spammers would have a little bit of decency to leave those of us looking for work alone.Read More »Real job or scam?
Since there are thousands and thousands of items posted on Craigslist every day, I decided to try and find some odd and interesting things posted for sale on the website.
I browsed through a lot of ads in a few different cities.
Most of the ads I saw were normal, but some of the ads I came across were funny to me (mostly in the baby & kids category).
Craigslist is the most popular and dominant free classifieds website online. However, there are a lot of sites like Craigslist that are free to use.
Here are the top three other websites like Craigslist to use. They include eBay Classifieds, Oodle and Backpage.Read More »Best 3 Sites Like Craigslist
Everyone knows that Craigslist is a great place to find cheap things for sale in your area.
If you are looking to buy used items to save some cash and you want to find the best deal possible and don’t want to wait around for something to be shipped from eBay or Amazon, check out the products listed in your local area.Read More »Find Free Things on Craigslist
Most of my website is about selling on Craigslist, but there are some great areas of CL that can be very entertaining.
The funniest area is the best-of-craigslist. Below are a few of my favorite recent hilarious posts.
If you are going to be posting multiple items for sale on Craigslist, it is a good idea to use a unique tag in your ads so they can be found easier. Since Craigslist returns exact search result queries, make sure you include a tag that would not be in anyone else’s ads so your ads are the only ones that will show up.Read More »Use a Hashtag in Your Craigslist Posts
This quick article will teach you how to find completed listings on eBay. In the past, all you needed to do was scroll down the page and click the little box on the left side next to and search.
Now, all you need to do is search for the product you are looking for and click the link underneath the search box.Read More »How to Check eBay Completed Listings
If you are going to post an item for sale on Craigslist, make sure you are available to communicate and meet with a potential buyer.Read More »Don’t Leave Town After Posting on Craigslist
This article will teach you how to get Craigslist buyers to actually show up to buy your item. I know CL gets a lot of negative discussion because people complain that people are flaky and don’t show up to buy something.Read More »How to Get Craigslist Buyers to Show Up
Signing up for a Craigslist account is very simple. All you need is a valid email address and a phone number. This article will teach you how to do it in only a few minutes.Read More »How to Sign Up for a Craigslist Account
If you are looking to buy an item using Craigslist, I have a very simple, two-word tip: Don’t wait. Buyers that wait on buying an item usually don’t get a chance to buy it because someone else will be ready to buy within a couple of hours.Read More »Tips for Craigslist Buyers
I usually keep my account logged in all day as I post and re-post items for sale on Craigslist.
Over the last couple of weeks I have noticed that CL has automatically been signing my account out, which can be frustrating if you are in the middle of a post.Read More »Craigslist Might Automatically Sign You Out
If you receive an email that is claiming to be from Craigslist telling you that your account is going to expire, do not click the link in the email. It is a scam.
It is a phishing scam to get your email address with your Craigslist account password.
The email will look something like this:
Subject: Info about your account REF498066Read More »Craigslist Scammer Emails Phishing Scam