Craigslist Tips

Craigslist is a popular online marketplace where individuals can buy and sell goods and services. However, as with any online platform, there are certain safety precautions and tips that should be followed to ensure a smooth transaction.

Craigslist can be a great way to buy and sell goods and services, but it’s important to be cautious when using the free online platform. Be on the lookout for scams, meet in public places, and use common sense. By following advice in this collection of craigslist tips, you can make your Craigslist experience a safe and successful one. Check out my website to learn how to sell on craigslist fast and other tips like how to search all of craigslist.

How to Actually Get a Human at 1-800-ASK-USPS

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!

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How Does Craigslist Make Money?

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.

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Craigslist Hacks to Find the Perfect Roommate Who Won’t Murder You

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.

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Funny Craigslist Spam Email

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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.

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Older Craigslist Buyers

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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.

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Tricky Craigslist Spam

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We all know that Craigslist is a great way to get rid of unwanted items.

You can post whatever you want and quickly sell it to a local buyer if you post it cheap enough and include a great description with photos.

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How Do I Sell Stuff?

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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.

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How to Avoid Being Suckered by Fake Job Opportunities on Craigslist

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.

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Smarter Craigslist Nigerian Scammers

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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.

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Real job or scam?

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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.

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Craigslist Annoyances

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I have sold hundreds of items on Craigslist, but those hundreds of transactions have come with some annoyances. At times, you really need to have thick skin if you are going to list things for sale on CL.

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Dumb Craigslist Emails

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I have been posting items for sale on Craigslist for about three years now. Most of the sales come from phone calls, but I like to keep the email option open for those that don’t feel comfortable calling a stranger from the internet.

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