Tips for selling stuff on Craigslist


Craigslist is a site that allows you to advertise pretty much anything you wish to sell. It is a great option if you have larger items that need to be sold, such as household items like furniture. Depending on where you live, this site could be a popular option. To start selling stuff on Craigslist, all you have to do is join up and it is free to list the items that you wish to sell.

Tips to follow when utilizing Craigslist:

Promoting Product

A good description containing key search words is extremely important. This includes the brand name, title and the condition the product is in. You need to be specific, yet concise at the same time. The visual aspect of promoting the product concerns the image only! Good photos are essential with perfect lighting and several taken from various angles. It’s a must to present the product at its most true and best form.


Be inspired by similar items to the one you are selling. You will get an idea of presentation and how to promote the product to get the result you want. By searching for similar products you will be able to gauge an adequate price range for your product. Be cautious about setting the price too high, as this will deter buyers not entice them.


It is free to have your item listed. Be mindful you can list your item more than once, but don’t over do it! Craigslist has a set of guidelines and rules to adhere to. If you list a product too many times, all your listings of items will be removed! So it’s best to check the rules beforehand.

Craigslist is a great option to try. Just be sure to understand the product you are selling and the market/site it would sell best in. If you have a bigger known brand then maybe you should lean towards selling on eBay.

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