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Hey guys I just wanted to know if any of you know of a free legit way to make CL PVAs without buying numbers or using others.
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  • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
    I wish. Even sprint phones aren't doing so well with the phone verification system. I use 3 craigslist accounts, and am able to post about 50 ads a day without it cutting me off, but lately they are getting tricky with the ghosting filter.

    I think the next sale I make I'm going to buy about 10 prepaid phones so I can start posting 100 or so ads a day. Craigslist is a gold mine for me, I don't care what you guys say lol. If you aren't making 3-5K a month with craigslist you're just doing it wrong.
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    • Profile picture of the author sprks79
      Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

      I think the next sale I make I'm going to buy about 10 prepaid phones so I can start posting 100 or so ads a day. Craigslist is a gold mine for me, I don't care what you guys say lol. If you aren't making 3-5K a month with craigslist you're just doing it wrong.

      YES!!!!!!! 1000000000000% YES. Craigslist is huge for me as well. I did exactly what you are considering and let me tell you it has helped a ton. Just make sure to get the prepaid that don't expire and your set for at least a year. I also agree, if someone cant make a decent chunk of change from craigslist then they need to find a way they can utilize it. It is literally a goldmine just waiting for us to prospect it. ( about 35% of my current income comes from craigslist and clients I got from it.)
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    • Profile picture of the author jeresteem99
      Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

      I wish. Even sprint phones aren't doing so well with the phone verification system. I use 3 craigslist accounts, and am able to post about 50 ads a day without it cutting me off, but lately they are getting tricky with the ghosting filter.

      I think the next sale I make I'm going to buy about 10 prepaid phones so I can start posting 100 or so ads a day. Craigslist is a gold mine for me, I don't care what you guys say lol. If you aren't making 3-5K a month with craigslist you're just doing it wrong.

      Actually, I don't really know if can Craiglist making alot. but Reading from your post is actually making sense. First, maybe I will just starting to read more about Craiglist and how to they really function.
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    • Profile picture of the author imageworx
      Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

      I wish. Even sprint phones aren't doing so well with the phone verification system. I use 3 craigslist accounts, and am able to post about 50 ads a day without it cutting me off, but lately they are getting tricky with the ghosting filter.

      I think the next sale I make I'm going to buy about 10 prepaid phones so I can start posting 100 or so ads a day. Craigslist is a gold mine for me, I don't care what you guys say lol. If you aren't making 3-5K a month with craigslist you're just doing it wrong.
      wow I guess I had alot of misconceptions about posting CL ad's

      I had thought the prepaid numbers alone would not be enough, and that you had to have a corresponding IP from the local area to keep from ad's being ghosted.

      How are you getting 10 ad's per number, I thought the filters etc limited it to 1 ad every 48hrs per number.

      I can get the numbers cheap, but dropped the idea because of not having local ips that match that area...
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      • Profile picture of the author richardson500
        Do you know where I can purchase numbers or PVAs?

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    • Profile picture of the author warmchords
      Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

      I wish. Even sprint phones aren't doing so well with the phone verification system. I use 3 craigslist accounts, and am able to post about 50 ads a day without it cutting me off, but lately they are getting tricky with the ghosting filter.
      How many markets are those 50 ads spread across, if you don't mind me asking?

      I haven't gotten back into CL, a couple of years ago when I was doing on-site computer repair on the side I had about five functioning PVA's that I got from verifying public pay phones. I wonder if that is still a viable tactic...
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      • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
        Originally Posted by warmchords View Post

        How many markets are those 50 ads spread across, if you don't mind me asking?

        I haven't gotten back into CL, a couple of years ago when I was doing on-site computer repair on the side I had about five functioning PVA's that I got from verifying public pay phones. I wonder if that is still a viable tactic...
        Today I did about 40 ads... Some cities that I believe to be buying cities, I post an ad 2-3 times a day. I would say all in all throughout a few accounts I am in about 30-35 cities. Wanting to expand that though.
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        • Profile picture of the author ginoman
          Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

          Today I did about 40 ads... Some cities that I believe to be buying cities, I post an ad 2-3 times a day. I would say all in all throughout a few accounts I am in about 30-35 cities. Wanting to expand that though.
          Hi, I'm new to the forums, but really glad I found this thread out of a million topics about Craigslist.

          First off thank you for your willingness to help, and great information!

          I want to start marketing my services in different cities... Nothing spammy, just useful services, and I thought the only way to do it would be to purchase a whole bunch of vps's for their IP's, buy some numbers that work, and remote into my own elite proxy every time I wanted to repost an ad.

          So to be clear, you're saying I can use my own computer's IP, make a couple different accounts with my own phone numbers, and post 3 new ads a day per account- in any city?! I'm guessing you're up to 40 per day because you're reposting the ads that you already created, right?

          What am I missing here?
          This sounds really good, but hard to believe!

          I just need to spin the article's and titles each time, right?
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    • Profile picture of the author Seth Bias
      Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

      I wish. Even sprint phones aren't doing so well with the phone verification system. I use 3 craigslist accounts, and am able to post about 50 ads a day without it cutting me off, but lately they are getting tricky with the ghosting filter.

      I think the next sale I make I'm going to buy about 10 prepaid phones so I can start posting 100 or so ads a day. Craigslist is a gold mine for me, I don't care what you guys say lol. If you aren't making 3-5K a month with craigslist you're just doing it wrong.

      I also agree craigslist gives me great results i made over 1.5k last week on craigslist alone only posting 3 ads a day (the normal limit...) I could only imagine what I could do with 100 or so ads a day ::thinks about it, runs to store to get some prepaid phones::
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      • Profile picture of the author newuser_2
        Originally Posted by sbias View Post

        I also agree craigslist gives me great results i made over 1.5k last week on craigslist alone only posting 3 ads a day (the normal limit...) I could only imagine what I could do with 100 or so ads a day ::thinks about it, runs to store to get some prepaid phones::
        sbias,

        mind sharing some tips on how you do this???
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  • Profile picture of the author Daymon
    I have had lots of trouble on craigs PVAs account and also with some new recent updates my ads are ghosting that were doing great while back (
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  • Profile picture of the author AllThingsLuxury
    The one issue I am having with craiglist at the moment is people performing phishing scams, seems to be wasting my time replying to them.
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    • Profile picture of the author tctw11
      Originally Posted by AllThingsLuxury View Post

      The one issue I am having with craiglist at the moment is people performing phishing scams, seems to be wasting my time replying to them.
      You have to watch out for red flags. The scams are always going to be there, but eventually you learn which are scams and what is legit.
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  • Profile picture of the author blillard
    CL is a beast and to be honest you're going to need a vpn along with you're accounts.
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  • Profile picture of the author redcell1
    I honestly tried to do the whole buying cva's/logging with different proxies and such but after a while it just became easier to outsource it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Voasi
    I outsource all my CL ads, but I agree 100% - CL posting is a 6-figure a year business... easily!
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    • Profile picture of the author mrcouchpotato
      Originally Posted by Voasi View Post

      I outsource all my CL ads, but I agree 100% - CL posting is a 6-figure a year business... easily!
      Are we talking about advertising to try to get offline business leads? Is there a good WSO explaining the best way to do this as well as what a PVA is?

      Thanks.

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  • Profile picture of the author JBroyer44
    I have been trying to CL thing the last couple weeks but keep getting ghosted or ads being blocked. I have to email/phone accounts that I use.

    What are you advertising? as web design seems way over saturated?
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  • Profile picture of the author Leslyaviel
    Here is an idea, if you are seriously interested in using craigslist you can outsource it. It is tedious and time consuming work to say the least. Pay someone on Fiverr $5 to created multiple craigslist adds for you for one week. Then you save time and money on prepaid phones.
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  • Profile picture of the author jbnet86
    I had slacked off a bit because I was getting some ghosting issues. Back in the hunt again after seeing these posts. Couple tips I was told CL has being watching for lately that was causing my problem - Some image ads, Symbols in title, Direct URL's - Use a link shortner like fur.ly

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    • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
      Originally Posted by jbnet86 View Post

      I had slacked off a bit because I was getting some ghosting issues. Back in the hunt again after seeing these posts. Couple tips I was told CL has being watching for lately that was causing my problem - Some image ads, Symbols in title, Direct URL's - Use a link shortner like fur.ly

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      Direct URLs is not the problem unless your URL is banned in their system!

      Posting times is also a factor, you can't post ads within a minute or two of each other.
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      • Profile picture of the author jbnet86
        Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

        Direct URLs is not the problem unless your URL is banned in their system!

        Posting times is also a factor, you can't post ads within a minute or two of each other.

        Yep - Posting to quickly was another issue. Even after I realized the problem I still caught myself moving right from one ad to another yesterday! LOL! SLOW DOWN!!!
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  • Profile picture of the author NatureGal
    Hey....how are you all using craigslist to make money....please share. I am in a desperate need for money right now.

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  • Profile picture of the author JBroyer44
    So I have only been posting in my local area which fortunately I am on the border of 2 states. I want to position myself as a local guy that people can actually meet face to face the problem is my ads are not getting many click through s.

    I posted 5 ads spilt between 2 states and only got 5 visits to my site any tips for track ad views so I can further test the problem?


    And also do you guys delete all your ads each day and start over?
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  • Profile picture of the author Jay Rhome
    When you guys say you rake in the bacon using Craigslist, you're making that money posting ads for your offline marketing services? Or is it in other ways?


    I know there are people offering to do the CL posting, but with the ghosting of ads how can one know if the outsourcer really did his job right?


    BTW with Twilio you can get local numbers for $1 a month so it might be a better option than prepaid phones.
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    • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
      Originally Posted by JBroyer44 View Post

      So I have only been posting in my local area which fortunately I am on the border of 2 states. I want to position myself as a local guy that people can actually meet face to face the problem is my ads are not getting many click through s.

      I posted 5 ads spilt between 2 states and only got 5 visits to my site any tips for track ad views so I can further test the problem?


      And also do you guys delete all your ads each day and start over?
      Sometimes it takes time to reap the results. I have noticed some cities are juicier than others. The interesting thing is, I have better luck in indianapolis than I do NYC. Better luck in Seattle than Miami.

      I never delete the ads.

      Originally Posted by Jay Rhome View Post

      When you guys say you rake in the bacon using Craigslist, you're making that money posting ads for your offline marketing services? Or is it in other ways?


      I know there are people offering to do the CL posting, but with the ghosting of ads how can one know if the outsourcer really did his job right?


      BTW with Twilio you can get local numbers for $1 a month so it might be a better option than prepaid phones.

      I have been advertising offline services. However, I have used craigslist to promote offers in internet marketing. Also have used it to promote my WSO on SEO. VOIP numbers no longer work for craigslist.
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      • Profile picture of the author imageworx
        I know that cell numbers work, but don't you have to be posting from a Local IP adress to make the ad not be ghosted?

        Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

        Sometimes it takes time to reap the results. I have noticed some cities are juicier than others. The interesting thing is, I have better luck in indianapolis than I do NYC. Better luck in Seattle than Miami.

        I never delete the ads.




        I have been advertising offline services. However, I have used craigslist to promote offers in internet marketing. Also have used it to promote my WSO on SEO. VOIP numbers no longer work for craigslist.
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        • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
          Originally Posted by imageworx View Post

          I know that cell numbers work, but don't you have to be posting from a Local IP adress to make the ad not be ghosted?
          Nope.. I post from my St. Louis IP address and get into all major markets consistently. They don't currently have a way to scan each IP address with its location.
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          • Profile picture of the author kenmichaels
            Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

            Nope.. I post from my St. Louis IP address and get into all major markets consistently. They don't currently have a way to scan each IP address with its location.
            say whaaaat ??? i was working CL last yr pretty hard, and even then we had to use geo proxies to post out side of our accepted ip address.

            and if you think they don't geo your ip .... goto geo.craigslist.org/
            it will take you right to the city your ip is authorized for.

            btw. that works with a proxy too.

            just put your proxy in your browser, then goto
            geo.craigslist.org/
            that WILL be the area the proxy can post in, and most likely place
            for you NOT to get ghosted, ( if you dont hit one of there other filters )

            edit --

            FYI. with the correct proxies you don't need PVA's
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            • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
              Originally Posted by kenmichaels View Post

              say whaaaat ??? i was working CL last yr pretty hard, and even then we had to use geo proxies to post out side of our accepted ip address.

              and if you think they don't geo your ip .... goto geo.craigslist.org/
              it will take you right to the city your ip is authorized for.

              btw. that works with a proxy too.

              just put your proxy in your browser, then goto
              geo.craigslist.org/
              that WILL be the area the proxy can post in, and most likely place
              for you NOT to get ghosted, ( if you dont hit one of there other filters )

              edit --

              FYI. with the correct proxies you don't need PVA's
              If you're in web design or SEO, I'm the ahole in all the cities posting in all caps 3 times a day LOL. I have used proxies for it before but you're sure to get ghosted if you aren't using premium proxies!

              It is important to note, that they don't have a way to automatically check the IP to the city you're posting in! The geo.craigslist.org is something that happens so people get taken to their home city. It is a feature for it to be more user friendly, it isn't currently tied in with with spam or ghosting filters.
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            • Profile picture of the author magentawave
              Originally Posted by kenmichaels View Post

              FYI. with the correct proxies you don't need PVA's
              And where do you find the correct proxies?
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      • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
        Originally Posted by jbnet86 View Post


        Only advertising a "How To" Service for CL at this time" (Note: my Signature)

        Great thread! Keep it coming gang!
        Yeah, Indianapolis is a tough nut to crack. People are flag happy there. Did you get flagged and use the same ad again?
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  • Profile picture of the author kirakka
    ^^^
    CL stopped accepting Twilio numbers long back!
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  • Profile picture of the author Jay Rhome
    Advertising a WSO on Craigslist? The possibilities are more wide open than I thought.


    Oops. Seems Twilio wouldn't work. I have done very little in classified ads. I have used them mostly to hire sales reps and for the odd items for sale. I've heard that while you might garner interest, it mostly comes from people and businesses looking for the cheapest deals, and not good quality clients.

    But it's hearsay in my case, I haven't tested it, so it's not like it's my unchangeable opinion, but it does make sense that a free site would draw a lot of cheap advertisers and deal seekers.


    Again, I know there are people offering to do the CL posting so the cost might very well be worth it as it saves the time and money and hassle to get IPs and phones etc, but with the ghosting of ads how can one know if the outsourcer really did his job right?
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  • Profile picture of the author kymobilemedia
    Is there a WSO on how to get multiple ads posted on Craigslist? I read their tos and they only allow a post every 2 days.

    I also have the WSO from Adam Maywald regarding his craigslist method, but it doesn't mention how to post multiple ads.

    Thanks
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    • Profile picture of the author kenmichaels
      Originally Posted by kymobilemedia View Post

      Is there a WSO on how to get multiple ads posted on Craigslist? I read their tos and they only allow a post every 2 days.

      I also have the WSO from Adam Maywald regarding his craigslist method, but it doesn't mention how to post multiple ads.

      Thanks

      Here are a few ways. Im sure @ least one of them will get this post i do deleted.

      A) buy good proxies, not in a data center as they are blocked before use.
      ( think grey to black ) ... actually to be brutally honest, in this case the blacker the better ....

      B) buy one of those modems that you have to set up your self.
      every time you change the mac, u get a diff ip ( this will only allow you to post regionally - for instance - im in Daytona. and i can post all the way to Miami. and down to the pan handle )

      --- Side note: do not use Bizz class internet service.
      i have bizz class. and i cannot post squat any where . i have to post using just "reg" internet service, if i'm not going to use a proxy


      C) rent a bunch of vps. one or two per location that you want to post in
      ( this has the same disadvantages as using call center proxies )

      D) use an onion router. if your patient and set it up properly
      it will work .... complete pain in the ass to set up tho

      E) make / buy PVA's. With a pva you should be able to post pretty much anywhere, as long as you don't get filtered

      F) there is an auto poster out there ( google it ) it has a plug in ... that plug in comes with geo located proxies. you can manually post with it
      --- last time i looked i think it was 150 bucks a week ( and it uses back connects )
      a lot of people use it, its usually good for the first wk or two of the month
      and as the month gets closer to the end... the harder it is for you to post

      any one of those methods will allow you to post as much as you want.
      the limitations are based on the amount of pva's and or proxies

      if you use a combination of pva's AND proxies, you are pretty much unstoppable.

      there is a TON and i mean a TON of easy money on CL.
      and you don't have to be that smart to do it iether.

      my partner an i made a killing off of them for almost 2 yrs.
      all cpaTank stuff. enough that we were in the top 5 for cpaTank

      we stopped just before Christmas last year, because a lot of people we new were getting cease and desist orders, and sued.
      We did not want any art of that at all. SO, we moved on to greener pastures

      we haven't touched it since.

      I hope this has been a help, and now you don't need a wso on how to post.
      Save your money, your gonna need it for pva's and proxies.

      also. i mentioned the cpatank and lawsuits not to brag, but as a simple warning. SO use caution.
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      • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
        Originally Posted by kenmichaels View Post

        Here are a few ways. Im sure @ least one of them will get this post i do deleted.

        A) buy good proxies, not in a data center as they are blocked before use.
        ( think grey to black ) ... actually to be brutally honest, in this case the blacker the better ....

        B) buy one of those modems that you have to set up your self.
        every time you change the mac, u get a diff ip ( this will only allow you to post regionally - for instance - im in Daytona. and i can post all the way to Miami. and down to the pan handle )

        --- Side note: do not use Bizz class internet service.
        i have bizz class. and i cannot post squat any where . i have to post using just "reg" internet service, if i'm not going to use a proxy


        C) rent a bunch of vps. one or two per location that you want to post in
        ( this has the same disadvantages as using call center proxies )

        D) use an onion router. if your patient and set it up properly
        it will work .... complete pain in the ass to set up tho

        E) make / buy PVA's. With a pva you should be able to post pretty much anywhere, as long as you don't get filtered

        F) there is an auto poster out there ( google it ) it has a plug in ... that plug in comes with geo located proxies. you can manually post with it
        --- last time i looked i think it was 150 bucks a week ( and it uses back connects )
        a lot of people use it, its usually good for the first wk or two of the month
        and as the month gets closer to the end... the harder it is for you to post

        any one of those methods will allow you to post as much as you want.
        the limitations are based on the amount of pva's and or proxies

        if you use a combination of pva's AND proxies, you are pretty much unstoppable.

        there is a TON and i mean a TON of easy money on CL.
        and you don't have to be that smart to do it iether.

        my partner an i made a killing off of them for almost 2 yrs.
        all cpaTank stuff. enough that we were in the top 5 for cpaTank

        we stopped just before Christmas last year, because a lot of people we new were getting cease and desist orders, and sued.
        We did not want any art of that at all. SO, we moved on to greener pastures

        we haven't touched it since.

        I hope this has been a help, and now you don't need a wso on how to post.
        Save your money, your gonna need it for pva's and proxies.

        also. i mentioned the cpatank and lawsuits not to brag, but as a simple warning. SO use caution.
        If you follow this advice you will not only lose out on all the money you spent but be extremely unhappy with the results.

        Craigslist is not that difficult. If you're wanting to spam the hell out of it, you will get shut down, your PVA's will no longer work and you will be spending more money than what you will make.

        I am a regular guy, and I use craigslist every day.. I don't go to these extremes and have been doing this successfully for a few years now. I'm against spamming, because it makes it worse for real advertisers. The only reason anyone would have to go through all that is if you are without a doubt doing something unethical.
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        • Profile picture of the author kenmichaels
          Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

          If you follow this advice you will not only lose out on all the money you spent but be extremely unhappy with the results.
          It was NOT advice. he asked, i answered. and your prob right about not being happy with the results.

          as far as the assumption i was spamming. that's a pretty big leap on your part.

          just because i know the facts on how to do some thing. doesn't mean i am guilty.

          I can break down a pistol, and clean it and put it back together in just a few minutes, does that make me a murderer?

          i simply answered a question. what he does or does not do with the info is his bizz.

          As far as i know, that is what this forum is all about.
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          • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
            Originally Posted by kenmichaels View Post

            It was NOT advice. he asked, i answered. and your prob right about not being happy with the results.

            as far as the assumption i was spamming. that's a pretty big leap on your part.

            just because i know the facts on how to do some thing. doesn't mean i am guilty.

            I can break down a pistol, and clean it and put it back together in just a few minutes, does that make me a murderer?

            i simply answered a question. what he does or does not do with the info is his bizz.

            As far as i know, that is what this forum is all about.
            Did I ever say you were spamming? Although everything you listed is what some spammer would probably do, and probably regurgitated from BHW, but kudos.

            I just disagree with what you say, it is a sure fire way to waste time, energy and money and not break even. All I was saying, is that it isn't that difficult. It doesn't need to be that difficult!

            I did, however say anyone that is doing that is likely to be doing unethical things. I don't think I was wrong in saying that since you said "we stopped just before Christmas last year, because a lot of people we new were getting cease and desist orders, and sued. " Obviously that wouldn't happen if it was all legit!
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            • Profile picture of the author kenmichaels
              Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

              If you're in web design or SEO, I'm the ahole in all the cities posting in all caps 3 times a day LOL. I have used proxies for it before but you're sure to get ghosted if you aren't using premium proxies!
              Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

              I'm against spamming, because it makes it worse for real advertisers. The only reason anyone would have to go through all that is if you are without a doubt doing something unethical.
              Hmmm , if your going to put down what i say, you should prob look at your previous posts.

              just out of curiosity, "all cities 3 times a day"... if that's not spamming,
              what is it ?

              So you say your spamming, then you post your against spamming.

              and i bet what you say you do, do is against CL's TOS.

              i have actually read it, have you ?

              Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

              I have used proxies for it before
              cause that right there is against there tos.

              so are multiple posts in a lot of cl area's


              Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

              Did I ever say you were spamming? Although everything you listed is what some spammer would probably do, and probably regurgitated from BHW, but kudos.


              and hear you make it sound like its a bad thing to find information and share it with fellow warriors.

              AND yes. you damn sure made it sound like i was spamming,
              or at the very minimum "doing some thing unethical"

              who the hell are you for blitzing me for answering some guys question?

              whats your prob dude ? some one asked a question
              and i answered him. I did not step on your toes... or did i ?

              The whole point of this forum is to share information.
              the information that is shared is not upto you.

              What some one does with any information is not upto you.

              Its Information. Most people here are business people. Its upto them to
              make there own decisions, the good ones and the bad ones.

              If your trying to make yourself an authority on the subject, well good for you. Making that happen by trying to make some one else look bad...
              no one falls for that ... just makes your self look bad.

              im done with this conversation. It has become a waste of time.

              and just for your info

              read the TOS. because it says in black and white, multiple commercial posts are considered spam
              and they will sue any one they catch doing it.


              bu bye
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              • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
                Originally Posted by kenmichaels View Post

                Hmmm , if your going to put down what i say, you should prob look at your previous posts.

                just out of curiosity, "all cities 3 times a day"... if that's not spamming,
                what is it ?

                So you say your spamming, then you post your against spamming.

                and i bet what you say you do, do is against CL's TOS.

                i have actually read it, have you ?



                cause that right there is against there tos.

                so are multiple posts in a lot of cl area's






                and hear you make it sound like its a bad thing to find information and share it with fellow warriors.

                AND yes. you damn sure made it sound like i was spamming,
                or at the very minimum "doing some thing unethical"

                who the hell are you for blitzing me for answering some guys question?

                whats your prob dude ? some one asked a question
                and i answered him. I did not step on your toes... or did i ?

                The whole point of this forum is to share information.
                the information that is shared is not upto you.

                What some one does with any information is not upto you.

                Its Information. Most people here are business people. Its upto them to
                make there own decisions, the good ones and the bad ones.

                If your trying to make yourself an authority on the subject, well good for you. Making that happen by trying to make some one else look bad...
                no one falls for that ... just makes your self look bad.

                im done with this conversation. It has become a waste of time.

                and just for your info

                read the TOS. because it says in black and white, multiple commercial posts are considered spam
                and they will sue any one they catch doing it.


                bu bye
                I guess I need to mark down the 18th in preparation for this time next month.

                Way to break down different areas of my posts though, I appreciate that you care that much. If you take a look on craigslist, there are more than 20 cities, 40 cities in the US. There is a difference between spamming and advertising.

                Look, I said if they follow your advice it isn't going to end well. Do you disagree with that? Do you think what you said is really going to help honest people here? This isn't a bl*ck hat forum. You even mentioned in your first post that you wouldn't be surprised if it got deleted. So please spare me this crap about you being discriminated against or some other line, when you admitted guilt yourself.

                Trying to make myself look like an authority on this? Please... I have had people on this forum, personally calling me for certain things I have posted about. I already basically own a craigslist niche with making money online. I have 10 of 10 first page results... I don't need to establish myself as an authority to people on here. I do, however, want to help people steer clear from bad decisions and mistakes given by people who are giving bad information and opinions.

                Sharing information is one thing, but I don't think this forum is about sharing information at all. I think this FORUM is more about helping and guiding fellow entrepreneurs. You are welcome to your own thoughts and opinions, just like I am welcome to go in a thread and try and stop people from making mistakes.
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                • Profile picture of the author JBroyer44
                  just so any CL posters are wondering I set up 6 ads in a couple differnent locals

                  using two accounts and I got a call this morning for what could be a big mobile site and web redesign project....the customers are out there!

                  Motivating me to keep posting today.
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                  • Profile picture of the author richardson500
                    Do you have any ideal where I can buy PVAs or numbers for PVAs? I am in desperate need of accounts.

                    Thanks
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                    • Profile picture of the author MetroHome
                      Iamnameless, what is your real name, perhaps we will never know.

                      So I read your comments, one would gather you have some experiences with Craiglist, how about breaking it down in simple step rules to follow inorder to operate with in a structure and not become a bad guy, most wanted spamer at Craig List.

                      They should start a criminal file by the way and post it, the 10 most wanted spamers on the internet and their merry men.

                      So keep us out of trobule now that you have opened up the door, keep theses people in line and provide that sturcture, how to post 30 times a day on craigslist
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                    • Profile picture of the author jbnet86
                      Originally Posted by richardson500 View Post

                      Do you have any ideal where I can buy PVAs or numbers for PVAs? I am in desperate need of accounts.

                      Thanks
                      Through the system I use (See my signature) it recommends disposable-numbers.com or you can call them at 800-24-6270 ...I am not an affililiate for them...$27 for 5 numbers.
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                      • Profile picture of the author richardson500
                        They are out of numbers. I was using them. Very good source.
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                        • Profile picture of the author jbnet86
                          Originally Posted by richardson500 View Post

                          They are out of numbers. I was using them. Very good source.
                          Bummer -

                          I Will have to check and see if the creator of the program I'm selling is updating his video's to include other vendors. I would think a Google search here or there would turn up some options?
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                      • Profile picture of the author Love2KnowU
                        Excuse my simplistic stupidity trying to follow along and keep up but...1st question....What praytell is a PVA???:confused: Disposable numbers? Where they do that at?

                        Okay, pardon the interruption. Back to the regularly scheduled program...:p
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                  • Profile picture of the author jbnet86
                    Originally Posted by JBroyer44 View Post

                    just so any CL posters are wondering I set up 6 ads in a couple differnent locals

                    using two accounts and I got a call this morning for what could be a big mobile site and web redesign project....the customers are out there!

                    Motivating me to keep posting today.

                    YES - YES they are! ...Sold another program last night! My sale was much smaller but a sales is a sale! :rolleyes:
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            • Profile picture of the author IMUniversity
              Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

              Did I ever say you were spamming? Although everything you listed is what some spammer would probably do, and probably regurgitated from BHW, but kudos.

              I just disagree with what you say, it is a sure fire way to waste time, energy and money and not break even. All I was saying, is that it isn't that difficult. It doesn't need to be that difficult!

              I did, however say anyone that is doing that is likely to be doing unethical things. I don't think I was wrong in saying that since you said "we stopped just before Christmas last year, because a lot of people we new were getting cease and desist orders, and sued. " Obviously that wouldn't happen if it was all legit!

              Oh there are many ways of pushing whitehat legit advertisements utilizing grey/BlueFart quantities. Where would this be categorized under? ;D/

              Most craigsnoobs push out BH, or CPA offers - but thats only half the game and what they are doing is not legit. But what if you were pushing legit ads in higher frequency? hm


              This thread is hilarious. While his advice maybe regurgitated - what he's saying for some serious CL marketing is the truth.

              If you are a ball player that is ROI is 10x fold.
              If you don't know then you wont make even.
              If you are seriously using CL manually - well you are missing out real potential.

              Think CL then think about this offline marketing forum section and what its talking about. BAM.

              10k a month minimum.
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  • Profile picture of the author kymobilemedia
    I agree about not spamming as well. I just want to offer my service to several cities, and be able to post a few ads a day.

    How do I get Craigslist PvA accounts? And will this allow more postings?
    Do you recommend more than one pva account?

    Thanks for everyone's help.
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    • Profile picture of the author iAmNameLess
      Originally Posted by kymobilemedia View Post

      I agree about not spamming as well. I just want to offer my service to several cities, and be able to post a few ads a day.

      How do I get Craigslist PvA accounts? And will this allow more postings?
      Do you recommend more than one pva account?

      Thanks for everyone's help.
      It depends on how much you want to post. If you have a couple phone numbers you can use, that is good enough for MOST people. You can literally post 40 ads a day if you wanted per account but it just takes a while to get there. After a week of posting 3 ads a day you should be doing 20+ ads a day from that point all in one account if you do it the smart way.
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      • Profile picture of the author louiehenri
        Originally Posted by iAmNameLess View Post

        It depends on how much you want to post. If you have a couple phone numbers you can use, that is good enough for MOST people. You can literally post 40 ads a day if you wanted per account but it just takes a while to get there. After a week of posting 3 ads a day you should be doing 20+ ads a day from that point all in one account if you do it the smart way.
        What is the smart way of posting to be able to do 20+ ads a day from one account?
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        • Profile picture of the author linebelowdigital
          I have actually purchased prepaid cell phones for $20 with phone time included in order to complete phone verification with craigslist. It has actually worked and is worth it, but I've since started outsourcing all of my CL posting. It's a lot less of a headache and worth the little bit of money that I spend on it.
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  • Profile picture of the author kymobilemedia
    Mind sharing the smart way so that I will not get blocked for posting 20 ads per day per account? I would say 40 per day would be plenty I would think.

    Thanks for the help. I really appreciate it.
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  • Profile picture of the author louiehenri
    Should you need phone numbers, I got my source... $3.50 a piece... discount if you buy more than 50... i use them for pvas myself.... topnotch quality... hit me on skype: louie.henri
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  • Profile picture of the author louiehenri
    Originally Posted by newuser_2 View Post

    Hey guys I just wanted to know if any of you know of a free legit way to make CL PVAs without buying numbers or using others.
    sorry I cant pm you... hit me skype: louie.henri
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  • Profile picture of the author Seleon
    Craigslist generates lots of traffic, it will be good to advertise there to get new business. But everyday they keep changing their filters and new stuff and then some of legit ads are being flagged for no reason is making life so difficult
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  • Profile picture of the author JBroyer44
    So update no craigslist....only posting for a week and I am about to close a $1,400 mobile/site redesign project I'll be starting after Thanksgiving.

    Each ad should vary your title and wait a while in between posting. You can post in any of the 'nearby cities' on the right without much trouble it looks like.

    I only use two accounts and two phone numbers so only getting like 6 ads a day.
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  • Profile picture of the author EricHall
    This is an interesting thread. I have been wondering if you could make money within the rules of Craigslist. What is the best program to use?
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