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Forum: Beginners Area 13th June 2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Local service business seeking marketing guidance/help!!

Referrals have at least a 50% higher conversion rate than cold leads. There's an immediate trust factor. That being said, it wouldn't hurt to add some client testimonials to your website. If you are...
Forum: Mind Warriors 2nd December 2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 485
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: I Got Fired 10 Years Ago

Yes, those Black & White Google animal updates were quite the reality check. I also went on a purchasing spree of EMD domains. Turns out Google has an entire department who troll the Warrior Forum...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Need advice on Ad Networks that allow tetosterone booster ads

Just did a quick scan on Craigslist across a few major cities and found quite a few Testosterone related ads in the Sporting, Health and General sub-sections under For Sale.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 3,731
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Undercover Billionaire

I had the same exact question which I believe is a show blooper. Obviously, he had to apply using his real Billionaire social security number. In the real world, a bank would not give the time of day...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Craigslist and Cladpin

We have tried all of the so called posting automation solutions and none of them can keep up with the constant updates to the Craigslist ad filter algorithms. Manual posting is the only time tested...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,198
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Tapping The Craigslist Internet Marketing Goldmine

Depends on the business niche, but some other classified sites which are gaining traction in terms of traffic include ClassifiedAds.com, LetGo.com and Facebook Marketplace.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,198
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Tapping The Craigslist Internet Marketing Goldmine

We are not a fan of including website links in ads even if you could.

o First of all, it represents a predictable campaign footprint through which Craigslist can track and flag all your ads.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th August 2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: My Craigslist Ad

You should also keep a close eye on the Gigs > Labor section to connect with homeowners seeking your services. The $5 Craigslist fee has really helped to reduce the spam effect and increase the...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 24th July 2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By craigsposterpro
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,198
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Tapping The Craigslist Internet Marketing Goldmine

Let's forget about discussing "empires" since it's such a relative term and discuss reality.

A casual scan of the For Sale > By Dealer section will reveal to you that many of the premiere national...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,198
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Tapping The Craigslist Internet Marketing Goldmine

We have seen an interesting shift in the types of clients. A lot of our clients used to leverage the previously Free Gigs and Jobs sections to market affiliate programs. Now that those sections...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th July 2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 289
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Bounce house rental business

You can also post free ads on ClassifiedAds.com, LetGo.com / Might also make sense to contact local sports leagues, local indoor soccer businesses, local party stores, local pastry/cake shops, tent...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 7th July 2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 534
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: CRAIGSLIST AD POSTER IN JOB SECTION

Appreciate your honesty about the two-way street part.

Craigslist payment gateway is actually more finicky in the Gigs paid section than under Services paid section. They technically won't accept...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 19th June 2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 534
Posted By craigsposterpro
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 31st May 2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,860
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Need Experienced Craigslist Poster

That is precisely why we offer Free Trial ads to clients using their own ad content. That shows good will, proves we can post their particular ad content and demos our posting skills first hand.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th May 2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: My Craigslist Ad

Thanks for sharing. Was that posted under the Gigs section? Very clever ad angle.
Forum: Beginners Area 15th May 2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Online gaming affiliate

Backpage has been seized by the FBI for several months and is clearly offline and shutdown.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Questions about Craigslist ad posting software vs hiring humans to post my Craigslist ads

1) We have tried all the so-called automated Craigslist posting solutions and Not one of them can keep up with and adapt to the constantly evolving ad filter updates. That requires human intervention...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Why Am I Not Listed On Craig's List? What's Their Game?

You are experiencing what is known as "ghosting" of an ad on Craigslist. This is done very intentionally by Craigslist to deceive people into thinking their ad is Live and published when it actually...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 7th October 2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Affordable Native English Speaking Content Writer – Special Rate For High Quality SEO Articles.

I just received the first writing assignment from SC.

o He is US based and easy to reach even on weekends
o He communicates very clearly and follows instructions exactly as specified
o He...
Forum: Beginners Area 28th July 2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Online Real Estate Lead Generation - Need Advice

Not sure about RealtyTrac, but yes MLS does automatically syndicate listings to Zillow and Trulia. Facebook Marketplace supposedly gets listing data syndicated from Zumper, but you should verify that...
Forum: Beginners Area 28th July 2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Online Real Estate Lead Generation - Need Advice

Besides posting on Craigslist, you should also consider Facebook Marketplace, Zillow, Zumper, Trulia and RealtyTrac
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 22nd July 2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Craigslist Poster Recommendations

Hi Mu2Pilot,

It's possible the Craigslist can determine that your IP address doesn't match the target cities you are posting to closely enough. Craigslist prefers that you always post to the city...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 20th July 2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Craigslist Poster Recommendations

The Services > Skilled Trade section is now a paid section involving Craigslist posting fees of $5 per post.

o Craigslist has always required a "posting local" theme.
o You must use a credit...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 28th June 2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 442
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Looking for Experienced Craigslist Ad Poster/Posting Service

We can definitely help you out. US based service. Sent you Skype response. Thanks
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,805
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Craigslist - New $5 fee for posting to skilled trade services

Actually, you wouldn't need to post 20 daily ads any more since the paid Services section has seen a 70 - 80% drop in overall daily section post volume. Our clients are seeing a definite increase in...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 31st May 2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Recieve $40 for 10 minutes of work (location restrictions)

Yes, editing ads dramatically increases the risk of flagging. Also, although you may initially generate a Live ad with a mismatched CC state address (Phoenix vs FLA), it does somehow affect the...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 31st May 2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Recieve $40 for 10 minutes of work (location restrictions)

Yes, the payment gateway for the Craigslist Gigs section has been very inconsistent. We believe the cardholder for the credit card used to pay their $5 fee needs to be local to the target city of the...
Forum: Website Design 12th May 2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Image editing issues with Fireworks - What am I doing wrong?

Couple of quick thoughts:

1) CL has the ability to track images with their filters. So, it's possible the unaccepted image is associated with previously flagged ads

2) CL has had the ability to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Question for Craigslist Marketers

So, most people do not realize that the Craigslist email filters are just as sophisticated as their ad filters. This is to protect their advertisers from being bombarded with massive spam emails...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 3rd May 2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: What are the best places to sell online (e-commerce)

Craigslist has a specific relevant section under the For Sale section actually called Health and Beauty. That is further broken down into a Dealer (paid $3 CL per post fee) and Owner (no CL fee)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,805
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Craigslist - New $5 fee for posting to skilled trade services

Craigslist still has the same ad filters in place. However, it is much less likely that your ads can be flagged by competitors since CL staff will now review ads before that human flagging can take...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,805
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Craigslist - New $5 fee for posting to skilled trade services

You still absolutely need to use an IP address which matches the target city you are posting to. That aspect has not changed with the new paid ad transition.
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 11th April 2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 428
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Need Craigslist Poster for Gigs Section

Can definitely help you. Thanks
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,862
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Tracking Craigslist Views with Google Analytics or any other ways???

You should be able to see Craigslist as the website traffic source for any ad clicks under your Google Analytics dashboard. The challenge is that Craigslist has an unwritten anti-link policy in their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,805
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Craigslist - New $5 fee for posting to skilled trade services

There is no way around it. There will obviously be people who shift their ads to sections which are still free. However, you should realize that one of the primary reasons for ad flagging is posting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Paid Job Listing Ex[eriences?

I have heard positive things from clients about Indeed and Monster
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 373
Posted By craigsposterpro
RE: Free Job Posting Sites/Boards

All Craigslist cities now require a per post payment ranging from $7 to $75 depending on the city. That change happened over 1 year ago.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By craigsposterpro
RE: Craigslist Leads

One of the best indicators is if you see a critical mass of competitors posting daily and how frequently they post daily?
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 8th February 2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,976
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Craigslist Ad Poster Needed

We are a US based posting service

o 24/7 stellar customer support via cell, text, Skype and email
o Team of 25 reliable and experienced posters working in 2 shifts
o 7 Years experience
o...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 6th February 2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,966
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Craigslist Posting Person Poster Needed

We are a US based posting service

o 24/7 stellar customer support via cell, text, Skype and email
o Team of 25 reliable and experienced posters working in 2 shifts
o 7 Years experience
o We...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th July 2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By craigsposterpro
RE: Classifed Ads i.e CL, Kiiji, etc

Another drawback is the fact that including website links in your ads represents a definite campaign footprint through which Craigslist can track and flag all your ads. Their ad filters are very...
Forum: Email Marketing 2nd July 2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,247
Posted By craigsposterpro
RE: Craigslist Auto reply

Hi AmrSales,

I have heard and seen a very cryptic nasty Google captcha code that the Craigslist email filters send other auto-responders. How did you solve that captcha code because that was a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By craigsposterpro
RE: I need help from experienced craigslist posters.

Well, just like with Google, there is a segment of people on Craigslist who never even enter a keyword but only scan page 1 for ads.

So, you have to accommodate the segment of people who do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By craigsposterpro
RE: I need help from experienced craigslist posters.

It's a combination of factors including post age, post volume for the same campaign and optimizing the ad for keyword placement. At the very least you should be placing your primary target keywords...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By craigsposterpro
RE: How does google ranking help Criagslist ads?

Perfect answer and that presumes your Craigslist live ad is not somehow manually flagged in that 7-day or 30-day window which would make that temporary ranking even more pointless.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th May 2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By craigsposterpro
RE: craigslist ads getting flagged

It could be that you are using trigger words/phrases in your ad content. That can only be isolated by running split tests. Another possibility is that you are spoon feeding Craigslist a campaign...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th May 2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By craigsposterpro
RE: Mass Craigslist Postings

They most likely hire outsourcers to post ads manually. You can make strategic use of keyword placement in your ads to help your ads rank well for those keywords. Just like with Google, you should do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By craigsposterpro
RE: Craigslist posting get instantly deleted status

CL has used very sophisticated image OCR technology for at least 3 years. So, they can easily parse image content to decipher any keywords, email addresses, links or phones "hidden" in the images....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By craigsposterpro
RE: Craigslist posting get instantly deleted status

The ad filters for the Gigs section underwent a series of updates tightening them up. All the cities in the Jobs section were changed to become paid ads requiring Craigslist posting fees as of Dec 1,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th February 2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,269
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Craigslist Automated Poster. Does it work?

I agree, I was using an auto poster and even wrote an auto reposter myself. CL is a moving target and even though their interface is basic, it does undergo subtle changes that tend to break...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th February 2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,229
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Giving Back: a Craigslist posting guide

It can also help to rename your image filename and add borders to the image. Regarding ad content, you should definitely analyze the ideal ad format for the specific section you are posting to....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Marketing on Backpage 2017

Backpage generally has 10 - 20% of the traffic levels compared to Craigslist. Backpage does allow you to pay extra fees for autorenewals which simplifies that process. They also allow you to purchase...
Forum: Copywriting 28th December 2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: "Looking for a developer" ads flagged on Craigslist

Agree that it's challenging to diagnose the flagging source without seeing the actual ad text. The For Sale section has completely different ad filters and ideal ad formats compared to the Services...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 13th December 2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: What Is The Best Autoposter Of 2016?

We have tried many of the so called automated posting solutions like Clad and they have challenges keeping up with the constant Craigslist ad filter updates. Furthermore, you really need human...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,144
Posted By craigsposterpro
Re: Craigslist bots: do they actually work?

Quality of support and close communications can make or break any campaign. There will be flagging at some point in any campaign. In order to properly analyze and resolve that flagging, there is no...
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