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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st November 2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,523
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Craigslist bots: do they actually work?

It depends on a few things. the first is... how many tiers are you spinning your content to?

For instance, you should start with base spinnign the words (1st tier), then go to sentence spinning...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,523
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Craigslist bots: do they actually work?

While it largely depends on how competitive your niche, simple spins generally won't cut it for the content filter that Craigslist uses.
Craigslist weights different keywords as "good" or "bad". If...
Forum: Programming 18th November 2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

Unfortunately, there's no easy way to distinguish which ones are virgin and which ones are dedicated.

The reason is that too many resellers will tell you something is dedicated to you but not...
Forum: Programming 17th November 2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

I am not aware of any kind of router resetting software. The fact is that even if you do reset it enough times, that still restricts you to the geographic location of your IP address.

However, if...
Forum: Programming 15th November 2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

Our posters and our clients are not aware of any drastic IP solution changes. I would check on the following:

- Make sure that your IP address is dedicated and hasn't been leased to anybody else....
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th November 2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,466
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Giving Back: a Craigslist posting guide

In this situation, your main concern is eliminating the campaign footprint that CL uses to flag your ads.
As you said yourself, we find that after about 1 week of posting, CL starts to catch on to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,466
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Giving Back: a Craigslist posting guide

Here's an interesting idea that might be able to help you. I am posting 300+ live ads through a posting service as well, and I find that this tactic works quite well for domain traffic.
I've posted...
Forum: Programming 12th November 2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

On average, a proxy that is truly dedicated to you will cost about $2-$3 per IP. So do the math... if you want to distribute mlutiple IPs to the same account, then you'll save on costs but increase...
Forum: Programming 11th November 2016, 02:00 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

Residential ISP generally have a higher IP quality reputation than simple proxies or virtual private networks. Craigslist IP address solution-wise, they are a good fit if you're able to accommodate...
Forum: Programming 10th November 2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

Proxies and VPNs won't work, as I said before. If they are working for you, then my guesses are:
- You are using extremely aged accounts so that the reputation of an account is balancing out.
- You...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th November 2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,523
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Craigslist bots: do they actually work?

Nobody knows for sure what Craigslist monitors, but it would be fairly obvious to say that they do monitor and filter out certain keywords in an email relay.

Think about it, Craigslist passes...
Forum: Programming 8th November 2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

While definitely an interesting approach, have you done the calculation and maths on that?
If you want to post 10-25 ads/day, how many PVAs do you need? If your live ratio is a good 50% (say you are...
Forum: Programming 24th October 2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

Keep in mind that the phone number verification game is probably the toughest part of Craigslist posting. This is why I advise you to go for a reputable outsourcer. It will save you a lot of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd October 2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,396
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: I can post on Craigslist. How do I monetize?

With my posting, I set all my domains (they are fairly cheap and I always recommend .com's because they get the highest conversion).
Then you just set the DNS to point to the same server. You can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,523
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Craigslist bots: do they actually work?

Personally, I think it is a balance of the "content heuristic" and "account heuristics".

For instance, the word "Uber" might have a medium rating (not good or not bad).
Then, that combines with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,523
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Craigslist bots: do they actually work?

Long-time Craigslist poster here and I've noticed there's a lot of misinformation about how the content filters work.

In simplest terms, Craigslist works by assigning a "reputation" to each piece...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,396
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: I can post on Craigslist. How do I monetize?

Of course, not everybody knows how Craigslist works. But the simple idea is that they maintain a main server where they can analyze all content.
Whether they choose to blacklist you or not is up to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,396
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: I can post on Craigslist. How do I monetize?

I would not recommend the above approach because Craigslist tightly monitors the content of the email.

One of the advantages of using the proxy system is that all content passes through the main...
Forum: Programming 19th October 2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

I would check to make sure that your campaign fingerprint is different. Things to check:
- Are you using different IP per account (you mentioned yes)
- Different browser per account?
- No...
Forum: Programming 17th October 2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

I would recommend using standard desktop lines and resetting the MAC address as mentioned in other posts. I post many, many ads a day this way.

This will get you a new DHCP lease that Craigslist...
Forum: Programming 14th October 2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

Yes and no. Once again, the answer is a bit more nuanced than that.

When someone does classification, they are either usin ga heuristic to QUICKLY determine the type of number, or they are looking...
Forum: Programming 13th October 2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

Usually, the classification of numbers are quite commercial, so it's hard to find comprehensive ones. as I said before, for example, Twilio has a phone number type identifier, but it's not...
Forum: Programming 13th October 2016, 12:05 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

If you have prepaid numbers working, then they fall under the #1 category, and not the #2 category
Forum: Programming 12th October 2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

Yes, I can elaborate.

Essentially, phone numbers are classified into 2 different categories, as far as I know. These categories are:

1 - Landline. These are usually the "highest quality"...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th October 2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,466
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Giving Back: a Craigslist posting guide

That was one of my posts. Feel free to sort through the posting history, there's a lot of misinformation out there, so I try to make sure everything is as accurate and up-to-date as possible.
In...
Forum: Programming 11th October 2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

That's probably not the best idea.... proxies that rank well on Google generally have enough inventory and marketing funds to focus on SEO / Adwords. In that case, they are probably relatively...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,523
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Craigslist bots: do they actually work?

It really depends on the section you're posting to. Sometimes, with less moderated section, you can get by by re-posting the same live ad again to different cities, but why? There is a renewal...
Forum: Programming 10th October 2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

The best way I would suggest of finding good "unknown" VPS is to check out the various VPS forums for new offers (like lowendbox etc.), then do a reverse IP search to see what their ISP is.

You...
Forum: Programming 4th October 2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

While what Hatuko is generally correct, it's difficult nowadays to find clean IP ranges that aren't automatically classified as "commercial" via databases that ARIN provides.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,523
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Craigslist bots: do they actually work?

The key to posting on Craigslist successfully comes down to 3 things:

1 - your content
2 - fingerprint trail (IP / digital fingerprint)
3 - posting frequency

A posting service by default...
Forum: Programming 27th September 2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

If you're interested in learning more about phone verification processes, I would recommend learning about various CLECs and NPM-NPX codification. The trick is to find smaller CLECs that are not...
Forum: Programming 23rd September 2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

All the above is correct, in my experience. Craigslist tends to look at NPM-NPX for VoIP classification. And it doesn't seem to classify transfers as the new result, either. So there's one way you...
Forum: Programming 21st September 2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

Yes and no.

Craigslist asks you to reset every once in a while. This involves reconfirming your email... this usually happens when there has been an IP change... for instance, if you try to log...
Forum: Programming 20th September 2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

Craigslist has a database (or they use a 3rd party system they outsource to) that tracks the "identity" of a phone number. For instance, you can easily search up "What type of phone number" a number...
Forum: Programming 15th September 2016, 12:20 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

IP addresses *should* match the geolocation that you are posting to, or at least nearby. This obviously varies with how competitive the area is.

I've included some real-world examples of IP...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th September 2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Knew nothing... then made $1700 in a day via Craigslist

Yes, image dimensions and file size are critical to the "fingerprint" that you leave when posting on CL.

Watch out for:
- image size (these should be different)
- image dimensions (easily able...
Forum: Programming 10th September 2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

VPNs will never work in the long-term as CL is fairly advanced in detecting them.
As I said before, VPN IPs are usually leased from a corporate provider, which means it can be blacklisted...
Forum: Programming 9th September 2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

It's a bit of a cat and mouse game, but what I've found to be most reliable are residential IPs.

Remember that I mentioned before that IPs are not created equally.
Forum: Programming 8th September 2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

Unless you have access to the history of ARIN database and other IP blacklist sources, you usually can't ;)

You can't tell where an IP has been... they get passed around as they're allotted to...
Forum: Programming 8th September 2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

If ads are getting flagged as soon as you start to scale, in my experience, that usually points to the fact that your IPs are not clean, and you're leaving a campaign footprint across your ads.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,523
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Craigslist bots: do they actually work?

The truth is that *working* automated services DO exist but they're obviously, they're not publicly available or they would go out of business quickly. You need to have the right connections and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th February 2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Knew nothing... then made $1700 in a day via Craigslist

linda051, you must always take responsibility for your content.

The clients I post for always have to be pre-screened that their content won't completely ruin my accounts. I post in the personals...
Forum: Programming 12th February 2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

I never said that IPs were the one and only. I am just saying that it is a big factor.

Check Bayesian probabilities... essentially what we are talking about is the algorithm evaluating the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th February 2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Knew nothing... then made $1700 in a day via Craigslist

It depends on the account and its attributes. Think age, live ratio, content rating. I suggest reading papers on how Gmail's early filters worked. They would assign a "reputation" to each account.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th February 2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Knew nothing... then made $1700 in a day via Craigslist

- Ramp-up time depends on how fast you can scale your content. That really was the bottleneck for me. I ended up hiring groups and groups of writers to feed into my system to get my ads up and live....
Forum: Programming 10th February 2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

1. I would not recommend VPNs. While they introduce crowding, it, again, is quite easy for someone to pick up that you are on a VPN and block it. Craigslist is known to block wide ranges of IPs. For...
Forum: Programming 10th February 2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Email Blocked Sometimes Due To My Comcast IP?

What was your rationale for not outsourcing your email services to something like Mailchimp or Mailgun?
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th February 2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Knew nothing... then made $1700 in a day via Craigslist

Think through it logically. You only really have a few options on making money off Craigslist ads:

1) Hire a freelancer to do it: BAD IDEA. For so many reasons - bad communication / language...
Forum: Programming 6th February 2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,616
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Best IP/computing solution for Craigslist and more?

There is no magic IP bullet despite what all the CL freelancer "experts" may have you believe (you can easily spot them by their broken English). Many times, they are just as clueless about IP...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th February 2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,965
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: Knew nothing... then made $1700 in a day via Craigslist

One ad per market in lots of different markets is MUCH more effective for a few concrete reasons:

1) Higher live rate. Machine learning algorithms will bias against certain keywords if they see...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th May 2015, 12:33 AM
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Views: 420
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: .fi domain back link

Hello Nettiapina, Thanks for suggest it's really help me ....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th May 2015, 04:31 AM
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Posted By Stfenhuse
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Hello Everyone, I need some of .fi Finnish forums back links. please help me how can i find ..... :(
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2015, 05:52 PM
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Views: 991
Posted By Stfenhuse
Re: .Edu Back link

Hi MikeFriedman, Lots a Thanks for your suggest. Hopefully it's will be help take my decision.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2015, 10:35 AM
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Views: 991
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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th March 2015, 09:46 AM
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Re: German Back link

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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th March 2015, 02:52 AM
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Re: Keyword research tool for 2015?

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