Posts Tagged ‘craigslist 101’

Craigslist 101: A Quick Tip To Sell Clothing

posted by Andrea | 10/4/2016 | 7 comments

Over the past 10 years of selling things on Craigslist, I have gotten SO many questions about the best, fastest, easiest, most efficient way to sell kids clothing… but since I personally don’t sell much kid’s clothing, I’m never quite sure how to answer.

However, as I was scrolling through Craigslist the other day, I stumbled across a very clever idea that seemed to be a very fast, easy, and efficient way to sell kids clothing online.

Craigslist 101: Always Be Ready to Sell

posted by Andrea | 08/12/2016 | 11 comments

Over the past few weeks, Dave and I have purged SOOOOO much stuff from our home… and as I was emailing potential buyers and selling off our items, I thought of one more Craigslist tip that has helped me sell more items and sell them faster.

Today, I’m sharing that tip in hopes that it might help motivate you to sell some of your unwanted items!

Craigslist 101: 4 Ways to Narrow Your Search

posted by Andrea | 06/14/2016 | 8 comments

With hundreds of thousands of items for sale on Craigslist, it can be overwhelming to know how to search and what to search for.

If you have gotten frustrated with your Craigslist shopping experiences, I hope the tips in today’s post will help you simplify your Craigslist shopping experience by learning how to narrow your search so you can find just what you’re looking for in your price range and in your area!

Craigslist 101: 4 Tips to Set Your Price

posted by Andrea | 05/13/2016 | 11 comments

Spring is one of the best times of the year for yard sales, garage sales, church sales, secondhand sales, etc. It’s also prime-time for selling stuff on Craigslist (at least where we live).

Today I’m sharing 4 tips to set appropriate selling prices for your unwanted items — hopefully these tips will help you sell more and sell faster!

3 Reasons Your Stuff Isn’t Selling

posted by Andrea | 06/3/2015 | 17 comments

Dave and I recently cleaned out a few things from our garage and our extra garage, and I cleaned out a few kitchen items… and it sure feels great to get rid of some of the things we no longer need, use, want or love!

I know many of you are also in a spring cleaning / purging mood right now, and if you’re having trouble selling your castoffs, here are 3 ideas that might help!

Craigslist 101: Are You Asking The Right Questions?

posted by Andrea | 06/9/2014 | 7 comments

As a very experienced Craigslist buyer, I’ve had my fair share of “are you kidding me?” reactions after arriving to buy what I THOUGHT was going to be a great bargain. Thankfully, those experiences are getting fewer and farther between as I’ve learned a lot about asking the right questions.

Today, I’m sharing a list of questions you can ask to hopefully save yourself some time and gas money when shopping on Craigslist.

Craigslist 101: How I Handle Meet-Ups

posted by Andrea | 10/10/2013 | 29 comments

I regularly share my Craigslist experiences on my blog, and because of this, I often get emails asking how exactly I handle my Craigslist meet-ups — specifically when I’m selling items out of our house.

Today, I’m answering some of the most common questions I get related to my little Craigslist “side job”!

7 Things I Wouldn’t Buy on Craigslist

posted by Andrea | 05/9/2013 | 38 comments

You all know how much I love Craigslist… right? Well since Dave and I are taking a “no-spending challenge” for the month of May, I’ve been banned from shopping Craigslist.

So instead, I thought it would be fun (and hopefully funny) to share some of the things I probably won’t buy on Craigslist 🙂

Craigslist 101: 3 Tips To Sell Your Items ASAP

posted by Andrea | 10/16/2012 | 26 comments

I get lots of questions from readers who are having trouble selling things on Craigslist in a timely fashion. Sometimes they say it takes them weeks and months to sell one small item — and in my opinion, that’s just not worth the time and effort.

If you’re wondering how to sell your stuff ASAP, I’m sharing three tips that have been helping me to sell my items FAST (usually in less than 48 hours!)

Craigslist 101: How We Sold Our House!

posted by Andrea | 07/27/2011 | 39 comments

Today I’m continuing my Craigslist 101 series to {hopefully} answer some of the many questions I get, asking how we sold our house on Craigslist. Yup, that’s right — Dave and I sold our first house on Craigslist… by owner… and got THREE offers… in only THREE days! And no, we did NOT know what we were doing and had no experience selling a house! Oh, and did I mention that Michigan has been in the middle of a HUGE […]

Craigslist 101: What You Need to Get Started

posted by Andrea | 07/8/2011 | 5 comments

source: I’ve received a lot of positive feedback from the first few posts in my Craigslist 101 Series; but I’ve also received even more questions! One of the questions I’ve gotten a few times is, “What do I need to get started selling my stuff on Craigslsit?” My answer is, “Not Much!” That is the beauty of Craigslsit! What You Need to Get Started:: 1. TIME: If you don’t have the time to post your items, the time to respond to emails and questions, […]

Craigslist 101: Do You Have the Time?

posted by Andrea | 06/28/2011 | 8 comments

source: Last week I talked about how to buy successfully on Craigslist and how to sell successfully on Craigslist. Both buying and selling on Craigslist are great ways to save money and make money… But they also take TIME! Buying on Craigslist usually takes a lot more time and patience than simply ordering something from Amazon.com or purchasing it from the mall, but it can easily save you 75% or more!! Selling on Craigslist takes a lot more time than just […]

Craigslist 101: How to Sell Successfully

posted by Andrea | 06/24/2011 | 144 comments

Earlier this week, I posted a bunch of tips to help you BUY successfully on Craigslist… so if you’re looking to find a great deal, head on over there! However today, I’ll be talking about how to SELL successfully on Craigslist. source: Over the past 3 years, I have made thousands of dollars by selling unused items on Craigslist. It’s a good way to clear the clutter from our house, it’s a fun hobby for me, and it’s a great […]

Craigslist 101: How to Buy Successfully

posted by Andrea | 06/22/2011 | 39 comments

source: If you’ve been reading my blog for any amount of time, you know that I have a mini infatuation with Craigslist…  it’s like the hugest on-line garage sale and I just LOVE it! I’ve found so many great deals and steals, and I’ve sold THOUSANDS of dollars worth of “stuff” over the last 3 years… seriously! Craigslist is an amazing FREE tool that I use to my advantage, but over the past several months, I’ve come to realize that many […]

Ten Tips for Using Craigslist

posted by Andrea | 08/30/2010 | 23 comments

Have you ever purchased or sold anything on Craigslist? If not, let me fill you in on what you’re missing. It’s like the ultimate online garage sale! Here’s my latest purchase — just bought it today! A nearly new IKEA couch, slipcover and ottoman for $250. I have used Craigslist extensively for the past 2 years. I’ve purchase items I need for dirt cheap, I’ve decluttered my home, and I’ve made a nice chunk of change. Sound good to you? If you would […]