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101 Ways to Make Money Online – #34 Craigslist

"101-ways-to-make-money-online-craigslist"Craigslist is another website where you can make money online. You can sell products that you own on this website, or offer your services, such as freelance writing or web design. You can offer your services in several different states to reach more people.

Register for an Account

If you have many items around your home that you do not use any more, you can easily sell them on Craigslist. You do not have to pay any fees like you do with eBay.Navigate to the Craigslist website and register for a completely free account if you do not already have one. It only takes you a few minutes to register for an account.

Take Pictures

Take pictures of the items that you are selling if at all possible. Most people will look at ads that have pictures first so you have more of a chance to sell it. People like to see what an item looks like before they purchase it. Take different pictures of the item so they can see it from all angles.

List the Item

You now need to list your item on Craigslist. Navigate to the website and log in with your username and password. List the item that you are selling in the For Sale category under the appropriate section. For example, if you are selling a couch list it under the furniture category. You should also put an item description on your listing. This does not have to be very long. Put in the description everything about the item. If it has a few marks or scratches, be honest about it and put it in your listing. Do not put brand new unless it is really new. Make sure you put your phone number or email address so potential buyers can get in touch with you about the item that you are selling.

You can also find free or very cheap things in your area by visiting yard sales or thrift stores. You can then sell them on Craigslist to make even more money. Buy low and sell high is a great way to make some extra money.

Other Ways to Make Money

There are other ways to make money on Craigslist if you do not want to sell items. You can also offer your services on Craigslist to find work at home employment. For example, if you are a freelance writer, web designer, programmer, etc. you can list an ad for your services to find potential clients who will pay you for doing work for them.

Navigate to the Craigslist website, and sign into your account using your username and password. Find the type of service that you want to do under the Services category. Click the Post link in the top right corner and choose more sub categories for the type of work you are offering.

You can now put an ad for the work that you want to perform for people. The ad that you write is very important and can mean that people will hire you or they won’t. First of all, the ad must be free from any type of spelling or grammar mistakes. It also must be interesting. Look at other ads on Craigslist to get an idea of what people are writing. Make sure you include a way for someone to contact you in case someone wants to hire you for a position.

Craigslist is a great way to make some extra money either by selling used or new items, or offering services to someone. You must be patient, as it can take time to find work on Craigslist.

 

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