Craigslist is a huge classifieds website that has a section for different areas across the United States and World. They started out in San Francisco, California and have expanded to worldwide. Craigslist has a large variety of categories ranging from job to items for sale. Almost all their listings are free making it a free and easy way to reach millions of people. Craigslist has made the process very easy to find items for sale and to sell your own items. If you are looking for a new couch or maybe you want to sell bicycle, Craigslist is the perfect solution for you.
If you are looking to make some money by selling some items you have around the house you have a few options, you can use a print publication like the newspaper or recycler, garage sell, eBay, or Craigslist. Seeing that print publications and eBay will charge you fees, and a garage sell takes up a lot of time, Craigslist may be your best choice. You can sell almost anything on Craigslist; they have categories ranging from electronics, to bikes, and even antiques. You have thousands if not millions of people on Craigslist looking through items for sale and your item can be in front of them instantly. Depending on what you are selling you can make thousands of dollars selling junk around your house that you no longer need.
When you find an item you want to sell just go to Craigslist and sign up to post and then choose the correct category. You will then be directed to a page where you can describe what you are selling and choose the best method of contact. The process if very simple and you can even list several items at one time. Don’t worry if some of your items are in bad condition, chances are someone will buy it if the price is right.
When listing items it is a good idea to put the price a little higher than you think its worth. A lot of buyers will try to talk you down in price, negotiating is common on Craigslist. If an item is not selling at your price you can always keep lowering it until you find a buyer. You will find if you have a good product at a good price you may get some responses within 20 minutes of you posting the ad.