Question: Do you need an account to post on Craigslist?

You can sell items on Craigslist, just like classified ads in newspapers, for free — you dont even need a Craigslist account. Make sure the Craigslist website is set to your correct city, then click the link to create a post.

How do I post something on Craigslist?

0:234:17How to Sell Something on Craigslist - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipAnd select post to classifieds in the upper left corner. Select the type of posting you want to makeMoreAnd select post to classifieds in the upper left corner. Select the type of posting you want to make in this example Im selling an old bike of mine. So Ill choose for sale by owner.

Why is Craigslist making me create an account?

Security and Verification If you post an ad without using an account, Craigslist will send your verification code to your email address. Sometimes Craigslist requires verification by phone, which makes it harder for spammers to flood the site with their junk ads.

How do I safely sell something on Craigslist?

Here are important tips on how to sell on Craigslist safely.Make sure the transaction is worth your time. Always use a proxy email address. Plan details in advance. Meet in public and bring a friend. Stay safe when a buyer comes to your house. Accept cash only. Trust your instincts when vetting buyers.

Do Craigslist accounts expire?

Log in every three months. If you dont need to post an ad but want to keep your Craigslist account active, logging in is absolutely essential. After three months, if you havent logged in or posted, your account will expire.

Is Craigslist still profitable?

Craigslist is a private company and has never raised a penny from investors. However, with almost $700 million of revenue and a profit margin of 80% in the year 2016, Craigslist can be valued at around $3 Billion. Craigslist is the most profitable classified website in the world.

How does craigslist make money if its free?

Income Streams Craigslist makes money only through a handful of revenue streams. It charges a $25 fee to post a job listing in six major U.S. cities. The revenues generated from these fees cover only the operating expenses of Craigslist. The company has not made a profit since its inception.

Why is Craigslist flagging my post?

Ads are often flagged because they fail to meet Craigslists Terms of Service and other guidelines. Ads offering prohibited items, such as weapons, alcohol, tobacco, drugs or hazardous materials are also flagged. Additionally, Craigslist requires that you post in the correct category.

Does Craigslist delete inactive accounts?

Craigslist doesnt offer a link on their website to cancel accounts, but inactive accounts expire after 90 days. If you have any ad listings up, your account expires 90 days after the last listing expires.

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