by Ryan Hallock
3 Easy Ways to Make Money on Craigslist
Are you looking for ways to make extra money or do you want to go as far as quitting your day job and becoming your own boss? If so, you can with the assistance of Craigslist.org. The popular online classified website has much moneymaking potential. In fact, continue reading on for 3 easy ways to make money using the service.
1 – Sell
You can sell just about anything on Craigslist, including small items, used vehicles, and homes. To get started with making money, look at the extra items you have around your home that you no longer want, need, or use. Sell these items to make extra money. When selling on the popular classified website, you have a number of options. You can create a single listing for each individual item, such as DVDs. Or, you can group similar items, like a group of 20 DVDs, into one lot and sell them for one lump sum. Regardless of how you sell on Craigslist, as long as you have quality products and a fair selling price, a sale should be the end result.
2 – Buy and Resell Products
Your goal is to make money, so you may wonder what becoming a Craigslist buyer has to do with making money. After all, you are just spending it. In most cases, you need to spend money to make it. What you are doing is buying and reselling products. Many of the people who sell on Craigslist are trying to make extra money and quick. They don’t always take the time to research their items and their values. This means the potential to scoop up some really good deals! Find these deals and later resell for a profit. When reselling items you bought on the website, you can repost them for sale, create a listing in your local newspaper, or sell on eBay.
3 – Offer Your Services for a Fee
Do you have a unique talent that you can sell as a service? For example, do you have experience working with children? If so, offer your services as a part-time babysitter. If you are a construction worker, offer your services on the website for odd jobs. Your options are endless. Basically, if you have a talent that people will pay for, you can list it and make money. Interested clients will contact you for more information.
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