How To Sell On Craigslist: Full Guide from Prep to Purchase
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The simple, safe and effective way for how to sell on Craigslist: Attract real buyers. No experience needed.
4.6 (24 ratings)
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Created by Jewel & Auret
Last updated 11/2015
English
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  • 1 Supplemental Resource
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What Will I Learn?
Make Money Selling on Craigslist
Raise Funds For a Passion Project or Next Purchase
Create an Attention Grabbing Ad on Craigslist
Sell Quickly and Effectively To Interested Buyers on Craigslist
Avoid Dealing With Troublesome Buyers + Stay Safe
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Requirements
  • You will need a printer, a pen, and a take-action attitude. No prior experience needed.
Description

START MAKING MONEY SELLING ON CRAIGSLIST, WITH NO EXPERIENCE WHATSOEVER! Here's what our students are saying...

"I went from not know anything about selling on Craigslist to selling my very 1st item the very next day! I couldn't believe it. I was able to unload my couch, today, for $140.00 and I owe this to achievement to Jewell and this course. " - TR

"The envelope idea is extremely POWERFUL and it starts to effect your mental state just taking action and writing amount down Thanks Jewel!" - MA

About This Course:

- Full, free lifetime access

- All future extra lectures and upgrades are always included for free

- Unconditional Udemy 30 day money-back guarantee - my personal promise of your success!

- Monthly income reports so you can see my real earnings on a regular basis

- Full, free access to my time if you need additional guidance

I created this course because I believe that money should NEVER stand in between you and what you want to achieve.

Selling on Craigslist is one way for you to make extra money while getting rid of stuff that doesn't serve you anymore.

And it's easy, with no skill required.

The only thing required is a positive mindset and a take-action attitude.

In this course, I let you look over my shoulder as I teach the exact same strategies used to make $6000 (and growing) selling on Craigslist.

You Will Learn How To:

1. Round up your items and decide what to sell

2. Prep your items for sale

3. Take sexy photos of your items

4. Keep track of your items

5. Create a post on Craigslist that sells

6. Create an attention grabbing title

7. Price your items

8. Communicate quickly and effectively with interested potential buyers

9. Stay safe while making the deal

10. Never run out of items to sell

...and much more.

What will get you one step closer to your goal? A new laptop, a marketing budget, the latest software, more supplies? Whatever it is, find out how much it costs, click on the TAKE THIS COURSE button and let's get you selling on Craigslist quickly so that you can make the money you need.

See you inside the course!

- Jewel

Who is the target audience?
  • This 'How To Sell On Craigslist' Course is meant for those who want to make extra money to fund their passion project or next purchase. If you already sell on Craigslist, this course will teach you how to improve your ads and communication with interested buyers to sell more quickly and effectively. This course is probably not for you if you are lazy or don't have the drive to take action.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 35 Lectures Collapse All 35 Lectures 03:53:52
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Hello, I'm Jewel! Please START HERE and Follow The Course In Order
4 Lectures 31:43

Before you learn how to sell on craigslist, would you like to see how much I've earned and what kind of random stuff I've sold? You'd be surprised! The purpose of this video is to show you that anyone can make extra money selling on Craigslist.

Preview 10:17

In order to help you sell on Craigslist, I've designed this course to provide you with everything you need. I will show you my exact step-by-step process for selling on Craigslist from gathering your items to making the sale (and what happens after). You will also get my personal checklists, listing template, communication template, tracking sheet, price guide and more.

Preview 07:23

Why am I qualified to teach you how to sell on Craigslist? At the time of making this video, I've been selling on Craigslist for about 2 years and I continue to make extra money which I use for funding my passion projects, like travelling or reinvesting back into my business. As soon as I started telling others my story, this inspired them to sell on Craigslist as well and earn extra money of their own. This is why I created this course, and in this video, I share that story with you since its my goal to inspire you also.

Preview 08:16

Learning how to sell on Craigslist is different from actually selling on Craigslist. In this video, I share how to make the best use of the course materials so you can start making money as quickly as possible.

Preview 05:47
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Important Stuff Before We Get Started
2 Lectures 10:01

How much do you want to make selling on Craigslist? In this video, we will set that number and I will show you how to use the sales tracker to reach your goal. I share with you two MAJOR secrets that will take you from someone who is just selling on Craigslist to someone who is repeatedly making money so you can move your dream / passion project / business to the next level.

Two Golden Secrets To Selling On Craigslist Again and Again and Again...
06:05

In this video, I share with you why selling on Craigslist is perfect if you want to make some extra cash fast.

Preview 03:56
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LET'S GET STARTED! 4 Preliminary Steps To Selling On Craigslist
5 Lectures 30:28

Print out the 2 PDFs: the Let's Get Started Checklist and the Price Guide. Then watch this video to complete the very first step to selling on Craigslist - gathering the items you want to sell. How do you know what to sell? I will talk about it in this video. HINT: Throw your logic out the window!

Preview 05:20

Nobody likes cleaning (unless you're my mom!) - but this is an important step that should not be overlooked and will make you stand out! It's really not as bad as it sounds - in this video, I show you the simplest way to make your items look presentable and ready for posting on Craigslist.

STEP 2: The Clean Up - Prepping Your Items To Be Listed
04:08

Next, we need to take photos of your items that will be selling on Craigslist. In this video, I show you the simplest way to do that and I also share a few picture taking tips that will make your photos more attractive, which will increase your likelihood of making those sales!

STEP 3: The Photoshoot - Do NOT Skip This Video!
11:39

If you haven't already, please print out your Craigslist Sales Tracker - the PDF attached to Lecture 5 in this course (I've also attached it again here). In this video, we will prepare the tracking of your Craigslist sales, so you can keep you on target to your income goal (how much you want to make selling on Craigslist).

STEP 4: The Master List - How To Track The Sale Of Your Items
04:27

I decided to gather another round of Craigslist items to sell, so I filmed this vlog for you to show a quick example of how all 4 preliminary steps are brought together.

Live Example / Summary of The 4 Step Process
04:54
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LET'S GET LISTING! How To Create A Craigslist Ad That SELLS
7 Lectures 48:31

Print out the 2 PDFs - Lets Get Listing Checklist and the Craigslist Listing Template - attached to this video lecture. In this section, you will get to look over my shoulder as I show you exactly what to fill out for every part of creating your Craigslist ad. In this video, you will create your free Craigslist account and I will also give you an overview of how to sell on Craigslist using an attention grabbing ad that SELLS, which we will create together in the next few videos. NOTE: You do not need to have any sales or copy writing experience for this.

Overview: Posting a Craigslist Ad
02:47

In this video, I will show you how to choose your location and what category is best to list your item in.

Choosing Your Location and Category
05:51

How you write your Craigslist ad description is CRUCIAL to having interested buyers contact you for your item. I give you my exact Craigslist Listing Template (download the attached PDF) which has proven to work over and over again for selling on Craigslist.

How To Write an Ad Description That SELLS
15:13

Your ad title is the first thing people see and no matter what anyone says - FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT! In this video, I give you tips and show you examples of titles you can use to stand out against your Craigslist competition and grab attention of interested buyers so you can increase your likelihood of making the sale.

Preview 07:10

Please download my Craigslist Price Guide if you haven't already (PDF attached to this video). In this video, I talk about how to use this price guide and how much I've sold various items for so you can get an idea of what to price your items fairly. In a later video, I talk about how and when to reprice your item in case it doesn't sell.

How To Price Your Item
09:10

In this video, I will show you what to write for the posting details section of your Craigslist ad.

What To Write For Posting Details
02:59

Having presentable photos of your item is also CRUCIAL to selling on Craigslist. In this video, I share with you exactly what I do to upload GREAT photos of the item and we will also go through publishing the ad together so you can see your Craigslist ad live.

Tips For Uploading Images and Publishing Your Ad
05:21
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Dealing With Interested Potential Buyers
4 Lectures 28:15

Once your Craigslist ad is posted, you will start to get potential Craigslist buyers contacting you. Knowing the 4 types of Craigslist buyers will save you a lot of time and energy when communicating with them, and will help ensure your deal goes smoothly. In this video, I share with you what those 4 types are and how to deal with each.

Preview 10:37

So what happens when people start contacting you? If you have someone who truly wants to buy your item, their decision on whether they meet up with you or not depends entirely on what you say to them. In this video, I show you my effective template message (which you can copy) for replying back to interested Craigslist buyers and I also show you a few examples of communication from past Craigslist deals.

Communication Tips For Making The Sale
05:19

I've never had any problems selling on Craigslist where I felt my safety was threatened. However, I've always made sure to stay cautious every time I meet up with someone who wants to buy an item that I'm selling on Craigslist. After all, you are meeting up with complete strangers. In this video, I share with you several tips for what you can do to stay safe during the meet up.

How To Stay Safe While Making The Deal
07:00

I didn't want to just end this course after showing you how to sell on Craigslist - I want to actually help you reach your income goal. There's so much more money to be made and I want to share with you what you can do to continue making sales. It doesn't just end after making your first sale. You gotta keep going! This video, and the videos in the BONUS section will show you what you can do to continue selling on Craigslist to ensure you reach your income goal.

HOORAY - You've Made The Sale! ... Now What?
05:19
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BONUS Material and Troubleshooting
8 Lectures 52:52

If you notice an item is not selling on Craigslist, reposting the ad is one thing you can do to give it another go. But at what point should you repost the ad? And how do you repost the ad without creating it from scratch all over again? This video will help answer those questions.

At What Point Do You Need To Repost The Ad?
06:40

Even after following everything in this course - taking great pictures, creating the perfect ad, communicating effectively, adjusting the price, reposting the ad, etc. - you are STILL not seeing that item budge?? Don't worry, I've got you covered :) In this video, I share with you at least 3 additional things you can do to ensure your item sells.

What If Your Item Doesn't Sell On Craigslist Even After Reposting?
07:09

In Lecture 24, I shared some other sites where you can sell your stuff. This video - Lecture 25 - is a follow-up using The Coca Cola Bottle as a perfect example of what to sell on eBay to make some extra cash quickly.

What To Sell on eBay: The Coca Cola Bottle
05:24

This is a tip from me about selling seasonal items on Craigslist, which could have saved me a lot of time and effort when I first started selling on Craigslist! This tip could mean the difference between you selling your item or not seeing any replies to your Craigslist ad.

Selling Seasonal Items on Craigslist
06:02

If you've rummaged through your house and can't find any more things to sell on Craigslist, this doesn't mean you've hit your cap for making money. There are other things you can do to continue selling on Craigslist so you can reach your income goal. This is what I share with you in this video.

This is How You Never Run Out Of Stuff To Sell
08:58

If you become obsessed with selling on Craigslist like I have, you will love these creative strategies which can take your income earnings to a whole 'nother level. In this video, you will see how adding bonus items, Rue La La, Ali Express and your local dollar store will become your best friends :)

More Ninja Strategies For The Addicted Craigslist Seller
15:04

In this video, I discuss what you can do to capitalize on the upcoming holiday season and what items particularly sell on Craigslist best, just before Christmas hits.

Christmas is Coming! (Your Kick In The Butt for Selling On Craigslist)
03:35

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Watch Me Make Live Craigslist Deals
2 Lectures 05:52

Watch me sell on Craigslist and do live deals, giving you real proof that I do as I teach. Use these videos as reference examples when doing your own Craigslist deals. I encourage you to share your own videos with me and the rest of the class! Doesn't need to be fancy...just snap a quick video describing the sale you just made and post it in the discussion section of this course. I look forward to seeing them!

Preview 02:26

Watch me sell on Craigslist and do live deals, giving you real proof that I do as I teach. Use these videos as reference examples when doing your own Craigslist deals. I encourage you to share your own videos with me and the rest of the class! Doesn't need to be fancy...just snap a quick video describing the sale you just made and post it in the discussion section of this course. I look forward to seeing them!

Preview 03:26
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Monthly Craigslist Income Reports
2 Lectures 21:38

Each month, I break down my monthly income report as a way to track what items are selling on Craigslist and for how much. I figured this would be a perfect way to give back to all of you who are investing your time/money taking this course - I want you to see that I am doing what I teach, that it works, and that you can do it too.

Preview 07:01

Each month, I break down my monthly income report as a way to track what items are selling on Craigslist and for how much. I figured this would be a perfect way to give back to all of you who are investing your time/money taking this course - I want you to see that I am doing what I teach, that it works, and that you can do it too.

Preview 14:37
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Course Wrap Up
1 Lecture 02:32

I am always available to answer your questions and help you sell on Craigslist - whether its your 1st, 10th, or 100th sale. Here is how to get a hold of me, and as my thank you for taking this course, I want to give you a free coupon to take any of our other courses. If you'd like to be a part of a community of Thriving Artists that inspire each other, share ideas, build relationships, collaborate, receive ongoing support and leverage each others talents, copy & paste this link into your browser and join our group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/305085246361259/

Thank You: How To Get a Hold of Me + FREE Coupon
02:32
About the Instructor
Jewel & Auret
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Founders of Essetino Artists

Our passion is teaching creative entrepreneurs how to grow their business and build a solid presence online.

We discovered the power of social media + internet marketing when Auret was launching her music career. After successfully growing her following online with video and social media marketing, we started teaching other artists + performers how to do the same with the strategies we learned.

Essetino Artists proudly served as the official marketing experts for a national music label, a revolutionary fashion app company, and we've worked with many other individual artists + creative businesses from around the world.

As our course library and video tutorials channel on YouTube continue to grow, we invite you to join our Thriving Artist community for upcoming tools and training sessions that will help you on your journey.

For a free download of the Dream Driven Goal Setting Worksheet and access to a library of helpful social media marketing tutorials, head over to their website.