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Old 04-11-2014, 10:56 AM
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Does cragislist really work??

Does anybody use craigslist and have u gotten any accounts that diddnt look like crap or thave 1ft tall grass when you got their?
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Old 04-11-2014, 11:20 AM
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Its no home run hitter but I got a few good accounts from it last year. For free advertising its worth more than I paid for it
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Old 04-11-2014, 04:11 PM
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A few years ago I got a good account off it in a very nice neighborhood. I don't have it any more though.
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Old 04-11-2014, 05:04 PM
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I've had good luck, but you need to have a no bs attitude about it. Half of them will be tire kickers looking to have the work done for peanuts.
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Old 04-11-2014, 06:36 PM
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I did OK with it initially. Lots of city dwellers seem to look there.

The type of ad you present makes a big difference in my opinion.

If you post this...

Quote:
Jack's Lawn Cutting
Call us we beet any prices
555-456-7890 ask for bob or ray
...you'll get what you deserve.
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Old 04-11-2014, 06:55 PM
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Bwahahahahahah^^^^^^

Classic!

It all depends on the market as well....

Some markets are notoriously bad for C list and some are great...

Where I am for instance, is a good market for it...

Therefore I use it...
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Old 04-11-2014, 07:14 PM
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I did OK with it initially. Lots of city dwellers seem to look there.

The type of ad you present makes a big difference in my opinion.

If you post this...



...you'll get what you deserve.
See! Proof it works. Jack made so much jack he sold out to bob and ray and retired early.
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Old 04-13-2014, 12:41 AM
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I've had great luck from it. At one point, I was receiving 4-5 Calls a day in very nice neighborhoods. Just make a professional Ad.
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Old 04-13-2014, 01:51 AM
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Used to garden-till and got a lot of work from CL. I sell a ton and buy a ton of stuff too. I agree with making the ad look right. If you can't spell, you ain't gonna get good results.

i need good type working please. i do anyting you ask of me to. i do work many hours for little pay.
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Old 04-13-2014, 09:14 PM
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When you post ads on CL what do you say anyone care to post there ads ?
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