Craigslist Frequently Asked Questions

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How to post a link on Craigslist 2020?

First, you need to make sure you are posting in a category that allows links. As of 2020, here are the categories that allow links: Job offered Gig Offered – I want to hire someone Resume or Job Wanted – I’m an individual seeking employment Resume or Job Wanted – I’m offering a job For […]

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Can I add links in Craigslist ads?

Yes and no. It depends on the category. We highlight which categories allow links in our Craigslist HTML guide.

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Does your platform work for free or paid categories on Craigslist?

The Craigslist posting software only works with paid categories. We’d love to be able to post to the free categories but we have to follow the Craigslist guidelines in order to tie directly into their platform. And we’re kind of glad they don’t allow auto-posting to free categories or there would be a flood of […]

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Can I use you platform to sell on my client’s behalf?

Yep! If you are a freelancer or agency, you can use on platform to advertise your client’s products or services on Craigslist. The only catch is that your name or business name will be attached to the ads because it’ll be posting from your Craigslist account.

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Does Craigslist allow and support HTML?

Yep. Craigslist allows basic HTML so you can properly format your Craigslist ads. Check out our full Craigslist HTML guide article to learn more.

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Can I use your platform to track leads and sales from ads I post on Craigslist?

Yep! We have a messaging feature that can be added onto the platform that will allow you to track emails, texts, phone calls, and Facebook messages. The platform can also be integrated into a number of popular CRMs. Need help managing the leads? This add-on will help you manage leads for your sales team. We […]

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