Craigslist earned me $236,757.00 in commissions in just 18 months... Seriously
On top of that…
My market is in mid-Michigan, where the average listing price is around $97,000.00. So I'm not dealing in million dollar homes here.
That makes that $236,757.00 a pretty HUGE number -- especially when you consider my "marketing costs" to generate it was ZERO.
I am not telling you this to impress you, but rather to impress upon you that using Craigslist correctly is literally the key to putting multiple sales -- and thousands of dollars in your pocket -- every single month.
Why so much, and how did this happen?
Well, first let me tell you one important piece of information. When I first started using Craigslist, I was getting virtually NO leads (or really poor quality leads), and getting few to no sales from it. I almost gave up on it -- but at that time, money was tight which meant my ad budget was extra small. So I decided that I had to figure out how to make Craigslist work for me.
After a lot of trial and error (and several Craigslist accounts being shut down), I finally figured it out. I finally figured out what I was doing wrong, and what really worked.
If you have been trying to use Craigslist and are struggling to generate quality leads and sales consistently month after month with it, then here are some tips that will help you change your Craigslist fortunes in a hurry.
Putting these major shifts in mindset into practice will immediately change the results you see when using Craigslist. Take it from someone who tried ALL of the "usual tricks" on Craigslist with little success. Craigslist can be one of the biggest assets in your marketing arsenal, once you start using it to its best potential!
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Vince Villegas is an Associate Broker with Keller Williams Realty; he has been licensed since 2002. After 6 straight years of doing business the “old fashioned way” and killing himself working 90+ hours a week, Villegas finally hit the wall in 2008 and went from selling 56 homes in 2007 to just 8 by October 2008. It was than he faced the scariest decision in his life …either get out of the business or find a better way. He of course chose to find a better way; it was then he began his journey to understand the principles of long-term business success. In 2010, after uncovering the secrets of a successful business, Villegas finished #49 in Sales for Coldwell Banker North America and climbed to #27 in Sales by May 2011 (Villegas joined Keller Williams in August 2011) all while working an average 5 hours per week. Agents across North America have been taking note of his success and began seeking his knowledge, today we at CrackerJack Agent are honored to have him sharing his advice and knowledge with our readers. In the spirit of our new platform – CrackerJack Agent - Villegas has offered a complementary gift for our readers, you can claim your gift by going to: http://www.TotalRealEstateATM.com/giveaway/