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Advice on Craigslist ad posting services

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JesseJ

Boss
Mar 22, 2011
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Jesse
Curious what advice people have on this topic. I've used Auction 123 to post and am now using carsforsale.com. I have less than 100 views on just about every car posted. Most of which have been on 1-2 weeks. Does that sound low, high, or about right? Also, what are the best tactics to use to generate emails on your ads. While, I'm glad to help the dealership get their inventory out in any way possible, let's be honest I get paid if the lead comes through the internet.

Thanks!

Jesse
 

yagoparamo

Boss
Dec 30, 2009
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494
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Yago
Jessej,

Your traffic in CL completelly depends in the area that you are posting. For seattle will be very low but for Bellinham (just another area N of Seattle) it will be OK.

The key is: How much time do you spend Vs. leads that it creates.
 
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stevenwarrensr

Tie Cut
Jul 25, 2011
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Steven
Curious what advice people have on this topic. I've used Auction 123 to post and am now using carsforsale.com. I have less than 100 views on just about every car posted. Most of which have been on 1-2 weeks. Does that sound low, high, or about right? Also, what are the best tactics to use to generate emails on your ads. While, I'm glad to help the dealership get their inventory out in any way possible, let's be honest I get paid if the lead comes through the internet.

Thanks!

Jesse

Keep in mind the presentation means a lot if you look at the link yago provided that dealership has many call to actions to capture the lead which is most important. 1.Click through to website 2. Phone #3.Email contact form and 4. Which I like the most A QR Tag so that the customer can scan and take the information right with them to the dealership!

seattle cars & trucks - all classifieds "harris ford" - craigslist=
 

Jim M. Gillen III

Lot Lizard
Aug 17, 2011
9
4
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Jim
For capturing email leads, I would recommend using an email support system like "Emailmeform.com". Very customizable and easy to use. There is a small fee, but it works really well and it may be worth it to you. You'll just have to include the html into your postings (which the system provides you) and people will be able to contact you by that email system rather than using the one CL provides you, which can lead to multiple spam replys.
 

yagoparamo

Boss
Dec 30, 2009
1,901
494
First Name
Yago
For capturing email leads, I would recommend using an email support system like "Emailmeform.com". Very customizable and easy to use. There is a small fee, but it works really well and it may be worth it to you. You'll just have to include the html into your postings (which the system provides you) and people will be able to contact you by that email system rather than using the one CL provides you, which can lead to multiple spam replys.
Can you post a screenshot of that?
 

Jim M. Gillen III

Lot Lizard
Aug 17, 2011
9
4
First Name
Jim
Can you post a screenshot of that?
Here's a look at what they have to offer. Also, I've provided a comparison that shows something we do that's similar. This method will definitely reduce your spam replys to zero.
They will provide you with the html needed to make this work. You will also need to host your own "email us" button and direct it to the link they provide you.
 

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