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I am a Craigslist Junkie!

  • Dec 11, 2008
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Hi my name is Dorsi and I'm a Craigslist-aholic. (And I'm not afraid to admit it!) I love Craigslist ! In fact , just today I picked up an awesome rocker for my daughter-in-law to rock my new grandson in - and the cost? A big whopping FREE!!. My other favorite finds on Craigslist? My best buddie Karma, a caramel colored Border collie whom I got as a puppy. (She is by far my greatest Craigslist treasure!)
Hmmm.... and I guess I should mention my current job as an art instructor also came from the Craigslist job postings ( you would be amazed at the jobs you can find there)
And besides finding treasure and great finds on Craigslist, I've sold a ton of stuff there ( when my husband and I closed one of our businesses we liquidated most of it on Craigslist)
Craigslist rocks!

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March 03, 2009
What can't you find on Craigslist! I love it too. It's one of my daily go-to sites. Glad to hear you had such great luck with it.
December 16, 2008
Fortunate happenings in my life that I can attribute to Craigslist: 1. My home, which is a rented house for waaay below market rate. Shhhhhh, I hope the owner doesn't see this and decide to raise the rent! 2. My job! I love my job, the company I work for, my boss and my co-workers, and I owe it aalllll to Craigslist. I've also found some pretty nice freelance gigs here, too. Crossing my fingers for one in particular... 3. An awesome nanny we had once for our daughter. Wonderful person, great with the kids, and affordable. But we also worked out deal where she could bring her own kids to work. With an agency, you just don't get the personal touch and flexibility to negotiate and work out compromises email to email. 4. I've gotten rid of a rodent cage, a bassinet, concert tickets and much more. For sale, free, or barter is a great place to find and trade resources. So...my name is Nicole, and I, too, am a Craigslist-aholic.
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review by . June 07, 2011
posted in Awesomeness
Internet phenomenal, scourge to society or mirror to human civilization? Who knows but one thing's for sure - you haven't lived until you've tried to sell a sofa on Craigslist.      As a website, it's an amazing survivor of the 1995 era where WebPagesThatSuck outed the most outrageous offenders of terrible navigation, poor display, graphics and just general awfulness. I've heard that founder Craig Newmark likes it that way. I can guess from this single …
review by . February 05, 2010
Yes, I know Craigslist is more than just buying and selling "stuff".  I haven't found much use for Craigslist outside of selling stuff, though.  I haven't even purchased anything off the site.  Just today I gathered up some stuff and listed it in my own virtual garage sale.  You can read about that here:      http://jeffdalydose.wordpress.com/2010/02/04/digitalgaragesale/      So what some other uses for Craigslist?   …
Quick Tip by . October 19, 2010
Great site for donating used toys and to compare rent prices in neighborhood.
Quick Tip by . August 04, 2010
I actually use this site quite often. It has allot of different aspects to it, and I know it has received some bad press but I defiantly think it has more to offer then to offend.
Quick Tip by . July 12, 2010
i love having craiglist. i can search for just about any thing i want or need.
Quick Tip by . June 28, 2010
Great for entertainment, but very unreliable for finding job prospects, etc. Be careful to avoid scams!
Quick Tip by . June 19, 2010
not always a reliable source to find goods
Quick Tip by . June 08, 2010
A great service but do business at arms length,
Quick Tip by . June 07, 2010
So helpful and extensive networking for finding a house, apartment, furniture or job even.
review by . December 15, 2008
Ahh, Craigslist, the good, the bad and the ugly. Craigslist is really the Internet within itself. Just about anything you can get across the web, you can get at Craigslist. You can find a job, market your services, buy a house, find a doctor, connect with others, sell your stuff and so much more. Since you can do so many things, it can actually become quite addictive.     First the good. You can really find so many deals on Craigslist. Usually, it's used stuff, but most of the …
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People often ask me where my name Dorsi came from - well it's a loooong story so you'll have to read the beginning of my book to find that one out! They also want to know how I got the nickname "The Artist … more
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Craigslist is a central network of online communities, featuring free online classified advertisements – with jobs, internships, housing, personals, erotic services, for sale/barter/wanted, services, community, gigs, resume, and pets categories – and forums on various topics.
The service was founded in 1995 by Craig Newmark for the San Francisco Bay Area. After incorporation as a private for-profit company in 1999, Craigslist expanded into nine more U.S. cities in 2000, four each in 2001 and 2002, and 14 in 2003. As of September 2007, Craigslist has established itself in approximately 450 cities in 50 countries.
Craig Newmark began the service in 1995 as an email distribution list of friends, featuring local events in the San Francisco Bay Area, before becoming a web-based service in 1996. After incorporation as a private for-profit company in 1999, Craigslist expanded into nine more U.S. cities in 2000, four in 2001 and 2002 each, and 14 in 2003.
In 2009, Craigslist operated with a staff of 28 people. Its main source of revenue is paid job ads in select cities – $75 per ad for the San Francisco Bay Area; $25 per ad for New York City, Los Angeles, San Diego, Boston, Seattle, Washington D.C., Chicago, Philadelphia, Orange County (California) and Portland, Oregon – and paid broker apartment listings in New York City ($10 per ad).
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