The Craigslist community is one of the biggest resources when it comes to buying and selling on a local scale. You can find jobs, information, junk, forniture, dates, roommates, friends. If you can imagine it, you can probably find it on craigslist. The site has 9 major categories.
If you’re looking to chat, this is the place to be. You can find lost of craigslisters here chatting away. There are also a few important sections in this category, including the lost and found, and they also have local news and politics.
Discuss anything and everything in the discussion section of craigslist. Religious, sports, operating systems politics, legal matters, politics and more. Any sensitive issue that two extremist on either side might start a fight over, can be found here.
This is the gold mine. If you’re new to Craigslist, this is probably the reason that you’re here. You want to find out whats for sell. Or maybe you’re an entrepreneur looking to strike it rich by posting your new widget on craigslist. Or maybe you have a garage full of junk that you need to get rid of.
This is where users exchange goods, products and services. You don’t even need more. People exchange one thing for another, using the age old barter system.
So you’re a struggling musician, looking to play some shows. Or perhaps, you repair computers. Well, here is the section to find one time gigs. Don’t expect to find a full time job here. But you may find that concert that catapults your career into stardom.
The other newby section: housing. So you just moved into a new area. Or it’s last minute, schools about to start and the dorms full; lets face it, you’re ready to get out of the dorms anyway. Either way you need an apartment, house, or maybe just a roommate. This is where you shall find it.
The final reason that draws new people into the community that is craigslist: finding a job. You’re tried monster. You’ve tried going to random offices and applying. Nothing has worked. Well, young friend, that is because you have yet to try Craigslist. In this section you will find those permeant long term careers that you long for.
Whether you’re looking for a platonic friendship or a date for new years, this is the place to be. You can find members of the opposite sex, same sex or whatever you’re into. Of course, you must be 18 years or older to play and there are a few additional rules that you may come by.
Post your resume. Get noticed. Make sure the title really stands out, because you’re competing with your entire city. Additionally, there are no sub-categories, so again, make sure you grab some attention.
And finally there are service. This is ideal, if you are a business that provides services and not physical products.