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Old 08-22-2010, 02:53 PM
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Can you guys please post your ads for craigslist as a guide if you would? Are they in html or what? Just trying to get ideas on what to include and how.

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Date: 2010-08-22, 3:03PM EDT
Reply to: serv-9gfqx-1913015350@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

MAK Landscaping is dedicated to bringing the highest quality service to your property. We let you pick what services you want and we do it with pride.

We Offer:
Cut/Mow
Edge
Weed Eat
Blow
Clean-Ups/Outs
Compost Set up and Maintenance
CHEMICAL FREE ORGANIC SPRAYING (kid and pet safe, all edible)
Installs and Landscaping, ZeroScaping, Mulching
Tree Trimming / Palm Trimming
Hurricane Service (24/7 before, during and after)

We love to make long lasting relationships with all of our home and property owners.

We use all the best blades and lines.
Smokeless Oils
Corn FREE Fuel

All of our equipment is kept up to par. We charge the lowest price in the area for labor jobs to save you money. Low over head allows us to run low labor.

Locally owned, Managed and operated.

Licensed, Insured, Certified

We file taxes and dont low ball.

Please contact us at 407 949 ****


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Craigslist is full of low ballers. I love that you put this on your ad!
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Craigslist is full of low ballers. I love that you put this on your ad!
Ya you got that right and here is mine.

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For anyone interested you can go to http://www.deliverysuccess.com/ and create a free HTML ad for Craigslist. They do have costume ads available also for $30 but there free ones work just as well.

You can put your own logo and info in the templates that they have and change them around. There HTML creator is a lot like using Front Page or Word and is very easy to use. They even let you store your ads so you can use them again. Once you have created your ad then you simply copy the HTML code and paste it in Craigslist. I have had great success with there ads.
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For anyone interested you can go to http://www.deliverysuccess.com/ and create a free HTML ad for Craigslist. They do have costume ads available also for $30 but there free ones work just as well.

You can put your own logo and info in the templates that they have and change them around. There HTML creator is a lot like using Front Page or Word and is very easy to use. They even let you store your ads so you can use them again. Once you have created your ad then you simply copy the HTML code and paste it in Craigslist. I have had great success with there ads.
I had this ad up but it was ghosted by CL:

Give us a call today!


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What does that mean?
That means that the CL bots that peruse CL didn't like something about the ad and so they automatically removed it. I believe that while pics and links are okay in the Services section of CL, something about a clickable link in a picture is not kosher with CL.

There's also the remote possibility that someone doesn't like us on CL and so they spam flagged the ad until it was removed. But they don't flag the text ad so I don't think that's the case.
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