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I put the keywords in there myself. Don't know if it really helps, but I figured it wouldn't hurt if I put all of the one's I could think of in there.
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Those are some of the nicest ads I have seen for lawncare on CL. Very profesional looking. I do advertise on CL here and there. It is mostly for my brushcutting service. I have got a few regulars from CL, the only problem is all of the tire kickers. But it is free, which is always good.
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SOrry gents, i promised this list, here it is.

Keywords: Lawncare, lawn care, edging, weed-eating, weed, eat, mulch, mulching, landscaping, land scaping, zero scaping, zeroscaping, professional, maintenance, ZT, Zero Turn, Zeroturn, hydro, grass, hedges, bushes, shrubs, palm, tree, trimming, removal, instillation, install, clean, clean-up, clean-out, business, detailed, detail, truck, trailer, stihl, edco, hustler, john deere, Dixie chopper, quick, slow, family, oriented, yard, yardcare, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, specials, special, discount, free, blade, blades, repairs, irrigation, trenching, design, ruts, pest, control, pestcontrol, fertilizer, fertilize, YES, NO, commercial, industrial, residential, front, back, gloves, helmet, safety, glasses, cones, lights, lighting, pressure, wash, washing, shindiawa, yearly, round, year, camera, before, after, barter, trade, money, cash, check, credit card, visa, master card, american express, discover, debit, start, finish, end, beginning, begin

Thats all I could think of, add or remove to the list, use what you want, copy and paste it to your CL ADs!

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MAK, it looks like the picture in your craigslist ad is not working. Check your use.com picture link.
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Matt,

I noticed you put in some mower brand names in your keyword list, what is your view on why to include them?

Also, when new customers call, do you ask them where they found you and if it is on craigslist, do you ask them what key words they were searching for?

Would it be helpful to have a list of local towns you service in the keywords list too?
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Steve - You can definitely add your cities if you would like. I added the brand names of mowers and equipment just for the fact if someone searches for a professional company, they might look for equipment. I dontk now, lol, just came to mind as i was typing.
My Image - it appears to me, you might need to clear your search history. or cookies or something.


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Do you guys that use CL ever have a problem with getting a lot of spam?

I have listed a few items to sell on CL and got a lot of spam and even a virus from one of the emails that was sent to me!!

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Yes craigslist is like that. Never ever click on a link sent to you from a response from there. Also, do not provide the email address in the ad.
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So, i do a lot of business ads on Craigslist.org. I use it ALOT, during the spring i had an increase in business by 80% thanks to CL.
Why do you feel you have been able to increase your business by 80% with craigslist when so many others seem to try it once and get some spam responses, then they never use it again?

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I feel that Craigslist is a great tool if you are looking to use it as an advertising first step, its FREE! I also see it as a good way to network.

My business thrives off of CL calls usually. We are a month from "Spring" and i should be upto 3 contracts before February 1st.

I am going to sleep... i slept lastnight and i was kind of tipsy, the sleep wasnt heavy so, im draggin...

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