Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Business > Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review!

Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! Lawn Care Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations Discussion.

Craigslist Help?


Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review!

Lawn Care Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations Discussion.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 02-09-2008, 08:00 AM
Dzielak51 Dzielak51 is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Cape Coral, Fl
Posts: 26
Rep Power: 7
Dzielak51
Default

Can someone tell me how i can insert a picture on a ad for my services? Im wanting to put up one of my flyers on craigslist.
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 02-09-2008, 08:06 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 36,603
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Hi Jesse.

You should be able to host a picture somewhere on the internet. Like post it here.

Then in the craiglist ad you include the following html code.

Code Sample


<img src="http:gophergraphics.com/your-image.com">

[/quote]

This should work. Make sure the location of the image file is inserted between the quotes.

Let me know if this works for you.
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-09-2008, 10:00 AM
StartALawnCareBusiness's Avatar
StartALawnCareBusiness StartALawnCareBusiness is offline
Keith
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 731
Rep Power: 0
StartALawnCareBusiness is on a distinguished road
Default

There are two (at least) ways to get a picture to post on Craigslist.

1) Add an html image tag like Steve suggested.

or

2) After you type your lawn care advertisement, press the "Add/Edit Images" button. Browse to the picture's location on your computer and upload it directly to Craigslist. They host the picture so you don't have to.

Hope this helps. If you have other questions, we'll help you.

Steve, that Skype function we used the other day could be very handy when a question like this comes up. Imagine being able to jump on his computer and showing him exactly how to do this right before his eyes.

Keith
__________________
Start a profitable lawn care business.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-09-2008, 10:20 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 36,603
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Oh Yea! Absolutely!

We could talk more about marketing on craigslist and how to do it! What works and what doesn't.
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-13-2008, 04:14 PM
Dzielak51 Dzielak51 is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Cape Coral, Fl
Posts: 26
Rep Power: 7
Dzielak51
Default

I tried the html tag and it didnt work. And when im writing up the ad, there is no option to add a picture/image. Im trying to put my ad in the "services" section. Should i be putting it somewhere else?

ps. let me see if the html tag will work here.

Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02-13-2008, 04:15 PM
Dzielak51 Dzielak51 is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Cape Coral, Fl
Posts: 26
Rep Power: 7
Dzielak51
Default

ya see, i get the same thing with craigslist, just a question mark shows up.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02-13-2008, 04:23 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 36,603
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Try this.

Code Sample


<img src="http://www.picturehost.com/d/38599-2/JPEG+Z+Best+Property+Maintenance.jpg">

[/quote]

__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 02-15-2008, 07:09 AM
Dzielak51 Dzielak51 is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Cape Coral, Fl
Posts: 26
Rep Power: 7
Dzielak51
Default

ok, i tryed it again and still no luck. When i bring up the page that allows me to edit it, i can see the image, but when i look at the actual listing just a ? shows up. Heres the link

http://fortmyers.craigslist.org/sks/574451186.html
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 02-15-2008, 09:48 AM
makbootzy's Avatar
makbootzy makbootzy is offline
Rick
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Leavenworth, Lansing KS
Age: 29
Posts: 265
Rep Power: 8
makbootzy
Default

http://topeka.craigslist.org/lbs/573529853.html
Here is mine working....here is what I did.
1.I uploaded the pic into a private folder in pics on myspace
2.Go to the pic right click then left click properties
3.Right click on the address url select all then copy
4.http://www.askdavetaylor.com/how_do_....nt.html
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 02-15-2008, 10:39 AM
FourSeasons FourSeasons is offline
Members
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Age: 32
Posts: 558
Rep Power: 8
FourSeasons
Default

Save your flyer as a gif or jpeg
Then go to photobucket.com or allyoucanupload.com
upload the pics
then copy and paste the html into your craigslist ad

allyoucanupload.com is the easiest because you don't have to make an account.
__________________
Rob
Green Image Lawn & Landscape

\"If you don't feel the same way about Friday nights as you do Sunday nights, then you are not doing the right thing.\"
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Hi to you NOTHERNERS
stevef1201
11-11-2014 05:56 PM
Today 08:02 PM
by stevef1201
4 246
Beginner Mistakes:...
Steve
01-31-2007 12:45 PM
Today 07:20 PM
by acrajchel
18 5,927
Billboards for marketing
ExtremeLawncareServices
11-16-2014 08:39 PM
Today 07:05 PM
by acrajchel
13 307
Contract or no contract?
TRV
Yesterday 09:18 PM
Today 06:56 PM
by Steve
2 62
Hello from Kentucky
TRV
09-30-2014 06:42 PM
Today 06:51 PM
by acrajchel
5 1,197
Pics for website
tbtigers03
Today 05:40 PM
Today 06:48 PM
by acrajchel
2 25
New website
Chilehead
Yesterday 04:39 PM
Today 06:43 PM
by Steve
3 67
Belt dealer problem
googus
Today 08:45 AM
Today 06:36 PM
by Steve
2 47
Good help is hard to find
Hanks Lawn Care Services
11-19-2014 03:27 PM
Today 06:32 PM
by Steve
7 154
My site is on fronts page
tbtigers03
11-14-2014 05:58 PM
Today 06:28 PM
by acrajchel
15 402
Peco Bagger
AGPS
11-18-2014 02:20 PM
Today 06:22 PM
by acrajchel
8 203
How to: Use Thumbtack...
acrajchel
11-17-2014 06:39 PM
Today 06:07 PM
by acrajchel
15 400
What is going on with...
biglee
11-14-2014 03:04 PM
Yesterday 02:50 PM
by biglee
40 853
My advice for new guys
avetslawncare
11-15-2014 09:32 AM
11-19-2014 01:47 PM
by biglee
10 403
Lawn Care business...
crieg122
10-23-2014 02:23 PM
11-19-2014 12:39 PM
by acrajchel
28 1,771
raking leaves ?
robert8509
10-22-2014 10:19 PM
11-18-2014 04:24 PM
by acrajchel
14 1,387
Leaf removal
madmedic8575
10-24-2014 05:14 PM
11-17-2014 07:34 PM
by acrajchel
6 1,135
sod job
SGlawncare
10-30-2014 09:21 PM
11-17-2014 07:10 PM
by acrajchel
7 711
Customer wants me to...
Mr. Mow
11-09-2014 07:13 AM
11-17-2014 06:48 PM
by acrajchel
10 453
Hello!
Brian3137
11-11-2014 07:15 PM
11-17-2014 06:46 PM
by acrajchel
14 401
small biz in Phoenix,AZ
anthonyramos1
11-08-2014 09:35 PM
11-17-2014 05:59 PM
by acrajchel
2 272
Client won't pay...
WesleySnips
10-30-2014 03:53 PM
11-17-2014 05:37 PM
by acrajchel
22 1,289
Government contracts
avetslawncare
11-15-2014 08:50 AM
11-17-2014 12:59 PM
by Steve
2 194
Need help on deciding a...
Brian3137
11-10-2014 06:32 PM
11-17-2014 12:44 PM
by Steve
12 461
West cost lawn prices
SGlawncare
10-09-2014 10:51 PM
11-16-2014 07:54 AM
by stevef1201
8 1,531
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
03-22-2014 10:12 AM
11-16-2014 12:20 AM
by SGlawncare
172 13,804
So how do you guys...
Mr. Mow
10-26-2014 08:55 AM
11-15-2014 08:44 AM
by avetslawncare
14 1,643
Truck, Trailer,...
hawthornelawncare
12-23-2011 01:01 AM
11-13-2014 08:35 AM
by jrs.landscaping
81 31,670
The most dangerous part...
Steve
10-06-2014 03:45 PM
11-12-2014 05:05 PM
by stevef1201
14 1,617
A little hang up in snow...
stevef1201
11-08-2014 07:05 AM
11-12-2014 12:51 PM
by Steve
4 370
Bi-weekly winter...
lxarth
11-04-2014 08:37 PM
11-12-2014 10:06 AM
by WesleySnips
9 570
taking first steps...
sizemorelawncare
11-10-2014 08:24 PM
11-11-2014 01:21 PM
by Steve
1 261
Back Pack Blower
Ian Lovejoy
11-09-2014 08:41 AM
11-11-2014 08:12 AM
by Just for Cuts
4 330
Business Cards
crieg122
10-25-2014 01:03 PM
11-11-2014 07:56 AM
by Just for Cuts
12 1,259
How the unregister?
alive101
11-04-2014 07:39 AM
11-10-2014 01:48 PM
by Steve
4 556
Belt adjustment question
googus
11-05-2014 06:43 AM
11-10-2014 01:38 PM
by Steve
5 459
New parking area
ExtremeLawncareServices
11-07-2014 09:47 PM
11-10-2014 01:25 PM
by Steve
2 286
Podcast
Shark1611
11-07-2014 05:42 PM
11-10-2014 11:41 AM
by Steve
1 256
hi, from Minnesota
rjklohn
11-07-2014 02:21 AM
11-07-2014 01:44 PM
by Steve
1 270
New to snow plowing
SS.Lawncare
11-05-2014 04:00 PM
11-07-2014 01:21 PM
by Steve
6 499
New Member
tonyap
11-05-2014 10:35 PM
11-07-2014 01:15 PM
by Steve
1 320
New to the business
jcurr33
11-05-2014 03:21 PM
11-07-2014 01:11 PM
by Steve
1 366
Lines
Matther777
11-04-2014 02:19 PM
11-07-2014 12:54 PM
by Steve
1 407
hello, new to this site
tonyorwig
10-31-2014 10:49 PM
11-04-2014 02:24 PM
by tonyorwig
3 604
Aloha from Hawaii.
Gary R
11-02-2014 12:44 AM
11-03-2014 03:02 PM
by Steve
1 509
Pavers
crieg122
10-28-2014 03:49 PM
10-31-2014 01:49 PM
by Steve
6 818
Hi Steve From West...
Mr. Mow
10-21-2014 02:59 PM
10-31-2014 12:56 PM
by Steve
5 1,129
Got my first lawn job...
SGL1
06-11-2014 10:19 PM
10-31-2014 10:53 AM
by Max Wagner
30 3,241
Gie-review / What's new...
ExtremeLawncareServices
10-25-2014 10:19 AM
10-31-2014 10:30 AM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
7 1,054
Business Name
sanchez5
10-29-2014 12:55 AM
10-31-2014 06:51 AM
by ringahding1
10 928
» Popular Tags
2wd 4wd apartment complex bark billy goat brushcutter charge christmas collections edging employee problems equipment rental exmark ferris first truck foreman georgia gopherhaul gravely hills holiday how much to charge husqvarna hydraulic jobs kawasaki labor cost landscape services lawn lawn care lawn care business podcast lawn care business seo lawn care business show lawn care business website lawn care business website seo lawn care seo lawn care website lawn care website seo lighting lighting brass outdoor lights managing a lawn care business marketing mowing mr dave mulch mulch price new business ordinance past due podcast push versus ride redmax savannah scag v-ride seo shreaded small engine repair starting a business starting a lawn care business start up lawn care business sulky toro tractor auger trailer trimmer rack truck new used landscape walk behind walker won't return wood wright stander rh
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:35 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:35 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy