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Thursday, January 5, 2012

Advanced Craigslist Ad Tips

It’s really not that hard to make a great ad. Making sure you have all your information and that the ad stands out from other ads is always a big step. The simple knowledge of HTML can benefit you greatly. With HTML on Craigslist, you can alter your text to change the size, font and even color of your text. Here is a list of simple HTML codes to change your text.
<FONT COLOR=”insert color“> Text that you want colored </font>
^^ this is to change the color                                                     ^^^ this is to end the colored text
Colors you can use are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, black, white. There are more colors that you can look up to use.
You can also change the size. Here is a website to help you with further codes. HTML tutorial font.
A great tip for making your ad pop is beautiful pictures. Wash your car and clean it out before you take pictures. Clean the windows and wipe down the dash and other surfaces. Take high quality pictures. Make an account at and add you pictures to it. Photobucket is a website for posting pictures and videos. Copy the link under the picture that says “HTML code” and post to the bottom of your add under all your text. After the code hit Enter once or twice and post the next picture. You can add as many pictures as you like. This way people can get a good look at your vehicle.
If you have any troubles, give me a shout.