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Craigslist ad posting

What's the best setup for Craigslist ad posting?

  • Use different accounts for each region.

You will need to register accounts while using the proxy for specific region in order to minimize the risk of being blocked or ghosted on Craigslist.

  • Use city-specific proxies to post in the according region.

For this, either use our city endpoints (New York | Los Angeles | Chicago | Houston | Miami | London | Berlin | Moscow) or Single backconnect entry node to specify a city that's not listed above. Use sticky ports for ad posting and rotating ports to scrape data.

Backconnect entry node does not guarantee the IP availability of cities at all times as the IP pool varies in those cities that do not have their own endpoint.

What are the best practices when posting ads on Craigslist?

  • One ad per section per 48.

A safe rule to avoid getting flagged / ghosted.

  • Localized ads for each region.

Avoid spamming the same ad. Anti-bot systems nowadays are clever enough to recognize such spam and doing the opposite will result in all of the accounts getting flagged / ghosted.

  • Don't post everything at once

To remain undetected it's best to spread out the postings randomly.

Updated 2 months ago


Craigslist ad posting


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