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The Craigslist Changes Fallout Part Deux: Moving past Craigslist
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The Craigslist Changes Fallout: Have posting tools become irrelevant?

The Craigslist Changes Fallout Part Deux: Moving past Craigslist

It’s been months now since Craigslist decided to give their user base a better search, user and mobile experience. Since my last article about the changes to Craigslist and the debate about posting tools, another major change was released. I think this latest change can put the debate to rest. If you watched the Webinar with Sarah Greenough on MFI, you know all about it. In December, Craigslist changed their Terms of Service and forced our users to agree to it. These terms mean that WE as Property Management Companies can be sued by Craigslist if we post ads using a posting tool. Here is the legal mumbo jumbo: [quote_box_center]USE. You agree not to use or provide software (except for[…]

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The Craigslist Changes Fallout: Have posting tools become irrelevant?

At the end of September, we joked internally about the changes coming to Craigslist. We didn’t actually know what they were going to be, only that they were coming. October is the Craigslist month of doom. Last year it was the Great Ghosting Ruckus that caused leads to vanish into a black hole of ads. Our leads dropped by half. This year, Craig and his team worked hard on finding new ways to take their service back from us freeloaders. Surprised about the Craigslist changes? Don’t be Truth is, none of us should have been surprised. Over the years, we’ve violated the Craigslist Terms of Service like Miley violated our sense of decency. We’ve done it to improve our vacancy.[…]

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