How to Post a Service Offered on Craigslist

by Raleigh Hansman

A few extra jobs here and there are key to maintaining financial freedom. Offer your services, whether they be writing, labor, legal or creative, to those looking for help on Craigslist. You could write press releases, design websites or even help someone move from one side of town to the other. The possibilities are endless. Posting your available services and talents will have you making a little extra money on the side.

How to Post a Service Offered on Craigslist

Open your Internet browser, type and click enter.

Click the city, state or country you would like to post your service in, located on the right side of the Craigslist homepage.

Click "Post to Classifieds" on left side of Craigslist homepage.

Scroll down the new page and click "Service Offered."

Select the proper category for your posting.

Choose the more localized area for your posting (if necessary). This step can also be bypassed.

Type in your posting title, an explanation of your services and click the button to ensure your e-mail address appears as anonymous. Click continue.

Review your posting prior to it being published. Click Continue.

Enter in the security code and click enter to post.


  • close Beware of scams on Craigslist. Asking for references and paying at the conclusion of a service will help you avoid being scammed.


About the Author

Raleigh Hansman is a first-year law student at the University of South Dakota. Prior to returning to school, Hansman worked in Los Angeles, Calif. in PR, marketing and event planning. A professional writer for three years, Hansman boasts a diverse portfolio ranging from real estate and business, to entertainment and beauty.

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