How to start a business selling other peoples’ unwanted stuff?

For most people Craigslist is just another place to list unwanted stuff, but for LaJuan Stoxstill-Diggs, Craigslist is a booming business. Whether you want a little side income or a full blown business, you want to listen to LaJuan. He knows what it takes to build a successful business on Craigslist.

Listen and learn from LaJuan who lives and breathes making money on Craigslist:


LaJuanHere is a list of questions LaJuan answers in this interview:

  • How do you price your listing to sell quickly?
  • What strategies do you use to deal with scammers?
  • How do you make sure the person is legit before you do business with them?
  • How do you detect a text message from a scammer?
  • What is the best way to communicate with buyers and sellers, email, text, or phone? Which one will give you the best results?
  • What tools do you use for your Craigslist business?
  • How fast should you be able to sell your items?
  • How quickly do you adjust your price based on interest?
  • Within how many days should you be able to sell your item?
  • How do you negotiate with people with expensive listings?
  • Are dummy posting helpful to determine what to sell and for how much?
  • What are the best types of items to sell on Craigslist?
  • Does it make sense to get into the Craigslist business today?
  • What is the value of looking at old listings?
  • What tools do you use to build your business?
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George Meszaros is the editor and co-founder of Success Harbor where entrepreneurs learn about building successful companies. Success Harbor is dedicated to document the entrepreneurial journey through interviews, original research, and unique content. George Meszaros is also co-founder of Webene, a web design and digital marketing agency.