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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Computer Basics by Michael Miller

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22. Buying and Selling on Craigslist

eBay isn’t the only place to buy and sell items on the Web. When you want to buy or sell something locally, craigslist is the place.

Craigslist is a network of local online classifieds sites. On craigslist you pick your local site and then create a classified ad for what you’re selling; potential buyers browse the ads, contact the seller, and pay for and pick up the items locally.

Understanding Online Classifieds

Like eBay, craigslist is just a middleman, facilitating sales between individual buyers and sellers. Unlike eBay’s online auctions, however, items on craigslist ...

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