Kickstarter's 'Beautiful Craigslist Ads' Project Makes Posts Sleek

By: Katherine Vong - Published: Aug 6, 2012 • References: kickstarter & mashable
No one uses Craigslist for its visual appeal, and many people who do use the online marketplace have no idea how to do so (a blank slate and no direction does not a beautiful advertisement make); however, the San Francisco-based team behind 'Beautiful Craigslist Ads' hopes to change this.

With the aim of turning Craigslist ads into more sleek and useful ads, Beautiful Craigslist Ads, which is currently raising money on Kickstarter, involves the development of an online Craigslist wizard. This free tool will help users convert their ugly, text-based, disorganized ads into visually appealing, attractive and easy-to-understand ones that possess a better layout, maps and relevant information, including move-in details, rent, lease term, parking and more. Stats for Virtual Marketplace Makeovers Trending: Older & Chilly
Research: 598 clicks in 198 w
Interest: 0.7 minutes
Concept: Beautiful Craigslist Ads
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Segment: Neutral, 18-55+
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