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RadicalPersonalFinance

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good website for Craigslist alerts?
« on: May 23, 2013, 03:31:37 PM »
Does anyone have a good system for setting up automatic alerts for new craigslist posts?  I find it extremely frustrating to constantly go and manually search for the things I'm interested in.  I'd love to get an email when something pops up.

I'm also looking for a way to search the non-local craigslist boards. How can I search within a specific state or the whole country instead of just the local city?

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Re: good website for Craigslist alerts?
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2013, 04:02:25 PM »
You can add different pages to your RSS feed. It won't send a notification necessarily but you can follow multiple subjects in different areas of the country fairly easily.

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Re: good website for Craigslist alerts?
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2013, 07:47:01 PM »
Google the free app for your phone.

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Re: good website for Craigslist alerts?
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2013, 08:37:25 PM »
Google the free app for your phone.

+1 to this.  The CL android app has saved me more money than anything else I've used my phone for, by enabling me to pounce on good deals as soon as they post.

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Re: good website for Craigslist alerts?
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2013, 09:21:17 PM »
Google alerts.  Use 'site:ny.craigslist.com' (if you happen to be in new york) and then whatever you're searching for.  Google sends you an email whenever a result shows up.