When reader Zeth W. asked, “what makes RVT better than Craigs List?” we started comparing the benefits of advertising your RV for sale on RVT.com against trying to sell it on Craigslist. In our February 9 post comparing online RV classified ad websites, we noted that both RVT.com and Craigslist post classified RV ads, but only RVT.com is dedicated exclusively to RV sales and draws only motivated RV buyers. Last month alone, RV shoppers initiated more than 1 million vehicle searches on RVT.com. Our comparison also revealed that, while both sites offer free ads, only RVT.com displays a thumbnail photo of your RV with your ad, making it easier for shoppers to target and open ads. Today, we our comparison between RVT.com and Craigslist continues:
3. On RVT.com, FREE Basic RV ads run for 3 weeks with extended ad runs, including our popular “Runs Until Sold,” available at very inexpensive rates (around 50 cents per day for a 6- or 12-week ad run). On Craigslist, all ads expire in just 7 days. If your RV hasn’t sold, you have to slog through Craigslist’s posting procedure every week.
4. Both RVT.com and Craigslist allow RV sellers to post photos with their classified RV ads, but only RVT.com allows you to post a video tour of your RV. The hot new thing in online advertising, video ads result in faster sales.