$694 million (2017)
How they do it: Craigslist generates revenue through listing fees for certain categories such as jobs and apartments. Users can use the platform for free.
Leverage Customer Data
How they do it: Craigslist utilizes user data to target results to searches and help both seekers and finders to find better results to their searches.
How they do it: Craigslist functions as a simple classified platform organized by categories. The nature of postings is simple and straightforward making listing and finding easy.
How they do it: Craigslist doesn’t create any content for its customers but is based on a pure peer-to-peer model. Peers can be both companies as well as private individuals.
How they do it: Craigslist works as a two-sided market offering people to offer and search for various services and goods. The market participants can be both businesses as well as private individuals.