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Old 04-14-2019, 10:02 PM   #1
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So I have the "Don't try this at home" bus on CL in a couple places. I was wondering why I wasn't getting more bites on it, now I know why. I had it in For Sale, Cars and Trucks, listed as a 97 BlueBird TC2000. When I went to CL to search "school bus" mine wasn't there, it's in my account and I can view it. Then I realized if I didn't have "school bus" in the title, searching school bus would not bring it up. So I changed the title to 1997 BlueBird TC2000 School bus/skoolie. Now when you search for "school bus" mine is not there, but in the search bar it still says "school bus" and if you click on search again it brings mine up first. I need it to come up when searching school buses.
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Old 04-14-2019, 10:11 PM   #2
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You have been ghosted. It's happened to me. Try and repost. Also if its been converted, put it in r vs.
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Old 04-14-2019, 10:13 PM   #3
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You have been ghosted. It's happened to me. Try and repost. Also if its been converted, put it in r vs.
No conversion, just seats removed. I think it was just slow loading. I go there now it's at the top of the list.
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Old 04-14-2019, 10:15 PM   #4
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I would still post in R Vs, Call it a future skoolie.
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Old 04-14-2019, 10:16 PM   #5
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I would still post in R Vs, Call it a future skoolie.
Thanks, I will
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Old 04-14-2019, 10:51 PM   #6
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No conversion, just seats removed. I think it was just slow loading. I go there now it's at the top of the list.
share the link?
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Old 04-14-2019, 11:03 PM   #7
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share the link?
https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/r...866598850.html
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Old 04-14-2019, 11:07 PM   #8
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good looking bus
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Old 04-15-2019, 01:27 AM   #9
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I noticed that you have no pictures of the inside.


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Old 04-15-2019, 01:58 AM   #10
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It might also help to have "School bus" somewhere in the description too.
Good luck with the sale.
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Old 04-15-2019, 07:02 AM   #11
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It might also help to have "School bus" somewhere in the description too.
Good luck with the sale.
Yeah, a lot of search engines outside of CL will search for keywords in the description as well. It a good idea to make a string of keywords with different spellings and punctuation's below the description to help it pop up in those searches. Its good to add common misspellings as well

Something like:

Bus School bus schoolbus skoolie skooly skooley RV motorhome camper recreational vehicle transit dognose rearengine frontengine front rear engine travel trailer cummins 5.9 allison 24v wheelchair handicapped airbrakes air brakes

etc.....
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Old 04-16-2019, 07:41 PM   #12
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I noticed that you have no pictures of the inside.


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I didn't take any of the inside till after I cleaned it out. That day I got a new high speed modem and now my phone isn't sending to my email, or getting emails to my phone. I spent 2 hours on the phone with the techs and they couldn't figure it out.
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Old 04-16-2019, 07:45 PM   #13
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Yeah, a lot of search engines outside of CL will search for keywords in the description as well. It a good idea to make a string of keywords with different spellings and punctuation's below the description to help it pop up in those searches. Its good to add common misspellings as well

Something like:

Bus School bus schoolbus skoolie skooly skooley RV motorhome camper recreational vehicle transit dognose rearengine frontengine front rear engine travel trailer cummins 5.9 allison 24v wheelchair handicapped airbrakes air brakes

etc.....
I just copied and pasted all you tag lines to my listing.
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Old 04-27-2019, 07:24 PM   #14
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Why did you say that the shifter needs adjusting? There is no park on an Allison automatic transmission. You put in neutral and set the parking brake.
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Old 04-27-2019, 07:42 PM   #15
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Why did you say that the shifter needs adjusting? There is no park on an Allison automatic transmission. You put in neutral and set the parking brake.
Because I'm a dumb ass not familiar with BlueBirds.

Fortunately I only put that in one posting, it has been removed.
See now someone should have taken advantage of my ignorance and used that as a negotiating tool.
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Old 04-27-2019, 07:47 PM   #16
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Old 04-27-2019, 07:49 PM   #17
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I'll give you $4K cash, delivered to NH. PM if you're interested...
How soon do you need it? I might be willing to take it and meet you in Ct.
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Old 04-27-2019, 07:54 PM   #18
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How soon do you need it? I might be willing to take it and meet you in Ct.
Don't need it tomorrow, but I'd like to have it in a few weeks, mebbe? Cash is waiting.

CT is definitely closer to me than GA, but I'm in a wheelchair so I'd need it to have hand controls before I could take the wheel.
Think about it, let me know...
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