Steps Go to your local Craigslist.org. Click on "Post to classifieds" on the top left. Select the category "For Sale" and continue. Select "Free Stuff" Create your post of what you want to give away. Check your email for the publish activation link. Do not include your street address. Wait for an email or call (if you leave a phone number)How long does Craigslist take to post?
In the rest of the 700 cities and areas in which Craigslist maintains local sites, you can post a 45-day job or real estate listing at no charge as of May 2013. You can expect your paid posting to appear within 10 to 20 minutes after you complete it, or 15 minutes after you confirm your email address on a free ad.