Post Ad Instructions
How to Place an ad?
Click Register in the black bar at the very top of the screen and you will see the screen below.
Fill out the form with user name, Email, password and fill in Captcha anti spam
You can choose any user name and password you like. You can change the password later on.
You are now registered
Next time you login all you need is your user name and password
Next Post an ad
To sell an item look for the Orange button Post an Ad
Click there and you will be taken through a three step process.
- Step 1, Choose a category for the item you are selling
- Step 1,b, Fill out the form with description of item, category, price, condition and your zip Code. At the bottom of the form; choose your ad package and select featured if desired. Click Continue
Step 2, Here you can edit and approve the ad and then hit submit.
Step 3, Order summary, if you have a coupon code enter it here, click submit and you will redirected to PayPal for payment. If you don’t have a PayPal account you can set one up and use a credit card. Later you can use PayPal for accepting payment for your goods.
PayPal Payment Page
If you have an issue with payment. Go to you dashboard to continue payment.
Cost of Ads
Cost of ad; From step 3 You will be taken to PayPal to pay the $4 for the 60 days and the ad is live
Coupon Code; If you have a coupon the code is entered in step3
Membership Packs; An alternative to the $4 for each ad is the membership pack. For $40/month you can have unlimited ads. To start a membership pack, go to your dashboard. Look down the right hand column and you will see account information. Click the membership link there. (see image below).
Maximum file size is 500KB, UsedBoatEquipemnt will re-size the file for you. Images too large may be a problem, so get it down to under 2,000KB, from here we will do the rest.
How do you Edit an ad?
Once you have Registered you will have your own dashboard found in the upper right site of the site, next to welcome visitor. From here you can manage your ads and post additional ads by Clicking on “Post an Ad”.
My dashboard is found in the top right black bar. The Dashboard is seen in the screen shot below.
From the dashboard you will see all your ads. Here you can see how many times each ad has been viewed, its status and be able to edit the ad. On the right hand side of each ad you will see “options” below is a yellow pencil icon. Click on the pencil and you can change any part of the ad and add new images. For more see ” Dashboard Instructions ”
Improving chance of selling
- Add tags; Imagine what someone looking for your item, would type in a search box. Use these words as tags.
- Fill out as much information as possible, manufacturer, model number etc all help a buyer find your item.
- Upgrade to a featured ad.
How do you find certain equipment?
Third you can use the search bars. Type an item you are looking for in the “what are you looking for
How does a potential buyer contact the Seller?