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Post Ad Instructions

How to Place an ad?

First Register

Click Register in the black bar at the very top of the screen and you will see the screen below.

 UBE register

Fill out the form with user name, Email,  password and fill in Captcha anti spam

You can choose any user name and passwod 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.

UBE post ad

Step 1b;

















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.

Step 3
Step 3
















PayPal Payment Page


paypal payment page



If you have an issue with payment. Go to you dashboard to continue payment.

reset gateway






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).

Upload Image

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.

UBE dash


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

      1. Add tags; Imagine what someone looking for your item, would type in a search box. Use these words as tags.
      2. Fill out as much information as possible, manufacturer, model number etc all help a buyer find your item.
      3. Upgrade to a featured ad.



Buyer Instructions


How do you find certain equipment?  

To find an item on UsedBoatequipment.com you can search 3 ways. The home page is laid out with all the categories. Click on any category. If you are not on the home page you can use the category tab on the red menu bar. Lick this tab and see all the categories.

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?

Once you see an item of interest you can contact the seller with the contact form tab and information about the poster tab. Potential buyers can contact you by filling out the form and hitting send, you can communicate directly with buyers.





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Cost of Ads

Single ad ($99 and under) ; FREE

Single ad ($100 and over) ; $4 / 60 days
No commissions
$5 upgrade for featured ads

Membership package; $19/ month (up to 60 ads)
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Hello Mike, Sold my Harken furler to Brian tonight.

Thank you again for making sure a buyer and seller on your site connected. Without your input this sale may not have happened.
Ben Fulton 8/24/15