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What is FiWiClassifieds?
FiWiClassifieds is an online advertising website that enhances the way you do classified shopping. You will have the option to post ads for categories such as automobiles, real estates, jobs, services and other items. We provide listing for 27 English speaking countries around the world.
How do I register with FiWiClassifieds?
To register at FiWiClassifieds, please follow the steps listed below.
Do I have to register to Post a Free Ad?
Yes, you must register to gain access to our free classified service.
I forgot my password, what do I do?
If you have forgotten your password, you may recover your password by doing the following.
I did not get my validation or activation email. What should I do?
If you do not see the activation email in your inbox, check your junk mail. After ensuring that the email has not been received, login to your account and another activation email will automatically be sent. Also, you may resend the activation e-mail by clicking the "here" link on the Account Activation page.
If you have made sufficient attempts and waited a reasonable amount of time, please contact the FiWiClassifieds support at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I change my password?
To change your password, please follow the steps listed below.
Is it really free to post an ad?
Yes, placing any FiWiClassifieds ads for any categories are free to any user. You have the option to set your ad expiration period (from 1 week to 6 months). Our classified ads may contain text and images. At the moment we each advertisement is limited to 5 images.
How do I post an ad on FiWiClassifieds?
Remember posting is free quick and easy. First you must register by click in on the "Register" button on the menu bar. Once that is complete and you have signed into your account, click on the "Post Ad" link on the menu bar. You will be carried to the "Create Ads" page which will carry you step by step through the process to create an ad. It is important that you ensure your title is short and meaningful, you choose the correct category and a specific sub-category. Please note that the first image you add becomes the main image of that advert (thumbnail).
Do I need to select a region when posting classified ads?
Yes, adverts are categorized and targeted to a countries and region. This allows your advert to be viewed by the most appropriate customers.
How do I attach images to my classified ad?
After you have navigated to the "Post Ad" page, you will see "Attach Image(s)" under the "Upload Images" sub-title. Select "Yes" and the upload image box will appear. Click on the browse button and select the image file you wish to upload. Please allow some time for the image file to be uploaded. Once the image file appears on the page, you may upload another image file by clicking the browse button and selecting another file.
Note: The maximum file size is 3Mb. Only jpg, gif, and png image file types are allowed.
How do I active, deactivate or delete my advertisement?
Sign into your account. Click on the "Advertisements" link on your dashboard. You will see a list of all your adverts. From the "My Advertisements" list box, select the desired advert and click on the "Activate", "Deactivate" or "Delete" link at the top of the "My Advertisements" list box. A message should be displayed with the status of your advert.
If you deleted your advert, it will be removed from your advertisements list.
Please note that you cannot edit your ad. If you need to change the details of your ad, please delete or deactivate your ad and create a new one.
How can I setup my contacts so people can contact me?
After registering, a Primary contact is created for your account. Your Primary Contact is mainly associated with your account details. We recommend that you create a separate contact detail for your ads and make that contact details your Default Contact. However, you may still use your Primary Contact as contact details for your advertisements. Please note that you are not allowed to change the email address of the Primary Contact. So, please be aware of the information you make public.
What is the difference with my Primary Contact and Default Contact?
Your Primary Contact is associated with your account details and is a part of your registration with FiWiClassifieds. Your Default Contact is the contact that will be automatically select when creating an advert. Your Primary Contact can also be set as your Default Contact.
How can I get more responses to my ad?
The following are the top ways to increase the chance of getting a good response for your classified ads.
Do you offer featured advertising (ad promotion) help?
Yes we offer featured advertising. Featured listing, will appear on our home pages and at the top of our search results for 1 week. On average, users experience an increase of 5-10 times more views for their ad posts.
What is Social Boosting?
Social Boosting is when the advertiser of an ad sends a tweet about the advert they wish to promote. The tweet must be sent from the twitter account specified by the advertiser and must also have mention of @FiWiClassifieds. We will then check for this tweet and apply the Boost. This will make the advert appear above regular ads for 2 days. Boosted Ads do not appear above Featured Ads.
Boosting ads helps the advertiser in two ways:
What is Advert Quick Contact?
The Quick Contact allows you to quickly and easily send messages to you the advertiser regarding their classified ad.
I tried contacting the seller but I have not received any response. Is there another any other way to contact the person who posted the ad?
No, we don't have any other way to contact the advertiser. It is possible the item is sold but the ad was not removed.
An ad I saw earlier is now gone, can you find it for me?
Sorry, we cannot find ads that been removed. The advert may have been remove because it has expired, the poster removed the advert, or the listing was removed for violation of rules.
If I suspect a listing to being fraudulent, what action should I take?
If you are suspicious about a listing that you see on FiWiClassifieds, please contact us at email@example.com. Your email should content the URL of the advert in question and reason for suspicion.