FAQs for Sellers

Is it really FREE to post an ad?

Absolutely 100% FREE! You can post as many standard ads for FREE as you like. A standard ad offers all the rich content you require to sell your gear including up to 10 photos and the ability to share your post on social media. During the process of creating your ad, you will also have the opportunity to 'Feature' your ad for an additional $10, but this is purely optional. A featured ad offers the additional benefits of better placement on search result pages as as well as in the featured ads listings on the front page.

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What do I do if I've forgotten my password?

Lost your password? No problem! Simply click on the 'Forgot Password' link on the login screen. Enter the email address you originally registered with, and click on the 'Send Password' button. Your username and password will be emailed to you within seconds.

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How much does it cost to place an ad?

To place a standard listing on GearTrade is FREE. This allows you to post your listing with up to 10 images, and includes tools to share your ad on social media. When placing your ad, you will have the 'option' to upgrade your ad to a 'featured listing with better placement. This is purely optional and provides better placement at the top of the listings, as well as being listed in the Featured ads on the front page!

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How do I pay for a featured ad?

Once you finalise and submit your 'featured' ad, you will automatically be redirected to the Paypal payment gateway. If you don't have a Paypal account, don't worry. Paypal will still enable you to pay with either your debit or credit card by selecting the 'Pay with Debit or Credit Card' option.

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Do I need to create an account to place an ad?

Yes, you must have an account in order to place an ad. This is important for two reasons. Firsrtly, it enables you to create and edit your ads at any time. Secondly, it is also an important security requirement to ensure that the seller is the registered owner of the contact email provided. Once you have created an account, you can use it to place as many ads as you like.

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How long will it take for my ad appears on the website?

Once you submit your ad, it will appear on the Geartrade website immediately. You will also receive an email advising you that 'Your Listing Has Been Placed Successfully' and providing you with a link to view your ad on the live website.

How do I renew my ad or upgrade my ad?

You will only be able to renew or upgrade your ad within 5 days before or after your listing expiry date. To renew or upgrade your listing, login to your Account which will automatically take you to the 'My active listings' page. Click on the 'Manage this listing' button for the ad you wish to revise. If you are within the 'renewal' or 'upgrade' period,