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Category Types

There are 3 different main types of advertisements available depending on how the administrator has set up the trading environment.

  • Business Directory
  • Classifieds
  • Auctions

Business Directory
Depending on how the individual directories has set up, you can add your business and provide information about the good and services that you offer. Another example of a classifieds sub-Category maybe for animal breeders where they may advertise stud animals for breeding purposes.

Again it depends on the administrator. Examples could be

  • For Sale
  • Wanted
  • Free To Good Home

This is similar to other on line auction sites. where you and auction your good and services and sell them to the highest bidder.

Configuration Of Categories

When the administrator sets up each category there are many settings and options available for each. These optional settings are listed below to provide you with more information on how the trading system works.

General Information
This includes the name, description and type of category as well as a few settings regarding its current status.

Paid Listing
The administrator has the option with each sub - category to charge a fee for advertisements and the fee for each can be different. The advertising fee is charged in credits, to read more about credits see Faq ---> Other Functions In Detail ---> Credits

Amount Column
This is also optional for auctions the has a default value of "Bid" or "Current Bid". It should be off for Business Directories. For classifieds it could have many variations depending on what the sub - category if for, EG

  • For Sale ----> Cost
  • Wanted ----> Offer
  • Free To Good Home ----> amount turned off

Extra Input
There is no set format for this input, it is used to specify particular point of interest about the items that are being advertised in the sub - category. For Business directories it cold be called "Special Of The Week" in other sections it could be:

  • Condition Of Goods
  • Payment Types Accepted
  • Size Of .....

Time Limit
This could be set to a maximum of 3 months, 6 months, 12 months or forever. The other option here can allow or deny you from extending your expire date.

Advertiser Options
There are a few functions in this area and depending in the sub - category will depend if they are turned on or off:

  • Hold Function
  • Accept Payments
  • Allow FAQ's
  • Stay Active

Category Sponsorship Options
If you are interested in sponsoring any of the sub - categories please contact the administrator.

Special Options
The administrator can set the sun - category for admin only posting.

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