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Automotive-by-Dealer Ads

Rules and Resources for paid automotive-by-dealer ads (e.g. cars/trucks, boats, motorcycles, RVs, ATVs)

Q. How long do paid automotive ads last? What is the fee? What about reposts?

A. 30 days. Fees as listed in each category. Reposts cost the same as a new ad. (reposting paid listings)

Q. What forms of payments are accepted?

A. Visa, Mastercard, Amex

Q. Are volume discounts, flat rate, or monthly "all you can eat" plans available?

A. No. One vehicle per ad. No swapping out originally advertised vehicle for another.

Q. Can I purchase a block of postings in advance, e.g. 200 postings for $1000?

A. Yes, in selected cities by paid account holders. Sign up, then call 415-399-5200 x8283.

Q. Is invoicing available?

A. Yes, for established customers who have recently purchased a $2000 (or larger) block of postings.

Q. Is a bulk posting API available for high volume posters?

A. If you post 500 ads per month. Buy a $6000 block, then request bulk API access: 415-399-5200 x8283.

Q. Is a paid posting account required?

A. No, but they can be helpful for volume posters. Sign up here.

Q. Can I post ads for financial services, a website, an auction, or a dealership sale/promotion?

A. No - only specific individual vehicles for sale. Services belong in the appropriate of "services" category.

Q. Are paid ads subject to automated deletion due to user flagging?

A. No. Paid posts flagged by users are reviewed by staff before any deletions take place.

Q. What may happen if a dealer posts in "by owner" to avoid the fee?

A. Ad deletion, account closure, other remedial actions. Please flag any dealer ads in "by owner."

Q. What if I have additional questions or want to comment?

A. Please direct questions and comments to our contact form.