Q: How do I list equipment?
A: To post a new ad to ForestryEquipmentSales.com, you must first be a registered user. Registration is very easy, just click on the "My Account" on the left menu and click "Create Account". Input all the information the form asks for. Although your e-mail address is required to post an ad, it is not revealed to anyone unless you reply to an inquiry on your equipment. Be sure that you use a working e-mail address. If you provide a bad e-mail address you will not be able to receive replies from interested parties. Also, make sure to test your ad by sending a reply to yourself after placing your ad. This will ensure that emails from our site are not blocked by your spam filter. After you complete the registration form you will be prompted to login. After you login click on the "Add Listing" link in the top menu. You will then select a category to list your machinery in and hit Continue. Next, you will fill out the details about your equipment. Required fields will be bolded. Next you will be prompted to make payment for your ad. Payment is currently accepted via Visa & MasterCard.
Q: Can I Include Photos in My Ad?
A: You can include up to 6 photos of your equipment at no extra charge. The image must be in the .jpg or .gif format (.jpg is the preferred format for pictures), and have a file size no larger than 1 MB (1000 KB). Photo ads have a much higher view rate than ads without photos, so please try to provide at least one picture of your equipment.
Q: How do I upload a photo after I have already placed a listing?
A: Click on “My Account" in the left menu, then make sure you are in "My listings". Select the ad you want to add images too by clicking on the title of the ad. You will then be presented with the ability to edit all aspects of the ad, including which images you want to use/ad.
Q: How Much Does An Ad Cost?
A: Ads start at $39.95 (29.95 renewal) for 30 days. 90, 180, & 365 day options are also available, see our rates here. All ads include posting of up to 6 photographs of your equipment and all ads will stay listed for 30 days from posting date, until sold, or until you remove the ad. If you are an equipment dealer, you may be interested in our Dealer Program which offers savings on multiple equipment ads. There are no hidden costs or commissions to be paid after selling your equipment.
Q: How Long Will My Ad Run?
A: All ads will run for either 30, 90, 180, or 365 days from the date of posting, depending on which package you sign up for. Please remove your ad after your equipment has been sold, as it will help keep this site up to date, and reduce unnecessary phone calls to you.
Q: Do I Need to Register To Use The Site?
A: You do not need to register to view ads or to reply to ads. You will need to register to sell your equipment through this website.
Q: Can you scan my photos for me?
A: If you do not have digital photos of your equipment, we will scan them for you for free. Please send photos to: Forestry Equipment Sales Photo Processing 1518 E. Superior St. Suite B Duluth, MN 55812 Please include your ad number so we will know where to post the pictures. If you would like your photos returned to you, please include a self addressed, stamped envelope.
Q: Can I Make Changes To My Ad?
A: Click on “My Account" in the left menu, then make sure you are in "My listings". Select the ad you want to add images too by clicking on the title of the ad. You will then be presented with the ability to edit all aspects of the ad.
Q: Can I change my user info?
A: If you wish to make any changes to your contact information, click on the "My Account" link from the left menu, and click the "Profile" tab. From there you will be able to edit any userinfo.
Q: How Will Potential Buyers Contact Me?
A: Buyers will contact you through the information that you submit (phone number &/or e-mail) when you register. ForestryEquipmentSales.com uses a private mail feature which protects your e-mail address. Instead of displaying your e-mail address in the ad, a "Reply to Ad" link is displayed. The person replying to the ad then sees a form and clicks on a submit button to send their reply to you.
Q: What Do I Do When My Equipment Sells?
A: After your equipment is sold, you can delete your ad by logging in going to "My listings" and then clicking the delete icon next to the ad you wish to remove. You may also contact us with your ad number and we will remove it for you.
Q: How do I search ads?
A: You can use the Quick Search feature at the top of all pages to quickly locate a piece of equipment for sale, using a keyword search. You can also use the "Advanced Search" link located in the top right of the page to perform a more extensive search of ads.
Q: How do I reply to an ad?
A: ForestryEquipmentSales.com uses a blind email reply system for people who are replying to your ad. This is done through the “Mail Seller” link. ForestryEquipmentSales.com does not release any registered user's e-mail address. The owner of the ad has the option of including a phone number and email directly in the ad if they choose.
Q: How do I share an ad?
A: Each ad provides an option to share through twitter or facebook.
A: Any personal information provided on our registration form will only be used by ForestryEquipmentSales.com, and will not be sold, rented, or in any way shared with any 3rd party.
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