Stay Safe Online

Do not leave it live

Once your ad has done its job, delete it. If you do not, other users might still contact you about it, which is a nuisance for them and you.

Putting everything in right place, Get the category right

Our categories work hard to connect the right ad with the right buyer. Please do not try to get more views or avoid paying our fees by posting in the wrong one. You’ll get better results when your ad appears in the right place.

Writing a great ad, Follow the ad template

Keep website links and contact details in the designated place and out of your ad title, description and photos. Do not be tempted to spam with keywords.
Steer clear of disputes by writing a clear and honest description of your item.
Use plain English and keep it clean. That goes for the images you post too. You’re welcome to add a translation in another language in your item description. Ads that clearly state what the item is are easier for users to find.

Got a job lot?

You can post multiple items in one ad if you’re selling them together. Otherwise, you’ll need to create individual ads. You may need to pay a fee, depending on what you’re advertising.

The price is right

State clearly the price you want for your item. You are welcome to invite near offers if you want, but do not invite bids. is not an auction house.

Aim for face-to-face

Do not say you’ll only send an item in the post. is a community. We encourage our users to meet face-to-face whenever possible.