MyGlobalads Classifieds

Frequently Asked Questions

NEW USER?

1. What is MyGlobalads?

- MyGlobalads is an online classified portal which brings all the community (i.e. Indo-Asian and Indo-American) on one platform where they can communicate, share and fulfil their business needs. The main motive behind MyGlobalAds.com is to connect people and community together.

2. Is MyGlobalads is FREE?

- Yes, MyGlobalads is 100% free!

3. Do I have to register to use MyGlobalads?

- No. You can browse the site and post items without registration. Registration at MyGlobalads is free and the process is very simple:

  • Click on "Register" button and you will be asked to provide your basic contact information.
  • You are now registered at MyGlobalads!
  • MyGlobalads will send a confirmation message with your login and password information to your email address.

4. How do I buy an item at MyGlobalads?

- You can Browse listings when you're not sure what you're looking for, or when you simply want to explore the range of items on MyGlobalads or in a particular category. Click on Categories and Subcategories and if you find an item you're interested in, just click on the item title.
You can also Search for items when you are looking for a specific item that you can describe using a few words. In this case, simply go to the search box, enter a few words describing what you are looking for, select a category and click the "Search" magnifying glass. A search results page of MyGlobalads listings will be displayed. Review your search results pages and if you see something you're interested in, just click on the item title.

AD POSTINGS:

1. How do I post an item at MyGlobalads?

- Click on the "Post an Ad" button.
- If you don't have an account and don't want to register yet, just choose a category, and you are ready to post your classified ad. You can also register for an MyGlobalads account by providing your basic contact information. You will then be asked to upload photos, provide a title as well as a description for your ad.
- Immediately after this very fast and simple registration process is complete you are ready to post.
- If you already have an MyGlobalads account, simply login and follow the process
- Posting at MyGlobalads is FREE.

2. How do I upload a picture?

In the posting form, below the Ad title field, you will find a button that will give you the option to attach one or more photo. If you click on the "Select Photos" button, a window will appear to allow you to select the files from your computer. Select the picture file that you want to upload and click "OK". This will upload the picture to your advert. To upload more pictures, click on the next "Browse" button. The picture that you place in the first location will be the main image for your ad and will appear next to your ad title in the category listings. MyGlobalads picture upload process is easy and you can upload up to 6 (Six) pictures per ad. The smaller the file size, the faster it will load. We suggest you upload pictures no larger than 200kb each. We have seen that ads with pictures are responded to much more than ads without pictures. Uploading pictures to MyGlobalads is FREE.

3. How do I edit an ad posting?

- If you have an MyGlobalads account, you can edit your own ads through log into your account. Please go to the item and click the "Edit" button. Once you have made and approved the changes, they will take effect immediately. You can repeat this process any times you like. If you don't have an MyGlobalads account yet, you can also access the same features using the link enclosed in the confirmation email you receive each time you post an item on the site, and with the edit button in the success page at the end of the posting process.

4. How do I change a picture?

- You can edit a picture by following the steps to edit an ad. Once you are on the editing page go to the Photos section and click “Remove this photo” to delete a photo, and click “Add another photo” to upload a new picture.

5. How long will my posting appear on MyGlobalads?

- Currently postings on MyGlobalads expire after 180 days. After that, postings will be removed from the site. It is your responsibility to remove ads from the site after you sold your item, otherwise it will be automatically removed after expiration date. You can re-post your ad after removing it from the site if you still offer your item.

6. How do I remove my postings?

- If you have an MyGlobalads account and your item sells or you simply decide to remove it, you can end your ad in the 'Active Ads' option in the My MyGlobalads section of the site. Click on the box to the left of the ad(s) you wish to delete, and then click on the ‘Delete selected ads’ button. If you don't have an MyGlobalads account yet, you can also access the same features using the link enclosed in the confirmation email you receive upon posting an item on the site.

7. Can I include personal contact information in my postings?

- Yes. You can include personal contact information in your postings.

General:

1. What are classifieds?

- In the Classifieds-style ads, buyers will always contact the seller to negotiate, even if he/she puts a price.

2. How do I change my registration details?

- If you have an MyGlobalads account, you can sign in to "My MyGlobalads" by clicking on the My MyGlobalads link located in the top right hand corner of the MyGlobalads home page and entering your username and password. This will take you to a page with your active listings. Look for the “Settings” section. Underneath, you will see a link that says "Change password.” Click on this link and you will be taken to a page where you can edit your personal information, including your email address and password.

3. As a buyer, how do I contact seller?

- Click on the "Reply to this Ad" button in the ad. Fill in the form with your contact information including your email address and the message you would like to send to the seller and press "Send".

4. What are things that potentially fraudulent sellers do?

- Ask you to wire money into on International account. Seller may ask you to send payment overseas and will only accept Western Union or another money transfer service (e-Gold).
- List an address that is different from the address on their item detail page.
- Recommend an unfamiliar escrow or payment service.
- Not be up front about the authenticity of items for sale.
- Will not provide you a verifiable telephone number.
- Try to convince you not to use payment services that offer protection (accepted services are those like Escrow.com and PayPal).
- Will repeatedly not answer phone calls or email.
- Continuously provide excuses about why you haven't received an item.
- Sell suspect copies of software, music, or videos.
- Refuse to give you a working shipment tracking number.
- Sell an expensive popular item at a suspiciously low price

5. What should I do if I suspect a fraudulent seller?

- If you feel there is a posting on the site that is false or fraudulent, please contact us at info@Myglobalads.com

6. How can I avoid a fraud?

- At MyGlobalads, we believe that buying items locally -- where you can inspect the item, meet the seller and pay at the time of pickup or delivery -- is the surest and safest way to make a transaction. For National or International items, we strongly suggest taking the following measures to protect yourself from fraudulent sellers:
- Use always MyGlobalads system When communicating with sellers on MyGlobalads always do it using the "Reply to this ad" link on the page that details the item. An email will be sent out to the seller with your email address and all transactions will be conducted between you and the seller directly via our system. This way, if we are notified of a seller's fraudulent activity, we will have your contact information to reach you and provide you with the information. Since our marketplace is always free, there should be little incentive to take communications off line.
- Know what you are buying before making an offer to a seller; ask questions to learn more about what they are selling. You can send a seller a pre-sale note, and then make your offer when you are comfortable with purchasing the item. We also recommend checking retail prices and other members' prices for comparison purposes. Remember, if the price looks too good to be true, it probably is. In particular, be careful when purchasing high-tech goods, especially when prices are far below retail. Certain high-end items such as flat-panel displays, notebook computers, and cell phones are likely targets for scammers. In many cases, it's appropriate to ask for a serial number before sending payment.
- Ask for sellers address and telephone number once you have negotiated the price and have decided to buy the item, ask for the seller's phone number and call him/her up at a random time to make sure he/she is receiving the calls. Honest sellers should be able to provide this information. Having a seller who has a registered telephone number at the other end, will make the seller more traceable and hence less likely to be a fraud.
- Use a payment method with fraud protection we highly advise AGAINST sending payment via wire transfer. Many fraudulent sellers only accept money by wire transfer, Money Gram, or bank transfer because buyers cannot get their money back and sellers cannot be tracked. If you are within the US and must pay by money order, we suggest using a postal money order. Postal money orders can be investigated, while other money orders cannot. There are many forms of payment that provide protection for buyers. Credit cards, escrow services such as Escrow.com, C.O.D. shipping, and online payment services, offer varying degrees of protection.
- Track your shipment most major shipping companies allow people to track shipments while they are in transit. We recommended getting a tracking number from the seller, so you can monitor your item in transit. Make sure you are familiar with the seller's shipper, and be aware that there are fake shipping companies on the web which pretend to track a false shipment.
- If you feel a seller is acting fraudulently, please contact MyGlobalads immediately at info@Myglobalads.com.

7. What are things that potentially fraudulent buyers do?

- Ask you to wire money into their account.
- Buyer offers high-value (but fake) cashier's check in exchange for the item for sale. The value of cashier's check often far exceeds your item and the buyer asks you to wire the balance via money transfer service. Banks will often cash these fake checks AND THEN HOLD YOU RESPONSIBLE WHEN THE CHECK FAILS TO CLEAR. Scam often involves a 3rd party (shipping agent, business associate owing buyer money). We would strongly discourage you from wiring money.
- Recommend an unfamiliar escrow or payment service.
- Place large orders to be sent to a foreign location.
- Say they will pay you half of what's due before they receive the item, and half payment afterwards.
- Will not provide you a verifiable telephone number.
- Pay with an international credit card or cashier's check.

8. What should I do if I suspect a fraudulent buyer?

- If you feel a buyer is acting fraudulently, please contact us at info@Myglobalads.com

9. What kind of postings are forbidden/ not allowed on MyGlobalads?

MyGlobalads prohibits the listing or sale of any items that are illegal, under any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation at local, state, provincial, national or international law. The following type of listings are prohibited on MyGlobalads site: Postings of any franchise, pyramid scheme, "club membership", multi-level marketing, distributorship or sales representatives arrangement or other business opportunity which requires an up-front of periodic payment, requires recruitment of other member, sub-distributors or sub-agents, or pays commissions only (except for postings that make clear that the available job pays commission only and clearly describes the product or service that the job seeker would be selling, in which case such postings may be permissible). Other items that are specifically prohibited include:

- Alcoholic Beverages
- Blood, Bodily Fluids and Body Parts
- Burglary Tools
- Counterfeit currency, stamps or coins
- Counterfeit Products
- Electronic Surveillance Equipment
- Embargoed Goods
- Government and Transit Uniforms, IDs and Licenses
- Illegal Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia
- All type of illegal services and products.
- Hazardous Materials
- Fireworks, Destructive Devices and Explosives
- Identity Documents, Personal Financial Records and Personal Information (in any form, including mailing lists)
- Items which encourage or facilitate illegal activity
- Lottery Tickets, Sweepstakes Entries and Slot Machines
- Obscene Material and all types of Pornography
- All type of offensive material
- Pesticides
- Pictures or images that contain frontal nudity
- Police and Other Security Forces Badges and Uniforms
- Prescription Drugs and Devices
- Recalled items
- Stocks and Other Securities
- Stolen Property
- Tobacco Products
- Used Cosmetics
- Weapons and related items (such as firearms, firearm parts and magazines, ammunition, BB and pellet guns, tear gas, stun guns, switchblade knives, and martial arts weapons).

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