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About Belly Dance Classifieds

Is it really free to list on Belly Dance Classifieds?

Yes! Belly Dance Classifieds is free to list your belly dance items – and we intend to keep it this way. There is a small cost if you choose to list a “Feature Ad”, but there are no costs for standard listings

How can I submit some feedback on your site?

We love hearing from our users!  Please click here to contact us.

About Registration and Log-in and your Account

Do I have to register to buy and sell on Belly Dance Classifieds?

Yes, you do have to be a registered member of  Belly Dance Classifieds to sell an item and to use the Ad Inquiry form to contact the seller of an item.  Registration is free!  Simply click on the Register link  in the upper right hand corner of the homepage, then simply provide a username and valid email address to begin.

How can I change my account password?

You may wish to change your default password so it is easier to remember.  Do this by clicking on the “My Dashboard” link once you have logged in, then click “Edit Profile” to update your password or other details.

I lost my password!  How can I retrieve or reset my password?

You may either retrieve or reset your password by clicking the login link and then by clicking on the Lost your password link.

I have not received a confirmation email to verify my email address, how should I proceed?

If your account has not been verified and you try to log in, there will be a link that will allow you to resend your confirmation email. Be sure to check your spam box, occasionally, mail gets routed incorrectly. If this problem persists, please contact us so that we may assist you.

How do I login?

Click on the Login link in the upper right hand corner of the homepage, and type in your username and password and click the Login button.  At this point you should be logged-in and be able to access your personal Dashboard which you will see in the upper right hand corner of the website.

What can I do in My Dashboard?

Answer: From within your Dashboard, you will be able to see a listing of all your classified ads and Account Statistics such as the number of Live Listings, Pending Listings, Offline Listings, and Total Listings and you will be able to edit your ads (update the description, pictures, etc) and your profile settings such as: Display Name, Email Address, PayPal Address, and Password. In addition, you can configure Social Media tools like Facebook and Twitter if you choose to.

About Posting and Managing Ads

What are “Feature Ads”?

By listing a “Feature Ad”, you ensure the most exposure for your ad. All Feature Ads are displayed randomly in the slider on the front page, and appear highlighted in search results or category pages throughout the site.  Not only that, but Feature Ads will also be posted to our Facebook Page and Twitter Profile.

How do I make my ad a “Featured Ad?”

During the ad posting process, you will be presented with the option to make your ad a “Featured Ad” for a small fee.  You will be taken to PayPal to check out, and upon payment, be sent back to Belly Dance Classifieds.

How long are ads displayed for?

All ads are displayed on Belly Dance Classifieds for 90 days.

How can I cancel my ad?

If you have sold your item or wish to cancel your ad, you can pause your ad under your “My Account” page to remove it from public display. It will be removed from your My Account page after a period of time.

Why does my ad not show up in the main listing?

In an effort to prevent spam and to keep the ads relevant to the belly dance community,  all ads are reviewed by a real live person before they go live.  While most ads will be approved fairly quickly, please allow up to 24 hours for your ad to be posted to the site. If your ad was offensive, spam, viral marketing or did not pass our quality tests it will be deleted and will never make it to the main listing.

What type of content is prohibited?

Offensive material, and personal ads are neither acceptable or permitted. We reserve the right to delete questionable listings without notice and at any time. In the case of ongoing abuse, we reserve the right to permanently delete your account and you will be banned from Belly Dance Classifieds.  Click here to read more about our Seller Guidelines.

For Businesses and Vendors

How can I advertise my business on Belly Dance Classifieds and how much does it cost?

We offer many advertising opportunities for businesses!  Click here to learn more.

If you can’t find your answer here, then please contact us and we will get back to you as soon as possible to assist!

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