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1. How do I register for Rediff P4C Classifieds?
2. Can I start advertising as soon as I register?
3. How do I post my P4C Classified ad?
4. How do I post a photo with my classified ad?
5. I have already posted my ad. How do I add a photo?
6. How do I change a photo for an ad that I have posted?
7. Will my ad be posted at once?
8. How will I know about the responses my ads get?
9. What is the duration of my ad on Rediff P4C Classifieds?
10. How do I renew my ad after the date of expiry?
11. Do I need to pay to renew my ad?
12. How do I edit an ad that I have posted?
13. How do I delete an ad that I have posted?
14. How do I search for a particular product or service?
15. Can I be notified of ads that match my search criteria?
16. I forgot my password. What should I do?
17. Why can't I view the Ad I just posted on Rediff P4C Classifieds?
18. Why can't I find my Ad in the keyword search results?
19. I Want More Characters In my Banners. Is This Possible?
20. My Banner Images Are Not Getting Uploaded. Why?
21. How Do I Know My Ads Are Running?
22. Why Is My Ad Not Approved?
23. Why Am I Not Getting Any Response To My Ad?
24. What Can I Do If I'm Not Happy With The Results Of My Ad?

1. How do I register for Rediff P4C Classifieds?
If you have an existing Rediffmail address, you need not register again. Just use your Rediffmail username and password to login. If you don’t have a Rediffmail address, you can register for Rediff P4C Classifieds using your personal email id. Registration is absolutely FREE. Click here to register.

2. Can I start advertising as soon as I register?
Yes. You can start advertising soon after registering yourself for Rediff P4C Classifieds.
You can search and respond to ads even if you have not registered yourself.

3. How do I post my P4C Classified ad?
In order to post an ad, you need to be a registered user.
  • If you are a first time user, click here to register for free.
  • If you are an existing user, login with your email id and password.
  • Click on “Place ad” and follow the simple step-by-step ad creation guide.

4. How do I post a photo with my classified ad?
There are two types of banner. One is text only and the other is text + image banner. To post a photo with your ad, select "Create Text + image banner". After writing the headline and description, browse and upload a GIF, JPG or png image and click on the "Upload" button.

5. I have already posted my ad. How do I add a photo?
  • Login with your "email id" and "password"
  • Click on "My Ads"
  • Click on "Edit" under the specific ad, browse and upload photo and click on the "Upload" button.

6. How do I change a photo for an ad that I have posted?
  • Login with your "email id" and "password"
  • Click on "My Ads"
  • Click on "Change Photo" under the specific ad, browse and upload photo and click on the "Upload" button.

7. Will my ad be posted at once?
Every ad that is created needs to be validated. It takes up to 24 hours for validation. An email would be sent to you, informing whether your ad has been accepted or rejected post the validation process.

8. How will I know about the responses my ads get?
You will receive responses for your advertisements via “email” or “SMS”, whichever option you have selected while creating your ad.

9. What is the duration of my ad on Rediff P4C Classifieds?
Your ad will be posted on Rediff P4C Classifieds as per the package you have selected.

10. How do I renew my ad after the date of expiry?
  • Login with your "email id" and "password"
  • Click on "My Ads"
  • Click on "Edit" under the specific ad and follow instructions to renew your ad

11. Do I need to pay to renew my ad?
Yes. You will have to pay as per the package you have selected.

12. How do I edit an ad that I have posted?
  • Login with your "email id" and "password"
  • Click on "My Ads"
  • Click on "Edit" under the specific ad, make the necessary changes and click on the "Modify" button.

13. How do I delete an ad that I have posted?
  • Login with your "email id" and "password"
  • Click on "My Ads"
  • Click on "Delete" under the specific ad.
  • An ad once deleted cannot be restored.

14. How do I search for a particular product or service?
To search for a particular product or service, you need to go to "Find Ads". Here you can select location and category and click on "Find Ads" button.
Or you could enter a keyword or the word that you are looking for in the search box and click on "Search".
A list of ads matching your search result will appear on the screen.

15. Can I be notified of ads that match my search criteria?
Yes. A list of ads that match your search category will appear on the screen.

16. I forgot my password. What should I do?
  • Visit Rediff P4C Classifieds
  • Click on the "Forgot Password" link
  • A new window will open. Just follow the instructions

17. Why can't I view the Ad I just posted on Rediff P4C Classifieds?
All ads posted on Rediff P4C Classifieds go through a validation process, which takes up to 24 hours. You will be able to see your ad once your ad is accepted post validation process. You will be notified for the same via an email.

18. Why can't I find my Ad in the keyword search results?
Your ad will be posted and can be viewed only on completion of the validation process that will take 24 hrs.

19. I Want More Characters In my Banners. Is This Possible?
Currently, a maximum of 50 characters (with spaces) can be entered in the headline, 150 characters in the description area and 35 characters in the URL for a text banner and a maximum of 35 characters (with spaces) can be entered in the headline 110 characters in the description area and 35 characters in the URL for a text + image banner.
If you want to describe your product or service further, use the “Web Page” while creating your ad. Or you can edit your ad later add more details.
  • Login with your "email id" and "password"
  • Click on "My Ads"
  • Click on "Edit" under the specific ad, add more description in the "Detailed information for your Web Page"
  • Upload more photos here if you want to

20. My Banner Images Are Not Getting Uploaded. Why?
Currently, we accept only 3 types of image formats, i.e. GIF, JPG and png (no animated gif). Please check to see if your image is saved in any other format.

21. How Do I Know My Ads Are Running?
On the "Campaign Summary" page, the status of your ads is displayed. When your ad is running, the status will be set to "Active". You can also try "Find Ads" and locate your ad.

22. Why Is My Ad Not Approved?
There may be various reasons for your ad being not approved:
a. No Banners Found For Your Ad
You have not created any banners. Kindly make your chosen type of banners and once done, we will verify the same. Your campaign will be approved in 24 working hours.
b. Other Reasons
We may not accept ad text or ads containing or relating to certain products or services, like gambling and adult content sites, or those containing inappropriate language. We reserve the right to exercise editorial discretion, and our decision is final and binding.

23. Why Am I Not Getting Any Response To My Ad?
The most common reason for a banner not getting any response is incorrect contact details or information provided on the banner. We suggest you check your banners again, especially the email address/mobile number that you have provided.

24. What Can I Do If I'm Not Happy With The Results Of My Ad?
As a Pay4Clicks Classifieds subscriber you get free usage of our campaign creation and reporting tools, and the freedom to change your banners whenever you feel your results could be better. You can edit your banners. Experiment a little, and you will definitely see some improvement.