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Below are some questions we are asked frequently, if you are unable to find an answer to your question, please contact us for assistance.

How do I post an ad?
To protect the integrity of the system we require registration before adverts can be accepted online or for print. Once registered click on 'Place an Advert' and follow the on screen prompts.

If you have any trouble please email us or phone us on +441631 568 000
Why didn't my classified ad show up?
Please note our deadline for advert is on a Monday at 4 pm, so for instance, adverts received on a Tuesday to Monday at 4pm will appear on the following Thursday's edition of The Oban Times, Argyllshire Advertiser and Campbeltown Courier and online. Depending on when the advert was received it may only appear online the next Thursday after the advert was received.
How do I modify my ad?
Once an advert listing has been submitted to our system you cannot modify any details of the advert online. The only way to modify your advert is to call us on +44 1631 568 000.

Please note our deadline for advert changes is on a Monday at 4 pm, so for instance, adverts received on a Tuesday to Monday at 4pm will appear on the following Thursday's edition of The Oban Times, Argyllshire Advertiser and Campbeltown Courier. Changes to an advert received after 4pm on a Monday will not be corrected in these newspapers, however we will do our utmost to action the change on the website.
How do I remove my ad?
If you need to remove your advert from the system please contact us on +44 1631 568 000.

Please note our deadline for advert changes is on a Monday at 4 pm, so for instance, adverts received on a Tuesday to Monday at 4pm will appear on the following Thursday's edition of The Oban Times, Argyllshire Advertiser and Campbeltown Courier. Changes to an advert received after 4pm on a Monday will not be corrected in these newspapers, however we will do our utmost to action the change on the website.
How do I contact someone who has posted a classified ad?
The item details page lists contact information. In most cases this is a telephone number and email address.
How do I request assistance with my ad or account?
If you need assistance in placing your advert please contact us by clicking on the 'contact us' link.  You can also telephone us on +44 1631 568 000
What if I forget my password?
If you have forgotten your password click 'forgotten password' on the login screen. Enter your email address and further instructions should be sent to you. If you haven't received these instructions please contact us.
How many characters are allowed for the Item Description?
All of our adverts are placed in the next edition of The Oban Times, The Campbeltown Courier, The Argyllshire Advertiser, therefore we have to limit the amount of words per advert. The description field will automatically count down as you type and allows for approximately 20 words.
How do I renew my ad?
Adverts are placed on the website and in the newspaper for one week. If you would like to extend the time to two weeks you will need to contact us on +44 1631 568 000. Adverts can only be extended for a maximum of two weeks. If you would like to place your advert again you can submit it again by clicking on ' Submit Advert '
How do search the classifieds?
All the adverts are listed on the front page of the website. Click on the 'more' link to view the advert. If you would like to search, type in your query in the search box on the top right of the site.
What is the deadline for placing ads?
Please note our deadline for adverts is on a Tuesday at 4pm, for publication the following Thursday. So for instance, adverts received on a Tuesday at 5pm, have passed our deadline and will not appear in the following Thursday's edition of The Oban Times, Argyllshire Advertiser and Campbeltown Courier. Changes to an advert received after 4pm on a Tuesday will not be corrected in these newspapers, however we will do our utmost to action the change on the website.
How do I pay online?
Adverts that list items that are worth over £50 are automatically charged for by the system. If your item costs under £50 then the placement of said advert is free.

Items submitted into certain categories will always be charged, categories that this applies to are the 'Domestic Pets' and 'Car Parts under £250'.
I don't want to pay online. Where else can I pay?
Adverts accepted online can only be paid for online. If you prefer to place your advert over the telephone please contact us on +44 1631 568 000
I want my ad to appear for exactly __ weeks. What should I do?
Adverts are placed on the website and in the newspaper for one week. If you would like to extend the time to two weeks you will need to contact us on +44 1631 568 000. Adverts can only be extended for a maximum of two weeks. If you would like to place your advert again you can submit it again by clicking on ' Submit Advert '
When are Classified ads updated?
Adverts placed on the website or over the telephone should be live on the site on a Thursday online and in the relevant newspapers. Please refer to our relevant deadlines for guidance on when to expect your advert online.
My Item is under �50 but I'm still asked for payment, why is this?
Adverts submitted into the following categories are always charged  regardless of their value

o Car Parts under £250
o Domestic Pets
o Livestock
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