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General Advertising How can I place an order? How many lines does my ad have to be? What qualifies for these special package rates? Can I abbreviate words in my ad? How do I cancel my advertisement? Can I change the text or publication dates after I've completed my order?
What if I can't find the classification I need? What if I want my ad to run for more or fewer days than what's offered? I'm a contract advertiser with the Times.
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Can I place my ad online? Can I advertise in just one county? Will I get a refund for canceling my ad early? What are your deadlines? Am I able to see the I've ordered on the Web as well as those I've ordered by phone, fax or in person?
How do I enhance my ad online? Free Classified Ad Questions What qualifies as a free ad? How many free may I order? Where can I view the free ? How do I place a free ad? Why do some offer free and others do not? Can I include an attention-getting graphic or bold text with my free ad? What if I need more than three lines to describe my item? How much do paid Classified listings cost?
How do I renew my free ad? How do I edit or cancel my free ad? Payment Questions What payment methods can I use? When will my credit card be charged? Why do I have to re-enter my credit card every time I place an order on my existing ?
I've received an error message on the payment. Did my order go through? Technical Questions What if I forgot my password? How does enabling cookies on my browser help keep the site secure? Why did the site automatically log me out? What do I do if I get a System Error? My keeps looping back or is not updating. What browsers and systems do you support? Placing an order with tampabay. Return to top How many lines does my ad have to be? These special advertising packages are billed at a minimum of 3 lines or 5 lines, depending upon the classification selected. Return to top What qualifies for these special package rates?
These special package rates apply to non-businessprivate individuals offering their items for sale. If you're a business, please call Return to top Can I abbreviate words in my ad? Most anything except the first word of your ad can be abbreviated.
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Please keep in mind that readers may be confused by abbreviations. Additionally, remember that abbreviations may make it impossible for a reader to keyword search your ad online. Our advice is to use them sparingly or not at all.
Return to top How do I cancel my advertisement? Call toll free any time, There are no refunds or credits for cancelled once they have published. Return to top Can I change the text or publication dates after I've completed my order? To make any changes after you have purchased your online advertisement, please call toll freeany time.
Return to top What if I can't find the classification I need? At this time, not all classifications are available for online ad placement. Please call our toll free any time, Return to top What if I want my ad to run for more or fewer days than what's offered? At this time, we offer only specific advertising packages that publish a set amount of days for a flat rate.
If you do not see a package that fits your needs, please call toll free, Return to top I'm a contract advertiser with the Times. Any employment customer is welcome to utilize online ad placement. However, contract customers should be aware that any employment placed online will not counts towards contract fulfillment at this time. Return to top Can I advertise in just one county? For maximumour special online advertising packages publish in our complete six-county circulation area.
For specific product advertising, please call toll-free, Return to top Will I get a refund for canceling my ad early?
You are welcome to cancel your ad to eliminate future calls by calling However, our special online advertising packages are billed the same rate whether it runs one day or the full term of the order. Return to top What are your deadlines?
Please see our complete online deadline information, which can also be found in the yellow help boxes on the right side of each. Return to top Am I able to see the I've ordered on the Web as well as those I've ordered by phone, fax or in person? Yes Return to top How do I enhance my ad online?
This service is only available when have been purchased through a Times representative. You may do any or all of the following: as many as eight photos. Provide an extensive description. Return to top. Sorry, businesses do not qualify for free. Some restrictions apply. You may place 15 free per month, which include renewal or new. Return to top Where can I view the free ? When you submit your ad through our Web site you will have the opportunity to schedule the start date.
Your ad will run for three days within the span of Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday beginning on that date. It will appear seven days online. Return to top How do I place a free ad? Return to top Why do some offer free and others do not? Most everyone has a few items collecting dust at home that they can offer for sale through our classifieds.
These were chosen so most people can take advantage of the free offer, and at the same time maintain a healthy marketplace for our business advertisers. Return to top Can I include an attention-getting graphic or bold text with my free ad?