Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some frequently asked questions. Should you have any question about this site, please contact us and we would be happy to help you.
Doonads.com is an online Buy or Sell classified for the beautiful city of Dehradun and Mussoorie. You can also post upcoming events for these cities which you feel people might be interested in. Sell your stuff by listing it in our site. It is absolutely free. You can list as many products for sale for free as long as it comply’s with our guidelines. Find genuine buyers or sellers through reaching out to the potential customers.
In order to post an ad you will need to register with us. Your username and password will be sent to your email address after you register. Just login with the credentials in the mail and you are all set to post an ad. You will see a [ post an ad ] button at the top right menu. Just follow the instruction and you are done. Kindly make sure to give maximum details and upload nice and clean images. On the top right you will see a dashboard link. Use this link to visit to your personalised dashboard.
Your personalised dashboard contains your submitted ads. you can any time edit your ads. Please don’t forget to mark your ad as sold if it is sold. This will add a sold tag to your ad. This will save you from unwanted enquiries on your ad. Mark pending will add a sale pending tag to your ads. This simply means that the product is sold but not collected by the buyer yet.
Pictures speaks louder than words. Research shows that an ad with an image sells 6 times faster than the ad without an image. Upload a clear picture of your products as this will facilitate customers about getting an idea about your ad. Maximum image upload limit is 2mb and you can upload upto 3 images. we would suggest taking pictures from at least 2 megapixels camera .
You will see a refine results widget on the right sidebar on a ad page. This helps you to narrow your search and find products accordingly. The search parameters varies from category to category. Try your hands on these fields to have a better idea.
My favorites feature allows you to save your favorites ads for future references. You can any time refer to your favorites ads in future unless you don’t delete the cookies in your browser. You can print or download your favorite ads.
Featured listing are more prominent in the website. You will see featured listings at the top as a carousel. There is also a separate featured tab just above the listings and a widget showing random featured ads on the right sidebar. Also, for each category only the featured listings will appear in the slider at the top. Being featured your listing gets fair enough chances to be viewed by more visitors as compare to regular listings. However there is a nominal fees of $5 for making your listings as featured.
We would suggest you to check our membership packages in your dashboard. Try our trial package for $10 and submit unlimited featured ads for 30 days.
We have Paypal as a payment gateway for featured listings. Paypal is world’s favourite payment gateway for accepting and sending payments online. It is totally safe and secure. Paypal accepts payments through credit cards and debit cards for India. However you can also link your bank account with Paypal but for that you need to register with Paypal. It is only after proper authentication you account would be live. It may Take 2-3 days. This is the most cost effective and time saving way of paying for a featured listing.
You can also make the payment in cash or cheque. Kindly contact us incase you opt for this method.
If you are frequent ad poster membership packages are for you. Membership packages allows you to post unlimited featured ads for a fixed duration. Currently we have packages based on 3, 6 and 12 months. Once you login in your account you will see a link on the right about these packages. In case you are interested in any of these packages please contact us here.
Paypal don’t accept payments in INR. So when you pay in USD It converts the amount into INR taking in account the day’s conversion rate ( $ : Rupee ). For example, if on a particular day the conversion rate is 1$= Rs.61 then the total amount payable for a featured listing would be Rs.305. You can always see the total amount you have to pay in rupees before you finally click the pay button.
Post an event
You would need to register in order to add an event. Login with the credentials mailed to you and start adding your favorite events. Click the upcoming events page on the top menu bar. In the calender on the top right you will see an (add an event ) button. Click it and fill in the details like category, date,time,description etc. You can even add an image to the event. In case you want to show a google map with the event details just fill in the address in the ( place,city,state,country) format. When you are done click the submit for review button and you are through.
No there are no charges for posting an event. But don’t forget to invite us for free.
You can also subscribe to email notifications for the upcoming events in Dehradun by clicking the subscribe button. Whenever a new event is posted you will get notified.