Tips And Tricks
  • Household Items
    • For Sellers:
      • Enter correct information about your household item and contact information.
      • Handover the receipts, guarantee card and instruction manuals to the buyer if you have the same.
      For Rent:(Item Provider)
      • Honestly declare the current condition of the product to the customer before giving it for rent.
      • Give trial of the product to the prospective customer on demand.
    • For Buyers:
      • Check the working condition of the equipment/goods thoroughly before you buy. There are no consumer laws governing private transactions, if the goods turn out to be faulty.
      • Ask if the seller still has receipts, guarantee card and instruction manuals.
      • You can ask for trial of the household item.
      • When buying and selling pets, ensure that all necessary certificates are produced. If you are buying from a breeder, you should request a pedigree certificate as well as worming and vaccination details. Young animals should always be seen with their mother. Before you consider buying any pet, make sure you understand fully what is involved in its care.
      Item Seeker:
      • Rent a household item only after carefully checking its latest condition.
  • Jobs
    • For Employers/Consultants:
      • Post your job offer while entering complete information like job title, job description, experience, educational qualification, location, salary offered and contact details.
      • You can search the posted profiles/ads of job seekers by searching our job database via job category and respective subcategory.
      • Save contact information of the job candidates for future communication.
    • For Job Seekers:
      For Searching
      • Search the job based on the different parameters like skill set, experience, educational qualification, salary and location.
      • From the list of the job ads you can choose and contact the advertiser.
      For Posting Ad:
      • Post your ad while enteringjob title, location, designation, educational qualification, expected salary, experience, contact info and other details.
      • Share your updated resume with the prospective employer/consultant after receiving his/her contact details.
      • Keep contact information of the employer/consultant for future communication.
  • Education/Tuition
    • For Education/Tuition Provider:
      • Enter correct information about your education/tuition service in the ad.
      • Fill all the required fields like location, charges, timing etc.
      • Don’t forget to leave your contact information.
      • Clearly tell your education/tuition charges to the prospective client.
      • Fix face-to-face meeting with the prospective client and give brief demonstration of your institute/education service/tuition.
    • For Education/Tuition Seeker:
      • Fix face-to-face meeting with the education/tuition provider and ask for a brief introduction.
      • Clearly ask for complete education/tuition charges.
  • Business/Services
    • For Business/Service Provider:
      • Enter correct information about your business/service in the ad.
      • Clearly tell your business/service charges to the prospective client.
      • Fix face-to-face meeting with the prospective client and give brief demonstration of your business/service.
      • Complete all the required legal documentation/paper work before actually providing your business/service to the client.
    • For Business/Service Seeker:
      • Fix face-to-face meeting with the business/service provider and ask for a brief demonstration.
      • Clearly ask for complete business/service charges.
      • Complete all the required legal documentation/paper work before receiving business/service from the provider.
  • Computers/Office Equipment
    • For Computers/Mobile Provider:
      • If you are selling a second-hand computer/mobile then disclose all the required information like condition, brand andage of the product.
      • Clearly tell your computers/mobile product price or service charges to the prospective customer.
      • Give trial of the computers/mobile products to the client.
      • If you are thecomputer/mobile service provider, give a brief introduction to the prospective client.
      • After selling your computer/mobile handover warranty card, bill, and manual to the customer if you have.
    • ForComputers/Mobile Seekers:
      • Ask for trial of the computer/mobile product. In case of computer/mobile services, ask for a brief intro.
      • After buying the computer/mobile product,ask if the buyer still has the receipt or guarantee if appropriate.
  • Vehicles
    • For Sellers:
      • Enter correct information about your vehicle in the online advertisement.
      • Fix a convenient time for showing your vehicle to the prospective buyer. Take the buyer’s phone number in case you need to confirm or cancel the appointment.
      • After revealing the full asking price, you can give your vehicle for the test drive to the prospective buyer. During the test drive, you should sit along with the prospective buyer.
      • Check the identity proof of the prospective buyer. Keep the photocopy of the identity proof document.
      • Complete all legal formalities.
      • Get the payment cheque/draft cleared before handing over the keys to the buyer.

      Hire a Vehicle:
      For Rental Vehicle Provider:
      • Clearly mention rental charges, contact details and other important information.
      • The driver of your vehicle should have verified back-ground check, experience and valid driving license.
      • Your vehicle should have GPRS system to track the movements.
      • Save contact information of the client for any communication.
      • Clearly explain complete vehicle rental charges to the client.
      • Send the vehicle to the client according to his/her requirement.
      • Your customer care service should be available 24x7.
    • For Buyers:
      • Always check original registration documents of the vehicle. Never accept photocopy documents of the used vehicle.
      • Always ensure that the person who is selling the vehicle is same as the person named on the registration document. Don’t accept the excuse that the seller is selling on behalf of a friend.
      • Check the engine and chassis number of the vehicle and match with the registration documents.
      • Cross-check all the features that were listed by the seller in the online advertisement.
      • You must check the used vehicle insurance status. If the vehicle is insured then check the expiry date.
      • When buying a nearly new vehicle (1 year or 2 year old), it is advisable to confirm whether or not there is any outstanding finance owing.
      • Take the service of a vehicle expert for complete inspection of the vehicle.
      • Always test drive the vehicle yourself before buying it.
      • If the full service history is available, check whether the used vehicle mileage is close to the figure given on the service history documents.
      • Take the custody of the vehicle just after giving payment.
  • Health/Holidays
    • For Health/Holidays ServicesProvider:
      • If you are selling a holiday package then you should give brief description of your package, complete charges, terms and conditions etc.
      • Health service providers should write a brief description about their services.
      • Don’t forget to enter your location.
      • Leave complete contact information.
      • Fix face-to-face meeting with the prospective client and give brief introduction of your health/holidays services.
      • Explain all the terms & conditions to the prospective client.
    • For Health/Holidays Services Seekers:
      • From the list of the health/holidays service provide choose and contact the person who operates from nearby location.
      • If you are buying holiday/travel vouchers, make sure you have read and fully understood the terms and conditions for the use of the voucher, especially when it concerns the transfer of the voucher from one person to another, BEFORE you pay.
      • Ask for complete holiday package and health services charges.
      • Keep in mind that a price given in an advertisement might not be the standard cost of a flight to a given destination.
      • Don’t forget to ask for payment receipt.
  • Property/Real Estate
    • Renting a Property
      For Landlord
      • If you are the landlord and placing an ad for renting your property (flats, shops, apartments etc.) then make sure that the information you are entering is completely true.
      • Leave complete contact information in the online ad.
      • Fix a convenient time for showing your property to the prospective tenant. Take the prospective tenant’s phone number in case you need to confirm or cancel the appointment.
      • Always show actual condition of the property.
      • You must check the identity proof of the prospective tenant.
      • If you are the landlord then don’t give custody of your property before completing legal formalities.
      • After giving the property on rent, the landlord must furnish the information regarding the tenant to the nearest police station.

      Selling a Property
      • You should be realistic about your property price. Too high prices will keep the prospective buyers away.
      • Carry out good research for getting exact price scenario of the properties nearby your property. Now ask the price according to the latest trend.
      • Always enter correct information in the online property ad i.e. space, locality, amenities etc.
      • You should provide your complete contact information in the online property ad. It will help you in communicating with the prospective buyers.
      • After receiving a call/SMS/e-mail from the prospective buyer you can fix an appointment with him/her.
      • Show your property to the prospective buyer with a smile. Don’t boast about your property or fake things.
      • Do not leave your valuable things on display like jewellery in the bedroom.
      • Check the identity proof of the prospective buyer before going for final legal formalities.
      • Do not give custody of your property before getting final payment.
    • For Tenant
      • If you are the prospective tenant then you should do good research before choosing the property for rent.
      • Compare different online to-let property ads. Compare features, locality, rent, surrounding area, accessibility to market, and other facilities.
      • After choosing a particular property ad, save the landlord contact information provided. Fix an appointment with the landlord for inspecting his property.
      • Completely inspect the property leaving no doubt. You should cross-check the features that were given in the online property to-let ad.
      • Verbally discuss all the terms and conditions with the landlord before going for final legal agreement.
      • Before giving an advance, make sure that the person who is taking advance is the real landlord. Also make sure that you collect the advance payment receipt from the landlord.

      Buying a Property
      • Check the current property rate scenario from real estate magazines, print classifieds,online classifieds etc.
      • Compare various properties according to your requirement i.e. price, space, locality, amenities etc.
      • Check the contact information of the property advertiser and contact him/her for seeing the property.
      • Try to go with a property expert or the person who has good knowledge about real estate. Check the property site carefully.
      • Cross-check all the features and amenities listed by the property owner in the online ad.
      • Make sure that the person who is showing property is the real owner.
      • Check original documents of the property for avoiding fraud.
      • After choosing the property, discuss all the legal formalities with the property owner.
      • You must go with your family member or a friend for the final property deal.
      • Never give payment in cash. Negotiate for payment by cheque/draft.
      • You can ask for custody of the property according to the agreement.
  • Personal
    • Smart Tips for Posting a Personal Ad:
      • Always keep things clear what are you looking for or what personal services are you offering.
      • In case of man seeking women/woman seeking men/chat friends, don’t leave your personal address and other confidential information.
      • For posting a personal relationship ad, give a brief introduction about you and your hobbies.
      • Be honest while posting a personal ad. Don’t post a relationship seeking ad with a fake name of your friend or colleague or relative.
    • Smart Tips for a Personal Meeting:
      • Arrange the meeting in a safe public place.
      • It is probably better not to accept a lift on the very first meeting.
      • Keep a pepper spray in your bag all the time for handling any unwanted situation.
      • Keep some personal details to yourself. It might be better not to give your home address until you are sure that the person you have met is right for you.
      • Prior meeting, inform your parents about the meeting.
      • After meeting never leave too late in the night.
  • Astrology
    • <strong> Astrology- Service Offered</strong> <br/> • Clearly write about yourself and your astrology service while posting an Ad. <br/> • Don’t forget to write your astrology specialty area i.e. wedding, puja, match making etc. <br/> • Clearly mention your astrology charges to the prospective client. <br/>
    • <strong> Service Required </strong> <br/> • Always share your date of birth, time of birth and birth place with the chosen astrologer. <br/> • Clearly ask for astrology service charges. <br/> • For getting a lucky number (numerology service) share your exact purpose. <br/> • Beware of fraud astrologers. <br/>
  • Matrimonial
    • Marriage Bureau- Offered
      • Fill all the required fields with the correct information while posting an ad i.e. Name, Location, Service Offered, Contact Number etc.
      • If your marriage bureau specifically deals with some community/religion then specify it in your Ad.
      • Clearly tell your business/service charges to the prospective client.
      • Fix face-to-face meeting with the prospective client and give brief demonstration of your service.
      • Always ask complete biodata from the client.
      • Communicate properly with the client during the service period.
    • Marriage Bureau- Wanted
      • Look for a marriage bureau that is located close to your place.
      • From the list of the marriage bureau ads, you can choose and contact the advertiser.
      • Fix face-to-face meeting with the marriage bureau service provider and ask all the required information. Enquire whether they share profiles of the prospective grooms/brides by post or an e-mail. • Clearly ask for complete service charges and duration.
      • Ask for the payment receipt.
      • Share a complete biodata of yours with the marriage bureau service provider. Your biodata should have personal as well as professional details.
      • Don’t forget to attach your photograph on the wedding biodata.
      Groom Wanted
      • For posting an ad on “Groom Wanted”, fill all the required information i.e. Height, Marital Status, Religion etc.
      • It would be better if you would make a new e-mail account for communication. Do not use your official id for communication.
      • Do not write your address anywhere in the Ad.
      • Do not put your bank account information or any other confidential details in the Ad.
      • Stop communicating with a person who pressures you for sharing personal information.
      • While communicating with the prospective match, always ask for his photo.
      • Do not be in hurry for the meeting. Verify all details before meeting a prospective groom.
      • Meet in a safe place. Don’t go alone. Take a friend or relative along and ask him to do the same.
      • Never arrange for your prospective match to pick you up or drop you at home.
      • While in the meeting, pay attention to his behavior and body language.
      • Beware of money scams/frauds.
      • Do not give money or any gift to the prospective match in the meeting.
      Bride Wanted
      • For posting an ad on “Groom Wanted”, fill all the required information i.e. Height, Marital Status, Religion etc.
      • Be honest while posting your personal information.
      • Do not forget to post your real photo.
      • You should follow proper etiquettes while communicating with the prospective match.
      • Do not pressurize the prospective bride for sharing any confidential information.
      • Always ask for the meeting with a prospective bride in a public place.
      • Do not go alone for the meeting. For the first meet, go along with your parents or a relative.
      • Do not fake yourself while talking with the prospective bride. Give full space to her to understand you.
      • Do not ask for money or share any gift with the prospective match.
      • After the meeting, wait for her response. Do not harass her if she does not like you as her prospective groom.