FAQs:


How do I sign up?:

To sign up with AdsCandy you simply click on the “Sign Up” link at the top right corner of the main page. You can sign in by entering your email and a password. Alternatively you can also sign in using your Facebook or Linked In accounts.


Do I need to sign up to view the available media?:

No, you can browse as much as you like, however, if you want to add items to your Wishlist or send messages to media vendors you will need to sign up first.


What is meant by Media Types?:

Outdoor – Any advertising done outdoors that publicizes your business's products and services. Types of outdoor advertising include billboards, bus benches, interiors and exteriors of buses, taxis and business vehicles, and signage posted on the exterior of your own brick-and-mortar location.
Indoor - Any advertising done within large buildings that publicizes your business's products and services. Types of indoor advertising include the interior of malls, cinemas, hotels, convention centers and stadiums.
Radio – Advertising on radio stations, AM and FM frequencies.
Print Media – Any printed advertising such as newspapers, magazines and flyers.
TV – Television advertising that includes commercial breaks (advertisements), program sponsorships and product placements.
Online - also called online marketing or Internet advertising, it is a form of marketing and advertising which uses the Internet to deliver promotional marketing messages to consumers.
Mobile advertising is a form of advertising via mobile (wireless) phones or other mobile devices.


What is meant by Media Types?:

Outdoor – Any advertising done outdoors that publicizes your business's products and services. Types of outdoor advertising include billboards, bus benches, interiors and exteriors of buses, taxis and business vehicles, and signage posted on the exterior of your own brick-and-mortar location.
Indoor - Any advertising done within large buildings that publicizes your business's products and services. Types of indoor advertising include the interior of malls, cinemas, hotels, convention centers and stadiums.
Radio – Advertising on radio stations, AM and FM frequencies.
Print Media – Any printed advertising such as newspapers, magazines and flyers.
TV – Television advertising that includes commercial breaks (advertisements), program sponsorships and product placements.
Online - also called online marketing or Internet advertising, it is a form of marketing and advertising which uses the Internet to deliver promotional marketing messages to consumers.
Mobile advertising is a form of advertising via mobile (wireless) phones or other mobile devices.


How do I change the language?:

To change the language go to the main page and find the language selector at the bottom right corner of the page.


How do I search for media?:

'You can start browsing for media by accessing the main page and clicking on the View All button. This will display all available media in the AdsCandy database. If you wish to search by media or town from the main page you can do so by choosing the desired media on the ‘All Media’ drop down list. To search by town/municipality enter the name of the town in the white dialog box that reads “Where do you want to search media?”'


How can I narrow down my search results?:

The search results page allows you to filter the results by town, media type and price. To see only the desired town and types click on the corresponding check boxes.
The price slider also allows you to filter the results based on price by sliding the minimum (Left toggle) and maximum (right toggle) along the price slider.


How do I choose to buy a media?:

Click on any of the media on the search results to view all the details of the chosen media. You can then click on the “Request Media” to contact the media’s vendor or add the item to you wish list.


How can I request or buy media?:

When you click on the “Request Media” button on the media details page you will be asked to enter the dates when you would like the media and the kind of advertising that media will be used for (eg. Soft drink, event etc)
When you click on “Submit” the vendor will be notified of you request.
If the vendor accepts your request they will send you an online contract. You can accept or decline the contract. If you choose to accept the contract you will be asked to enter additional account details before paying for the media through the paypal interface. As part of our buyer protection plan the vendor will not be paid for the service until the buyer has accepted the proof of performance.
When the purchase is complete you will be required to submit the artwork by the specified date.
The system will notify you when the advertisement has been placed along with the proof of purchase. Once you accept the proof of placement the vendor will be paid for the placement.


Where can I find my wishlist of items?:

To view your wishlist click on Wishlist at the top right corner of the page.


How can I view the status of my purchases?:

Click on “Your Account” under seller link on the top right corner of the page. The “Your Media” tab displays all the media that you are currently buying or selling including inventory and Wishlist.


How do I list my media?:

As a vendor you can list as much media on the system as you wish. In the sell section of “Your Account” (top right hand corner of page by clicking your user name) you choose “Your Inventory” and then click on the “Add New Media” button. You must complete all the details on the new media form and upload the photos to enter your media into the system.


How do I edit my media?:

As a vendor you can edit your media by clicking the “Your Account” button (top right hand corner of page by clicking your user name) you choose “Sell” and then click on the “Edit” link. Save any changes you have made by clicking on the “Save Changes” button at the bottom of the page.