As of 2015, Want Ad Digest contains ads for many kinds of items, such as musical instruments, firearms, jewelry and DVDs. Vehicles for sale include race cars, SUVs, classic cars, commercial trucks, ATVs and motorcycles. Some home and garden articles for sale are mowers, furniture, snow blowers and hot tubs.
The digest has several categories of items for outdoor activities, including hunting, fishing and archery equipment, snowmobiles, and sporting goods. The real estate section contains both houses and lots. Examples of farm equipment for sale are tractors, brush hogs, plows, wagons and back hoes.
The Want Ad Digest covers areas in upstate New York, Vermont and Massachusetts. Its office is in Troy, New York. Individuals with questions or problems have access to both online and telephone support. Although the original print version launched in 1962, print and online versions of the digest are available as of 2015.
The digest offers several options for people who want to sell items. Ad prices depend upon the number of photos and words, location of ad and type of display. Once someone places an ad, it is still open to modification, such as lowering prices and changing photos. The digest also accepts commercial ads, and businesses have access to a display ad department.