Users can post an advertisement in the online Traders Guide after registering at Recycle.com. First, click on My Account to open the registration page, and fill in the required fields to receive a validation link. After completing registration, click on Place an Ad. Enter the local ZIP code, and select the best fit category and subcategory for the product. Follow the steps on the Ad Package selection page to complete the posting of the ad.
Traders Guide offers three general packages for private parties, including basic online or basic combo ads, deluxe online ads, and deluxe combo ads. The entered ZIP code as well as the chosen category and subcategory for the ad determine the pricing and availability of a package. Advertisers can also include a photo along with their ads depending on the type of package. A ZIP code is required in order to target the local market and maximize leads.
The website emails reminders to complete the renewal process to its users 48 hours before the expiration of an ad. Users can renew their ads by going to the Manage My Ads section under My Account. The length of an ad depends on the selected package and can last up to three weeks.