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Frequently Asked Questions

Here we try to answer frequently asked questions of our clients and users. If your question isn't answered here, please contact our service. We will like to answer your questions.


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User questions - Questions for using Gulf Horses






Dealer questions - Questions for placing ads






Answers:


User questions - Questions for using Gulf Horses



What is a Basic Ad?

A Basic Ad is a horse or business advertise. It contains only one small picture and no XXL-Pictures.


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What is a Maxi Ad?

A Maxi Ad is a horse or business advertise. This option includes up to nine pictures of your horse, company or product. The pictures can be viewed in XXL size, which can create an especially good impression on your potential customer.


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What is the marking for?

By employing the marking function you will make your advertisement stand out from the rest, making it a real eye- catcher. The attention of more customers will be caught and your chances of making a sale will increase significantly.


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What means Advisable Ad?

Advisable Ads will be placed on the front of the home page and therefore have the best sales chances. Advisable ads will be listed in the search overview and will be one of the first to be shown by every search. By these means you can be certain that your ad will be noticed with every search that results your ad.
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Dealer questions - Questions for placing ads



Which kinds of ads are there?

We offer two types of advertisement:

  • Horse Ad
    A Horse Ad offers you the opportunity of presenting your horse and making the ad accessible to a large number of potential customers through our website. The large number of visitors and the straight-forward functioning of our website will enable a quick sale. By using further services in terms of regarding the positioning and presentation of your ad, you will be able to make your ad more prominent and accessible to even more customers. If you, like many others, place a Horse Ad with Gulf Horses, you will be successful in selling your horse.


  • Business Ad
    By placing a Business Ad with us, you can market your business and products and enhance your sales. Due to our international business and constantly growing number of visitors you will be able to reach new market areas and will gain many new customers. If you place an ad with Gulf Horses you will profit through our services.

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Placing an advertisement / Selling a horse?

In order to place an ad with Gulf Horses, you will have to log in with your user name and click on the link named "Place Ad“. Then choose the appropriate option, depending on whether you want to sell your horse or place an advertisement for your business, and finally fill in the form.

The form consists of the following sections:

  1. General Information
    Enter all the necessary information regarding your horse or your business as well as contact details.


  2. Overview
    All your information is presented as an overview, so that you can revise the inserted information. It is possible to go back, in order to make corrections, if you so wish. Should all the information be correct, you can carry on with the next step. By doing this your ad will be saved, but you will be able to make further amendments at a later date.


  3. Uploading photographs
    Up to nine pictures of your horse can be uploaded and you can make a choice as to which photograph should function as the main picture. Furthermore it is possible to delete and substitute pictures.


  4. Choosing services
    This is where you are able to choose specific services for your ad and thus enhance it in terms of positioning and presentation. This will increase your sales and marketing success rate. Choose the desired options and the length of time for which you would like to make use of the services. Then click on "Pay using PayPal", if this is how you wish to pay or click on "Pay using bonus points", in order to use your bonus points as payment.

    • This is an optional step when placing a horse ad. If you do not choose any of the services, your ad will be placed as a "Basic ad“ with only one picture.


    • In order to make a business advertisement visible you will have to choose "Show ad".


    It is possible to acquire any of the services at a later time by entering your personal MyDesk area. Simply click on the link "Go to MyDesk", if you want to skip this step.

    Details, pictures and services can be edited by entering the MyDesk area.

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Which services can I choose for my ad and how much will I have to pay for my ad?

Horse Ad
A basic advertisement including only one picture is free of cost!

The following services can be chosen specifically for your advertisement:

  • Maxi Ad
    This option includes up to nine pictures of your horse. The pictures can be viewed in XXL size, which can create an especially good impression on your potential customer of your horse.

    Price: 5.00 EUR or 50 bonus points *



  • Marking
    By employing the marking function you will make your advertisement stand out from the rest, making it a real eye- catcher. The attention of more customers will be caught and your chances of making a sale will increase significantly.

    Price: 10.00 EUR or 100 bonus points *



  • Recommendation
    Advisable ads will be placed on the front of the home page and therefore have the best sales chances. Advisable ads will be listed in the search overview and will be one of the first to be shown by every search. By these means you can be certain that your horse will be noticed with every search that results your ad.

    Price: 15.00 EUR or 150 bonus points *




Business Ad
Business Ads are liable for charges and require the purchase of our services so that they can be viewed by other users.

The folllowing services can be purchased:

  • Basic Ad
    By purchasing this service your ad will be openly published with a photograph and will therefore be accessible for other users.

    Price: 10.00 EUR o. 100 bonus points *



  • Maxi Ad
    The Maxi Ad includes up to nine photographs with which you can present your business or products. The photographs can be viewed in XXL-size, so that you can convey an especially good impression to your potential customers.

    Price: 5.00 EUR o. 50 bonus points *



  • Marking
    By employing the marking function you ensure that your advertisement will stand out from the rest, making it a real eye-catcher. The attention of more customers will be caught and your chances of selling will increase significantly.

    Price: 10.00 EUR o. 100 bonus points *



  • Recommendation
    Advisable ad will be placed on the front of the home page and therefore have the best sales opportunities. Advisable ads will be listed in the search overview and will be one of the first to be shown by every search. By these means you can be certain that your horse will be noticed with every search that is carried out.

    Price: 15.00 EUR o. 150 bonus points *

* price per month


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What are bonus points (BP)?

Bonus points are a virtual currency used at Gulf Horses, which can be used in order to pay for the services of your choice. You will receive bonus points as credit when you register at Gulf Horses and whenever you make a payment using PayPal. You will also receive BP credit for deleted services. This enables you to delete certain services or an entire advertisement and then, by using your credit, purchase new services for a new advertisement. However, you will not receive credit when you delete an open service. Attention: Bonus points will not be disbursed, they can only be used as payment for services offered on our website.


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How do I pay for the services of my choice?

As soon as you have created your advertisement, you can add the services of your choice. This is possible by use of the form, which can be entered after having uploaded photographs. Simply choose the desired services and the total price will be calculated automatically and presented at the bottom of the page. There are two payment options:

  1. Quick and easy payment using the internationally used PayPal payment system
    PayPal has 150 million customers in 190 countries and is the safest and largest internationally used payment system. You can pay using your credit card. If you would like to pay using PayPal simply click on the button "Pay using PayPal" and register on the following page. If you have not registerd with PayPal before, you can do so in a few minutes. With every payment using PayPal you will receive 5% of the total sum as credited bonus points.


  2. Use your bonus points as payment
    As soon as you have collected sufficient bonus points you can use these for payment. The total of your bonus points is shown in the green box in the bottom left corner. The required amount of bonus points for your payment will always be shown below the total sum. If you have collected sufficient bonus points and wish to use them in terms of payment, simply click on the button "Pay using bonus points". Subsequently the bonus points will be subtracted from you account with Gulf Horses.

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How long will my advertisement run?

Horse Ad
If you have chosen the "Basic Ad" option, your ad will run for the duration of 12 months. If you have chosen other services such as "Maxi Ad" or "Advisable Ad", then it will run depending on the duration you choose. Should you have chosen another service for your advertisement, it will be activated when the previous service has ended. If you have not chosen any further services, then your advertisement will run for another 12 months as a "Basic Ad".

Business Ad
Your ad will remain visible to you in you MyDesk area for a duration of 12 months. Your ad will become visible for other users and for the appointed duration when you have acquired the "Basic Ad" option. Should you have chosen further services for your advertisement, these will be activated as soon as the previous services have ended. Your ad will not be visible to any other users as long as you do not choose any further services for your advertisement. However, you have 12 months time to activate and make your advertisement public on our website by purchasing any of the services we have on offer.

Should you refrain from purchasing any of the services over the duration of 12 months and thus not publicising it, your ad will be deleted. However, you have the choice of prolonging this period by another 12 months by going through the initial form again. This can be done by entering "My Ads" in your MyDesk area.


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