Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome back to Maplelists Classified Frequently Asked Questions.

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Maplelists Features and Security

Why Maplelists Classified?

Maplelists is a free for all classified ad that provides unique features every AD’s owner would always need without paying a cent.

We are a new community that is slowly growing and we need the support of people like you to make it one of the best-classified ad platform in Canada that offers exclusive features for free.

What are the exclusive features on Maplelists?

Maplelists exclusive features are

  • Bidding System
  • Customer Rating System
  • Offer Management system
  • Instant Messaging System
  • Instant Phone Verification (fraud check)

Is there any premium featured?

Yes, our premium feature is one of the cheapest on the web, and comes with varieties of robust functionalities you need for your ad to gain the best exposure to the potential users. We are currently accepting the users from United States and Canada, hoping to extend to other countries in the nearest future.

However, we give kudos and credit to those users that have a good rating from their prospective audience. We only use rating system gather from the trusted users who have experienced your service or purchased any of your listed items or stuff to accredit rating and in turns boost your ad visibility even better.

In a simple word, a good rating equal better exposure. Every ad owner with good rating and positive feedback is eligible for free premium credit.

What make Maplelists different from other classified in Canada?

Although we are new and still growing, our pride still remain the same “FREEDOM FOR ALL” we want every user to have the voice to their services, items to be sold or purchase, trading and what have you and should be indefinitely free including a great feature.

Maplelists classified ad is boastful of cracking down on fraudulent, and scam related ads, plus we have a great  bidding, adding a business URL features all for free, with a chance of earning a credit for premium free service like free bump-up for your ads, and top up.

Do you charge for placing Business URL on my post?

No. Maplelists Classified do not charge you placing your business URL on your post. This feature is one of the vital features enabling you connect with your client via your hyperlink and giving more exposure and great backlink.

How does the rating works?

Maplelists rating system is the ticket to good business and  recipe for great customer relationship in related to the service providers and item seller in question.

If you have a customer is satisfied with your service and have a wonderful rating score, you build a milestone for potential exposure at the top of the listing with respect to the category that the rated ad is related to.

We are clear in our judgment.

Do your platform charge for adding Bidding or Offer feature?

No. Maplelists make this great feature (Bidding System) absolutely available for FREE. Learn more about how to use bidding system while posting.

What are the security measures you take in protecting our data?

Our team take security very seriously and we strive to ensure every single data pass on our platform is painstakingly checked, and strictly verified during and after registration, and while posting an ad.

We have provided a clear concept page, where user can quickly submit to us any suspicious act, spam related ads that may have been encountered by you. A fast approach is engaged to make this miscreant face disciplinary action within the ad’s owner proximity. The IP, and information will be removed and banned forever from using our platform.

How do you check for fake or spam ads?

Maplelists does not automatically approve every posted ad. We have put together myriads of technically advance anti-phishing tools to filter and rule out any foreseeable subterfuge that may possibly been infiltrated in the ads before any publication is approved.

However, our approval is never delayed. We approved every great post without duplication within 15 minutes.

What if I spot a spam ad, where will I report to?

You can send us the following information by using our submit your ticket page.

  • The screenshot of the ad
  • Description of the ad
  • Title of the ad

Registration, How to, Ads, Ad Limits

I am new, how do I register my account?

In order to register your account with us, visit our registration page and fill up the required information

  • Username
  • Full name
  • Contact Information including (telephone, email, address if available)

I can't activate my account?

If you can not activate your account, this could be as a result of wrongful entering of your registered email account. You need a valid email account to activate your account once registered is completed on our site.

However, if you are still having difficulty resolving this issue. Send us the following information you entered during registration to have it activated by us.

  • Username
  • Your preferred new email account

You can send this to us, using our contact us page or submit your ticket page

I lost my password?

If you lost your password, simple go to forgot my password link to retrieve new one. Ensure to have a full access to your email.

If you are still having any issue with this, please send a ticket regarding this and will be resolved ASAP.

Why is my AD removed?

Maplelists don’t just removed an AD without reason. The following are the clear reasons why your AD might be removed:

  1. Ad contain prohibitive contents
  2. Ad foster or incite racism
  3. Ad is reported by Maplelists user as reflag or suspicious
  4. Ad  is duplicated many times

How do I access my dashboard?

You can access your dashboard only when you are logged in successfully with your account.

The dashboard link can be found in the top right corner of the page that reads your username, you will see a small drop-down icon positioned immediately after your username. Click on the drop-down to view your dashboard.

What can I do with my dashboard?

The dashboard gives you the entire preview of all you could do with your account, including assigning a premium ad feature to your account, editing or updating, deleting exiting ad, sending a real time message to your client and so many other features.

Did you just removed my AD without prior notice?

We don’t remove our user AD, any removed AD could be a subject of abuse or some sort of red flag reported by your fellow users.

In the event that you have your reason that your AD be restored, sure we do this in a heartbeat and give it a quick review and get it restored immediately.

In order to restore your AD, you must  submit a ticket with a subject line “AD Restored”

What is maximum AD I can post in a day?

There is no limit as to what you can post per day, but you must be aware that, no DUPLICATION is condone. We want your posted AD to be more professional, attract the intended audience and appealing. This will always work in your favor if carefully done well.

What is the AD validity period

Every posted is valid for 7 days from the first day of publishing it. We are still growing and we need a big data storage to keep this AD continually alive for longer days. The validity period will be extended to 60 days as we expand with time.

Bidding System & Messaging

How do I activate my bidding feature on my post?

You can activate by first accessing the list post form if you are posting for the first time, and if your ad is already posted and you need to add this bidding feature.

Do the following

  • Go to dashboard page
  • Click on my ADs tab
  • Find and locate all your posted ADs
  • Identify the one that require editing
  • Click the pencil icon
  • Navigate to step 2 (AD Details page) of the editing form
  • Scroll all the way down and locate the “Activate Bidding” field
  • Click on the drop-down and select ” Turn ON Bidding”

Why is my AD removed?

Maplelists don’t just removed an AD without reason. The following are the clear reasons why your AD might be removed:

  1. Ad contain prohibitive contents
  2. Ad foster or incite racism
  3. Ad is reported by Maplelists user as reflag or suspicious
  4. Ad  is duplicated many times

How does the messaging system work?

Maplelists messaging system is simple and very interactive for any one to use.

It comes with a great features that you can always count on.

  • Sent offer notification – if any of your ad has a request from customer
  • Receiving offer notification  – if any of your ads has an offer
  • Real time conversation between buyer and seller
  • Instant message alert

What can I do with my dashboard?

The dashboard gives you the entire preview of all you could do with your account, including assigning a premium ad feature to your account, editing or updating, deleting exiting ad, sending a real time message to your client and so many other features that include the following:

  • Editing profile information
  • Changing your password
  • Changing your username
  • Changing your contact information
  • Changing your profile picture