How do I create an ad?

So you’ve decided it’s time to sell your car and want to list it for sale on Australia's most preferred automotive site. When you sell your car on carsales, it is listed on our site until it’s sold and the ad price is a one time, upfront payment with no ongoing costs. Right now, a car is selling every 30 seconds on carsales so it's the perfect time to get your car on the market. 

To sell your car and access our exclusive tools, you will need to create an account and become a carsales member. carsales offers users several different ad packages and ways to help sell your car and you can find out more about them here. 

 

Before you create an ad 

Make sure you have the following details ready to help generate your carsales ad: 

 

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Creating an ad on desktop 

  1. Click the orange Sell My Car button to begin the ad creation process. 
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  2. Next click Get started in the Create an ad option. 
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  3. First select the appropriate price range and then choose the ad package that suits your needs and click Start selling.  
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  4. Follow the prompts and fill in the details that are required on each page. If you make a mistake you can always go back and make changes. 
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  5. Once you have reached the end of the process, make payment and submit your ad for approval. This may take up to 2 business hours to be approved by our team. 

 

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Creating an ad on the App 

  1. Go to the carsales App and select the Account tab located at the bottom of your screen. 
  2. Sign into your carsales account (if you haven’t already). 
  3. Tap the Sell tab located at the bottom of the screen. 
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  4. Then tap Create an ad. 
  5. Then select the appropriate price range and ad package to suit your needs. 
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  6. Follow the prompts and fill in the details that are required on each page. If you make a mistake you can always go back and make changes 
  7. Once you have reached the end of the process, make payment and submit your ad for approval. This may take up to 2 business hours to be approved by our team. 

 

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Related articles: 

carsales Instant Offer FAQs 

What should I know before selling my car? 

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