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How to Post a Business for Sale Ad

To add a Business for Sale Ad, access the Member's Dashboard, on the left sidebar, find "Business Listings" feature, click on it to create a new ad.


Once the Business for Sale Ad form loads, enter in the listing details as explained through the points mentioned in the image shown below. Fields marked with an * are mandatory, all other fields are optional and will not show if left blank.

  1. Choose to publish the listing on the site or save it as a draft.
  2. Add the Listing Title.
  3. Enter the Asking Price WITHOUT symbols . (eg: 250000). If left blank this field will not show.
  4. Select Sub Comments. This will appear under the price. (EG: Vendor Terms, Negotiable) If left blank this field will not show).
  5. Select the Sale Status of the Listing.
  6. Select the Business Category.
  7. Select the Business Type.



  8. Enter the number of years the business has been established. (Example: 3 years). If left blank this field will not show.
  9. Enter total Weekly, Monthly or Annual Sales (Example: $10,000 pw ) If left blank this field will not show. 
  10. Enter weekly, Monthly or Annual amount for Cost of Goods . (Example: $10,000 month) If left blank this field will not show.
  11. Enter Gross Profit amount - the amount after Cost of Goods has been deducted from Weekly Sales. (Example: $10,000 month) If left blank this field will not show.
  12. Enter the total amount of Weekly, Monthly or Annual Rent excluding any taxes. (Example: $59,450 +gst pa) If left blank this field will not show.
  13. Enter Weekly, Monthly or Annual Wages amount, excluding the owner's wage. (Example: $10,000 week) If left blank this field will not show.
  14. Enter the total Weekly, Monthly or Annual Expenses, combined amount for telephone, insurance, electricity, rates, waste collection, security etc. (Example: $10,000 month) If left blank this field will not show.
  15. Estimated Stock Value (Example: $10,000) If left blank this field will not show.
  16. Enter the Weekly, Monthly or Annual Net Profit (Example: $100,000pa) If left blank this field will not show.



  17. If a Franchise, enter the Franchise or Transfer Fee. If left blank this field will not show.
  18. If a Franchise, enter the Royalty Fee. (Example: 8% of gross). If left blank this field will not show.
  19. If a Franchise, enter the Marketing Fee. (Example: 2% of gross). If left blank this field will not show.
  20. If a Franchise, enter the number of weeks of training provided by the franchisor. (Example: 4 weeks) If left blank this field will not show.
  21. If a Franchise, enter the Franchise Term. (Example: 7 years). If left blank this field will not show.
  22. If a Franchise, enter the year the Franchise was established. (Example: 1971). If left blank this field will not show.
  23. If a Franchise, enter the total number of locations for this Franchise. (Example: 35). If left blank this field will not show.



  24. Add a description to the listing. (Will not display if the limit of posts has been reached.)
  25. Enter additional keywords to optimise this post. Limit 100 Characters. Separate words with commas. (eg: Business for Sale, Franchise for Sale)



  26. Enter an address, city, state, suburb or country. This field will not show on the listing but used for indexing when users search.
  27. The address will be auto-populated by typing it in point #26.
  28. Once all of the details have been added, you can save it and proceed to add images, explained next.


Adding images to a Business for Sale Ad

Once all of the details have been saved, add the images to the listing. You can upload as many images as needed. 

Please Note: Images sizes should be minimum of 300px x 200px (preferred size is 600px x 400px or 1200px x 800px)

  1. Click on Choose Images, maximum of 10mb at a time per upload.
  2. Once images are uploaded, click on Upload Selected Photos.



  3. Add a Title to each Image.
  4. Add a Description to the Image.
  5. Once all image titles and descriptions are added, click on save changes.



  6. Here the Photo Display Order can be arranged.
  7. Once you have rearranged the images, click on Back to Business Listings.


Business Listings Summary Screen

The home area for your Business Listings which shows all Business Listings you have added.

  1. Shows the total number of Business Listings
  2. Click here to Add a New Business Listing. Will not display if listing limit has been reached.
  3. This shows the Current Status of the listing.
  4. This shows the number of views the listing has received. More detail can be viewed in the Profile Statistics menu.
  5. To View, Edit, Add Photos or Delete the Listing, click on the Actions Button to display the Dropdown Menu with the corresponding options.
  6. Shows the number of photos on the listing.


Lastly, once published, this is how the Business Listing displays on the site:



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