India's 1st Classified Booking Website

Frequently Asked Questions

Registering with Advertisement India

Why place advertisements with

Advertisement India thrives on the single agenda of adding value to small and mid-size advertisers of India. There are numerous benefits you can avail with Advertisement India. Some very important points are mentioned below:

  • Wide Media Network
  • Easy and convenient way of booking advertisements
  • Single window e-booking
  • Free designing
  • Advertising in your budget
  • No service charge
  • Best Rates
Do I have to pay to register with

No, there are no registration charges. You only have to pay for the online booking of advertisements.

How do I register with Advertisement India?

It's easy to register with Advertisement India. Just click the REGISTER link on the top and complete the form.

Why should I register with Advertisement India?

We don't force you to register. However, if you register with Advertisement India we save you the trouble of repeatedly typing your details when you make advertisement booking. Additionally, it also opens the option to receive great advertisement offers from us via email before anybody else.

Booking advertisements with Advertisement India

What kind of advertisements does the site accept?

We accept print advertisements (text classifieds, display classifieds and display advertisements) TV commercials, and radio on-air spots.

How are classified text advertisements different from classified display advertisements?

Classified text advertisements contain information in plain text without enhancements, whereas classified display advertisements contain a border for higher visibility and greater impact.

Can I place my advertisement anywhere in India and on any media platform?

Yes, we are able to provide that service because of our pan-India presence and with our excellent relations with media owners across the country. Advertisement India gives you the option of placing advertisements on TV, Print and Radio.

What is the ideal time to place an order for an advertisement?

We recommend all our clients to place their orders well before its publishing date. Preferably, two-three days prior to the release date of the advertisement.

Do I have the option of booking my advertisement in any newspaper in India?

Yes, we have a wide media network across the country and that allows you to choose any newspaper in India, in any region.

How to figure on which page my advertisement will appear?

There is no commitment of page position in the case of text classifieds and display classifieds. Classification Header however, is committed. In case of display advertisements, you can choose the page/positions by paying the premiums/loadings for the same.

Will I be intimated once my advertisement is booked?

Yes, you will receive an email & SMS confirmation of your booking with Advertisement India.

I want to see my advertisement in the newspaper it was released in.

Login to the site and scroll down to ‘My Recent Activity’ area. Here you will find all details for the Ad preview. Also you can check out your advertisement in the publication's E-Paper, from where we originally source the image of the advertisement. In the case of text classifieds and display classifieds, we do not get the newspaper copies from the publication, however, we try our best to get the copy and upload. But, in few cases we can't. Whereas in the case of display advertisements, we do get the; at times it could take 10-15 days to reach us, and only then we are able to upload them on the site.

What is the procedure to book an advertisement in a newspaper?

Booking an Ad at Advertisement India is a simple 2 step process.
Click on 2 Step Ad Booking button on the homepage.
Select the type of Ad you want to book & share basic details with us. That’s it!
Our Ad Expert will call you for more detailed information and generate a sample Ad for your approval.
If you are happy with the content & design, you select the sample and proceed to pay for the booking.

Booking Process:

It’s very simple to book a newspaper advertisement on Advertisement India. Here’s how

  • Select the business category your product belongs to.
  • Select an appropriate sub category. For example, if your broad product category is Travel, and you’re in the business of Tourism in Kerala, you might want to choose Tours and Travels – Kerala as your sub category.
  • You can choose the newspaper(s) you want to advertise in, or browse various publications location wise.
  • Type your advertisement content in the text box provided and give a suitable to your advertisement. For help, you have the option of viewing a sample advertisement.
  • Select appropriate enhancements: Background Colour, Border or Tick.
  • Please put your name, e-mail address and mobile number.
How does this system of booking advertisements online work?

We have the most personalised online advertisement booking system on the net. Once an advertisement is booked, it goes to our panel of experts. They examine the advertisement and after clearance, you will be sent a quotation within 24 hours. It is only after we get the approval from you is when we go ahead and book the advertisement as per details provided by you.

Do you also provide your service to clients outside of India?

Yes, we do provide our services to international clients. The procedure for national and international clients is the same.

I want to make changes to my advertisement which is already booked. If that is allowed, what are the guidelines on that?

You can send us your revised advertisement via e-mail on Please note that your advertisement will not be changed if it has been released in the newspaper. If your advertisement is awaiting release from our side and you want to make changes, you can call or write to us and we will make sure the changes are implemented as per your requirements.

I want to publish the advertisement in Hindi or Regional language. How does that work?

You can e-mail us the Hindi copy in English writing and we will compose the same in Hindi for you. We will also send that back to you for your approval. In the case of other regional languages, please send us the scanned image of the handwritten text.

How do I get the newspaper copy of the advertisement published at an address outside India?

We can send the copy to your overseas address on getting the actual courier expenses.

I have read the guidelines on the site but I find it very complicated to submit an advertisement on your site.

Contact us for help in creating Ads, and we will make sure your requirements are fulfilled.

Do I have to submit any documents for placing an order?

Not always. But, you might have to submit some documents in special cases, for instance if someone wants to promote Change of Name – of a company or a brand, or even an individual. A court affidavit is required in cases like these.

Payment related queries

What payment options do I have to book advertisements?

We offer the following payment options such as credit cards, debit cards, net banking, demand draft, money transfers via Paypal, Western Union, bank deposits and cash pick-up. Click here for payment options details.

What is the guarantee that after I’ve made the payment, the advertisement will be released?

Advertisement India is a decade old business and has earned the trust of thousands of customers in India and abroad. We are among India’s Top 3 classified booking websites with a turnover of Rs 10 crore per annum. We keep records of all the transactions done on the site and sent SMS & Email alerts at every stage of the transaction. And most importantly - all your payments pass through a legitimate channel and can be challenged for non-performance just like any other business in India.

Once booked, can I cancel my order? If yes, will I get my money back?

Yes, you can cancel your advertisement. But, not all cases qualify for refunds. Refund will provided only if:

  • The order has been processed, but the media owner has refused to release the advertisement.
  • The cancellation is processed before the release of the advertisement.
  • There is a mistake from the media owner and the same is acknowledged by them in writing. However, if the media owner does not have a refund policy, and instead re-prints the same advertisement after due correction, a refund – in that case will not be provided. We will, however, help you in re-scheduling your advertisement.
Is there a cancellation charge levied? If yes, how much is that?

Yes, cancellation charges are levied @ 15 % on the total cost of the advertisement.

Do you accept payments in foreign currency?

Yes, we do accept payments in foreign currency. Click here to find out the cost in your currency.

I have made the payment and I want to check the status.

Once we receive the payment, the advertisements automatically get saved under your account and you can check the status by visiting the "My Recent Activity" after login.

I have made the payment but the status isn’t reflecting the payment made.

This would happen if you’ve made the payment via demand draft, cheque or cash. In case of payments made by cheque of demand draft, please send us an e-mail with the details – cheque number/demand draft number. In case of the cash pick-up service, the status will be updated only after receipt of full payment.

I have made the payment, how can I check the status of my Ad?

Once we receive the payment, the advertisements automatically get saved under your account and you can check the status by visiting the "Dashboard" link.

I want to look at all my advertisements that I have booked with Advertisement India.

Log In and then scroll down to My Recent Activity to see all details related to your order.

I’m worried about giving my credit card details online to Advertisement India.

Advertisement India is a VeriSign Secure Site. Which means it is absolutely safe to make your payment online on Advertisement India. This is how it works: Information such as your card number etc is sent in a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) session and is encrypted to protect you against unintentional information disclosure to third parties. You will notice that when you move from the Pay Online page to the payment page, the URL changes from http:// to https://. This shows that you are now on a secure channel.

What Is the Card Verification Number (CVV) on my credit card?

The Security Code is an important new security feature established by credit card companies in an attempt to further reduce the risk of internet fraud. This number never appears on sales receipts or billing statements and it is only found on the card itself. The cardholder is required to enter the code number at the time of the transaction to verify that the card is in their possession.

Where is the CVV number located on my credit card?

On your Visa and Master Card, you will find the three-digit code after the last four digits of your credit card number, on the back of the card within the signature field. In case of American Express, CVV number is a four-digit number on the front of the card on the right hand side above the card number.

I have been billed twice on my credit card.

We are extremely sorry for the inconvenience caused. If your card has been charged twice during a payment process, we will notify you within next 24 hours about the same, and reverse the said amount within 3 weeks.

Under what name will my purchase be charged on the credit card statement?

Your purchase will be charged under WYSIWYG Advertising

I forgot my password.

Click on Forgot Password to change your password.

Other site related queries

How do I edit my account information?

Sign in to your Advertisement India Account. From the My Area section, you can click on the "Update Profile" link and edit your details.

Can I change my username?

The username is a unique identity and cannot be changed. For a new username, you will need to register on the website as a new member.

Can I book advertisements even if I’m a non resident Indian?


I want to keep my information strictly confidential. How does Advertisement India ensure that?

Yes, that’s possible with the Box Number facility we provide. It is meant for advertisers who do not wish to reveal their identity. The Box Number department is a highly secure department. It ensures that information procured is kept strictly confidential.

I am looking for business opportunities. How do I get in touch?

We're open to discussing business ideas and opportunities. Please send us an e-mail mentioning 'Business Opportunity' in the subject line at

I want to look at all my advertisements that I have booked with Advertisement India.

Log In and then click "My Released Ads" under "My Area" section of the site.

I want to look at the list of newspapers, area or city wise.

Visit the Newspaper List section from the navigation panel available in site footer.

Can I speak to someone in Customer Support?

Absolutely, please check our support number and email on contact us page.

I am facing a problem with the speed of the site.

Please check your connection with your Internet Service Provider.

I want to be a part of the Advertisement India team.

Please e-mail us your resume on

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