Choosing the advertising package that is right for you will depend on your boat’s location, type, and condition. It will also be affected by your sales time frame and asking price. The average selling time for all boats is two to three months, though this can vary widely depending on the season, asking price, and visibility.
Boats.com listing packages for private sellers
Boats.com offers three advertising packages: Classic, Enhanced, and Premium. The Classic package includes four photographs, 3,000 characters of description, detailed boat specs, and all enquiries are sent directly to your inbox. It runs for four weeks.
The Enhanced package runs for 12 weeks and offers 12 photographs as well as 3,000 characters of description, detailed boat specs, and all enquiries are sent directly to your inbox. The listing is also enhanced in the search results to catch a buyer’s eye. This is our most popular package.
The Premium Package runs for 24 weeks, offers unlimited photographs, the listing is enhanced in the search results to catch the buyer's eye.
To determine which package is right for you, answer the following questions:
- Are you confident of a quick sale? Sign up for the Classic package.
- Do you need a quick sale? Sign up for an Enhanced package. That will get you the most visibility over the shortest time frame.
- Are there several boats on the market just like yours? Sign up for the Enhanced package to gain a competitive edge over similar boats with the enhance search results feature.
- Do you own a one-off or custom design? Sign up for the Premium package, since it will probably take some time to find the right buyer and this advert runs for twenty-four weeks.
- Is your boat worth more than £10,000? Sign up for the Premium package. Unlimited photos, combined with unlimited updates over a twenty-four week run, will provide the most cost-effective visibility for you at our lowest price per week. You can update details, photographs or price after you interact with potential buyers.
- Are you willing to hold out for a better price? The Premium package will maximise your exposure to the most buyers over our longest time frame (twenty four weeks).
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