Help Section

Currently PataUza accepts adverts in three main categories:

  • Cars
  • Properties
  • Jobs

Posting an advertisement

To post an advert in the relevent category:

  1. Login into your account. If new to PataUza, open an account by clicking on the register button.
  2. Click on the 'Post Ad' button on the left hand side of any page.
  3. Select the apropriate category for your advert.
  4. Post advert details and click on Save button.

Searching and replying to advertisements

  1. Select the appropriate category from the home page.
  2. Browse through adverts or narrow the search results by selecting the appropriate sub categories.
  3. Click on the advert that interests you, to view a detailed description.
  4. Use our messaging platform to send a message to the advertiser.

Managing advertisements & account

  1. Login to your account
  2. Click on the 'My Accnt' button on the top left corner of the page.
  3. From the listed adverts select the type of management activity you want to carry out:
    1. Renew Advert - Click on this button to return your ad to the top of the list.
    2. View Advert - Click on this button to view how the advert appears on the site.
    3. Edit Advert - Click on this button to edit any of the details on your advert as well as to add images to your advert.
    4. Delete Advert - Click on this button to remove your ad from the website.

Promoting my advertisements

To promote your ads and ensure viewership and enquiries,

  1. Please give a full description, with all pertinent information.
  2. Attach relevant images to your adverts.
  3. Ensure you have entered your contact information correctly.
  4. Frequently renew your advert; Renewing returns your advert back to the top of the list (page 1). To do this login to your account and click on the 'Renew Advert', button.

Locating your advertisement

Adverts in the Cars, Houses/Land and Jobs categories are listed according to the date and time posted.

After a period of time your ad will be pushed to the interior pages. To ensure that your ad remains on the front pages, make a point of regularly renewing your advert(login to your account and click on the 'Renew Advert', button).

Receiving Job alerts

To receive job alerts from patauza; Post your job profile under the cv section, select the apropriate category.
As soon as we get a job that fits your profile we will send you an email alert.

Uploading images

To upload an image effectively, please ensure that the image has a size of less than 150Kb, and dimensions of approximately 640 * 480 pixels.

To add new images, please login to your acount and edit the advert details.

If pictures take long time to upload it is probably because the image size is too big, please reduce the size and try to upload the images once again.