Guide to placing a Junk Mail advert via SMS

Ever wanted to place a free Junk Mail advert while you are on the go? With Junk Mail placing a classified advert is as easy as sending an SMS.

Most of you reading this post are probably aware that you can place an advert via the Junk Mail websiteJunk Mail Mobi site, and you can even make a quick phone call to one of our friendly call centre operators to place a free advert for you. The options don’t end there. You can place a free advert via fax.

Did you know that you can even place your Junk Mail advert via SMS? We at Junk Mail know that SMS is king. So we have made placing adverts easy for you via SMS too.

To show you that placing an SMS is super easy we created a 3 step SMS Ad Placing Guide just for you! Please follow the easy steps below, to send an SMS advert right now:

  1. Enter your Region Code. E.g. PTA , JHB , KZN or CTN followed by one space.
  2. Type your Ad Text: After the Region code type your ad including a price, and any other contact details other than your cell phone number. The cell phone number used to send your SMS ad will be used in the ad. You can use up to 156 characters.
  3. Send your SMS to 36789

That’s it! You are done. You will receive a confirmation SMS as soon as your ad has been received. We will give you a call if we need to clarify any details.

Please note that Standard SMS rates apply. If you don’t receive a confirmation SMS within 48 hours, contact our Customer Care department on 012 342 3840 ext. 2295 or email We will gladly assist you to make sure that your advert goes live.

As you know there are many ways to make sure that your advert goes online and into the weekly Junk Mail print edition. If you want your advert to appear in the weekly paper there are a couple deadlines you need to be mindful of. Please check out the poster below to make sure your advert makes it into print before the weekly cut-off:

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Henno Kruger

Digital Marketing Campaign Coordinator at Junk Mail Publishing.

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5 Responses

  1. Danell du Plessis says:

    Please can u assist with the sms number to place an add in Junkmail?

  2. Sytze says:

    Hi there

    Just want to know if it is possible to send a picure with the SMS to place the ad. Is that possible?


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