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Realtime Equipment Database F.R.E.D. stands for Fastline’s Realtime Equipment Database. F.R.E.D. will allow you to list all your inventory online. F.R.E.D. gives you the ability to instantly edit the inventory in your display ad plus a whole lot more. F.R.E.D. immediately updates your inventory on the web’s largest searchable equipment database, fastline.com. What is F.R.E.D.?
Realtime Equipment Database Why Do I Need F.R.E.D.? F.R.E.D. will allow you to have your entire inventory listed on fastline.com. Over 30 million people access the internet exposing your inventory to a larger audience. F.R.E.D. will allow you to make unlimited, realtime changes to your inventory 24/7/365. F.R.E.D. gives you an automatic link with fastline.com, getting more legitimate hits than any other searchable database.
Realtime Equipment Database Welcome Screen This screen gives you access to: Fastline’s Main Site Find information about Fastline Fastline Finder Look for equipment on our online searchable equipment database Interactive Zone Where you can control your online inventory
Realtime Equipment Database Welcome Screen We want to know what you think, so if you have questions, problems or suggestions, select the Contact Us option to let us know about them. If you are setting up a new account select the Sign Up option. If you already have an account set up select the Sign In option.
Realtime Equipment Database Sign In Screen Check to remember your sign in information and you can skip this process when you access F.R.E.D. in the future. Sign in by typing in your email address and password. Forget your password? We didn’t, we’ll send it to you, just click here.
Realtime Equipment Database Quick Links Page Once you’ve signed in, F.R.E.D. will take you to your Quick Links page. This page contains links to frequently accessed information about your account and may be accessed by clicking on the Home tab from any page within F.R.E.D. Your can view your account information, view the items you have listed, or add new items to your listing from this page.
Realtime Equipment Database Account Page Clicking on the Account tab will bring up your basic account information and links to the following items: Your Advertiser Information Modifying Your Account
Realtime Equipment Database Advertiser Information Page The Advertiser information screen allows you to... Modify your account Add New locations Edit a location Delete a location If you have more than one location, you may also choose which you want as your primary contact.
Realtime Equipment Database Modify Your Account Modifying your account allows you to change your company name.
Realtime Equipment Database Add/Edit A Location Enter or change your account information Click Submit and the new location or change is automatically added to your account. The steps for adding new locations to your account and editing them are the same.
Realtime Equipment Database Delete A Location Deleting a location will result in a confirmation page asking if you are sure you want to remove the location from your account. Click Yes to remove the location. Click No, take me back to retain the location.
Realtime Equipment Database Items Page From this page you can choose to do the following: View Your Items Shows all items you have entered yourself. View Your Advertiser Items Shows all items entered by anyone who shares your account. Add New Items Inserts new items. Import Print Items Will take all items from a print publication and import them into F.R.E.D. where you can edit them if needed.
Realtime Equipment Database View My Items This page will show only the items you yourself have entered. * You may sort items by ID Number, Make, Model, Description or Price. Just click on the appropriate heading Edit or Delete items by clicking on the appropriate buttons *To see items entered by anyone who shares your account use the View Advertiser Items tab on the Items page. Click on the photo for a larger view
Realtime Equipment Database View Advertiser Items This page will show all items entered by anyone who shares your account. You may sort items by ID Number, Make, Model, Description or Price. Just click on the appropriate heading Edit or Delete items by clicking on the appropriate buttons Click on the photo for a larger view
Realtime Equipment Database Adding New Items Adding new items is as easy as 1,2,3! 1. Fill out all requested information in each field. 2. Add a photo 3. Click Submit to add the item
Realtime Equipment Database Adding New Items Enter the 4-digit year the item was fabricated. This will allow users to find your item when searching by year. Type the full make of your item. For example type John Deere instead of JD. Enter the model number or name of your item. Enter a brief description of the item (80 characters max.) Adding New Items
Realtime Equipment Database Enter the price. Dollar signs and commas are allowed, but other text is not. Also, keep in mind items without prices are most often skipped by people looking for equipment. Select the most specific category that this item matches. Searches on the more general categories will include items in the sub- categories they contain. Adding New Items Sub-categories are indented under the general category to which they belong.
Realtime Equipment Database Select the location customers can contact to inquire about this item. Click on the browse button and choose the photo you wish to add. The file will be uploaded and displayed with your item. This may take a few minutes, please be patient. Adding New Items
Realtime Equipment Database Item Added This page lets you know that your new item has been successfully added to the database and lets you verify that the information you entered is correct. From this page you can... Add A New Item Edit This Item Delete This Item
Realtime Equipment Database Import Print Items Items that are printed in any of Fastline’s publications are automatically added to the online FastFinder searchable database, however they may not be edited until they have been imported into F.R.E.D. To add your print items, click Import Now. Once the import is complete you will be able to go back and edit the items. I really like your web site, I use it all the time to add new equipment, I do have a few suggestions to make about the
Realtime Equipment Database Help Page The Help page contains several options to make F.R.E.D. easy to use. About F.R.E.D. Tells the purpose of F.R.E.D. Frequently Asked Questions Check here to see if your question has already been answered. Feedback We want to hear from you, comments, questions or suggestions? Click here. Known Issues When problems are discovered, they will appear here. Tutorial Overview of how to use F.R.E.D.
Realtime Equipment Database Get to Know F.R.E.D. Now that you know the basics you’re ready to start building your online inventory. Go to my.fastline.com and start today. You’ll benefit from our 24/7/365 exposure on the web and you can add or delete items whenever you need to so you always have the most up to date information listed. Partner with Fastline, the leader - online and in print.