Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a profile to use the website?
Having a profile is not required, but you will need one in order to buy and sell products or services from other users.
Does it cost money to create a profile?
No! It is free for all users, but it does cost to have an advertising membership. See below.
What is the submit tab used for?
The submit tab is used to post events, job postings, and your products or services. Each submission is approved by management before being posted to the live website.
How do I submit my information?
Do you have something you want to submit? To get started, click on the submit page and enter the required information. Once all this is done, the promotion information will be submitted to our content control specialist to review and post your promotion to our site and Happy Boards advertisement queue.
Do I need to pay taxes as an individual?
You might need to, for more detailed information see this Sales and Income Tax model by Sam Wegner.
What are the memberships?
Memberships are a way for businesses to sponsor opportunities and to advertise. Local businesses can purchase an annual membership for Maple Tree Marketplace that gives access to advertise via the web page and through video monitors (Happy Boards) that are located across the Simpson College campus.
What is the price of a membership?
An annual membership costs $300.
As a student do I need a membership?
The membership fee will be included in Simpson College tuition.
How do I advertise my business on Simpson’s campus?
To be able to advertise you must submit your information on the submit page to be reviewed by our staff. If it is approved, then your advertisement will be posted on the explore page and on the Happy Boards monitors.
Is this site reliable?
Every transaction requires trust, it is important to accurately and fairly represent yourself on Maple Tree Marketplace. Acts of fraud or deception are not tolerated and will be removed from the site.