Frequently Asked Questions

Answers


Searching
  • Searching is free, no account is required
  • No app is required, all devices woork with Penniloop.com
  • You can use a single topic or combinations
  • Interests are typically causes or give back purposes
  • Categories are typically commercial (for sale) items
  • Keywords or terms can be searched in text boxes.
  • Single searches will show on single topic pages
  • Combinations will show on the combination page
  • On mobile devices use the filter tab
  • Filter by location, type, post, etc.
  • "Near Me" will show all posts or users near your current location
  • "Match Me" will show posts or users connected to your account location (account required, free to search)
  • Profiles can be searched by type (business, non-profit, individual)
  • Keywords and locations can be used in text boxes to search users
  • Profiles include users, locations, type
  • Blue or green buttons are hotkeys that connect through Penniloop
  • Tags will automatically appear on posts and serve as a guide
  • Interests (causes) appear as blue buttons
  • Categories (for sale) appear as green buttons
  • Posting
  • Posts remain until you delete them.
  • Posting costs $1.50/month for 30 posts.
  • You must have a paid account to post.
  • Posts are public and will show up on search engines (Google, Bing, etc).
  • Sponsors pay nothing to to post during their sponsor duration.
  • Posts will boost search visibility for the link and/or user placed on the post.
  • Make sure you have an upgraded (paid) account.
  • Use the "create" link on the top menu
  • You must use both an interest and a category on posts
  • You must add a link on the post
  • Users won't be able to email or call you unless you have it visible on your profile
  • Topics are the categories and interests
  • Some topics are both an interest and a category and are divided in both "give back or commercial"
  • Profiles automatically have the topic "community" linked
  • Topics are keywords and act as guides through Penniloop
  • Topics are standardized and remain constant through Penniloop locations (unless prohibited)
  • Accounts and an upgrade are required to post events
  • Events show both the profile location and an option for the event location.
  • "Match Me" selects events that are near the profile location
  • Use your mobile device sharing options to post to social media
  • To capture a profile, copy their link and use as a webpage or blog
  • Accounts
  • Accounts are free
  • Accounts are required for emailing through Penniloop
  • Following and saving posts or profiles is free
  • In order to post you must pay our basic fee and agree to our terms
  • Accounts are not required for searching
  • Profiles are free
  • Update your profile on the My Account page
  • Certain feilds are required but will remain private unless you allow them to be public
  • "Hide" checkboxes will hide infomation from public visibilty EXCEPT city, state, zipcode
  • To claim a profile, use the "claim" button and follow the email you receive.
  • Accounts, following, and dashboards are free.
  • Users will see if you are following someone
  • You don't need to be following to email a user (if they allow it)
  • We charge a small fee each month ($1.50 usd) if you wish to post offers.
  • For posting we accept Paypal and Square for secure payments and account validation. We will NEVER ask for your credit or financial info.
  • Montly fees begin at the date of first payment.
  • Adding optional interests and categories are used to refine your profile
  • Use "hide" checkboxes on you My Account page to prevent users from seeing that information
  • Contact us if you need to block or report a user.