General Frequently Asked Questions
Konsear is a powerful, query-free solution for finding business “offers” tailored to match user interests.
What is Konsear?
Konsear is a Mobile App and website that allows you to find offers or deals based on your interest, location and from businesses that can help you. We aim to provide an optimized user experience wherein you are able to connect to only those attractive deals that are relevant to your needs.
We do not offer discounts or review site that will spam you with unwanted emails.
We understand the spamming is annoying and not required as it wouldn`t accomplish anything for either of us.
Besides, it doesn`t make any sense for you to know about deals and offers that are beyond the areas you would venture out to.
How do I sign up?
The signing up process on Konsear is simple and quick. You can either login using your Facebook account, or create a new account by entering in your email address and a password. On clicking the sign-up button, your registration will be complete and you can immediately begin to browse through the available offers from our registered publishers (Businesses and vendors) that you express interest in and that you actually like!
What is a Publisher & Subscriber?
Publisher: The Konsear mobile app is a powerful marketing solution for businesses and nonprofits of all sizes targeting the business travelers, tourists and locals alike. Konsear’s personal concierge service matches user interests to “offers” from businesses in the food, leisure, entertainment, consumer goods and services sectors along with cultural, educational, and religious institutions. “Offers” range from specials and discounts to one of a kind experiences, making it as easy to book a ride to the airport as it is to procure tickets to events or find the perfect restaurant for dinner.
There are 4 plans available to Publisher, please see below for FAQ for Publisher.
Subscriber: Konsear is a free, virtual concierge service for business travelers, tourists and locals alike. Users establish personal profiles that reflect their needs, interests, tastes and lifestyles to receive a personalized feed of diverse “offers” from nearby businesses ranging from specials and discounts to one of a kind experiences. “Offers” come from businesses in the food, leisure, entertainment, consumer goods and services sectors along with cultural, educational, and religious institutions. With Konsear, it’s as easy to locate a lane in the local pool as it is to find the perfect place for dinner.
Subscribers are visitor on our website or Mobile App users that are interested in finding offer or deals based on their interest, location and preferences.
FAQ for Publishers:
How does this works?
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What are the different plans available?
We offer 4 plans: Starter, Silver, Gold and Platinum. For more details, please click here
Starter: The starter plan will let you publish only one offer per day for any one Zip code you choose. The Starter plan is FREE, there are no hidden fees. This plan will let you try our services for FREE and if you like our services, you can upgrade your plan later.
Silver: The Silver plan will let you publish only one offer per day for the entire State (Multiple Zip codes) you choose. The Silver plan members pay just $0.99 per published offer. This plan is ideal for businesses with multiple store location across the State.
Gold: The Gold plan will let you publish multiple offers per day for the entire USA (Multiple States & Multiple Zip codes). The Gold plan members pay only $4.99 per month for unlimited published offers. This plan is ideal for businesses with multiple store locations across USA.
Platinum: The Platinum plan is just like Gold Plan; Members can save 50% of the cost of the membership by signing up for a year. The Platinum plan members pay just $29.99 per year for unlimited published offers.
Can I upload Offers from my Konsear account?
Yes, you definitely can upload and publish offers.
How soon my offer will be available to public?
This is the key part of our integrated Application. Your offer will be uploaded and published instantly after a quick reviewing process. We use state of art technology to scan the inappropriate images or offers. We have a right to remove the offer if it is inappropriate or not compliant with the state laws. Please read our Terms and Conditions before signing up and publishing an offer -
Can I upload an Offer for free?
Yes, you can only upload one offer a day for free if you sign up for a Starter Plan, but you will not be able to create sub-accounts or change the offer once published.
It would be a better idea to upgrade to the Gold or Platinum plan wherein you can publish unlimited offers and change the offers as per your business needs.
What happens if my Konsear offer expires?
Every offer you publish has a Start and Expiry date, if the offer has been expired it will become inactive and that offer will not appear anymore to our Subscribers.
Can I renew the expired offer?
Yes, you can renew the expired offer just by changing the start and expiry dates and the new offer will be automatically created for you and will be published instantly.
How do I pay before I can upload an Offer?
We use PayPal as our payment service, you will be directed to a PayPal site automatically for the payment and once the payment has been completed successfully, your offer will be uploaded and published instantly.
Can I create sub-accounts?
If you sign up as a Starter publisher for free, you will not be able to create sub-accounts.
It would be wise to opt for the other plans, which allows you to create sub-accounts. For more details, please click here http://www.konsear.com/plans_pricing.php
Can I publish Alcohol Related offers?
It is important for you to review the state laws where you are doing business from and comply to your state law before publishing any Alcohol related offers on Konsear,
Visit this sample website: http://www.udetc.org/documents/HappyHoursDrinkSpecialsPolicies.pdf
If you or any of your business associates or affiliates is publishing an offer related to consumption of an Alcohol like Wine Tasting, Happy Hour, etc. you and your business will be solely responsible for abiding the state laws from Liquor control Department where you are operating your business. If you are not legally able to accept these terms, or refuse to abide by and comply with this agreement and state laws, you must cease the use of the Konsear Sites and/or Services immediately and do not publish any offer(s) as we have right to remove them after we review it without sending you any notifications.
Whom do I contact if I have any technical issues or more questions that are not in this FAQ?
In the case of any problems or questions, please feel free to get in touch with our support team who are more than willing to serve you by dropping an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also use our Contact US form - http://www.konsear.com/contactus.php and one of our associates will contact you within 24 hours.
FAQ for Subscribers
How do I sign up?
The signing up process on Konsear is simple and quick. Yo can either login using your Facebook account, or create a new account by entering in your email address and a password. On clicking the sign-up button, your registration will be complete and you can immediately begin to browse through the available offers from our registered publishers (Businesses and vendors) that you express interest in and that you actually like!
What is Konsear’s MyTag?
The MyTag feature on Konsear is simply your manageable personal profile. Organize your selected offers in one place. This acts like your folders in the office or drawers in the cabinets. For e.g. You can create bucket for Restaurants, Health, Sports, etc and Tag each offer you like in these Buckets, then you can follow your selected offers, convenient locations, categories and types of deals that you are attracted towards, it helps you to locate your selected offer easily. You can also create bucket for your family, for e.g. Dad, Mom, Daughter, Son, Friend and can Tag each offer to these buckets.
Dad --> Tag offers from Sports Stores, Happy Hour deals etc..
Mom --> Tag offers from Shopping deals, SPAs
Daughter --> Tag offers from Gymnastics or Hair Accessories
Son --> Tag offers from Sports Activities etc..
How do I add an Offer to MyTag?
If you are interested in a particular offer, all you need to do is to click a Tag button on the offer and choose MyTag list folder and the offer will automatically move into your list folder.
What happens if my Konsear offer expires?
If this happens you will not be able to see that offer.
Whom do I contact if I have any issues?
In the case of any problems, please feel free to get in touch with our support team who are more than willing to serve you by dropping an email at email@example.com