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guru frequently asked questions

1. what are the requirements to be a guru?
most instagram users qualify! you just need a public profile, a minimum of 10 posts, and meet the minimum engagement threshold
2. how do you earn cashback?
cashback is earned by posting an Instagram story or post in the allotted time that @mentions the brand's instagram account. cashback is given after the post has been up 24 hours
3. where does the cashback go?
cashback is deposited into your wallet. money can be transferred back into your bank account for a 2.9% fee

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4. how do you redeem in-person? 
for restaurants, fitness classes, venues and any other in-person deals, you must hit activate in the deals tab and show the attendant
6. what is a tip and how do you earn one?
a tip is given when a brand loves a post and wants to reward the shopper with extra store credit to build loyalty. tips can only be used back to the stores they were issued from and cannot be transferred into your bank account
5. can you mention more than one brand?
a separate posting is required for each item that is purchased on with that product visible in the post. DO NOT tag more than one brand or @shopguruclub
7. what is the return policy for products? follows the merchents return policy. you may not return an item after you have already earned cashback on that item
8. do I have to put #ad in my post?
the ftc’s endorsement guide says that if there is a “material connection” between an endorser and an advertiser – in other words, a connection that might affect the weight or credibility that consumers give the endorsement – that connection should be clearly and conspicuously disclosed, unless it is already clear from the context of the communication.
9. what will the charge look like? 
the payment method will receive a charge from the merchant for each product you purchase, plus one for the cashback which is held in escrow until the deal is completed