Administration for www.theaustincrowd.com
Frequently Asked Questions and Tips
There are two types of memberships Free and Gold. The Gold membership is $5.00 per month, with discounts available go to the Subscriptions page for more information.
Free gift for first 50 members is 3 months of the Gold membership (10-24-11)
Online Dating Safety Tips
When creating your account, choose a strong password that is not easy to guess. Select a password that has letters, numbers and symbols. Also, try to use a different password than your current email password.
Do not communicate outside this site with someone until you feel completely safe and secure, in other words don't give out your personal email or phone number, until you are ready.
Never send money to somebody you've never met or someone who seems suspicious. Report this member by clicking on the report link in the member's profile.
Run spyware and virus scans every 30 days.
Credits are used to send virtual gifts, post a classified or play online games with someone. You can purchase credits in two different packages. You also obtain credits every time you log-in, on your birthday or when you refer a friend.
Photo, Music or Video Files Uploading
Photos may be uploaded, you will receive an email once your photos (No offensive material or nudity allowed) are approved . You can select the photos to be for public viewing, friends only or password protected.
Make sure you upload fine quality photos. Remember that a good photo greatly increases your chances to communicate with other members. Photos cannot not exceed 1000 x 1200 pixels.
File size cannot exceed 10MB
Feel free to upload your favorite music to entertain your friends and other users. Your music may become top rated if people like it! File size can't be more than 10 MB. Music cannot be downloaded, it can only be listened to.
Videos may be uploaded, you will receive an email once your videos (No offensive material or nudity allowed) are approved. You can select the photos to be for public viewing, friends only or password protected.
Feel free to upload your best video to entertain your friends and other users. Your video may become top rated if people like it! File size can't be more than 10 MB
Post events and invite friends on a public calendar such as:
A garage sale
Post a gig for your band
Post a party for your friends to attend
Post a personal classified to sale an item or services you are looking for, you can have members bid or make comments about your classified.
Gold memberships can post for free, Free members can purchase credits to post a classified.
Play online games with a member such as:
Rock, Paper Scissors
Gold memberships can play for free, Free members can purchase credits to play.
Blogs / Forums
You can add these from your profile page
Blogs and forums are monitored for inappropriate topics or language
You can create your own group
You can invite friends or allow anyone to join
You can allow only members to view the group or allow it to be viewed publicly