Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions:

Step 1: Click “Join Now” as indicated below:

Desktop Version:

Join Now Button - Desktop

Mobile Version:

Menu - Mobile Version
Join Now Button Mobile Version

Step 2: Click the “Sign Up” link.

Sign Up Link

Step 3: First option is to sign up with Local Pinoy by using your existing Facebook or Google Login. Then follow the prompt to complete the signing up process.

Second option is to fill up the required (*) details and agree with our Terms and Conditions for using the site. Prove you are not a robot and then click register.

Sign Up Form

Step 4: A temporary password will be emailed to the provided email address during the registration process. Please be patient as it might take 24 hours to receive the email. Also, please check your junk/spam mail as it might be sent their accidentally.

Step 5: Once you have received the temporary password, you should be able to login in Local Pinoy. For security reasons, please change your temporary password as soon as possible in your dashboard/profile.

As you can see on the image below:

Local Pinoy Homepage Search

Local Pinoy Homepage Search

The two main filters in searching for a business listing are “What” and “Where”.

The “What” filter is used for specifying in what category a listing belongs to and it can be also used to filter what “tags” are being used in a listing. Additionally, it can be used to search for the actual name of a listing.

The “Where” filter is used for specifying the location (suburb) of a business listing

Once the search button has been clicked, you will be redirected to a search listing result page.

On the search result page, you will have accessed to more search filters such as the “Near Me” filter

Desktop Version:

Near Me Filter - Desktop Version

Near Me Filter – Desktop Version

Mobile Version:

More Filter Button Close

More Filter Button Close


More Filter Button Open

More Filter Button Open

“Near Me” filter can give you the power to find Local Pinoy business listings within the specified distance in kilometres (default is 20kms).

However, for this work you need to allow Local Pinoy website to know your location (Geolocation on your device).

Step 1: Go to your account profile by signing in to your account and hover over your username to bring down the account menu, as shown on the image below.

Desktop Version:

Account Menu Desktop Version

Account Menu Desktop Version

Mobile Version:

For mobile, please click and go to your “Dashboard”

Menu - Mobile Version

Menu – Mobile Version

 

Dashboard Mobile Menu

Dashboard Mobile Menu

Step 2: Click “Update Profile” on the menu and it will redirect you to the profile page, where you can change your password.

Desktop Version:

Update Profile Menu

Update Profile Menu

 

Update Password

Update Password

Mobile Version:

Click the “3 horizontal lines” first to bring down the menu and then click “My Profile” to get to your profile page and update your password at the bottom of the page.

Profile Mobile Menu

Profile Mobile Menu

Business Owner Questions

Before you can add a business listing on Local Pinoy, first you need to have a Local Pinoy account.

Need some help on creating an account? Please read our documentation on How to Join Local Pinoy

Already have an account please sign in and follow the steps below:

Step 1: Click the “Add Listing” button as shown below:

Desktop Version:

Add Business Listing Desktop

Mobile Version:

Menu - Mobile Version
Add Business Listing Button Mobile

Step 2: Fill up your business listing’s details as much as possible to improve the chances of leading potential customers to your business.

Add Business Listing Form

Step 3: Read and Agree with our Terms and Conditions for using the site, then prove you are not a robot. Lastly, submit your listing and patiently wait for Local Pinoy to review your submitted listing.

Submit Listing

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