Who are the franki locals?
The franki locals are a passionate community who share their experiences to encourage others in their own exploration. Highlighting amazing, can’t-miss local businesses so that others can support them too. Our franki locals inspire anyone, anywhere, to explore confidently and eat, drink, and play like a local by revolutionizing the way people discover and decide.
What is the franki locals fund?
The fund was built to support people who share their experiences through video. Because franki isn’t just a way to decide where to eat, drink, or play – it’s a community of local foodies and explorers around the country that anyone can turn to when they want to live like a local. Our franki locals support their community, so we want to support them.
How does it work?
Our fund gives passionate and creative locals the opportunity to get rewarded monthly for making helpful content and community building on franki. Helpful content is defined as a video which assists a user in answering the question, “Do I want to go here?” This can be done via voiceover, through text on screen, or in the caption of the video itself.
Every video should also contain the following elements:
– Runtime of at least 10 seconds
– At least one clear, focused shot of the food
– No still photos, all shots must be video
Once selected to be a part of the franki locals fund, members are rewarded for:
Engagement that they drive and their content drive (views, likes, comments and
Each new follower they gain
In addition to earning rewards for the activities laid out above, users can earn bonuses for exceptional contributions to the community.
Want to join our franki locals fund?
1. Have downloaded the app
and created a franki profile
Once you have met these requirements, you may submit to the fund in-app by visiting the ‘Wallet’ tab, then ‘Locals Program.’ From there you’ll see a ‘Apply to join locals fund’ button. We will then review your submission and let you know if you are successful in joining our franki locals fund. Please note that there is a waiting list, and we will get back to you ASAP.
Frequently Asked Questions
At the end of each month, franki locals who have earned rewards will be credited straight into their franki wallet, which can be directly linked to a bank account. This makes it simple and easy to cash out directly into their preferred account. Ongoing reports of those earnings will be shown in-app. Important to note: we may not be able to connect to all bank accounts, credit unions in particular, as this is facilitated by a secured third party called Plaid.
We follow a set of principles to guide how bonuses are awarded:
– Helpful content is defined as reviews that are honest, trustworthy, and helps other users make decisions
– Both within franki and in the real world, aimed at encouraging our locals to actively build their community, through continued engagement and following
– Whether it be trying new places or trying new styles of content, we want to continually reward our locals for pushing the boundaries of what’s possible of what it means to be a franki local
Once you have met the minimum requirements outlined above, our team will review your submission, then we will reach out if you are successful in being selected. Although we would like to let everyone join, we have a limited number of spots available within the fund. We do our best to choose the users who have best met, or gone above and beyond, the minimum requirements and have shown to uphold the values of our franki locals community.
Once accepted into the locals fund you are rewarded for the following things:
- Each helpful video that you post of a local business.
- The engagement your content gets including; likes, comments, and shares.
- The community you build i.e. you are rewarded for each new follower you gain.
- The new users you drive through your invite friends link.
Rewards may change but currently range from $0.05 to $2.50, depending on the action. For example, you’ll be rewarded $2.00 for each video you post, and then an additional $0.50 for each share your content gets.
We also award bonuses to franki locals each month based on the helpfulness and quality of content, engagement, and the level of community building in the franki app. These bonuses can change but currently range between $15 to $50 per bonus.