Account information and image upload
You can create your own how-I-save-money Account. Owning your own Account brings several advantages: First, it gives you the opportunity to monitor (the popularity of) your submissions and comments. In particular, you can view statistics about the number of money saving tips and comments you submitted, and how many times other visitors liked or disliked them. Second, it gives you the opportunity to earn account trophies. The more you submit, the more and better trophies you will get. Third, it gives you the opportunity to see all the money saving tips you've liked. Fourth, it gives you the opportunity to upload images to your money saving tips, which makes your submissions much more appealing to the website's audience. Maybe you can even hit the top-10 Best money saving tips this way!
How can I create my own account?
It's easy: When you submit a money saving tip, just enter a screen name and a password (in the box 'Optional: enter a password to log in or to create an account'). The screen name you enter will be your username.
When can I upload an image?
Once you've created an account, you first need to submit (at least) 5 money saving tips , before you will be able to upload images. After submitting 5 money saving tips, the trophy 'Images Unlocked' will appear in your account. From then on, a box to upload images automatically appears in the submission form.
How can I upload an image?
There are two options to add an image to your money saving tip. First, you can add an image at the same time with submitting a new money saving tip (in the box 'Optional: upload an image'). Second, after you submitted a money saving tip - without image - you can add an image by editing your money saving tip. A money saving tip can be edited for a maximum of 4 minutes after its submission. Formats that can be uploaded include .gif, .jpg and .png.
I forgot my password. Can I get a new one?
Yes, just go to 'Login'. Here you can ask for a new password by clicking the link 'Forgot your password'. You are asked to fill in your user name and email address. We will automatically send you a new password by email.
Can other visitors see my trophies?
Yes, if other visitors 'click' on your screen name - below your submitted money saving tips - they are directed to a screen including your submissions and trophies. In addition, it shows information about the number of your submissions and comments, and how many times they were liked vs. disliked.