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■ RentMeee

Account and Rental Settings

Please click your user name, and click "Edit". 

 

Edit Account

Account Info

1. Current password

Enter your current password to change the E-mail address or Password. If you do not know your current password, you can request a new password.
 

2. E-mail address

Enter a valid e-mail address here. All e-mails from the system will be sent to this address. The e-mail address is not made public and will only be used if you wish to receive a new password or wish to receive site updates news or notifications by e-mail.
 

3. Password

If you want to change password, please enter it here and Confirm your password.
We recommend using a strong password with letters, numbers and symbols.
 

4. Confirm password

Re-enter password here.
 

5. Language

This is where you will set your own language default for navigating the site, emails and notifications.
 

6. My Skills

This is mostly for Rent Meees. Here you can list all the skills you have or have.
 

7. Skills I’m interested in

This is mostly for Renters. Here you can list skills you are interested in learning.
 

User Details

1. Profile picture

Click “choose picture” and choose your best picture, and click “UPLOAD”.
・Change image
If you want to change your image, click “REMOVE” first, and then add new image.
・Crop and resize
If the image does not look right, click “MANAGE IMAGE CROPS”. You will see the borders where you can drag and resize. Then you can click “Apply crop”. You may not see the change right away, but once you click “SAVE” at the bottom of the screen your changes will take into effect.
 

2. Nearby Station

Type in the nearest most convenient Train station here. It will be useful for figuring out the ideal places to conduct rentals once you see the nearby station of both Renter and Rent Meee. This is directly connected to your user account.
 

3. Name your central location

Write your central location, this is what will display as your location in all areas of the site. Will not affect SEARCH, search is handled by the field above. ex. "Shinjuku Station" or "Shinjuku-ku" or "Narita Airport". If nothing is entered the first 2 words of the field above will be shown.
 

Bio

1. Bio

You can create original design, put picture, change text size color etc.
This is for your personal Bio. For Rent Meees, you do not need to talk about your Rental at length here, that will be done on the Rental page. For Renters, this is your chance to give a nice introduction.

Language

1. Original Country

Please choose the country you are from. Not where you currently live.
 

2. Languages Spoken

Please check all the languages you speak.
 

3. Language Level

Please choose your language level for each.
 

Private Details

Private details are only for you to verify your personal details with Rent-Meee.com Your details will not be shown to any other user. Filling out this area allows you to gain an ID verification badge which will help you gain trust with potential renters. It also helps us get in contact with you if there are any issues or in case of emergency.

1. Real Full Name

Your real Name as seen on an ID, this will not be made public on the site.
 

2. ID

Optional If you upload your ID, we will check it and add a ID CONFIRMED badge to your account. Your ID image and information is never made public.
 

3. Gender

Please choose your gender
 

4. Phone Number

Please put your phone number
 

5. Address

Please put your address in Japan.

Create Rental

Details

1. Title

Please add your rental title here. Your title should easily convey what the lesson is.
 

2. Rental Type

Please choose which skill is most closely related to your rental.
If you are unsure, please check this category list.
 

3. Body

This area is very important! This is where you will describe your rental in detail your experience level with the skill, what you will teach, how you will teach it. Etc.

Location

1. Nearby Station

This is the nearby station directly connected to your Rental. Type in which station or location is your central starting point. Later, we will allow you to change this range. While putting your home address is possible, we ask you exercise care in giving out your personal information as it will appear on our search map and a partial display of the address you write in here will appear on the site. You can use this nearby station field to make your rentals that are applicable to specific locations known. Otherwise you can use the same location you set on your main profile. Note that this location will directly be influenced by the rental search our RENTERS will use.
 

2. Name your central location

Write your central location, this is what will display as your location in all areas of the site. Will not affect SEARCH, search is handled by the field above. ex. "Shinjuku Station" or "Shinjuku-ku" or "Narita Airport" If nothing is entered the first 2 words of the field above will be shown.
 

3. Radius

By default you will gain a radius of 5km from the nearby station location that will trigger in searches. Using Kilometers write how far you are willing to go from your "Nearby Station" to perform this particular rental.

Media

1. Content

Click “BROWSE” and the “Media browser” will pop out.
There will be 3 tabs. You can upload an image, paste in a URL (youtube link) or browse content you have previously uploaded. You can upload a maximum of 5 with a combination of images and video as your content.

Browse
Here you can drag an image directly into the box or click add images and navigate your files. Files must be less than 4 MB each. After you upload the images, you may control cropping of each image by clicking “Manage image crop”. If you click that button, just move and resize the selection area and save your new crop. There may be multiple formats of cropping that affect different areas of the page, if you have issues with the look of your images you may style all the different cropping sizes available, they will all save.

URL upload
Just paste the URL you see in the browser of YOUTUBE and hit save.

Library
Click an image from the library of content you have already uploaded if you ever want to use it again. After you have made your selection, click save at the bottom.
 

Policy

1. Fee and travel expenses

This field can not be changed, please be sure to consider any fees you will charge in your initial price as you are not allowed to collect tips and extra fees from the renters directly. Doing so is against the rules.
 

2. Response time

Indicate how long you think a renter may wait to hear back from you.
 

3. Cancelation for 100% refund available

Please add how many days before booking date the Renter can receive 100% refund on cancelations.
 

4. 50% cancelation refund

Please add how many days before booking date the Renter can receive 50%refund on cancelations.
 

5. 0% refund on cancelations

Please add how many days before booking date the Renter can receive 0%refund on cancelations.
This mean NO refund.

Booking

1. Title

Make this title even more specific about the rental. Its ok if it matches the rental PAGE title. This title is for you rental as a PRODUCT. See below about rental variations as you can have more than 1 in a Rental listing.
 

2. Price

Put your price in here. All prices are HOURLY.
Please calculate your price keeping in mind that there will be no additional fees you can collect. Transportation, expenses related to the location, materials needed for the rental, etc. The price you will see on the site will be 20% higher as our fee is added on TOP, this way you can just worry about what you will like to make without having to worry about our usage fee.
 

3. Time

Here you will detail your weekly schedule. There are a few other options for you to customize the frequency as well. Please put in your full available time, people will choose hours within your selected range.
Start Time: The time you start to be available for the days indicated
End Time : The time you are unavailable for the days indicated.
 

4. Day of the week to repeat time schedule

Choose the days of the week you would like the time range to repeat on. Your calendar will be populated 3 months into the future.
 

5. Remove

Click this to remove your time rule.
 

6. Another day time rule

If you want to add more days, or different times you can make new rule here.
Example,
Day rule 1-7:00PM-9:00PM on Mon and Wed
Day rule 2-10:00AM-4:00PM on Sun and Sat

If you wish to take a break within 1 day, just create a gap in your time schedule.
 

7. Add another day time rule

You can keep extending to add more time rules, be careful not to overlap the times or your schedule won't match your expectations.
 

8. Status

You can decide to make your Rental Active and Disabled. This will mean no one will be able to see it besides you. This is good for preparing your rentals or to temporarily disallow new bookings if you go on vacation or something. Your rental will still be searchable but your calendar will be unavailable for any rental variations you disable. This will NOT remove any previously existing bookings and you will still be expected to carry those out unless you cancel bookings directly.

9. SAVE

Don't forget to press "SAVE" or your changes will not be kept.
 

Add Rental Variations

Please note that we are still working on allowing multiple levels per class. Please only create ONE rental "variation" per Rental listing for now. Later you will be able to create multiple inside 1 listing to offer different levels, with different prices. If you have another rental idea that is not related to the main rental listing we suggest you create a separate rental.

Example:
・Photo lesson Level 1 - 3000 yen
〔add new Rental Variations〕
Photo lesson Level 2 - 5000 yen
・Beads accessories bracelet - 3000 yen
〔add new Rental Variations〕
Beads accessories necklace - 6000 yen

 

1. Open your rental

Click to edit your Rental listing and go to the "Booking" tab.

 

2. Add Rental Variations

Put your new variations. You can check how to put here.

 

3. Save

Then click "SAVE". You can check all your variations on Rental Booking page.
 

Fee

We have a simple fee structure. It is free to sign up and use Rent-Meee.com. You can list as many items as you like as long as we don't deem it as spam or something else against our listing regulations.
We add 20% to your hourly listing. This will be done automatically so there is no need for you to calculate anything. Just insert the amount you wish to charge for your rental. When you save you will see your adjusted 20% higher hourly rate.

Example:
· You put 1500 yen / hourly
→ Rent-Meee.com will show 1800 yen
· You put 3000 yen / hourly
→ Rent-Meee.com will show 3600 yen
· You put 8000 yen / hourly
→ Rent-Meee.com will show 9600 yen


My Rentals

Edit Rental

1. View your rentals

You can see your rentals on the main menu "My Rentals" or at the bottom of your user page. Your user page can be accessed by clicking your name anywhere its seen on the site. There will always be an indication of your login status at the top of the page.
 

2. Rental Title

Titles of your rentals will all be listed here along with the skill category and location. Clicking the title or image will display your rental as its seen by Renters.
 

3. Edit

When you click "Edit", you can jump to Edit page directly. Next to edit is a button to cancel any unbooked availability slots (All the green on your rental calendar). Be careful with this button. Its usually advisable to just edit your schedule if there are changes. This is more for clearing your schedule if you go on vacation or become unavailable for a time.

Delete Rental

If you wish to delete your Rental we need to make sure you don't have any outstanding bookings. For that reason we require you to email us: info@rent-meee.com.
Note that there are some alternatives to deleting a rental. You can:

- Mark it as temporarily uavailable
You can navigate to the area where the calendar dates are set and choose "Disabled". This is good for going on vacation or if you can't hold bookings right now. You can go to the same place to re-activate it later when you are available again. This is good because you don't have to change the calendar dates that you have set.

Create a different rental:
You can change all the information on your current rentals to change them over this will have the same effect as deleting and creating a new rental.

 


Get Booking

 

Get Booking

Check booking

1. Get mail

You will receive an email when your Rental is booked. This will have the details of the time and duration of the booking. Look this over carefully to plan your Rental.

 

2. My Rental page

You can check all your bookings at any time on "My Booking" page to see your full schedule.
 

3. Confirm

As early as you can, before the rental day, please contact to Renter about meeting location, meeting time and anything else you need to discuss for the Rental.
 

Rental day

Enjoy your Rental!

Please don't be late.
Enjoy your Rental time with the Renter!
 

Review

1. Get a Review!

When the Rental is complete, the Renter will be able to give you a review.
When you get a review, you will be notivied by email.
 

2. Check all Reviews

Each Rental page bottom side, you can check all reviews.
 

3. Give review to Renter

Please give review to Renter. You can wright the review at the bottom of the Renter's user page.
 

Get paid

Your monthly rentals will display on your monthly earnings report page. For cashing out, payment will be sent to your registered paypal account the 10th of each month.

Example:
· Lesson January 18 (Wed) → Sales confirmation January 19 (Thurs) → Payment February 10 (Fri)
· Lesson Friday, January 20 → Sales confirmation February 23 (Mon) → Payment February 10 (Fri)
· Lesson Tuesday, January 31 → Sales confirmation February 1 (Wed) → Payment March 10 (Fri)

 

1. Monthly Earnings Report

After login, please hover your mouse over your profile pic on the upper right side of the screen.
Open the menu and hover over "RENT MEEE" and choose Earnings to view your Monthly Earnings Report page. Navigate to the month you would like to review.
 

2. Earnings

This will show the price you listed your rental without any fees.
 

3. Total

The total of the earnings for the month is calculated at the bottom of this page.
 


■Renter

Account Settings

Please click your user name, and click "Edit". 

 

Edit Account

Account Info

1. Current password

Enter your current password to change the E-mail address or Password. If you do not know your current password, you can request a new password.
 

2. E-mail address

A valid e-mail address. All e-mails from the system will be sent to this address. The e-mail address is not made public and will only be used if you wish to receive a new password or wish to receive site updates news or notifications by e-mail.
 

3. Password

If you want to change password, please enter here and Confirm your password.
We recommend using a strong password letters, numbers and symbols.
 

4. Confirm password

Re-enter password
 

5. Language

This is where you will set your own language default for navigating the site, emails and notifications.
 

6. My Skills

This is mostly for Rent Meees. Here you can list all the skills you have or have.
 

7. Skills I’m interested in

This is mostly for Retners. Here you can list skills you are interested in learning.
 

User Details

1. Profile picture

Click “choose picture” and choose your best picture, and click “UPLOAD”.
・Change image
If you want to change your image, click “REMOVE” first, and then add new image.
・Crop and resize
If the image does not look right, click “MANAGE IMAGE CROPS”. You will see the borders where you can drag and resize. Then you can click “Apply crop”. You may not see the change right away, but once you click “SAVE” at the bottom of the screen your changes will take into effect.
 

2. Nearby Station

Type in the nearest most convenient Train station here. It will be useful for figuring out the ideal places to conduct rentals once you see the nearby station of both Renter and Rent Meee. This is directly connected to your user account.
 

3. Name your central location

Write your central location, this is what will display as your location in all areas of the site. Will not affect SEARCH, search is handled by the field above. ex. "Shinjuku Station" or "Shinjuku-ku" or "Narita Airport". If nothing is entered the first 2 words of the field above will be shown.
 

Bio

1. Bio

You can create original design, put picture, change text size color etc.
This is for your personal Bio. For Rent Meees, you do not need to talk about your Rental at length here, that will be done on the Rental page. For Renters, this is your chance to give a nice introduction.
.

Language

1. Original Country

Please choose the country you are from. Not where you currently live.
 

2. Languages Spoken

Please check all the languages you speak.
 

3. Language Level

Please choose your language level for each.
 

Private Details

Private details are only for you to verify your personal details with Rent-Meee.com Your details will not be shown to any other user. Filling out this area allows you to gain an ID verification badge which will help you gain trust with potential renters. It also helps us get in contact with you if there are any issues or in case of emergency.

1. Real Full Name

Your real Name as seen on an ID, this will not be made public on the site.
 

2. ID

Optional If you upload your ID, we will check it and add a ID CONFIRMED badge to your account. Your ID image and information is never made public. The form to upload your ID is now located HERE.
 

3. Gender

Please select your gender.
 

4. Phone Number

Please put your phone number
 

5. Address

Please put your address in Japan.

Search And Booking

 

Search

Search

1. Place

Go to the Search page, and put in the location you would like to search location. The map and Rental list will pull from nearby locations based on how far each rental is willing to go from their central location.
 

2. Skill

Which skill do you want to learn? You may select some here to narrow down the search.
 

3. Advanced options

If you click "Advanced options", you can search more for different, more advanced parameters.
 

4. User Name

It is possible to search by a specific Rent Meee's user name if you know it.
 

5. Title

Please add keyword here for a Renal title search.
 

6. Japanese level

You can search Rent Meees by Japanese language level.
 

7. Country

You can search by a Rent Meee's original country.
 

Booking

1. Check Rental detail

When you select a Rental. You can see the details of that rental. 
 

2. Rent Meee

If you click a Rent Meee's name or user image you can navigate to their profile page. Here you can see some details about the Rent Meee and a list of their rentals.
 

3. Other Rentals

Here you can quickly jump to other rentals by the same Rent Meee.
 

4. Badges

We have a number of badges to help you get a quick sense of the Rent Meee. We hope that some of these badges give you ease of mind on certain aspects of the Rent Meee. A full list of badges can be seen here.
ID Confirmed: We have verified this person's ID
Address confirmed: Mail has been sent to this user and address confirmed.
Phone number confirmed: Phone number has been verified
Facebook confirmed: We have verified the ID using Facebook
Rent Meee Tested: This user has been tested by Rent-Meee.com
Community Checked: A renter has used this rental before.
10 Rentals done!: Has completed 10 Rentals successfully.

 

5. Date and Time

Here is the calendar that displays the available times the renter is available. You should move the mouse to any time within the green areas to select the time you would like to reserve. Red areas are booked and stripes indicate that the Rent Meee is unavailable during those times.
 

Pay

1. Check booking detail

After you click "Booking", you will be at the confirmation page. If the details of the booking look good you can scroll to the next part.
 

2. Pay

After check your booking, please click "CONTINUE TO NEXT STEP".
Currently, payment is only possible credit card, debit card or PayPal account.
 

3. Company name

After you click "CONTINUE TO NEXT STEP", you will be taken to the PayPal paymen gateway page.
You will see the name of Rent-Meee's parent company "ENT株式会社". 
 

4. Language

You can change language setting here.
 

5. PayPal account login

If you already have PayPal account, you can login here, your payment will then be processed by paypal. This is recommended if you would like to easily purchase rentals in the future.
 

6. Card information

Please put your credit card information here. All information is secured by Paypal's payment gateway.
 

7. Create PayPal account

If you don't have PayPal account yet, please create new PayPal account here. As we are using PayPal system, this is required.
 

8. Pay

Please click "Agree and Continue" on bottom and your booking will be complete.
 


■General

 

Messenger

Sent message

1. Choose Rent Meee

Our message system can be used from Rental page or the Rent Meee profile page.
First please find a Rent Meee you would like some more information about and click bubble icon.
 

2. Send message

After you click bubble icon, the message page will open, you can then write a message and click "send".
 

Check message

1. Click bubble icon

After login, you will see a bubble icon in the upper right side of the screen. If you have a new message, you will see a number over the bubble icon. Clicking this will open your overall message management page.
 

2. Message

Here you should put a subject title and message to your message. The message page will display the details of the conversation as it develops back and forth.
 

Review

Wright review

A Review is only possible for those who have completed a rental. All reviews are permanent and can't be edited later so please be sure about your comments. 

Renter to Rent Meee

To leave a review, navigate to the Rental page. At the bottom bottom you will see that you can now leave a review. Give a star rating and write your review!
 

Rent Meee to Renter

To leave a review, navigate to the Renter's user page. At the bottom bottom you will see that you can now leave a review. Give a star rating and write your review!
 

Check review

Rent Meee

All reviews will be listed at the bottom of the Rental page.
 

Renter

All reviews will be listed at the bottom Renter's profile page.
 

Image

Add image

1. Upload

Please click "BROWSE" first.
You will then get 3 option, the first option,
Upload, allows you to add images from your computer. You can drag items into the box or click add files. You can enter as many as you like in here. Files must be less than 4 MB each.

 

2. Web

In the web tab, you can paste a URL. This is for youtube videos. Just copy the whole URL in your browser bar and paste it in here, no need to do a special embed code.
 

3. My files

In the "My files" tab, you can choose image an image you have previously used. Just select them and press save at the bottom.
 

4. Add files

This button opens your computer's file browser to select a file.

5. Upload step 1

After add your images, click "Start upload" or "Next". If you click "Start upload", you can add more images after you click, but if you click next it will go to the next step after uploading automatically.
 

6. Upload step 2

After clicking "Next", you can choose how your image will crop. With the "manage image crops" button. If you are fine you do not need to change the cropping.
 

7. Upload step 3

If you are satisifed you can click "Save". If you do not complete this step your image uploads will not save. 
You will also need to save the rental at the bottom of the page once the pop up closes.
 

Crop image

1. Crop

If you click "MANAGE IMAGE CROPS" you will see a page like this. And then crop page is opened. The dotted line is your crop square. You can drag, click and expand the crop selection area. Whatever is inside the selected area is what will display. This square will make sure the proportions are correct so you need to make sure you select a portion of the image that shows what you would like to display.
 

2. Save

Once done, click "Apply crop". Before you click this, your crop will not be created.
And don't forget to click "SAVE" at bottom of page so your changes reflect on your rental.