Use the following guide to learn how influencers will fill out a proposal for review and explain how the influencer will set up a payment method and W-9 or W-8BEN.
How Influencers Submit a Proposal
Step 1 Once the Live URL link is sent to your influencer, products and campaign tasks can be viewed and selected.
Social media accounts must be synced to select tasks within the Live URL. Facebook and Instagram require permissions when synced to collect real-time metrics. Passwords and login information are not collected when social media accounts are synced.
Step 2 Under 'Media Requirements', tasks are described along with required hashtags and mentions that need to be in posted content.
Using the correct hashtags and mentions allows Grin to find and collect posted content.
Step 3 Fill out current shipping information in order to receive products.
Step 4 Payment amount requests can be added depending on the agreement with the brand/agency.
Step 5 Read through and accept the Terms & Conditions in order to submit the proposal.
How to Set up PayPal & Tax Form
Both the payment information and W-9 or W-8BEN for non-US citizens must be submitted for the influencer to receive payments. If the payment setup is not completed within 30 days of the date payment is sent by the brand it will be refunded back into the brand's account.
Step 1 Within the Live URL, click the Settings tab.
Step 2 Log in via password or send a login link to the email on file.
Step 3 Once logged in, scroll down to the Payout Info section and click Add Payout Method.
Step 4 Add the General Information (name, address, birthday, etc.) and click Next.
Step 5 Under 'Select Payout Method', select Paypal and click Next.
Currently, payment can only be received through Paypal. A Paypal account will need to be created, if not already done so, in order to complete the next steps.
Step 6 Add and confirm PayPal email address and click Add.
Step 7 Click Submit Tax Form to fill out a W-9 or W-8BEN.
Step 9 Fill out Personal Information and click Continue.
Your Influencers will receive a 1099 tax from if they have made more than $600 in one year from working with brands using the GRIN platform. The 1099 tax form will be sent to the mailing address added when filling out the W-9 or W-8BEN.