General

RubMD is a platform that connects you with local and independent massage providers. Find a body rub expert in your city. You can browse ads posted by providers on a page dedicated to your city. Find your city here.

  • Browse local listings in your area
  • Filter based on whether you kind of service you want
  • Read reviews left by other users
  • Message massage providers directly on platform
  • Leave your own review after your session

We try to keep our storage as efficient as possible.

  • Backups include but not limited to:
    • Listings
    • User information needed for authentication (email, password hash)
    • User balances
    • Appointment Requests
  • Backups do not contain:
    • Messages sent between users
    • Transaction logs
    • Meta information about users (ip address, last sign in date, etc)
    • Support tickets
    • Reports
    • Action logs

Seekers

Find your city here. Filter local listings, click on a provider that grabs your attention, and set up an appointment. It's that easy.

You must create an account on RubMD to message a provider.

  • Sign in to your RubMD account. Sign up if you don't already have one.
  • Browse local listings for a provider that you're interested in making an appointment with.
  • If the provider allows messages, click the "Send me a message" button on the listing page.

When you send a message to a provider, a censored version of your e-mail is shared with the provider. Your full e-mail is never shared.

Your messages are stored securely on our server. Your messages are never shared with anyone and are never transmitted unless being accessed by you. You have full control over the storage of messages on our server. When you delete a message, the message is truly removed from our server. Backups from our server also do not include messages in order to maintain the privacy of everyone.

Payments

Bitcoin is the most popular decentralized cryptocurrency in the world that allows you to pay for services on the internet while maintainin your privacy. Bitcoin is complete safe to use and has been widely adopted in popular apps like Cash App and Venmo. Some apps however restrict whether you can send your Bitcoin to other Bitcoin addresses on the blockchain.

You can find out more about how Bitcoin works here.

You can buy Bitcoin from a variety of different places. You just need a Bitcoin wallet to be able to send Bitcoin to RubMD. Some popular examples are:

  • Cash App
  • Coinbase
  • Bitquick

To transfer Bitcoin on Cash App, you must verify your identity with Cash App. You can then follow the instructions here under "On-Chain Transactions" for transfering Bitcoin to a wallet address. It is probably the easiest way to purchase Bitcoin since Cash App is already really popular to use.

You can also purchase Bitcoin at local Bitcoin ATMs. There are thousands of Bitcoin ATMs in the United States. You can find one close to you at Coin ATM Radar. Some ATMs require you to provide an ID.

Making a deposit on RubMD is quick and easy after you get your Bitcoin.

  • Sign in to your RubMD account. Sign up if you don't already have one.
  • Click on your balance in the top right or in the sidebar on mobile to open your Wallet.
  • Select the amount of credit you would like to deposit. You can quick select an amount or type in the amount you would like to deposit manually.
  • A wallet address and QR code will display. Send the exact amount of Bitcoin shown on the screen to the given wallet address. Please double check you copy the address correcty. Also make sure you account for transaction fees!
    • Sending less than the amount shown on your deposit will not cause you to lose your Bitcoin. Your account will always be credited for transactions you send to the wallet.
  • After you send the Bitcoin, the page will automatically refresh when your transaction is detected. Please wait up to 30 minutes for your transaction to be confirmed. You will automatically receive your credit when the transaction is confirmed.

Please contact support if you encounter an issue during the deposit process. Please note that Bitcoin transactions are not reversable. If you send the Bitcoin to the incorrect wallet, we cannot help you recover the Bitcoin.

Ad Management

Advertising your massage business on RubMD is easy.

  • Sign in to your RubMD account. Sign up if you don't already have one.
  • Click on My Ads in the top right or in the sidebar on mobile.
  • Click on "Create New Ad"
  • Fill in your business details and upload at least one photo
  • After you create your listing, you will need to pay a one-time listing fee for your ad to display publicly.
  • Make sure your ad is set to Published
  • Your ad is now live!

Refreshing your ad will ensure your ad displays with priority on the homepage of your city. Additionally, you can also highlight your ad which will prioritize you ad above everyone else's on the homepage and color your ad with a Gold outline, a great way to attract new customers to your business.

Refreshing your ad ensures your ad actively appears on the homepage for your city. The purpose of refreshing is so RubMD is always promoting active providers and clients are more likely to make an appointment.

You can enable auto-refreshing which will automatically refresh your ad every day. This is incredibly useful so you don't have to always log in to refresh manually.

If you have already refreshed your ad for the day, you can refresh your ad again if you see your ad is no longer first on the homepage. Refreshing will bump your position on the homepage at a lower cost.

If you want to really attract new clients, you can highlight your ad on the homepage. Highlighting your ad makes your ad appear gold on the homepage, which makes your ad stand out from the rest. Your ad is also shown as a suggestion on other provider's pages. You can purchase up to 4 weeks. You receive a discount for all weeks you add as an extension before the highlight has expired.

If you see your listing on the homepage and would like to claim it and add it to your account, please contact support.

The kind of ads RubMD would love to help you advertise:

  • Independent, at-home massage providers
  • Traveling massage providers
  • Walk-in massage businesses
  • Couples massage therapists
  • Therapeutic services to help people relax

The kinds of ads RubMD will NOT accept:

  • Escort services
  • Massages providing illegal services
  • Any ads not related to therapeutic treatments
  • Ads with fake information

If you find an ad on RubMD that falls in the category above, please report it using the Report Listing feature so our team can review

To disable reviews on your listing:

To change the default setting:

  • Sign in to RubMD
  • Go to Settings
  • Scroll down to "Listing Defaults"
  • Change "Allow Reviews" to "No"
  • Save your settings. Please wait up to 5 ninutes for your changes to appear.

To change this on an individual ad:

  • Sign in to RubMD
  • Go to "Ad Management"
  • Click "Edit" on your ad
  • Scroll to "Allow Reviews" under "General"
  • Change to "No"
  • Click "Save" on the listing to apply your changes

When you disable reviews, a message will appear to visitors of your ad that you are disabling reviews.

Auto-Refresh

Auto-Refresh allows you to automatically refresh your ad at 12:00 AM local time every day. Don't ever forget again to refresh your ad. Don't work on Tuesdays? No problem. Just uncheck "Tuesday" under your Auto-Refresh settings.

To enable auto-refresh:

  • Sign in to RubMD
  • Go to "Ad Management"
  • Click "Edit" on your ad
  • Scroll to the "Auto Refresh" section. If it is currently disabled, it will appear with a Red status.
  • Click "Enable"
  • Click "Open Settings" to change the auto-refresh settings
  • Click "Save" on the listing to apply your changes

You must have enough funds to auto-refresh your listings. If you do not have enough funds, your listing will not refresh for the day. When you deposit more funds, the listing will auto-refresh on the next day at 12:00 AM.

Appointments

RubMD offers an appointment system for all providers when they sign up. Manage your day schedule and take appointments all on RubMD!

To enable appointments on all ads:

  • Sign in to your RubMD account
  • Go to your Settings > Preferences
  • Change "Allow appointments" to "Yes"
  • Change other appointment settings to your liking.
  • Save the settings. This will affect all ads that are set to Use Default settings.

To enable appointments on a single ad:

  • Sign in to your RubMD account
  • Go to your Ad Management page
  • Edit the ad you want to enable appointments on
  • Go to "Appointment Settings"
  • Make your changes
  • Click "Save"

If you don't want to use RubMD for appointments, you can have your clients call your phone or text you to make appointments. You can still manage your day schedule using RubMD without using our appointment system.

To adjust your Default Schedule settings:

  • Sign in to your RubMD account
  • Go to your Settings > Preferences
  • Scroll down to the "Default Schedule" settings
  • Click "Add a new time slot" on the day you would like to add hours that you are available
  • Click "Save" to apply the schedule. This change only applies to listings that are configured to use "Default Settings"

To adjust your schedule on a single ad:

  • Sign in to your RubMD account
  • Go to your Ad Management page
  • Edit the ad you want to enable appointments on
  • Go to "Appointment Settings"
  • Make sure "Use Default Schedule" is set to "No"
  • Scroll down to the Schedule settings
  • Click "Add a new time slot" on the day you would like to add hours that you are available
  • Click "Save" to apply the schedule.

If you don't want to use RubMD for appointments, you can have your clients call your phone or text you to make appointments. You can still manage your day schedule using RubMD without using our appointment system.

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