This guide is intended to provide Advocates with instructions on how to customize their unique referral link.
What is a unique referral link?
A referral link is a link that all Advocates are provided with after having been enrolled in a referral program. By default, the link comes personalized based on either your first and last name, or the first part of your email address.
For example, if the name and email address were:
Name: John Smith
Your default unique referral link will likely be along the lines of:
Why customize your unique referral link?
There are many reasons to customize your unique referral, here are a few that might fit your use case:
You don’t want to expose your first and/or last name when sharing your unique referral link publicly
You purchased under a different name and would like to correct it
Customizing your unique referral link
Log in to your Advocate Join Page. To get the Join Page URL of the campaign you are enrolled in, take the first part of your unique referral link (e.g.:
http://yourstore.refr.cc/john) then add
You can also quickly log into your Advocate Join Page by finding the invite email the store sent you and clicking Get Invite Link.
Enter the email address that you previously used to register for the referral program in the field provided (e.g.: the email address you used to make a purchase from this store).
Click Get Invite Link.
This will bring you to the Share Page where you can view and share your unique referral link. Click Your Rewards on the top right.
If you’re opening this link for the first time, you’ll be prompted to "Set a password for your account" and verify your email address. Otherwise you’ll be prompted to enter in the password you previously set. Forgot your password?
Note: The verification email may sometimes land in your promotions or spam folder. Please check these folders. Alternatively, you can also search your emails using the following text string:
Subject Line: “Verify your email with”
Sender Email Address: “firstname.lastname@example.org”
Once you've logged in and accessed your Rewards Page, the "Customize invite link" popup will appear as seen in the example below:
Edit your unique referral link. You can only edit the last element in your link:
In this example:
http://storename.refr.cc/johnsmith, only "johnsmith" can be edited.
Click Update Link. And you're done!
If you don't see the popup or inadvertently closed it, you can always change your referral link by clicking the "Change link" option at the bottom of your Rewards Page.
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