Set up a rule to reward for sharing your referral link

This guide will walk you through the steps needed to set-up a rule for rewarding customers for sharing their referral link on Twitter or sending email invitations.

NOTE: Available starting with MageRewards 1.7.8.0.


How to set-up a points earning rule for sharing a customer's referral link

The Points earning rules for sharing a uses referral link is configured in the Magento Admin panel, under:  Rewards > Reward Rules > Earning Rules > Customer Behavior

  1. From the Customer Behavior points rule page, click the Add New Customer Behavior Rule button
  2. From the Rule Information tab, under the General Information section:
    1. Type a rule name in the Rule Name field
    2. Select “Active” from the Status dropdown box,
    3. Select the appropriate Website from the Website field list

  3. From the Triggers and Conditions tab:
    1. Under the Triggers section, select Customer Action or Event  - Shares their referral link.
    2. Under the Condition section, select the group(s) the rule is to apply to from the Group Is field list

  4. Under the Action tab, in the Fixed Amount field, type the number of points you want customers to earn

  5. Save the rule

On the front-end you should see the following:

Customers can you the  Refer Friends button to quickly share their referral link on Twitter.

Also, customers can do this from  My Account > My Referrals section, where they can also share their referral link through email, by using the Send Invitations form.

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