How to set up your referral program
1. In your Marsello admin, under Loyalty > Referral Program
2. Click edit referral settings
Update an Advocate incentive setting
3. Enter the number of points you would like to reward your customers when they've made a successful friend referral.
📝 Note: A successful friend referral is when the referred friend makes their first purchase and becomes a new customer.
Update a Referral friend incentive setting
4. Click Edit reward to customize an incentive for the referred friend to make their first purchase. By default, this discount is set to 10% off storewide.
5. Update your referral discount
Under Select type of reward drop-down select:
Fixed Discount Amount ($ off)
Percentage (% off)
OR Free Shipping
Give your referral incentive reward a title that indicates to your customers what the reward value is
7. Click Update
Your updated referral incentive discount reward will now be available for referred friends to claim once they've sign-up.
How it works – your customers' experience
Your customer – the advocate
On the loyalty widget, customers can see ways to earn points in the Earn tab. They can click Refer a friend to access their unique referral link.
Then, they can either copy the link or use the click-to-share feature within their preferred chat platform, such as Facebook, Email, WhatsApp, and more, to effortlessly share the word with friends.
They can then customize a post that they'd like to share with their friends and family on their chosen channel.
For example Facebook:
The advocate will earn loyalty points once their friend has made their first purchase.
The referred friend
The referred friend follows the shared referral link, where they'll be prompted to provide their name and email address. Following this, their exclusive incentive discount code will be delivered to their email inbox, ready for their first purchase.
Track the performance of your referral program
Once you've set up your referral program and turned it on, you can track its progress. Here's how:
1. In your Marsello admin, under Loyalty > Referral Program.
📝 Note: You can also see this report in your Earning Points tab > Referring Friends, click the down arrow beside the edit button and View reporting.
Under the insights page, you can see:
Customers who completed this action
Who the customer successfully referred
Referred friend's redeemed discount title and code
The date the discount code claimed
Total revenue from the referred friend's first order