Affiliate and Referral System
The referral system can be used to share Skritter with friends, where you receive 2 free weeks of subscription time for each person that at signs up for a trial subscription.
The affiliate system is different from the referral system, in that it can be used to earn $20 per user who signs up through a unique URL which would be assigned to you, and then in turn purchases a subscription after their free trial has elapsed. The payout is at the beginning of each month via PayPal, with the prerequisite of at least 5 signups for the first payout.
We picture the affiliate system being used by two different groups. One is the small language school, say a center for learning Chinese in Beijing, that would post a Skritter ad on it's website and give students a free trial coupon code. The language school would help it's students learn Chinese characters the write way (as our slogan goes), and they would get a bit more money to spend on textbooks, teacher’s salaries, or whatever they fancy. We encourage our affiliates to be upfront about being paid for referrals.
The second group we see using the affiliate system would be, say a popular Japanese culture blog that covers learning the language amongst other topics. The blogger could put Skritter ads in their posts talking about learning the language, and rotate the ads around the rest of the site.
Sharing Skritter with friends (referral)
You can receive two weeks of free subscription time for each person that you refer to Skritter-- you share your link which includes your referral ID, and are then credited with two weeks of extra subscription time after they sign up for a trial subscription. The person who signs up using you referral link also receives two free weeks of Skritter, (where signing up as normal would instead be a one week trial subscription).
The referral URL's syntax is: https://legacy.skritter.com/userId, where "userId" would be your username. For instance, if your username is "Skritastic", your referral URL would be https://legacy.skritter.com/refer/Skritastic
Your unique referral URL and more information about the referral system can be found at: skritter.com/refer
Becoming an affiliate
- Visit skritter.com/signup, and fill out your username, email, and password
- Click Coupon as your payment method
- Enter in the coupon code AFFILIATE
- Click Sign up
The Affiliate URL syntax is: https://legacy.skritter.com?siteref=userId where "userId" would be your username. For instance, if your username is "Skritastic", your referral URL would be https://legacy.skritter.com?siteref=Skritastic
Tracking your affiliate stats
- Visit https://legacy.skritter.com/affiliate_stats