638 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 5 years
  • Has sold $100+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 100+ items on Envato Market
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
+2 more
RobbyDesigns says

In the new design I’m making for my Portfolio I have added links to ThemeForest and GraphicRiver but they are of course links to my designs (when I do some uh oh) and NOT referral links.

Example: http://themeforest.net/user/RobbyDesigns

My question is : If someone hits that link, shys away from my work but goes on to buy something else, then why can’t Envato sort it out that I still get a referral bonus?

I’m sure I’m not the only one who links this way.

I’d be interested to hear your replies and views, thanks everyone.

145 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 5 years
  • Has referred 100+ members
  • Has sold $10,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has been a beta tester for an Envato feature
+5 more
frayquantum says

because, you can just add ? ref = your username (remove the spaces) at the end of every URL to envato sites, and that’s what will happen exactly, you can even point it to someone else’s items if you’d like

:D

1914 posts
  • Member of the Envato Team
  • Located in Canada
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 7 years
+8 more
TPN Envato team says
638 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 5 years
  • Has sold $100+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 100+ items on Envato Market
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
+2 more
RobbyDesigns says

Cheers guys but that’s not what I was on about – what I want is a link that sends people to my designs on ThemeForest BUT also gets me some $ if the visitor joins Envato/Buys someone else’s design.

3324 posts
  • Provided great contribution to our forums
  • Nominated Community Superstar of the month
  • Helps us moderate the forums
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 5 years
+18 more
dtbaker Moderator says
what I want is a link that sends people to my designs on ThemeForest BUT also gets me some $ if the visitor joins Envato/Buys someone else’s design.

Referrals

:)

27 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 5 years
  • Has referred 10+ members
  • Has sold $75,000+ on Envato Market and is now an Elite Author
  • Has collected 1+ items on Envato Market
+3 more
BioXD says

Actually, that is possible right now:

http://themeforest.net/user/RobbyDesigns/ ? ref = RobbyDesigns

(remove the spaces)

342 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 6 years
  • Has referred 10+ members
  • Has sold $40,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 1+ items on Envato Market
+5 more
reidknorr says
Actually, that is possible right now:

http://themeforest.net/user/RobbyDesigns/ ? ref = RobbyDesigns

(remove the spaces)

@RobbyDesigns Just follow exactly BioXD said and you’ll get some referral commission if the user you refer drops money into their account. Keep in mind though that you only get commission on their first deposit of money into their account, not each time they buy something.

638 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 5 years
  • Has sold $100+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 100+ items on Envato Market
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
+2 more
RobbyDesigns says

Oh yeah, I get it, thanks everybody.

Helpful Information

  • Please read our community guidelines. Self promotion and discussion of piracy is not allowed.
  • Open a support ticket if you would like specific help with your account, deposits or purchases.
  • Item Support by authors is optional and may vary. Please see the Support tab on each item page.

Most of all, enjoy your time here. Thank you for being a valued Envato community member.

Post Reply

Format your entry with some basic HTML. Read the Full Details, or here is a refresher:

<strong></strong> to make things bold
<em></em> to emphasize
<ul><li> or <ol><li> to make lists
<h3> or <h4> to make headings
<pre></pre> for code blocks
<code></code> for a few words of code
<a></a> for links
<img> to paste in an image (it'll need to be hosted somewhere else though)
<blockquote></blockquote> to quote somebody

:grin: :shocked: :cry: Complete List of Smiley Codes

by
by
by
by
by
by