Learn About the Latest Methods to refer someone to DreamHost.
Several methods for referring people to DreamHost
- Put a link to http://www.dreamhost.com/r.cgi?#### (you’ll get the #### part when you log in) anywhere at all (it doesn’t even have to be a site hosted with us!), even on a guestbook or message board (see fine print for details,) and we’ll be able to automatically track the signups received through that link. Don’t worry…new signups don’t have to enter your info anywhere for you to get credit!* Put a link to http://www.dreamhost.com/r.cgi anywhere on a site hosted with us and we’ll be able to automatically track the signups received through that link and give you credit.
- When your friends sign up at https://dreamhost.com/signup/, have them put your account contact email address in the “Promo Code or email of who referred you:” field.
- Maybe you want to refer your friends directly to a specific URL somewhere on our site. Just link them to http://www.dreamhost.com/r.cgi?####/hosting.html and they’ll be seamlessly directed straight to http://www.dreamhost.com/hosting.html. As another example, http://www.dreamhost.com/r.cgi?####/signup will send somebody directly to the signup form!
- If you feel a little sheepish about asking your friends to list you as a referral, don’t worry! You can also make a custom promo code for them from our management area! This is not only the best way to guarantee you get your credit, it also gives your friends a discount on their hosting, all the while keeping your affiliation with the whole thing anonymous!
- If you’ve made a custom promo code already, you can also put it at the end of your rewards link, separated by a pipe “|” character, and then that promo code will be automatically pre-filled on the signup page for them! Like: http://www.dreamhost.com/r.cgi?####%7CPROMOCODE (or even http://www.dreamhost.com/r.cgi?####/signup%7CPROMOCODE) … useful for your more forgetful friends and website visitors!