If you’re happy and you know it, tell a friend...

We’ve just signed up yet another FreeAgent Evangelist (hi Jaffa!) and we’re seeing a real uptick in people applying to us to join our ranks.

We are seeing some truly significant numbers of people being introduced to FreeAgent by this method, February being a particularly record-breaking month with new personal bests in introductions, conversion rates and money paid out by us! Fantastic!

For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about, every FreeAgent user has their own referral code that they can provide to other new users when they sign up, meaning both you and the person you referred reduce their monthly fees by 10% for as long as you both continue to pay your subscription.

Refer someone else, get another 10% off, and so on and so forth until you could be getting all of the healthy goodness of FreeAgent without it costing you a single penny.

Some people go even further, and after your 10th successful referral you are eligible to sign up as an Evangelist. By that point, your own use of FreeAgent is discounted by 100%, but based on future referrals of new users, we will effectively begin to pay you to use our software. Can’t be bad!

The rising numbers of new subscribers we are seeing via our referrer and evangelist programs confirms to me the power of positive recommendation and the validation of what we are doing. If we weren’t doing something right, people would not feel inclined to introduce us to friends, colleagues and business partners, yet time and again we hear lots of positive comments being made about our app and - equally importantly - our support service.

In these days of long tails, global consumer choice, clouds and competition, the value of the implicit 5-star review attached to a simple comment like, “I think this is great, you should try it out!” cannot be overstated, and we thank you all for your positive commentary and active support.

If you think you currently qualify as an evangelist, or you would like to discuss our referral program and what it could mean to you, please get in touch.

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