In this article:

  • Overview: The ways that your members can earn loyalty points
  • How to update the ways your members can earn loyalty points

Members see the ways they can earn points on the Earn tab of your loyalty widget. When they perform an action that you reward for, they'll automatically earn the points you set. 

Overview: The ways that your members can earn loyalty points

1. Making a purchase 

Members earn points every time they make a purchase at your store, encouraging them to shop with you. Choose how many points you want to reward members for every $ they spend. This is the only required point-earning action. 

> How to update how many loyalty points members earn for making a purchase


2. Creating a store account

Welcome new members and kick-start their earning with points when they create a new customer account. Members can only get rewarded once for this action. 

> How to set your Creating an Account points reward

📝  Note: Customers who already have a store account with your Shopify store will not have the Create an Account option available to them.


3. Completing profile

Reward members points for giving you their personal details. Build an information-rich member database, including gender and birthday. This is required if you want to reward members on their birthday. Members can only get rewarded once for this action. 

> How to set your Completing Profile points reward


4. Liking your store on Facebook

Grow your Facebook page likes. Reward points to encourage members to like your store on Facebook. Points are rewarded when the member successfully likes your Facebook page and they can only get rewarded once for this action. 

> How to reward points for Facebook page likes


5. Following your store on Instagram

Grow your Instagram following. Reward points to encourage members to follow your store on Instagram. Points are rewarded when the member follows your Instagram and they can only get rewarded once for this action. 

> How to reward points for Instagram follows


6. Following your store on Twitter

Grow your Twitter following. Reward points to encourage members to follow you on Twitter.  Points are rewarded when the member follows you on Twitter and they can only get rewarded once for this action. 

> How to reward points for Twitter follows


7. Sharing your store on Facebook

Incentivize members to spread the word about your store. Reward points when members share your store on Facebook. Unlike other loyalty apps where customers simply need to click on this option and don't have to complete the share, points are rewarded only when the member successfully shares your link on Facebook. They can only get rewarded once for this action. 

> How to reward for sharing on Facebook


8. Tweeting about your store on Twitter

Incentivize members to spread the word about your store. Reward points when members share your store on Twitter. They can only get rewarded once for this action. 

> How to reward for sharing on Twitter


9. Referring friends

Create a referral program. Reward members points when they refer a friend who becomes a customer and makes their first purchase. Members can get rewarded for every time they make a successful friend referral. 

> How to set up your referral program


10.  Birthdays

Build a loyal relationship with your members and really personalize their point earning. Automatically send them points to say Happy Birthday and delight them on their special day.

> How to set up your birthday reward


11.  Manually add or remove points 

Sometimes those situations pop up where you think a member might need a little extra loving. You can adjust their points manually and send them an optional email to let them know why.

> How to manually adjust members' points balances


12. Product reviews

🔓 Rewarding product reviews is unlocked on plans: Basic, Advanced & Pro

Reward members points when they review your products via Shopify's free Product Reviews App. Choose how often members can get rewarded for leaving reviews. 

> How to set up your product reviews reward


13. Custom actions

🔓 Rewarding custom actions via Beautiful Loyalty Programs for Shopify's API is unlocked on plans: Pro

Have something else in mind? Use Beautiful Loyalty Programs for Shopify's API to create a customer reward action. This requires you have development knowledge or that you hire a third party developer. 

How to update the ways your members can earn loyalty points

In your Beautiful Loyalty Programs for Shopify admin, under Earning Points

1. Simply toggle ON / OFF on each of the ways members can earn loyalty points

2. Then update the points amount you want to reward for each action

What's next?

> Learn about the different rewards you can create

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