RunSignUp’s “Top Referrers” widget is a feature that you can add to your personal website in order to display the “Top Referrers” for your race. This widget can be customized to display “Top Referrers” in terms of specific dollar amounts or simply referral totals, and set up of this widget is explained in this tutorial.


THE TOP REFERRERS WIDGET

RunSignUp’s “Top Referrers” widget is a feature that you can add to your personal website in order to display the “Top Referrers” for your race.This widget can be customized to display “Top Referrers” in terms of specific dollar amounts or simply referral totals, and can be found under the “Social” tab of the race dashboard.

IMPORTANT: This section explains how to set up the “Top Referrers” widget on a race that is already set up for referral tracking.The “Top Referrers” widget will not work on a race that is not set up for referral tracking.To learn the basics of enabling referral tracking, please refer to the section titled “How to Use Referral Tracking”.

Enabling the Referrer Widget

Since the “Top Referrers” widget contains information that certain races may want to keep private, you, as the race director, will first need to enable the widget before it will display any results.To do this, make your way to the sub-heading for “Referral Tracking”, and then, open up the section labeled “Set up Referral Tracking”.

Setup Referral Tracking

Enable Top Referrals ButtonFind the section for “Referral Options”, check off the box next to “Enable Top Referrers Widget”, and click on the button for “Save Settings”.

Embedding the Referrer Widget

Select Top Referrals PageAfter you have enabled the “Top Referrers” widget, you can go to the “Widget” sub-heading, and choose “Top Referrers” from the drop down menu labeled “Select Page to Embed”.

Next, you will find that the “Top Referrers” widget has a few customizable options specific to it, the first of which allows you to set the “Number of Referrals” listed.The choices are “Top 5”, “Top 10”, “Top 25”, or “Top 50”.

Sort by Registration CountBy default, the “Top Referrers” widget will sort the top referrers by the total monetary amount they brought to the race through referred users.However, if you would like to sort the top referrers list by the number of referred registrations regardless of race profits, then you can click on the check box for “Sort by Registration Count” to indicate “Yes”.

Referral Since and UntilThe final customization specific to the “Top Referrers” widget allows you to set the widget so it displays only “Referrals Since” a certain date, “Referrals Until” a certain date, or both.

The general options can be edited in the same manner as with all widgets, and to learn more about these options, you can refer to the section on “How to Embed Widgets”.

Disabling the Referrer Widget

Since the “Top Referrers” widget contains information that certain races may want to keep private, you, as the race director, may find it necessary to disable this feature.To do this, make your way to the sub-heading for “Referral Tracking”, and then, open up the section labeled “Set up Referral Tracking”.

Find the section for “Referral Options”, and remove the check from the box labeled “Enable Top Referrers Widget”.