Do you love essential oils, but you’re not interested in having an essential oils business? doTERRA’s new Refer-a-Friend program makes it possible to get your own essential oils and wellness products paid for, simply by sharing your unique referral link.
What Is dōTERRA’s Refer-a-Friend Program?
Refer-a-Friend is a brand new program launching April 3, 2023, and it’s one of the most exciting things ever to come to dōTERRA.
As you may know, dōTERRA currently has 2 types of members:
Wholesale customers are dōTERRA members who are only interested in using the essential oils & natural products personally. They are not interested in a dōTERRA business. They simply love dōTERRA products and become a member so they can gain access to 25% off everything they order + the opportunity to earn points through our amazing Loyalty Rewards Program.
Wholesale Customers also get access to continuing education & support from their upline.
Wholesale Customers CANNOT:
- have a downline of customers
- sell essential oils
- earn any income from dōTERRA
If you’re not yet a dōTERRA customer and would like to become one, you can do that here.
Wellness Advocates are dōTERRA members who love and are passionate about natural health and wellness. They use tons of dōTERRA products in their daily life, and want to help others get healthy, too.
Wellness Advocates intentionally share dōTERRA with others in order to grow a business.
Wellness Advocates get all the same perks as Wholesale Customers: 25% off their products, access to the Loyalty Rewards Program so they can earn 10-30% back in rewards, free shipping on orders of 100 PV or more, and access to continuing education & support.
But in addition to that, they CAN:
- Have a downline of customers, where they get paid every time that customer places an order
- Can grow a business that is unlimited in terms of income
- Structure their organization in a way that maximizes their income and bonuses
- Have access to training tools & support
- Opportunities to attend leader training events
You can learn more about becoming a Wellness Advocate here.
The Refer-a-Friend program makes it so that Wholesale Customers can share dōTERRA WITHOUT the responsibility of building a business, having a downline to support, or any of the tax implications that come with having a business.
Think of it like an affiliate program – you love a product, you tell a friend, the friend buys it, and you get store credit as a thank-you!
You will earn 20% of your friend’s first order in dōTERRA Dollars. These can be used to purchase anything in your dōTERRA store!
Now let’s chat about the details of how all this works…
How to Refer a Friend
As a wholesale customer, starting on April 3rd, when you log into your online dōTERRA store, you will see a link pop up that’s your new Refer-a-Friend link.
Copy and paste this link into a note on your phone.
Whenever you are chatting with a friend about oils, you can text them your link.
If they place an order through your link, THEY get 25% off, and YOU earn a 20% in-store credit with dōTERRA! There is no minimum amount that you will earn credit on. If they order 20 PV worth of product, you get a $4 credit. If they order 100 PV worth of product, you get a $20 credit.
Easy Peasy! What a fantastic way to get your own essential oils & wellness products paid for!
In the world of online marketing, there are TONS of ways you can share essential oils! Here are just a few ideas:
- Post on your favourite social media about ways you are using and loving your oils
- Host an online class (which your enroller will teach! You just invite your friends. Message your enroller about this option)
- Host an in-person class (taught by your enroller – your friend will order using your referral link)
- Use Facebook & Instagram stories to share about your favourite oils. You can embed clickable links in your stories
- Make short TikTok videos or Instagram/FB reels about how you use oils. Make sure your profile has your referral link, since you can’t embed links in reels or TikToks.
- Take a picture of yourself using your oils or wellness products & make a post about it on Instagram or Facebook
- Share essential oil samples with people you meet in person, then if they want to order, text them your link
Benefits for Your Friends
When you refer your friend to dōTERRA:
- they get a FREE wholesale membership for 1 year, and 25% off everything they order (only when they order through your link. They do not get these perks if they order directly through the dōTERRA website).
- they will get FREE shipping if their order is 100 PV or more.
- if their first order is 150 PV or more, they will get a free diffuser!
- they will get access to your upline for continuing support & education
- if you’re on my team, your referral will be invited to join our members only Facebook group, and get access to our email education series
Benefits for You
Through the Refer-a-Friend program, you get to love using your oils and natural products, share them with your friends and family, and earn free essential oils! It’s so simple. You won’t have any of the responsibility of managing a dōTERRA business.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Refer-a-Friend Program
How does the Refer-a-Friend Program Benefit Wellness Advocates?
If you’re currently a Wellness Advocate, you might wonder how this new program benefits you.
Prior to the Refer-a-Friend Program, it was difficult to get customers to refer people to you, because customers had no interest in doing the ‘business side’ of dōTERRA. We would have to try to convince them to upgrade to a Wellness Advocate, so they could benefit from friends or family members they introduced to dōTERRA.
This frequently led to frustration and confusion, as your customer did not want to do the business, and did not want to be a Wellness Advocate! Therefore they didn’t refer anyone to you.
Now your customer can freely share, WITHOUT feeling any pressure to do the business! They can remain a customer and earn free product.
This will lead to more referrals.
No More Hostess Rewards
You no longer have to worry about providing hostess rewards, as doTERRA has taken care of this!
Simply have your customer’s class attendees place their order through your hostess’ referral link. Your hostess will earn 20% rewards which they can spend on any doTERRA products they want! You no longer have to carry any inventory for hostess rewards.
We Get Paid on dōTERRA Dollars
When a wholesale customer earns dōTERRA dollars, and they spend their dollars, you earn your normal commissions on those orders, just as you would if they used any other payment method.
Online classes will be a breeze, since your customers can invite their friends & family and share their referral link with them. Their friends & family get a free membership + 25% off their order. We no longer have to explain the wholesale membership fee, since there isn’t one!
Wholesale customers only earn the 20% fast start on their referral’s initial order. Any other orders they place for the rest of their lives, we earn commissions on.
Click here to open your own doTERRA account and become a doTERRA Referral Partner!