Jun 3, 2024

Launch a Loyalty Program on BigCommerce in 5 Steps with

Kai Jensen
June 3, 2024

Discover how to quickly implement's user-friendly platform on BigCommerce in 5 steps, boosting customer retention and revenue effortlessly.

Reward Strategy offers the ideal loyalty solution for eCommerce businesses operating on BigCommerce seeking affordable, flexible, and innovative rewards programs. 

Starting a loyalty program on BigCommerce is straightforward with Activate a customised rewards system and integrate our easy-to-install widgets quickly. This flexibility allows you to experiment and refine your strategy over time. serves BigCommerce, Shopify, and Shopify Plus merchants, providing a versatile and scalable loyalty solution.

A well-implemented loyalty program enhances customer retention, differentiates your brand from competitors, and boosts revenue by increasing customer lifetime value (LTV).

Despite the potential benefits, many brands hesitate to start due to perceived costs and implementation challenges. eliminates these barriers, allowing you to launch a rewards program in just five steps and explore various strategies to find what works best for your business.

How to Set Up a Loyalty Program on BigCommerce in 5 Easy Steps

Step 1: 

Begin by signing up for via the BigCommerce App Marketplace. Select the plan that suits your business needs, whether it’s the free Start Up plan or the more comprehensive Rewards Plus plan.

Install the app, name your loyalty program, and select a widget launcher icon for your store. These elements can be modified later as needed. on BigCommerce

Step 2: 

Complete a brief survey to provide essential details like your average order value and customer acquisition costs. This information helps us create a tailored loyalty plan that’s ready to use.

Step 3: 

Go to your dashboard and navigate to Enable Registrations. Customers must create an account to earn and redeem points, making this a crucial step.

Influence loyalty program dashboard

Step 4: 

Choose between our full-page and floating widgets. Both types offer no-code installation, integrate smoothly with BigCommerce themes, and are fully customizable to match your brand’s look and feel.

Our widgets are optimised to ensure they don’t affect your site’s performance.

Step 5: 

Return to the dashboard homepage, go to Enable Programs, and toggle to activate your loyalty program.

influence loyalty program dashboard

Your program is now live, with the selected widgets displayed on your site.

Enhancing Your Loyalty Program is designed to grow with your business, offering a simple yet powerful rewards system with plenty of room for expansion.

Earning and Redeeming Points

Experiment with various ways for customers to earn and redeem loyalty points. In addition to earning points through purchases, you can reward customers for actions such as celebrating birthdays, creating accounts, and engaging on social media.

For purchase-based points, you can assign different rewards to different products, which is useful for promoting specific items. Additionally, you have the option to exclude certain products from earning points.

When it comes to redeeming points, consider offering free shipping, fixed amount discounts, or percentage-based discounts.

VIP Tiers

Implement loyalty tiers to offer rewards based on customer engagement. Higher tiers grant more benefits, encouraging customers to interact more with your brand.

If you already have a tiered program with another provider, you can import existing tier levels and progressions into

Referral Programs

Attract new customers by running referral campaigns. Reward your current customers for referring friends and family, and offer incentives to those who are referred and make purchases.

See how SHEKO combats high acquisition costs using referrals.

Customization Options

Tailor your loyalty program to reflect your brand identity using our code-free customization tools. Adjust colours, fonts, buttons, and content for both widgets and campaign emails to ensure a consistent and on-brand customer experience.

We continually enhance our platform based on customer feedback, so let us know if there’s a specific loyalty feature you’d like to see.

Get Started with Today

With affordable pricing, scalability, and a commitment to ongoing development, is the best loyalty solution for fast-growing eCommerce brands. Book a demo to try out our platform today.

And if you’re not a BigCommerce merchant, we also integrate with Shopify! Check out our blog on how to launch roll out rewards on Shopify in 5 steps