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Offline MartinZ

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Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« on: November 30, 2012, 05:37:53 PM »
Hi all,

we recently launched a  recommendation program, it's still in "open beta" so any feedback is appreciated.
The recommending is simple:

Create or login to your avast account

Go to the Recommendations section
https://my.avast.com/recommendation

Share the unique link via social networks or email.

When somebody installs avast using your unique link and start using avast, you will get a credit for it and see it on your dashboard. (this can be delayed up to 24 hours after the installation)
https://my.avast.com/recommendation

When you reach 7/14/21 friends to install and use avast, you will be eligible to download a free license of Internet Security for 1/2/3 years. The maximum is 3 year license valid from the time the first license was issued. (basically you reach 7 friends, we give you a license for 1 year and if you get another 7, the license will be prolonged for 1 year...)

We tried to make it as easy as possible for you, and we know that's quite easy to cheat, but on the other side we are able to detect suspicious accounts and disable the licenses, so please do not cheat ;-)

Our goal is obvious: Motivate and reward people recommending avast and to grow our userbase.

So start recommending and write me your opinions and ideas.

Thanks
Martin

p.s. other languages will follow soon, so far English only..

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Re: Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2012, 07:42:38 PM »
Hello Martin,
An excellent idea. As you may already know, I have a special link for those that attend a presentation
where the user receives a special price on the paid version of avast!.
I'm quite sure I have enough referrals to have earned a license but, I'm very happy with the free version.
I will however continue to push the paid versions of avast! for any one that shows even the slightest interest.  ;D [size=78%] [/size]
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Re: Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2012, 09:59:35 PM »
Excellent idea!
The best things in life are free.

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Re: Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2012, 10:12:13 PM »
Quite generous.

Though like Bob I'm happy using avast free and if we were all using the AIS version we would soon lose the knowledge of what is available to free users to also help them in the forums.
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Re: Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2012, 10:19:47 PM »
Hi folks,

I am with DavidR here to better keep in touch with our widest community, but it is a good initiative.
Similar would be to proliferate avast through educational institutions or other root non-profit organizations,

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Re: Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2012, 10:35:46 PM »
Would this be a direct download link... The reason I ask is that during my cleaning I am sometimes asked for a recommendation for an AV .. Yup you can guess what I recommend.  I would rather not send them to CNET as I may end up having to remove toolbars where they pressed the wrong download button.  As for the numbers I have no need of that as I am quite happy paying for AIS, so they can be donated to any worthy cause 

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Re: Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2012, 10:43:44 PM »
Like Bob and David I like the free version. I do purchase a one year license to help support the company.
I do however see where this could be a mind blowing marketing tool.  8)
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Re: Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2012, 06:03:04 AM »
Like Bob and David I like the free version. I do purchase a one year license to help support the company.
I do however see where this could be a mind blowing marketing tool.  8)

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Re: Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« Reply #8 on: December 02, 2012, 09:20:14 PM »
I think it's a great idea and I may take advantage of it. My social contacts are very limited though but I'll see what I can do

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Re: Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« Reply #9 on: December 03, 2012, 09:24:09 AM »
Would this be a direct download link... The reason I ask is that during my cleaning I am sometimes asked for a recommendation for an AV .. Yup you can guess what I recommend.  I would rather not send them to CNET as I may end up having to remove toolbars where they pressed the wrong download button.  As for the numbers I have no need of that as I am quite happy paying for AIS, so they can be donated to any worthy cause

Hi essexboy,

yes the download is directly from our site, including also some basic info how to install avast!.

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Re: Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« Reply #10 on: December 03, 2012, 09:42:51 AM »
yes the download is directly from our site, including also some basic info how to install avast!.

Nice, please let me know when it's available in German.

Thanks,
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Re: Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2012, 01:06:15 PM »
Hi!

You can also recommend avast by logging into your 'avast-account'. You only have to choose 'add new devices'!
 ???
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Re: Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« Reply #12 on: December 13, 2012, 05:55:14 PM »
Thanks!!!This is great idea to bad it wasn't here sooner i could have it free for life ;)

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Re: Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2013, 03:44:06 PM »
Is very good idea .
But i have a problem trying to download the "free license"
I try 2 days now to take the free license but can not and my Avast I.S expires soon .




Any help plz ?

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Re: Recommend avast! and get Internet Security for free
« Reply #14 on: January 28, 2013, 09:24:23 PM »
Now work .
I take my free .
Thanks