referral rock vs. ambassador

An Ambassador Alternative That Won't Let You Down

Looking for an Ambassador alternative after they announced their closure? Referral Rock is the partner you can rely on, and keeps your referral and affiliate programs running without disruption. 

Join the 1,000+ companies that choose Referral Rock for their referral and affiliate programs

Referral Rock vs. Ambassador

See how we compare side-by-side

(or check out other affiliate marketing or referral marketing software)

Referral Rock
Starts at $200/month
Starts at $1,000/month
Monthly Contracts

Free Trial / Plan

Onboarding Specialists

Available With All Plans

Ease of Implementation
Launch in Days to Weeks
Visual Builder
Ambassador Portal
Refer-a-Friend Widget
Landing Page Builder
Email Marketing Campaigns
Email Automation
Custom Branding
Advanced Reward Rules
Automated Reward Fulfillment
Custom Reporting and Analytics
Run Multiple Programs/Campaigns
Fraud Protection

Why marketers are switching from Ambassador to Referral Rock

A successful customer referral and affiliate program grows with your business and gives your customers the best sharing experience. Is Ambassador doing that for you? Here are some reasons marketers choose Referral Rock:

A trusted platform you can rely on

Looking for an Ambassador alternative after they were sold, closed, re-sold, then back up again? Referral Rock is a founder-led company (not private equity) with established referral expertise, functionality, and 1,000+ happy clients. We’re in it for the long haul.

Quick and pain-free migrations

Our migration plan guarantees you don’t lose anything from your marketing campaigns, or miss out on any potential revenue. Get your referral and affiliate management back on track, then sit back and watch as referrals roll in.

Multiple reward options to engage your customers

Choose from various reward types, from gift cards to cash, and build a referral system that attracts and fosters customer retention.

Onboarding specialists for all plans

Launch faster and optimize your program with expert services and personalized marketing advice at every step.

referral marketing software testimonial

"A great turnkey referral program software that allowed our team to automate our campaigns in days instead of months. The team is constantly innovating new features to keep our programs fresh. Their hands-on support is just impossible to beat."

Alex Furmansky, Founder of Budsies


What makes Referral Rock different?

We understand marketers are busy. But creating an on-brand experience is important. Create the perfect sharing experience that works with your systems, then let the program run on autopilot with an all-in-one referral marketing platform.


No developers required. Launch in days, not months.

  • Expert services to help onboard and tailor the program to your unique business needs
  • Customize the sharing experience from quick-start email templates and user-friendly portal experiences
  • Tracking software measures your real-time results, metrics, and impact faster to prove ROI


More sharing, smarter incentives, higher engagement = more referrals

  • Easy to join and share with one-click in emails or embedded experiences (mobile and social media)
  • Highly configurable reward options that align with your brand
  • Keep advocates in the loop and engaged with notifications


Works with ANY business (not just ecommerce) integrating with the systems you're using

  • Supports traditional sales processes (CRMs), ecommerce, and SaaS platforms
  • Plays well with your marketing stack, from analytics to email marketing
  • Developer-friendly APIs and automated reward fulfillment

Our customers love us – and you will too!

What our customers have to say

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"The referral software has been able to do everything I've wanted. Every time I had a question, they figure out a solution right away."

Emily Jarrett, Senior Manager Digital Campaigns
B2B SaaS

“We knew your customer success team would get us set up, but we've been blown away... the entire process was so simple.”

Chelsey Benzel, Marketing Manager
B2B SaaS
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“It’s already given us a 10x ROI. It’s so easy to use and requires very minimal effort to run. We just set it and forget it.”

John Bergher, VP of Sales and Marketing

“Referral Rock has allowed us to automate our entire referral process. Now that it is set up, it just runs in the background.”

Yas Desai, Business Development Manager

An Ambassador alternative for the smarter marketer

Referral Rock is the best Ambassador alternative that works right out of the box. We get your marketing campaign up and running, so you don't lose any new customers or revenue.