29 Oct 2018

Several users have reached out to us requesting help since we introduced new pricing plans and started enforcing plan limits. We understand that many of our users come from disadvantaged locations and backgrounds where they are unable to afford the cost of upgrading their plan. DB Designer is committed to helping our users with special circumstances. 

After several of these requests, mostly from students, we felt it was necessary to make a post and share the various opportunities through which our users can continue to enjoy our tool. Below you can find several ways on how you can gain free access to our paid plans:

Students and Educators

If you are a student. Please register using .edu email and we'll upgrade you for free OR take a picture of your student ID and email us at info@dbdesigner.net with this subject line "Student Request" . We will upgrade your account plan absolutely free.

If you are a professor or educator. Please contact us from your official email address requesting Educator access OR take a picture of your official staff ID and email us at info@dbdesigner.net. We will upgrade your account to "Unlimited" plan absolutely free. This way, you can always enjoy unlimited access to our application for free and you can encourage your students to request a student account from us for free. 

Translators

DB Designer is currently available in 25 languages. If you are able to translate our website and application in an additional language which is not currently available. Please contact us at info@dbdesigner.net and let us know what language you can translate to. We will upgrade your account to "Unlimited" plan absolutely free and you can enjoy this access for the lifetime.

Content Writers

If you are a native English speaker. We need your help in creating content for our blog. We are looking for writers who can write blog posts on any of the following subjects/topics.

  • Tutorials on how to use our application.
  • Topics related to general database design.
  • Technical tips and tricks related to database design.

If you think you are capable of helping us with any of the above. Please contact us at info@dbdesigner.net and let us know how you can help. We will help you get started. In return, we will offer you free upgrade.

  • Must be well written in English.
  • Must be unique content, written by you and not copied from elsewhere.
  • You must be willing to offer us full rights to your work and you must not post the content anywhere else.
  • Each blog post must be minimum of 700 words and must contain appropriate images as needed. 

If any of your submissions fail any of the above criteria, we will reject your submission and will not use it unless you correct the issue. You will only get free upgrade IF your submission is approved. 

You can get "Unlimited" access for free by writing for us. Please contact us at info@dbdesigner.net to learn more and to get started.

Marketers

If you own or operate an active blog or website related to database topics, we are interested in partnership with you. We are also interested in partnership from websites that are using databases designed by our tool and in exchange for strategic partnership or branding effort, we will offer you free upgrade to one of our paid plan.

We are also interested in working with those who have a large and active social media following and in return for a post or a tweet, we will offer you free upgrade.

Please contact us at at info@dbdesigner.net with a link to your website or social media account and we will get back to you with what plan we can offer you for free. 

Partners

We are eager to partner with businesses, schools, universities, institutes and organizations for mutual benefit. If you are interested in joint venture or any sort of partnership that can be beneficial to both parties, please contact us at info@dbdesigner.net with some details and we will connect you with our chief marketing officer to schedule a call or meeting to discuss the opportunity further.

Affiliates

We need your help in marketing our tool and growing our user base. We will be introducing an Affiliate program in the next two weeks. Under this affiliate program, we will offer the following incentives for referring new users to our tool.

For "Free" user you refer to us using the affiliate link we provide who creates a new account AND verifies their email address AND creates atleast 1 database model. You will get free upgrades and other incentives:

If any of the users you referred upgrade their account to a paid plan. You will earn a generous commission:

Please contact us to learn more about the commission structure and additional details about our affiliate program.

Your earnings will continue to accumulate until you meet the minimum payout balance. You must meet minimum balance of $50 in your account before you are eligible for payouts. The payouts will be made through Paypal on the 10th of every month. 30 day cookie duration will be used to track referrals.

More details about our affiliate program will be posted soon. We will notify everyone as soon as we release our affiliate program.

If you are unable to utilize any of the above opportunities and cannot afford the costs but need to upgrade your account, please contact us at info@dbdesigner.net and explain your situation. We will do everything we can to help you.

Thank you for your trust and loyalty. We look forward to continuing to serve you.