Magento Enterprise - Creating a share link instead of emails

If you are not using Magento's email invite function because its not what you need. If you want a share link that your customers can post on a blog, or on their web site and when they click the link and sign up, they are going to be set up as an invited friend. This takes advantage of Magento's native invite functionality, but using a different way to connect. Magento has an invite email that you can use, but there are times when that is not enough. This tutorial will help you understand how I adjusted to this task. Part I - Create a .htaccess Part II - Create the module Part III - Create the observer Part IV - What your code may look like to get it on a page in Magento