Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating discount codes, part of WordPress Ecommerce: Easy Digital Downloads (2013).
Providing potential customers with incentives is a great way of converting them…from potential to actual customers.…One such incentive is to give out discount codes.…Easy Digital Downloads makes it easy to create new and advanced discounts, and…also to manage existing discounts.…To create new or manage discount codes, you simply go to Downloads and Discount…Codes, and here you'll see a list of the existing discount codes, if you have any,…and you'll also be given the ability to create new ones.…
Let's say I want to make a new discount here, and I want to call it Spring 2013…Discount. And the code should really be something complicated that people can't…remember, so I'll put MOR10. Then I need to choose what type of discount this is going to be.…Is it going to be a percentage discount or a flat amount?…If I set it to Percentage or Flat amount I still have to enter the actual amounts.…So if you set 10 here and it's a percentage, it's 10%, but if I set it and it's…flat amount, then it becomes $10. Then I can decide what start date to start the…
Want to learn more about ecommerce with WordPress before jumping in? Check out the first course in this series where Morten explores other WordPress solutions, WordPress Ecommerce: Core Concepts.
- What is Easy Digital Downloads?
- Installing Easy Digital Downloads
- Setting up your store
- Configuring payment options
- Adding product data
- Testing the customer experience
- Receiving and managing orders
- Creating reports and discount codes