Zen Cart Discount Coupons
Whether products you are selling, the customers are always looking for ways to save money, so they get attracted if you are offering items at reduced price. To know that he/she will have to pay less than the official retail amount is quite tempting for a buyer.
Coupons are an excellent way to boost sales, promote your brand and products at your Zen Cart website, attract new customer traffic as well as stir up interest of existing clients and make them consider buying more.
What Kind of Coupons Can Be Created?
The discounted value can either be a percentage off a product’s price or fixed amount. But these is not all. You can offer free shipping as a promotion for limited time only, which is good when there is sales season and people are looking for the best deals without overpaying.
Creating Zen Cart Discount Coupons
Store Manager for Zen Cart offers wide management possibilities to work with discount coupons in much more approachable manner. Here’s a set of steps to help you understand how easy it is to provide this amazing facility to the buyers and attract more customers.
You can add new coupon in Store -> Customers & Orders section of the ribbon menu.
Indicate name of coupon to identify it from the list, type short coupon description (it will be visible for the shoppers). After that select coupon time - whether it be amount on which price will be reduced, percentage or maybe free shipping.
As for coupon code itself, it is generated automatically, but if you need, you can change it.
You can limit your discount coupon by some criteria, right when you are creating it:
- period of its validity, setting an expiration date to your coupon code
- status of coupon, activating or disabling it
- minimum number of items user needs to add to cart to redeem this discount
- number of usages per one and the same coupon
- indicate how many times one and the same user can apply this coupon
You can add additional restrictions after coupon is created, namely - product or category restrictions, allowing or denying discount usage for particular items or whole categories.
Additional Operations Over Coupons
You can edit, delete, export coupons and even generate reports on coupons and their usage.
Redeeming Discount Coupon
When a customers add something to their cart and proceeds to checkout, they will see a spot to enter a coupon code on the Payments page.
Once they fill in the code and press Enter, it will be checked for validity, and if it is ok and not restricted, a ‘Success’ message will show on the screen, and their order Total will be adjusted appropriately.
Store owners can also use existing coupons when they create orders for clients, for instance when purchase was made by the phone. There is no need to input the code manually, you can simply select it from the list.
If you own online business and use Zen Cart as platform for it, use Store Manager application to create discount vouchers to draw in more customers -