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Discount coupons or promo codes are a great way to attract new customers and retain new, clear old stocks and attract more business during the festival season. A promotion code or discount coupon can help you to add further value to your shop's merchandise, tipping the scale and getting hesitant customers to purchase the product they always wanted.
ShopOnCloud now allows shop owners to create and share discount coupons on products, categories or shopping cart purchases.
A coupon code is a combination of letters and numbers or a word. A discount can be a percentage of the total price, a fixed price reduction or an exemption of shipping or delivery fee.
Follow the steps provided below to create your first discount coupon of ShopOnCloud.
Step 1 - Log in to your ShopOnCloud account.
Step 2 - Click “Offers” on the left side menu.
Step 3 - Click on “Cart Sale” under the Offers section.
Step 4 - Click the “+” in the right-top corner to add a new offer.
Step 5 - Type down a name for your offer.
Step 6 - Type a description of the offer.
Step 7 - Activate the “Active” toggle.
Step 8 - Activate the “Has Discount Code” toggle.
Step 9 - Type the “Discount Code”
Step 10 - Select a Start Date and a Start Time for the offer.
Step 11 - Select an End Date and an End Time for the offer.
Step 12 - Select from Yes or No in the “Process More” field. This will decide whether the customer will be directed to more offers or not.
Step 13 - Adjust the Priority. You can choose what offer comes before what in this section. Click “Next” once you are done.
Step 14 - Select between All or Any under “Master Rules”.
Step 15 - Select whether the True or False in the “Select Condition” section.
Step 16 - Select the type of attribute. Each attribute represents a unique condition related to the order.
Before choosing attributes, the following functions have to be understood.
Completed order count - The offer will only be applicable once a specific number of orders are completed. This is an ideal offer method to encourage repeat purchases
E.g. USD 250 price reduction for the 10th order.
Customer group - The admin can select a customer group and grant the offer only to them. You can use this setting to build customer loyalty.
E.g. A 10% price reduction for the registered customers.
Customer login - The offer can be given to a customer based on the method of login. The admin can choose between registered customers and new customers. This is most suitable to encourage new user registration.
E.g. A USD 300 price reduction when a new customer registers with the shop
Delivery date - The offer can be applied on the date of delivery and can be used to encourage stock clearance.
E.g. Orders made before a specific date gets
Location - The offer can be assigned based on the shop location and is ideal to target location or geography-based product or shop launches.
Order type - The offer can be applied to the chosen types of orders; delivery or store pickup and can be used to encourage one delivery method over the other.
E.g. 10% discount for deliveries
Payment type - The offer can be applied to the selected types of payments; cash on delivery, online payment, bank deposit, or any other.
E.g. A discount for online credit card payments
Product name - Offers can be allocated based on the product name. This can be applied to multiple products and is ideal to clear stocks of a single brand or a product.
Product quantity - Once a certain product quantity is reached, the customer will be able to enjoy the offer. This method is also ideal to clear excess stock of a particular product or brand quickly.
E.g. 10% off if a customer purchases more than 3 items of a product/brand.
Product with an attribute - The offer will apply to products that carry the selected attributes.
E.g. A 20% discount on red shirts
Product with category - Only the selected product categories will be able to enjoy the offer.
E.g. A 20% discount on shirts
Product with tags - If the products in the cart contain the selected tags, they will be offered a discount or a price reduction.
E.g. A USD 1500 price reduction for products with the tag ‘ Fendi’
Shipping city - Offers can be applied based on the shipping destination of the order.
E.g. Shipping location in Amsterdam gets USD 20 price reduction
Shipping country - Orders from selected countries will be able to enjoy the offer to increase consumer engagement from selected countries for a selected duration.
E.g. Orders from the Netherlands gets USD 20 price reduction
Shipping method - Offer can be applied to selected shipping methods; Express shipping, DHL, FedEx, or any other method. These offers can be made in collaboration with the delivery partner.
E.g. A 15% price reduction for DHL deliveries
Shipping region - Orders from multiple regions can be subjected to offers once they are selected. This offer method too can be used to drive sales from a given geography or locality
E.g. Offers from the EU get a 12% price reduction.
Subtotal - The offer will apply if the subtotal amount of the order falls within the selected range. This offer type can be used to encourage bulk purchasing and high spenders.
E.g. 12% discount for purchases over USD 25,000
Step 17 - Select the type of condition.
Step 18 - Type a value.
Step 19 - Click on “Next”.
Step 20 - Select the type of offer in the “Apply” section. The type of offer has to be chosen between “Percentage of the total price”, where the offer will apply to the amount as a percentage and “Fixed amount discount” where the offer can be applied as a fixed amount. (This can be followed in both “Cart Discount” and “Shipping Discount”.)
Step 21 - Type down the amount you wish to reduce in the “Discount Amount” section. (This can be followed in both “Cart Discount” and “Shipping Discount”.)
Step 22 - Click “Submit” to finalise the process.
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