Offering coupons is one of the best marketing strategies known to date. Then how about running a coupon campaign in your WooCommerce store? This sure is going to bring a huge number of sales to your store.
Although it is one of the very best marketing ideas for stores, some store owners are refraining from holding such campaigns. Why would they be doing that? People would be visiting your store if you are willing to offer great deals for them. There is no way your campaign is going to fail because nobody is showing up.
But that’s not the reason behind their hesitation. They are actually worried about creating hundreds and thousands of coupons to provide during the campaign, coupons having unique codes. Manually creating such coupons one by one could take up a lot of their time and energy. So there has to be an easy way to handle it. What is it?
This article is going to answer this question.
You can actually tackle this issue by enabling bulk coupon generation in your store. Although the default WooCommerce functionalities let you create coupons in it, there is no way you can generate coupons in bulk with it.
You will have to find a plugin that can help you with this.
By simply adding the Smart Coupon Plugin for WooCommerce and with a little bit configuration you can create as many unique coupons as you want in your WooCommerce store in a few minutes.
Here is what you need to do.
Steps to Bulk Generate Coupons in Your WooCommerce Store
Once you install and activate the Smart Coupons Plugin for WooCommerce in your store, you are just a few steps away from generating coupons in bulk.
Go to WooCommerce > Coupons and click on the Bulk Generate tab from the opening window.
Under Action, you can give the number of coupons you want to bulk generate.
For example, I have entered the number 10.
Next, you have to choose how you wish to manage the generated coupons. There are three options provided by the plugin
- Add to store
- Export as CSV
- Email to the recipients
I have chosen the option export as CSV.
In the coupon data, you need to configure the coupon by providing the necessary coupon data such as discount type, coupon amount, etc.
You may also fill in the additional data such as usage restriction, usage limits as well as per your preference.
Now, click the Generate Coupon button and have 10 coupons generated in a few seconds.
Here is a screenshot of the CSV file of bulk generated coupons.
Benefits of Bulk Coupon Generation in Your Store
There are many benefits to bulk coupon generation. Many different businesses make the best use of it to earn huge profits.
- You can run coupon campaigns in your store thereby earning more sales and brand awareness.
Running coupon campaigns will bring in a lot of new customers to your store and if you are able to make them happy with your campaign, they will choose your store for more purchases in the future. This will certainly bring up your brand value and credibility.
- Share bulk generated coupons with deal sites so you can get the attention of people visiting such deal sites.
Deal sites are places where people often visit in search of discounts and offers to buy their favorite products. If you could share some of your bulk generated coupons with such sites it will certainly shoot your store’s sales up. This way you will be able to make a big profit with minimal effort.
- Ensure maximum sales by bulk generating coupons during holiday seasons when people are eager to make purchases.
Holiday seasons are marked for the best number of sales in a year. Thus you have to make the most out of this season by offering great coupon deals. As you are able to create coupons in bulk you will not have to spend a lot of time, effort or money on coupon creation.
- Share coupons with your popular affiliate partners
Your affiliate partners are also a great way to bring sales to your store. You can choose the ones with great popularity among their audience and share with them your store’s bulk generated coupons.
- Bulk email coupons to your loyal customers to ensure customer retention.
It is also possible to email coupons in bulk to your existing customers that contain great coupon deals so you can cement your relationship with them and make them come back to your store for more purchases in the future.
- Bulk generate and schedule gift cards in your WooCommerce store.
Scheduling of gift cards is a feature offered by the above-mentioned plugin. By making use of this feature you can send out gift cards to a number of people on special occasions like during holidays, as a token of appreciation (to people who are part of a great cause or have done something great for the society), etc. This will be a great way to advertise your brand and create brand awareness in the society.
What else is possible with the Smart Coupons Plugin?
- The plugin offers three options to deal with the bulk generated coupons. You can either add them to your store, export it as a CSV or email to various people.
- You can choose a coupon format by adding suffix and prefix to the coupons.
- You can set up store credits and allow gift cards in your store.
- Lets your store to give away free products and create sign up coupons/ cart abandonment coupons, etc.
- You can offer coupons based on user roles, country, payment method, shipping address, etc.
In short, Smart Coupon Plugin for WooCommerce is a great solution you can add to your store to keep your store’s sales always up. It’s time you learned all about creating coupons in bulk in your WooCommerce store using this plugin.
If bulk coupon generation is a new concept to your store, it’s time you embraced it into your store and made a fortune out of it. Hopefully, the above article must have given you some insight into how you can make it work in your WooCommerce store.