How To Add an Affiliate Program to EDD

  You may have heard about affiliate marketing, or affiliate programs, but what are they exactly? And how can ecommerce stores benefit from having an affiliate program? What is an Affiliate Program? An affiliate program is a way for 3rd party marketers (affiliates) to direct customers to a store and earn commissions on sales made by…

10 Mistakes To Avoid With WooCommerce

Running an ecommerce shop is complex. There are many tasks store owners need to handle, such as customer service, inventory management, marketing, website updates, SEO, and order fulfillment, just to name a few. With so many things vying for the attention of a store owner, we decided to compile a list of mistakes to avoid…

How to Customize the WooCommerce Placeholder Image

  Using high quality product images in your ecommerce store is important for helping customers understand the product and encourage them to buy. This applies mostly to physical products, but what if you are selling a service, an add-on, or a digital download?  You might also want to list a product in the store before a…

How To Sell to Wholesale Customers with WooCommerce

  Selling to wholesale or resale customers doesn’t have to be complicated. In this tutorial we will show you how to sell to wholesale customers with WooCommerce. The goal of these examples is to set up a system for accepting new wholesale customers, assigning them to a specific user role, and allowing them to order…

New Plugin: EDD Cart URL

Today we’re excited to release a new plugin for Easy Digital Downloads: EDD Cart URL. EDD Cart URL With EDD Cart URL store owners can create pre-defined product combinations that are added to the customer’s cart with one click. Store owners can now create tailored groups of products for specific purposes such as direct email,…

6 Ways to Encourage Customers to Buy with Easy Digital Downloads

After you’ve done the off-site marketing work to get qualified customers to your site, how do you get them to finish the sale? Some customers might need extra encouragement. Here are six strategies you can use to encourage customers to buy when selling with Easy Digital Downloads.  We’ve also included suggested plugins when the functionality isn’t included in the base EDD plugin.

New Plugin for May 19th

Today we’re excited to release a new plugin for WooCommerce:  WooCommerce Multiple Shipping Addresses, which gives your customers the ability to ship purchased products to multiple places. WooCommerce Multiple Shipping Addresses By default WooCommerce only allows one shipping address per order.  This is problematic for customers who want to order multiple products and have them shipped to…

3 Kinds of eCommerce Notifications to Give Your Site a Voice

One of the most challenging things about having a newborn baby who is crying is trying to figure out the reason for the crying. When the child gets older and has learned to speak, he/she can tell you “I’m hungry”, “I’m hurt” or “I’m tired.” Without the right kind of communication, you may end up pulling…

New Plugins for May 12

Today we’re excited to release two new plugins for WooCommerce:  WooCommerce Advanced Pricing, the most powerful pricing plugin available, and WooCommerce Variable Product Description, a handy add-on for switching product descriptions for product variations. WooCommerce Advanced Pricing One price does not fit all. And one price field certainly does not fit all products.  With WooCommerce Advanced Pricing,…

Sell Fabric Online with WooCommerce

If you run a fabric store you’re used to customers coming in, choosing a bolt, and requesting a measurement. Moving this interaction to the online world is a challenge. How do you handle pricing products that are sold by a variable measurement?  In today’s “How To” we’ll share a solution for selling fabric with WooCommerce!…