Creating online coupon codes for your offers is easy with Shopify eCommerce.
After you have created your online offers in Collect Offers, you'll need to create some online coupon codes so your customers can redeem your offers in your online Shopify store.
Follow these simple steps to create your online coupon codes:
Part 1: Download Bulk Discount App
At the bottom of the online offers you've created, you will see red text that lets you know you have 0 online coupon codes available:
1. Click Add more.
2. Click “Create Shopify Coupons” - this will lead you to the third party: Bulk Discounts App
Shopify Bulk Discounts App creates coupons for you for free.
3. Simply click Get and create a Bulk Discounts account.
4. Login in with your store’s Shopify-URL and click Login.
5. Sign-in using your Shopify URL:
Part 2: Create Online Offers Coupon Codes
Here is your Discount Sets dashboard.
5. To create a new discount set click ‘New Discount Set’ at the top right of the page.
This will take you to create your new discount.
Simply fill out your discount form as follows:
6. Generate Discounts:
Name your discount campaign: Name this discount coupon the same as you named your offer in Collect Offers.
Make sure that under “How many times can this discount be used?”
Number = 1
“No Limit” remains unselected. If No limit is selected this means that your customer can redeem that offer an infinite number of times.
NOTE: This step is really important! Make sure that your customers cannot redeem your offer more than once by typing the number as 1 and by leaving the 'no limit' box unselected. If you don't specify the number of times redeemed as 1 and tick the 'no limit' box, customers will be able to use the coupon code infinitely.
7. Discount Type:
Collect Offers supports $, % and Free Shipping for online discounts.
Select discount as Free Shipping, $ or % value off
Note: Make sure that your discount that you have designed in Shopify matches the offer that you have created in Collect Offers so customers see the same thing to avoid confusion.
8. Date Range:
Choose how long you want to run this offer campaign for.
Please note: that this date range is not how long your customer will be able to use your offer, this is how long your offer coupon code will last for your reward in Collect Offers. You set how long a customer can claim an offer in Collect Offers.
Tip: Select a couple of years - so you don’t have to keep making coupon codes in a short space of time.
When you choose to delete this offer in Collect Offers these coupons will automatically be deleted.
9. Discount Prefix and Number of Discounts:
Select: “Generate the discount codes using a prefix”
Discount prefix: Automatically generated - you don’t need to change this.
Number of discounts you want to generate: Choose how many discount coupon codes you want to generate. We recommend creating a large number, for example 10,000, so you don’t have to go through this process again for a long time.
10. Click ‘Save Discount Set’ on the bottom right of the page.
Your Discount Set is now shown in your Bulk Discount Sets:
Part 3: Adding Discount Codes to Offers
11. Click on your newly created Bulk Discount Set:
12. Export your new Discount Coupon Set:
13. Check your emails, and download export.zip
14. Open the Zip from your downloads.
15. Highlight and copy all of your Codes from the left-hand column of the open zip file:
16. Paste them into your Collect Offers 'Create Online Offer' screen that you have open:
Important: Make sure that all of your codes are on separate lines to make sure the import works correctly - however, it should paste like this automatically.
Now your new online offer coupon codes will be all ready to go for your customers to redeem offers online, and Collect Offers automatically generates your in-store offers coupons for you.
You are now ready to "Send" your Offer with online codes to your chosen customers.
Well done on creating your Online Shopify + Collect Offers Coupon Codes!