The ability to give customers discounts based on specific criteria is a valuable option when it comes to boosting your online sales. Easy Digital Downloads is by far one of the most popular plugins for selling downloadable products. When you combine it with discounted options, it’s perfect.
Discounts for Easy Digital Downloads
With the add-on Discounts Pro, you can easily give discounts to all of your logged-in customers, or only specific ones based on their role. You can also give discounts based on the number purchased, or if certain downloads are bought together, to give you just a couple of examples.
In fact, you can do it with a flat or percentage discount based on several conditions as you can see here:
You will add the value of the discount whether it’s a flat price or a percentage. You can use this to give away something for free as well.
Then you will be able to choose what the discount is based on, whether it’s products, categories, tags, users or roles.
You can also control the span of time the discount is available:
And lastly, this is a nice touch. You can reward only customers who have made previous purchases vs. new customers.
Examples of Discounts for Easy Digital Downloads
Let me show you a couple of examples of how this could be used.
Buy Two eBooks, Get 30% Off
Here we are basing it on quantity. So anytime someone buys two books, they get the discount no matter who they are and which books they choose.
The discount is reflected in the customer’s cart when two books are added:
After Purchasing 2 eBooks Get 50%
Narrowing it down, we are now giving a larger discount but the customer has to purchase two ebooks. For anything after that, they get a discount.
In the cart, anything beyond the first two books will have the discount:
Displaying Original Price
Under the Settings > Extensions, is the option to display the original price on both the page with all your downloads and the single download page.
Here is the example of the setting toggled off and on:
So with the seven options you have for how you can configure your discount, there are dozens of ways to use the Discount Pro add-on for Easy Digital Downloads.