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INTRODUCTION PROMOTION SETUP EXAMPLES FREE SHIPPING WHEN AN ORDER IS OVER $XXX BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE BULK DISCOUNT TROUBLESHOOTING END – YOU’VE REACHED THE END OF THIS GUIDE. CONTACTING 3DCART 2 2 6 6 9 13 16 17 17

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or if they need to enter a coupon code at checkout to receive the promotion in the Promotion Type field. 6. Under the Create a New Promotion section. Promotion Setup This section will show you how to setup a basic promotion. This guide will show you the step-by-step process on how to setup a promotion. type in the promotion name. This will display to the customer at checkout.e.X Promotion Guide Introduction You may want to offer specific promotions at your store. Click Save. Add the Start Date and End Date for the promotion. 5. If you want the promotion to start immediately. 7. i. It will also show you how to setup specific examples of promotions. Click the Add Promotion button 3. Example: December Special 4. Go to Marketing -> Promotion Manager 2. 8. Choose if you would like the customer to receive the promotion automatically. 1. Check the % checkbox if the discount is to be a percentage of the order total. Page 2 of 17 . rather than having everyone use the promotion that shops at your store. 3dCart allows you to configure any type of promotion you can think of. Type in the value of Discount the customer will receive. and options on how to customize your promotions to your online store. Example: All customers get 15% off any products for the month of December if the total bill is $100. Type in a description in the Promotion Description field.3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3. NOTE: You will only use a coupon if you want to control who knows about the promotion special.00 or more. preferred customers. make sure these dates encompass the current date.

Page 3 of 17 . For Example: A person must buy $100 worth of pants to qualify for the promotion. 12. Type the total number of uses you would like this promotion to be used in the Total Uses field. Click the Advanced button next the Promotion Rules section. Type the minimum and maximum range the order must be in value to qualify for the promotion in the Order Amount ($) fields. Type the minimum and maximum range of number of products the order must have qualify for the promotion in the Order Quantity fields.X Promotion Guide NOTE: Make sure your Start and End dates encompass the current date if you would like your promotion to be active immediately.3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3. 10. Choose the Country and State you would like the promotion to apply to. Select what customer group you would like the promotion to apply to in the Discount Group field. click on the Exclude List link. If you want to exclude certain regions from receiving the promotion. Type the total number of uses of the promotion each customer can use in the Uses per Customer field. 11. 13. For Example: A person must buy 2 hats to qualify for the promotion 15. 14. 9.

Check the Non-Stackable checkbox if this promotion cannot be used with any other promotions per order. 17. Click the Add button in the Applies if these Products are in the Basket section to add specific items for the promotion to apply to. Check the checkbox next to Order Quantity and Amount restrictions apply to specified products and categories only if you would like the promotion to apply to only the categories or specific products you specify. i. Click the Advanced button in the Promotion Offers section. Page 4 of 17 .3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3. Choose the categories you would like promotion to apply to in the Applies if Products from these Categories are in the basket field by clicking the Add button. 18.X Promotion Guide 16. 19. Check the is percentage checkbox if you want the discount to be a percentage of the total order. 15%. 21. 20. Type in the quantity the customer must purchase of each item for the promotion to apply.e.

Choose a specific product you would like offer for free by clicking the Change button in the Free Product section. rather than the total order. The promotion will not go into effect until you click the Enable link. Choose a specific product you would like the discount to apply to in the Applies to this product section by clicking the Change button. NOTE: By default. Page 5 of 17 . i. click the Save button.3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3.X Promotion Guide 22. $5. 28. Once you are done. 23. the promotion is disabled until you decide to enable it. go back to the top of the screen and click the “Click Here to Enable It Now” link. Note: This free product cannot have options and must be In Stock for the free product to apply to an order. Check the Applies per item checkbox if you want the discount to apply to each item. 27. Finally. rather than $5. This allows you to set up your rules for the promotion without having customers try to use it before it is ready. Choose the categories you would like the discount to apply to in the Discount Applies to These Categories field by clicking the Add button.00 off each item.00 off the final balance.e. 26. Check the Free Shipping checkbox if you want the customer to receive free shipping for the promotion 24. 25.

8. Type the total number of uses of the promotion each customer can use in the Uses per Customer field. Add the dates you would like this promotion to be valid for. Free shipping for orders over $200. Under the Promotion Manager section. 3.3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3. Free Shipping When an Order is Over $XXX You may want to only give free shipping to orders that are over a certain amount of money. 7. add the details for your free shipping i. 4.e. 1.00 5. Free Shipping Promotion In the Promotion description field. Click Save. make sure these dates encompass the current date. 2. Page 6 of 17 .X Promotion Guide Examples This section will show you specific examples of how to set up certain types of promotions.e. Type in a name for the Promotion – i. If you want the promotion to start immediately. type the total number of uses you would like this promotion to be used in the Total Uses field. 6. To do this under the promotion manager: Go to Marketing -> Promotion Manager Click the Add Promotion Button.

e. 200 – 9999. 14.3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3. 13.e. You will use a coupon if you want to control who knows about the promotion special. Under the Promotion Rules section. the promotion will apply to all customers you specify in the discount group section. If you leave this section blank. i. Select what customer group you would like free shipping to apply to in the Discount Group field. 11. 0 – 9999. It should start low as it does not matter how many products a person purchases.X Promotion Guide 9. preferred customers. Click the Advanced button next to the Promotion Rules section 10. type in the coupon number you would like to correspond with this promotion in the Requires Coupon field if you want to use a coupon. Select the Country and State this Free Shipping Promotion will apply to. Page 7 of 17 . Use the minimum value the order must be to receive free shipping to start the range with. i. Type the minimum and maximum range of number of products the order must have to qualify for free shipping in the Order Quantity fields. i.e. 12. Type the minimum and maximum range the order must be in value to qualify for free shipping in the Order Amount ($) fields.

Click Save Changes. 16. Finally. In the Promotion Offers section. The promotion will not go into effect until you click the Enable link. go back to the top of the screen and click the “Click Here to Enable It Now” link.X Promotion Guide 15. Page 8 of 17 . 17.3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3. check the Free Shipping checkbox.

add the details for your promotion i.X Promotion Guide Buy One. Under the Promotion Manager section. 7. 5. If you want the promotion to start immediately. 6. Buy one. 1. 4. make sure these dates encompass the current date. Page 9 of 17 .e. To do this: Go to Marketing -> Promotion Manager Click the Add Promotion Button. type the total number of uses you would like this promotion to be used in the Total Uses field. get a second pair free.e.3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3. Type in a name for the Promotion – i. 8. Get one free In the Promotion description field. 3. Type the total number of uses of the promotion each customer can use in the Uses per Customer field. Buy one pair of cargo pants. Get One Free You may want to offer a promotion where a customer purchases a specific item and receives another one free. 2. Click Save. Add the dates you would like this promotion to be valid for.

field.e. preferred customers. get one free promotion to apply to in the Applies if these products are in the basket section by clicking the Add button. 14. Under the Promotion Rules section. For example: for a promotion of buy 1 pair of cargo pants. You will use a coupon if you want to control who knows about the promotion special. 15. Check the checkbox next to Order Quantity and Amount restrictions apply to specified products and categories only. Choose a specific product you would like the buy one. you would choose cargo pants for this field. get a second pair free. Type ‘1’ in the Qty.X Promotion Guide 9. Select the Country and State you would like the promotion to apply to. i. If you leave this section blank. Select what customer group you would like the promotion to apply to in the Discount Group field. Page 10 of 17 . 13. 11.3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3. Click the Advanced button next to the Promotion Rules section. type in the coupon number you would like to correspond with this promotion in the Requires Coupon field if you want to use a coupon. the promotion will apply to all customers you specify in the discount group section. 12. 10.

If your products have options. you would choose cargo pants for this field. Page 11 of 17 . 18. get a second pair free. Note: This free product cannot have options to work. choose a specific product you would like offer for free by clicking the Change button in the Free Product section.X Promotion Guide 16. Click Save. In the Promotion Offers section. Click the Advanced button next to the Promotion Offers section. For example: for a promotion of buy 1 pair of cargo pants. 17.3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3. we suggest creating an individual product for each option and choosing one for the Free Product.

The promotion will not go into effect until you click the Enable link. Page 12 of 17 .X Promotion Guide 19.3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3. Finally. go back to the top of the screen and click the “Click Here to Enable It Now” link.

6. Page 13 of 17 . Under the Promotion Manager section. Type the total number of uses of the promotion each customer can use in the Uses per Customer field. Type in the discount the customer will receive for the promotion. get 50% off a knit sweater. they will get a discount off another item. 7. 5. make sure these dates encompass the current date. 8. 2. 50% to receive 50% off the knit sweater. If you want the promotion to start immediately. add the details for your promotion. they will get 50% off a knit sweater. Bulk Discount In the Promotion description field. type the total number of uses you would like this promotion to be used in the Total Uses field. Buy 10 items. Click Save.3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3. For Example: If a customer purchases 10 items.e. i. 3. 4.X Promotion Guide Bulk Discount This example will show you how to do a promotion in the situation that a customer purchases X amount of items. 9. Go to Marketing -> Promotion Manager Click the Add Promotion Button. Add the dates you would like this promotion to be valid for. 1.e. i. Type in a name for the Promotion – i.e.

3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3. 13. For example: If the promotion is buy 10 items. Click the Advanced button next to the Promotion Offers section. Check the checkbox next to Order Quantity and Amount restrictions apply to specified products and categories only. type in the coupon number you would like to correspond with this promotion in the Requires Coupon field if you want to use a coupon. 14. If you leave this section blank. i. 12. the promotion will apply to all customers you specify in the discount group section. 11. Type the minimum and maximum range of number of products the order must have to qualify for the promotion in the Order Quantity fields. Page 14 of 17 .X Promotion Guide 10. The range must start with the number of products a customer must purchase to qualify for the discount. preferred customers.e. You will use a coupon if you want to control who knows about the promotion special. the range will be 10 – 9999. Select what customer group you would like the promotion to apply to in the Discount Group field. Under the Promotion Rules section. get 50% off a knit sweater.

The promotion will not go into effect until you click the Enable link. 18. 16. go back to the top of the screen and click the “Click Here to Enable It Now” link.3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3. a knit sweater) 17. Finally. Click the Advanced button in the Promotion Offers section.X Promotion Guide 15. Click Save. Choose a specific product you would like the discount to apply to in the Discount Applies to this product section by clicking the Change button (in this example. Page 15 of 17 .

  Make sure the Total Uses for the promotion is not at 0. Make sure you have not ordered more than the allotted Uses per Customer allows for in the promotion. Go to Marketing -> Promotion Manager and check the start and end date of your promotion. Go to Marketing -> Promotion Manager and make sure the Enabled checkbox has a check in it.X Promotion Guide Troubleshooting If your promotion is not functioning. Check the Uses per Customer field in under the Promotion Manager section.   Page 16 of 17 . Make sure your promotion is ENABLED.3dCart Shopping Cart Software V3. there are a few settings you can double check to make sure your promotion has been properly configured. Check the Total Uses field Promotion Manager section. Make sure the order has been placed within the Start and End date for the promotion.

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