Running discounts with Kit

With Kit, you can create and promote discount codes for your store. You'll need to know a the following details about your discount before you can create it:

  • The discount type (percentage off, fixed amount off, or free shipping)
  • The amount of the discount (a percentage or fixed amount)
  • The minimum order amount to qualify for the discount
  • The name of the discount code

By default, Kit sets up a few things for you:

  • The discount starts the day you create it with Kit
  • The discount runs for 7 days
  • The discount is available to all customers
  • Customers can use the discount multiple times

After you create a discount with Kit, the code is active right away. You can change or deactivate the discount code from your Shopify admin.

Create a discount

Kit can offer to create a discount code for you if you ask about marketing products.

Steps:

  1. Say hi kit to start a new conversation with Kit.

  2. Begin the process to create a discount code:

    • If you're communicating to Kit using Shopify Ping, then tap Market products > Create a discount code.
    • If you're using communicating to Kit using SMS text, then choose 1 to market your products with Kit, then choose 4 to create a discount code.
  3. Kit asks what kind of discount code that you want to create. You can select Percentage off, Fixed amount off, or Free shipping.

  4. Kit asks for some details on your discount. Answer the questions to set up the discount.

  5. Kit asks for a name for your discount code. Enter the name that customers will enter, for example, APRIL20.

  6. Kit confirms the details for your new discount code. Enter Yes if you're communicating to Kit using SMS text, or tap Yes in Shopify Ping, to create the discount code. The code is available for customers to use immediately.

  7. After you create a new discount with Kit, Kit offers to promote the discount. You can choose Facebook ad, Facebook post, or Send an email marketing campaign. If you're communicating with Kit using SMS text, then enter the corresponding number. If you're communicating with Kit using Shopify Ping, then tap the option you want to choose. If you choose to create a Facebook ad, then you'll be asked to set a budget.

  8. Preview the post or ad.

  9. If you're communicating with Kit using SMS text, then choose 1 to publish your selection. If you're using Shopify Ping, then tap Yes.

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