If you want to grow, expand and make your business bright,
Promote your services on your stunning professional website.
You can easily grow your business online, apart from selling your services on the different freelancing website, the masterstroke will be selling service online on your website. It will gain trust and also advertise your professional skills which ultimately takes you to the zenith of glory.
Benefits of selling service online on own website
Increase your credibility with multiple services promotion – If a client is on your website so apart from looking for the service he wants, he ultimately looks at what else you provide.
Price comparison – You can display a different price quote for different versions/levels at one place. This will be an ease for clients instead of hunting deep down and confusion they can see what’s included in what price which shows loyalty, an important asset for a growing business via increasing potential customers.
Mailing list – Having your own website also benefits in a way that you can easily convert a visitor into a potential client. You can spread your fame by offering mouth-watering offers and discounts.
Start selling service online today
All you need is easy to use CMS for a website and a product having functionality that helps you sell service online.
The followings can make your dream website live and you can simply reign over the internet:
- WordPress – Powerful free content management system. Supreme for selling service online as you can easily expand its functionalities via thousand of free plugins already available in the market.
- Easy Digital Downloads – Free e-commerce WordPress plugin for selling digital products.
- EDD Sell Services – EDD add-on that allows the vendor and site owner to sell services online.
Let’s make easy for you by discussing its features one by one and take to the shore from this long voyage.
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Powerful admin option
Let’s dig into and search what’s there in an admin barrel.
Highlights of general settings are page mapping, enabling/disabling notification and enabling product review.
Navigate to Dashboard >> WB Plugins >> EDD Sell Service >> General you will get following options:
- Manage order Page – Allows you to map “manage order” page, from here vendor and a customer can easily manage all their orders in a tabular form at one place.
- Enable emails on a conversation – Allows you to enable/disable email notifications for all conversation so that one can receive those directly in their email inbox.
- Enable Live Notification – Allows you to enable/disable live Notification. No chance of missing any single conversation.
- Display reviews on the single product page – Allows you to enable/disable reviews list on the single product page.
Set up images of your choice for different process levels of order
Head towards Dashboard >> WB Plugins >> EDD Sell Services >> Images you will get the following option to set your own brand image or image of your choice at different order process levels.
You will get the following levels to set images at:
Order Started Image – Change Image For Order Started Message.
Order Requirement Image – Change Image For Order Requirement Message.
Order Complete Image – Change Image For Order Complete Message.
Order Delivery Image – Change Image For Order Delivery Message.
Order Review Image – Change Image For Order Review Message.
A dedicated service status widget
Edd Sell Services provide some useful widgets by which customers can easily look for progress of each order by a single widget.
Admin can follow the below steps to set the widget:
1. Navigate to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Widgets.
2. Set an “EDD service order status” widget inside “Download archive sidebar”.
3. Set the particular sidebar in “manage order” page.
Following are two more widgets EDD Sell Services provide you can also assign these as per your choice:
- Download categories/tags – Displays the categories of each service.
- Download Details – Display details of current or specific service.
Vendors can easily add products of type “service”
A vendor can easily sell his services online by adding those via Dashboard >> Downloads >> Add New.
Enter the following details:
Title – Enter the title of your service
Description – Allows you to enter the short description for easy understanding.
Product type option – You will get this option inside “download files” widget, select the product type service here to enable the “EDD Services Widget“.
Enter following inside EDD Service widget
- Estimate Delivery Time – Delivery in days. ** Delivery time is your deadline for delivering an order. Be sure to set a delivery time that you can easily meet! Late deliveries can result in cancellations or affect your reputation.
- Add Your Question – Allows you to add relative questions to be asked from the client in order to proceed further. Here you will get five options in which you can format your questions, these are:
- Text Box
- Text Area
- Drop Down
- Radio Buttons
Do not forget to publish your service.
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Vendors and customers can manage their order from the front end
Customers and vendors can manage their order via manage order page which admin has already mapped from backend settings.
You will get a clear tabular format to easily navigate to a required order.
Click on “view” button beside particular order to view its details.
Reach the majority by selling service online. It is a long term process and if maintained with proper consistency then you will get success. Increase your potential clients with lower setup cost, just by maintaining a mailing list and higher profit.