Free Shipping Offer

Why Free Shipping #

The research has shown that, whenever possible, free shipping is a necessity for retail sites. Added shipping costs can get in the way of buyers making a purchase. Consumers have begun to expect free shipping to be available at many retail sites. Either as a bonus for buying a certain number of items or as an automatic feature of the site. The simplest way to make free shipping work for your shop is to price your items to include the shipping cost in the item list price. How you determine and set your prices is your decision.

Free shipping isn’t actually free for the seller because you still need to pay the shipping carrier to ship your orders to buyers. By including shipping costs in your item prices, buyers know what they need to pay for your items up-front, and you don’t lose money on orders with free shipping.

Imagine that you sell a $25 item, and you currently charge a $5 flat rate to ship it. One way to offer free shipping is to adjust the item price to $30 to recover your shipping costs, and charging no separate shipping fee.

Can I offer Free Shipping to Specific Places and on Specific products? #

Yes. You can set up different Shipping options to different Countries and on specific Products.

Learn more about shipping profiles here.

To set up your Shipping options to different countries: #

  • In your Store Manager dashboard, click Settings
  • Choose the Shipping option
  • Choose Enable Shipping
  • Set a realistic Processing Time
  • on Shipping Type choose Shipping by Zone
  • Choose the Zone/Country you wish to edit and click edit.
  • Here you can set up a Limit Zone location.
  • On Shipping Method you can add or edit any shipping methods for that Zone.
  • Click on the green +Add Shipping Method
  • On Select Shipping Method select “Free Shipping” and save it clicking on the “Add Shipping Method” button.
  • Make sure the status of the Shipping Methods you wish to be used on your shop has a checkmark.

To set up your Shipping options to Specific Products: #

  • In you Store Manager dashboard, go to the Products tab.
  • Either Add new Product or Edit an existing one.
  • on the bottom of the Product edition, you find a couple of options, including Shipping.

Learn more about shipping profiles here.

Offering free shipping to all buyers #

The simplest way to offer free shipping to all buyers through all your ship is:

  • In your Store Manager dashboard, click Settings
  • Choose the Shipping option
  • Disable the Enable Shipping option by unchecking the checkmark on this field.

Please Read

WE RECOMMEND THE USE OF SHIPSTATION -A SHIPPING PLATFORM THAT ALLOWS YOU TO MANAGE ALL YOUR SMALL PARCEL SHIPPING NEEDS IN ONE PLACE.
AVAILABLE HERE TO VENDORS FROM THE US, CANADA, AUSTRALIA AND UK

Need Help? Chat with us