A Coupon is a great way to incentivize purchasing or reward loyal clients. A coupon is used at the time of creating an order and therefore creates the order at a discounted rate. A coupon can be used in Sprout Studio when: 

  • Placing an order in a gallery. 
  • Filling out a booking proposal. 

It's important to note that a coupon is not to be used in place of money as a means to pay for an invoice. It is not a credit. A coupon is used as a means of lowering the price for an order at the time the order is created. 

A coupon can be attached to a lead or shoot, which means it can only be used for galleries or in a booking proposal for that lead or shoot, or a coupon can be unattached and therefore used globally. 

How to view your coupons

Go to the Overview > Coupons page to view all of your coupons, or go to the Lead or Shoot > Coupons page to view coupons specific to that lead or shoot. 

How to create a new coupon

There are two ways to create a coupon: 

  1. Go to the Overview > Coupons page and click the "Add New" button at the top of the page. 
  2. Go to the Lead or Shoot > Coupons page and click the "Add New" button at the top of the page. 

Specifying details for a coupon

When creating or editing a coupon, you'll see that you can specify the following details: 

  • Coupon name - This is the name of the coupon, for your reference only. 
  • Coupon code - This is the code your client will have to type in when using the coupon. 
  • Type and amount - This is whether the coupon is a percentage discount, or a flat fee discount (i.e. 20% off or $50 off). 
  • Usage limits - This is whether the coupon is limited to a certain number of uses or has unlimited uses. 
  • Expiry date - This is the date the coupon must be used by. After this date, the coupon will not validate. 
  • Attached to - This is whether the coupon is attached to a lead or shoot, or unattached and therefore available globally. 
  • Description - This is simply an internal note for your reference.

You'll also notice in the coupon modal that there is a "Usage Log" tab. Here, you can see the history of a coupon once it has been used - when and how it was used. 

Note: Coupons are only available on the Pro and Studio plans

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