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Lesson 4 – Email Marketing – Build your email list with free products

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In this lesson of our How to Sell Your Digital Products With WP eStore course we will be integrating email marketing into our store.  While this lesson is taught using AWeber, the concepts can be easily applied to MailChimp, Constant Contact and other email marketing systems.  WP eStore provides seamless integration with the major email

Lesson 2 – Create a Large Store with Many Products

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In this lesson we turn our attention to setting up a large store with many digital downloadable products using WP e Store. Much of this lesson is taken up with a discussion about setting up a product catalog and the various ways that you can do that. We use one method in our Genesis example

Lesson 7 – Part 6 – Managing Customer Information

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Helen:  What happens if the shipping is wrong? I mean, wrong enough to make you need to change it. Is there any way that we can change their order later? Rick:  Absolutely. That actually brings us to the next part of the conversation which is managing the customer information because you’ve got this order section

Lesson 7 – Part 5 – Managing Order Fulfillment

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Obviously, the transaction went fine, right? There’s really not any difficulty in configuring the transaction to work properly as long as you’ve got your authorize.net login id and your transaction key here. If you’ve got both of those things correctly entered in then the authorize.net transaction should go very smoothly. However, Shopp gives us some

Lesson 7 – Part 3 – Customize the Product Display Widget

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We’re going to look at one more styling thing and that is the sidebar view in Shopp. I don’t remember what week it was but we put this product widget in the sidebar. Last week, when I used my Widget Styles plugin to style the widgets, we discovered that Shopp uses an h3 tag and

Lesson 7 – Part 2 – Customize the Checkout View

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We’ve customized our Shopping Cart view and the next thing we’re going to do is customize the checkout view in Shopp. The checkout view is very similar except it’s got a bunch of input fields that need attention. You can pretty much see we’ve got a login button that’s going crazy. We’ve got email, password,

Lesson 7 – Part 1 – Customize the Shopping Cart View

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Good evening everybody and welcome to this 7th and final week of our How to Build an Online Store using Shopp and Thesis. We are going to wrap up our conversation about customizing the various views in Shopp and then we are going to talk about testing our Shopp transactions. Once we get the transactions

Lesson 6 – Part 4 – Conditionally Add Customer Input to Products

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We’re going to try something live that I haven’t tried first at home. I’m going to try to do what Lanny suggested and provide an option for his Shopp customers to choose having a book inscribed but not have that option show for a CD. Let’s get some product ids first for the products  we

Lesson 6 – Part 2 – Add Customer Input to Products

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Before we start styling the products, what we’re going to talk about is adding customer inputs to products in Shopp. Last week, we demonstrated how to put required customer inputs in to the checkout process. This week, what we’re going to do is demonstrate how to put optional inputs in, custom inputs in and those

Lesson 6 – Part 1 – Customize the Category View

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Good evening everybody and welcome to this 6th live session on creating an online store using Thesis and Shopp. Tonight, we are going to try to complete the discussion about customizing the appearance of Shopp. I know we only scheduled this for 6 weeks but it seems to me like we are going to have

Lesson 5 – Part 4 – Examples of Changing Shopp with Template Tag Options

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I’m going to show you one example of this. I warned you about this last week. Let’s take a look at it here. Actually, I’m going to make a different connection quickly. We’re going to go thesisshopp.com and we’re not going to make this change on Lanny’s site because it’s not really applicable in his