How to Sell on Groupon
Wondering how to sell on Groupon? We’re glad you’re here! Groupon is more than just online deals. We offer a variety of customized marketing solutions to help you reach your business goals. Here’s some info to help you get started.
How to Sell on Groupon in 5 Easy Steps:
Step 1: Provide your info at groupon.com/merchant/get-started
To sell on Groupon, first provide a few details about your business so we can reach out to share more info on how we can help your business grow. You may also want to take a look around the Groupon Merchant site to learn more about our solutions, such as:
- Local marketing campaigns to reach more customers
- BeautyNow to fill appointments for health and beauty businesses
- Online takeout and delivery ordering for restaurants, cafés, and more
- In-store pickup offers to bring customers into retail businesses
- Ticket sales for concerts, theater, and events
- Customizable local business listings
- Powerful merchant tools to manage all of your activity on Groupon
Step 2: Speak with a Groupon representative or create your campaign using the Groupon Deal Builder
Our account reps can provide guidance on all of our solutions based on an analysis of your business’s goals and other promotions we’ve run. After you decide how many new customers you want to bring in, your assigned rep can help make sure that the offer you sell on Groupon meets your goals without exceeding your max capacity. You may also be able to create your own campaign instantly using the step-by-step Groupon Deal Builder.
Step 3: Prepare your business and staff
Before your campaign goes live, you will receive access to a preview of your offer, as well as helpful tips and tools to make sure you’re prepared when the first Groupon customer comes in. The days before your offer begins to sell on Groupon are also a great time to make sure your staff is up to speed on redemption methods and get the word out in your community. Posting on Facebook and Twitter, as well as spreading the word to your friends and family, can help generate buzz about your deal.
Step 4: Celebrate your campaign’s launch
On the day your campaign begins to sell on Groupon, log into your Groupon Merchant Center to keep an eye on your sales. You should also be ready to answer any customer service or scheduling questions that might come in by phone or email.
Step 5: Track your results using your Groupon Merchant Center
As you continue to sell on Groupon, we will provide you with insights about how well your offer is selling in your Groupon Merchant Center. You can view customer demographics such as age, gender, and location, as well as how much customers have spent beyond the value of the Groupon voucher. You’ll also be able to view, share, and respond to feedback from customers, track payments, and keep your business info up-to-date.
We know you have a lot of questions about how to sell on Groupon. Please check the links above for answers or give us a call at (888) 582-4354 to speak with a Groupon Specialist 8 a.m.–6 p.m. (CT) Monday–Friday.