3 Benefits of Providing Coupons for Your Products

by John on October 8, 2011

This is a Guest Post by John.

One thing about every field is that there are needs, and to fill these needs people create products. A lot of people create products and keep on wondering why they aren’t getting as many sales of their products as they want while the only thing they need to do is make effectively use of discount coupons and special offers.

It doesn’t matter whether you are an affiliate marketer looking to get more sales for products you promote or whether you are a product creator who wants to make a lot more money from your products using coupons can help you make a lot of sales. I have learned a lot over the years by leveraging the power of coupons for my medifast and nutrisystem blog and I will be giving you some of the benefits of providing coupons for your products below.

It Helps You Make More Sales

The first major benefit of providing coupons for your products is that it helps you make more sales. A lot of people might not be interested in buying your product but when they see that you are providing a special offer or that they will be able to get your product for half the price they will be more inclined to buy your product.

Sometimes, people come across a lot of products online promising to give them a solution to their problems and they become so confused as to which one to buy. You also need to view your readers in a situation like that and realize that they are already being bombarded with a lot of products. Giving them coupons to buy your products makes them see a special opportunity most offers don’t provide, and as a result, they will be more willing to purchase your product quickly.

It Helps People Buy Soon

Another major reason why you should provide coupons for your products is that it helps people buy soon. In most cases you can make use of special events or you can limit your coupons to a few days or weeks so as to get more people interested in your product. That way people will be able to buy your product for a reduced price for a limited time and since they know they won’t have access to your product for that price again they will be more inclined to buy it soon.

Another thing is that people keep on postponing buying a lot of products they come across because they believe they don’t need it yet, or because they believe they are too tired to buy it at the moment. Giving people coupons or special discounts limiting the availability of your product to a day or two, or to a particular holiday, makes it extremely easy for your readers to take action and buy your product quickly.

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It Helps You Get More Affiliates

Another major advantage of providing coupons for your products is that it helps you get more affiliates and the more affiliates promoting your products the more sales you are likely to make. There can be great competition for products online today that many affiliates are reluctant to promotes most products but once you could give affiliates an opportunity to give their readers discounts on your products they will be more happy to promote your products and recommend it to their readers.

You might believe you don’t really need affiliates, but if you sell or promote digital products online, you will be amazed to see how effective they can be. Coupons makes it easy for your affiliates to make sales, and as a result want to do their best to market your product. It also ensures they are interested in doing future partnerships with you.


Do you use Coupons to promote your products and get more sales ? Does that help you ? Share your experience, with using coupons, in the comments below.

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John writes what he has learned from his diet and coupon blog www.weightlosstriumph.com, where he publishes a promotional discount code for Medifast. John provides coupons for many weight loss products, including a Nutrisystem promotion coupon, which you can look at here. Medifast is a high-protein, low-calorie diet that helps you lose 2-5 pounds/week. Nutrisystem is a pre-packaged and frozen delivery weight loss program.

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