"Wow! I didn't realise you could do that with Wix."
I hear this all the time working 1-to-1 with website clients.
But it's no secret!
These nifty Wix Apps are ready for you to add to your website right away... and they'll help you halve the time you spend on biz amin, streamline your processes plus you'll feel more professional in no time at all.
So if you're a coach, consultant, teacher or service provider and you need your website to work for you when you're not around, I’ve got the perfect guide for you!
Today, I am going to share with you the 5 Top Wix Apps To Help You Save Time And Make Money With Your Website and show you how they can make money for you.
Let’s get started.
NOTE: You need a Wix premium plan that accepts online payments in order to use these apps. Once upgraded, you don't need to pay a commission to Wix for any transactions. The only fee you pay is your usual payment processing fee to your payment provider (i.e: PayPal or Stripe).
1. Wix Bookings
Scheduling platform, calendar & online booking
Wix Bookings is perfect for coaches, consultants, teachers, course providers and service-based businesses who need an all-in-one scheduling platform, calendar and online booking system to make your life easier and save you so much time!
You can offer free discovery calls, 1-to-1 appointments, group sessions, classes, workshops or courses through Wix Bookings and make your life so much easier! Clients can easily book and pay online for your services, courses, memberships and packages.
"I feel like a more professional business now and the booking system saves me days of invoicing." Chloe, Coffee Time Languages
Your clients can:
Schedule a free discovery call
Book private sessions, 1-to-1 appointments, group sessions, classes, workshops and courses
Get a free trial
Sign up to your Membership
Book a Package (e.g: a 6-week pilates course) with reduced rates
Use discount codes (called 'coupons' on Wix)
Book and pay on-the-go with the Wix mobile app
Plus you can:
Accept secure online payments using PayPal or Stripe (and offline payments too!)
Integrate Wix Bookings with Zoom - your clients will be sent an auto-generated Zoom link in their confirmation email
Sync staff Google calendars
Add custom working hours
Add booking policies
Manage your schedule from the Wix dashboard
Send SMS and email reminders
Manage clients (payment status, booking history etc)
Wix Bookings is 100% commission free. You only pay the usual payment processing fee from your service provider (PayPal, Stripe etc)
2. Wix Stores
Sell physical or digital products online
Wix Stores gives you all the tools you need for a professional online shop, whether you're selling physical products or digital ones.
Your online shop looks professional, is easy to use (for you and for your customers) and the user experience is smooth and effortless. What's especially good is that even service-based businesses can sell products online!
Think about all the digital products you could potentially sell: ebooks, worksheets, planners, Trello boards, Canva templates... you name it: the world is your oyster!
Create a professional storefront
Sell physical products (homeware, clothing, jewellery, books etc)
Sell digital products (images, documents, audio files, .zip folders)
Create custom product pages
Accept secure online payments (PayPal, Stripe etc) as well as subscriptions
Manage your orders, inventory, shipping, fulfilment and finances
Send automated emails
Recover abandoned shopping cards
Offer discount codes
Sell across multiple channels, like Facebook, Instagram and more
Wix Stores is 100% commission free. You only pay the usual payment processing fee from your service provider (PayPal, Stripe etc).
3. Wix Video
Sell, rent & offer subscriptions
Now you can sell, rent or offer subscriptions for any videos that you upload to your site using Wix Video. You can also stream videos from YouTube, Facebook or Vimeo.
This is a great way to share training videos, workshops and masterclasses... or however you'd like to describe your videos. Simply organise your videos into channels and site visitors can sign up - and pay - to watch.
With Wix Video you can:
Upload your own videos
Schedule live streaming events
Stream videos from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo
Customise your own video player
Organise your videos into categories/channels
Add a YouTube feed
Add a YouTube playlist
Ask visitors to sign up to watch free videos
Add 'action cards' to videos (e.g: get more followers, promote another video, feature a channel, promote a product or design your own custom card)
Upload your videos to Social Media
Create channel subscriptions
Wix Video is 100% commission free. You only pay the usual payment processing fee from your service provider (PayPal, Stripe etc).
NOTE: You can upload 30 minutes of video content for free and unlimited video content from other social platforms. If you need more native video on your website, you can upgrade to receive more hours.
4. Wix Events
Event management platform for tickets & RSVPs
Hosting a meet-up, conference, event or workshop? You can sell tickets, collect RSVPs and manage the guest list all in one place.
Sell tickets to your event and receive payment directly through your site (using PayPal or Stripe integration)
Create as many events as you need, and choose which ones to display on your website
Events can be physical or online, free or paid-for
Online events can be created using the Zoom integration or other
Request that guests fill in a registration form (optional)
Customise the automated emails sent out to guests
Guests receive a printable ticket (PDF)
You can have discount codes as well as a waitlist
Check in guests manually or scan their tickets using the Wix App
Export tickets and guest lists
NOTE: Online ticket sales through Wix Events have a 2.5% service fee & payment processing fee (rates vary by payment provider).
5. Wix Groups
Grow communities around shared interests
Wix Groups is a new app from Wix, and is great for building a community alongside your membership business model.
Instead of communicating with your members using Facebook and WhatsApp, you drive people to your website (good for SEO!) and encourage them to engage in the group either on desktop or they can login from their phones via the Wix App.
Create multiple groups for your different classes or customer segments
Choose whether groups should be public, private or secret
Moderate and control your groups' content
Allow your clients to interact with one another
Customise the look and feel of your group page both on desktop and on the mobile app
Manage roles to give members admin access
NOTE: You don't need to be on a premium plan that accepts online payments in order to make use of Wix Groups. But if you want to charge for group membership then you do.
Now you have the inside scoop on the 5 Top Wix Apps To Help You Save Time And Make Money With Your Website
So if you want to streamline your processes, create a smooth customer journey and feel organised & in control as your business grows, use these apps to help you accelerate your business growth.
There are really so many possibilities when it comes to monetising your business if you're a service provider - you just need to think outside the box.
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