Offer Closed: This plugin will become available at official relaunch.
…on your own or your client’s sites (think additional chargeable services) and was built with flexibility in mind.
Key new features since the original release are responsive (adaptive) layouts and a countdown timer as well as a countdown quantity.
Watch the video below or take a look at the demo site to see examples of the deals that can be generated. On the demo site resize your browser to see the adaptive deals resize themselves as your browser area becomes narrow like a mobile display.
What it does is allow you to create really cool looking “group deals” offers similar to what you’ll find at Groupon. Fill in a few fields, click submit, paste the generated short code and your deal is live.
Okay there’s a little bit more to it than that as you have to do the prep work to set up the deal outside the plugin (e.g. generate some autoresponder form code, and create a graphic or video) but the plugin itself really is that simple.
It supports videos, images, and text as part of the very attractive looking deals you can create. Pretty much all of the content of the deal (including titles and headers) is editable within the admin panel.
It’s been built with a strong social aspect to it, so you can build very cool limited time or quantity deals that not only build a list but also encourage visitors to recommend it to their friends.
Look at it like this, not everybody wants to be an affiliate, but EVERYONE likes to tell their friends what a good deal they’ve found.
By offering the ability to allow your visitors to recommend your deal by FaceBook, G+, Twitter and Pinterest, you’ve pretty much got all the social network major bases covered.
The Fast Group Deals plugin has been tested to work with Aweber, ConstantContact, Feedburner, GetResponse, iContact, MailChimp, RapidResponse and will very likely work with many others “right out of the box”.
One of the nicer features is you can set up a countdown for the number of deals available, and then monitor the number of deals purchased by tacking a short code onto the final landing page – this has to be on your WordPress site in order for it to work.
This is very useful because you can then do one of three things when the number of deals expire.
#1 – Always leave 1 spot available. This is a little bit sneaky as it allows you to continue releasing the offer and will always leave one in place. It’s ideal for when it’s the end of the deal but you know you still have a busy day or two in sales coming.
#2 – Put up a “SOLD OUT” message and make it unavailable.
#3 – Redirect people to a URL of your choosing. You might want to do this when you have a similar deal in place that you think the visitor might be interested in, or to get them to subscribe to get notified of the next available deal.
As an alternative to the countdown quantity, you can set up a countdown timer instead.
And finally, you can add a “group” shortcode with several deals inside the group and every time the page is refreshed it will display a different random deal from within that group.
Ideal for placing on the home page of a site where you have several deals running.
The sale goes live today (8th May) at 6.00pm GMT, 1.00pm EST and isn’t one to miss.
If you don’t have this plugin already, then now is the ideal time to add it to your arsenal before it goes into full relaunch. If you have an earlier version (v1.x, v2.x) then you’ll need to upgrade to get at the new features.
The final price of this plugin is
$27, but during this sale it’s a not-to-be-missed $10.