Let WooCommerce Customers Deposit Funds in Their Account and Get Rewards

- written by

Your clients may be looking for ways to sustain recurring business with their customers as well as build their loyalty. Here is another option to add to that mix.

It’s simple. Allowing customers to add funds to their account and then offering them an exclusive discount if they use those funds to make a future purchase . It keeps them as a customer, creates an upsell to help increase revenue and sales.

Allowing Customers to Deposit Funds Into Their WooCommerce Store Account

After installing the Account Funds extension, under your WooCommerce > Settings > Account Funds, you will see these options. These funds are set globally and are not product-specific. If you offer this, it is for any purchase a customer who uses their account funds makes.

You can go with a fixed price or percentage. The discount is based on the funds used. For example, if it was set for 20% and I had $50 in my funds, I would get a $10 discount. You can also let customers top up their account funds on their account page. And there is an option to allow partial payments. If someone doesn’t have enough funds in their account, they can pay the remainder of the balance in the standard way. Or, you can require that they have the full funds in their account before getting the reward.

account funds settings

Adding Funds via the Account

Since I have toggled the top-up option, if I go into my account, I now find that option. You can see that I have added funds already.

top up account fund

By putting in $100 in that field, now I can add more funds and will be able to checkout.

purchasing funds

If I go back into my account I will see the new balance and the recent deposit.

funds now in my account

Using the Account Funds

If I add an item to my cart, when I get to checkout, I get this message. This message shows if I am allowing partial payment, as the product I am buying exceeds the amount I have in my account.

checkout showing funds available

If I choose to use my account fund, this is what I will see on my cart totals. I had the discount set to 25%. It has given me a 25% discount based on my $550 funds available. And I am using my funds. (But I have the chance to remove those if I wish.)

in cart reflected

Offering Funds Added as a Product

If your client would like to have a product to entice a new account holder to add a fund, you can create a product and assign it as an Accounts Fund Deposit.

account fund product option

Here is the product I created so anyone can use this to add funds to their account.

adding funds to account product

After purchasing it, as I showed before, it would show up in the customers account.

As you can see, the Account Funds extension for WooCommerce is a great way to help increase store sales.

Only the posts on the builder blog here may include affiliate links. If you click on them and make a purchase, I'll get a commission, at no cost to you.