If you’ve been around ConvertKit for a while, you know that one of our core values as a company is to “work in public”. We want to stay transparent about the decisions we make and the work we do so that other creators and companies can learn from our actions and hopefully be inspired to pave the way for the next generation of creators to follow them.
With ConvertKit Commerce beta in full swing, we thought it would be a great way to live out that work in public value with our new series: This Week in Commerce.
Every week we’ll be updating you on some behind-the-scenes of the beta, sharing stories of creators using the new tool, and keeping you in the know about what’s coming next for ConvertKit Commerce.
For our inaugural post, we’re excited to share how an online coach has been using ConvertKit Commerce to sell her digital course.
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How Alexis Teichmiller uses ConvertKit Commerce to sell her training
Alexis Teichmiller is a writer, coach, and consultant valuing vulnerability and connection. In her Deeper Life coaching business, Alexis helps guide women to have a deeper connection with themselves through her Deeper Life Coaching Framework. You can connect with Alexis via her Deeper Life podcast or through Instagram.
“As a creator, there are so many tools needed to run a business so I'm always looking for ways to simplify. Having my email marketing and product purchases inside the same platform saved me so much time. I also love how easy it was to deliver digital products via email, which isn't as easy with other digital product platforms.
So far, I've made 16 sales totaling $1,600 in the last 10 days! I look forward to creating more products with ConvertKit Commerce in the coming days.”
What’s up next in ConvertKit Commerce
We’re so excited to see creators building products and earning money through ConvertKit. It’s truly inspiring and gets us so excited for our full launch. Curious about when that might be? Here’s some details:
Total invites sent: almost 1,000
Invites to send this week: 250 / day
ConvertKit Commerce roadmap
- Support for downloadable files (ebooks, presets, zip files, etc)
- Available for US creators only
- Support for credit card payments
- Mobile-friendly buyer experience
- Embed products as a button in a website or share your product page link
- Recurring payments
- Expand Commerce support for Canada & UK
- Discount codes
- Partial refunds
- Customizing the receipt page
- Support for paying through Apple Pay & PayPal
- Introduce product variants/versions (e.g. multiple packages)
- Expanding to additional countries