Buttonizer for online retail & webshop

One of the many benefits Buttonizer provides for an online retailer or webshop is a boost in sales, interaction and customer service. How you ask? Simply by adding an eye-catching action button at the bottom-right corner your (mobile) website. By doing so, visitors can easily navigate through your website without having to jump through multiple hoops.

Running your latest sale or promotion? Simply add an action button that redirects the visitor to the relevant page. Interested in building a long-term relation with your customers? Gather more subscribers for your newsletter by triggering a pop-up. More importantly, let your visitors know that you’re customer support team is standing ready for them. Buttonizer makes it easy to start a conversation through WhatsApp chat, Facebook Messenger or Twitter DM. For those who prefers a more personal approach, a phone conversation also is just a button press away.

Most used action buttons for retailers & webshops

Here is a list of our recommended action buttons for online retailers and webshops.

  • Sale or Promotion
  • Newsletter signup
  • WhatsApp chat
  • Facebook Messenger
  • Twitter DM

How to set-up your action buttons

Let’s start with the basics and open the Buttonizer editor window. Click on Add button + to, you guessed it, add a new button. Select which action you want to assign to the button. Add the necessary credentials, URL or ID to your button in order to configure it. Finish it off by styling your button (color, position, icon, label) to match your brand or website.

Here’s a quick tutorial on how to set-up each individual button.

Sale or Promotion

  1. Click on Add button + to add a new button.
  2. Select Website URL in the dropdown menu.
  3. Enter the URL of the page you’d like to direct your visitors to.
  4. Select which devices you want the button to be visible on (mobile, desktop).
  5. Style your button by selecting an icon, color and text label (optional).

Newsletter sign up

  1. Click on Add button + to add a new button.
  2. Select Popup in the dropdown menu.
  3. Enter the popup code or ID of the popup you want to trigger.
  4. Select which devices you want the button to be visible on (mobile, desktop).
  5. Style your button by selecting an icon, color and text label (optional).

WhatsApp chat

  1. Click on Add button + to add a new button.
  2. Select WhatsApp chat in the dropdown menu.
  3. Fill in the phone number without any spaces and symbols.
  4. Enter a preset message (optional).
  5. Select which devices you want the button to be visible on (mobile, desktop).
  6. Style your button by selecting an icon, color and text label (optional).

Facebook Messenger Chat Widget

  1. Click on Add button + to add a new button.
  2. Select Facebook Messenger Chat Widget in the dropdown menu.
  3. First, you’ll need to whitelist your website on Facebook.
  4. Then add your Page ID into the input above.
  5. Select which devices you want the button to be visible on (mobile, desktop).
  6. Style your button by selecting an icon, color and text label (optional).

Facebook Messenger Link

  1. Click on Add button + to add a new button.
  2. Select Facebook Messenger Link in the dropdown menu.
  3. Enter the URL of your Facebook Messenger Page.
  4. Select which devices you want the button to be visible on (mobile, desktop).
  5. Style your button by selecting an icon, color and text label (optional).

Twitter DM

  1. Click on Add button + to add a new button.
  2. Select Twitter DM in the dropdown menu.
  3. First, you’ll need to find and add your Twitter ID.
  4. Then make sure your Twitter account allows direct messages from anyone.
  5. Select which devices you want the button to be visible on (mobile, desktop).
  6. Style your button by selecting an icon, color and text label (optional).

Tip: Let your button trigger an animation and pop open if the visitor is inactive for 2 min. or is intending on closing the browser tab. When editing your button group, click on Advanced settings > Timeout & Scrolls > Exit intent.

Insights Google Analytics

Settings up your buttons is nice, but measuring how they’re being used is even better. The buttons are automatically being tracked in your Google Analytics account in the event section. This way you’ll know which button interacts best with your visitors. Buttonizer automatically detects the Google Analytics tracking code on your website. If you’re tracking your website statistics through Google Tag Manager, you can manually add the Analytics UA code to Buttonizer. To do this simply click on cog wheel in the upper right corner, navigate to Options and select Google Analytics.

Read more about tracking conversions with Google Analytics.

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