Coupons are known far and wide as a fabulous way to save money. There are even specialized clubs devoted to the art of ‘coupon clipping’. They can also be used as an incentive to make money. Indeed, these nifty little incentives are useful in so many ways, and our beautifully, professionally designed, and free to download gift coupon templates make it all the easier to take advantage of the convenience they offer.
The Marketing Power of a Gift Coupon
Gift coupons can be very useful for birthdays, holidays, in fact any gift giving occasion. They are also a very valuable tool when it comes to marketing your business. Gift coupons help the business owner get the word out, and they do this by offering gift coupons as an incentive to shop their store. Promote store giveaways, sales, offering free shipping, free gifts or use them to welcome new members to a shopping club.
If you are in the middle of creating your business plan, consider using the gift coupon as a business pre-launch perk. If you have an online store, consider downloading one of our templates, customize it, and use it for your own customers to download. You may also use coupons as an incentive for people to like and share your online shops to social media. Used wisely, the gift coupon can be a good source of revenue income, and could win you a loyal customer base.
Other Fun Uses for a Gift Coupon
Gift coupons can also have other fun uses. For example, if you want little Jimmy to do his homework, you can use one of our convenient, free to download coupons to offer him ‘extra’ desert or perhaps a favorite toy he’s been wanting. Create the coupon, fill in out, present it, and as soon as he finishes up, he gets his very own gift coupon. Gift coupons can also be used as a raffle ticket, a stocking stuffer or contest prize. By using our gift coupon templates, you may print out as many coupons as you like, whenever you need them, without purchasing specialized software, or paying a printing service.
Basic Elements of a Gift Coupon Template
- Coupon Information or coupon ‘Face Value’
- Expiration Date (if any)
- Who can redeem the coupon
- Restrictions (if any)
- Product limits
- Your Business contact Information and logo
Whether you’re using gift coupons for your club, organization or business, creating your own can be very confusing. So, if you’re new to the idea of a gift coupon template, then let us help you out just a bit. These templates are designed to help you present a discount or gift to someone special, and all you’ll have to do is create the appropriate text.
For instance, if you own a sandwich shop, you’d type in the coupon information such as, “Good for One 6-inch long Sub”. Another example would be to include the type of discount, such as “Get $10.00 off your next vehicle maintenance check”. This is known as the coupons ‘Face Value’ so it’s a good idea to make it ‘shout out’, so to speak. You may also consider giving a percentage-based discount, such as “20 percent off your next purchase”.
As every promotion and business have their own specialties, you may consider to add other elements. These can include an expiration date, product purchasing limits, or restrictions if they apply. Don’t forget ‘you’, so make sure you include your companies contact information as well.
If you are using the gift coupons as a gift or prize, then you can add who can redeem the coupon as well. You may also use these gift coupons as ‘gift certificates‘, by simply addressing them to the recipient and adding a dollar amount, and what the certificate is for, if applicable.
How to Use Our Templates
Using our gift coupon templates is a cost-effective way to drive sales to your company. Why? Well, because they are free to download, and once downloaded, you can print them out as much as you’d like or use them on your own website for your customers to download. No more purchasing extra software, and no need to take a pricey graphics design class. Simply choose the design from our extensive assortment of beautifully designed gift coupon templates and download to your PC. Next, open the template up in either Microsoft Word or Photoshop, to begin your customization. It’s just that simple! By using our gift coupon templates, we guarantee you’ll get a high-quality product that is easy to use, and totally free!