Ideal For: All weavers, sock traders, sock manufacturers and other merchants can use this method to sell socks online.

How to Sell Socks Online

Why Choose this Method for Selling Over any Other Solution?

Unlike any other solution, this method allows you to:

  • List and sell your socks for FREE. Absolutely no payment required.
  • No commission deducted on sales.
  • Collect payment through multiple payment modes from a single checkout page.
  • Sell one time or recurring subscriptions of your socks.
  • Sell and collect payment in any currency as per your requirement.
  • Give discounts on your products by offering special coupon codes.
  • Add sales commission agents to help you in selling your socks.

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“Piloi” is the term used by the Ancient Greeks when they started wearing socks in 8th century BC. Now fast-forwarding to the modern era, pretty much everyone from the babies, millennials, boomers to office goers wear socks. So as a sock manufacturer, you should consider selling socks online.

Why would you like to sell socks online?

Well, this is the best time to start selling socks online because if you don’t then you are likely to perish in the long term. According to Forbes, the B2B e-commerce industry will be $1.8 trillion by 2023 and will consume a massive 17% of B2B sales. Simply put, you don’t want to miss the bus. Other important benefits include omitting middleman’s commission, no rent or set up charges, lower taxes, lesser emissions, etc. Exciting isn’t it?

But, how do you set up an e-store to start selling socks online? Well, actually it is pretty easy with an online tool called Pabbly Subscription Billing. This software can list an unlimited number of products online with other additional benefits like:

  • Creating unlimited products and plans
  • Building  coupons and discounts per product
  • Building different billing models like recurring, one time, or based on cycles
  • Sending/Receiving automatic email alerts on completion/failure of product transactions
  • Auto Reminding the customer on the impending removal of credit cards due to consistent failure of transactions
  • Unlimited integrations with third-party services

See, these important features will put in leagues with other big products sellers like Amazon and Walmart. So what are we waiting for, let’s help to build an online store that sells socks online.

This Is How Your Checkout Page will Look Like After Creation

checkout to Sell Socks Online

Preview Checkout Page

Step 1: Log in to Pabbly Subscription Billing

Signup

Search in Google for Pabbly Subscription Billing and on their website click on the button “Sign up Free“. Here simply sign in through your, Gmail account or you can fill in the blanks like name, email address and then press the “Sign Up” button.

Sign Up For Free!

Step 2: Select Subscription Billing

Access Subscription Billing

Now that you have entered into the dashboard, click on the “Access Now” button on the Subscription Billing option.

Step 3: Account Setup

Setup Account

A dialog box will open you, that will require you to fill the company details like name, currency, and phone number. After filing in the details press the “Continue” button to complete the process.

Step 4: Connect Payment Gateways To Sell Socks Online

Connect Payment Gateway

So, you should know that an average customer has a low tolerance for any inconveniences especially during payments, and can leave the transactions half completed. As a merchant, you should avoid any kind of glitches and make the whole payment experience streamlined. That is why with Pabbly Subscription Billing, you can beta test the whole payment experience of a customer using dummy payment gateways. You can do this by clicking on “Enable Test Payment” option

Now, with Pabbly Subscription Billing, you can integrate with a ton of payment gateways like Stripe, Razorpay, PayPal, Authorize.net, etc. These payment gateways can be easily integrated using the help of the articles given below. But since we have to set up the payment process, we will click on the “Enable Test Payment” option.

Step 5: Add Your Product

Add Product

So I hope payment integration went well, now let’s move on to add products. Below “Enable Payments” you will find the section “Add your product” click on it. This will generate a dialog box with a blue button “Add New Product”. Click it.

This will summon a  pop-up box and you can fill the required product title like socks then tick on the checkboxes if you want to add product description and custom redirect.

set socks as product

Fill up the details and your product is created.

Note: Here you can add all the products related to the similar category by creating plans for each of them.

Step 6: Add Plans

Now, we are going to create plans for selling socks online, directly from your desktop.

(a) Select Add New Plan

Add Plan

(b) Specify the Plan & Pricing Details

plan and pricing of socks

Next, you will be brought to the plan page, here you have to fill in details like plan name, code, price, setup fees. Coming down to the section below, here you can see the choice to change the billing models like one-time payment, recurring, based on cycles, etc. Also, you can give a free trial of your products. Furthermore, you can confirm the status of products like active or inactive.

(c) Add Image & Description

socks description

Here,  upload the best image possible of your socks, preferably add different variants and types.

So, after inserting the image, give a concise description of the products preferably in bullets points, like the build, wear&tear, dry cleaning requirements, etc. Later press the “Submit” button. Likewise, following the same method,  you can add multiple products, one at a time.

Step 7: Share your Checkout Page

Share Checkout Page on Social Media

  • To create more awareness about your products you can share your checkout page on Twitter & Facebook by just pressing the respective buttons.
  • You can also use emails and SMS to send check out links more dissemination of your products.
  • Furthermore, you can build buttons on your webpage and paste the checkout links on it. Or you can place it on any anchor text on your website, so the users will be redirected to the checkout page.

Step 8: Preview Checkout Page

Follow up these steps to preview checkout page:

(a) Click on the View Button

View Checkout Plan

(b) Take a Look at the Checkout Page

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Step 9: Embed Checkout Page in Site & Sell Socks Online

Embed Checkout Page on Website

Now,  copy the embed plan link to insert the checkout page on your WordPress website.

(a) Edit the Page & Paste the Copied Link

Paste_Link_in_Text_Editor

Now, when the link is copied, then paste it to the text area of the editor.

(b) Save & Publish the Checkout Page

Save_and_Publish

After pasting the code, now hit the ‘Publish’ button. Your checkout page is embedded.

(c) Check out the Final Look of your Checkout Page on WordPress Site

embedding checkout on wordpress

Step 10: Multiplan Checkout Page

Note: In case you want to sell multiple products via a single checkout page, you can create a multi-plan checkout page otherwise skip this step.

(a) Click on Add Mutiplan Checkout

Multiplan Checkout

(b) Add Plans to Sell Socks Online from Single Checkout Page

multiplan checkout for selling socks online

(c) Take a Look at the Checkout Page

multiplan to start selling socks online

Preview Checkout Page

Wrapping Up

Now, this is perhaps the cheapest and easiest method to start selling socks online. Not only you can list unlimited variants of your socks in the e-store generated by Pabbly Subscription Billing but also expand product awareness through mediums like Whatsapp, Twitter, SMS etc.

Please, don’t be overwhelmed by the steps, since you are a newcomer you may have doubts. Therefore message us your queries in the comment section below. Thank you

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