How to Sell Digital Products with FastSpring and WordPress

Caitie Gonzalez
Caitie Gonzalez
August 28th, 2018
Estimated read time: 2 minutes, 40 seconds

Whether you’re creating ebooks, music, or software, you need to be able to sell your digital products on your website powered by WordPress. However, many businesses often realize that is easier said than done—especially when it comes to scaling globally.

There are plenty of third-party tools out there to help you get an online store up and running on WordPress, however, your business can only get so far with piecemealed point solutions managing the ecommerce experience.  

At FastSpring, our mission is to build the powerful ecommerce products and features that enable businesses selling digital products to grow and scale globally. This is the driving force behind our latest innovation, the FastSpring plugin for WordPress. Check it out on the WordPress plugin directory.

What is the FastSpring plugin for WordPress?

With the FastSpring plugin for WordPress, you can take control of the entire ecommerce experience on your site. From product page to checkout and beyond—what used to take days, weeks, or even months of developer resources can now be done within a few hours and with minimal dev support. Your WordPress-powered site will seamlessly integrate with FastSpring’s powerful ecommerce platform to help you manage the ecommerce experience so you can focus on growing your business.

The FastSpring plugin is one of a kind. FastSpring is the first and only Merchant of Record ecommerce platform to offer a plugin in the WordPress directory. The plugin replaces the need to accumulate third-party solutions and plugins to power the online store on your WordPress site.

What does the FastSpring plugin do for my business?

The FastSpring plugin helps you sell your software, digital downloads, or digital content on your own WordPress site in a few hours. The ecommerce experience is streamlined with the plugin instead of relying on a spider web of disjointed, expensive point solutions to power checkout experiences, payments, fulfillment, tax management, and compliance. Take a look at some of the plugin highlights below.

  1. Effortlessly increase your global sales volume with powerful ecommerce tools. The FastSpring plugin taps into the powerful ecommerce tools in the FastSpring platform and works directly with your WordPress site. You can update products, prices, payment options, and more in the FastSpring platform. All of your changes will be automatically reflected on your WordPress site.
  2. Customize the checkout experience for your customers. With the FastSpring’s plugin, you have the intuitive tools you need to build the custom shopping experiences that seamlessly blend with your WordPress theme and drive more sales. You can choose from a variety of languages, currencies, and payment methods to create the ideal checkout experience for your customers.
  3. Save time by automating your back office operations. The FastSpring platform manages taxes, chargeback processing, digital fulfillment, and customer support. As your business grows, the FastSpring platform will automatically collect and remit taxes, and it will make sure your ecommerce is compliant with all global regulations. FastSpring takes care of all this and more so you can focus on the rest of your business!

With the FastSpring plugin, your business is ready to increase sales, expand globally, and delight customers. Take a look at our latest whitepaper to learn more about the FastSpring plugin. Get your copy, here.

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