Coupons - anyone who's shopped online has probably used a discount coupon at one point or another.
Cafetalk also lets tutors issue coupons to students. We introduced this function primarily so that tutors can raise their rates but let existing students request lessons at the original price by making use of their discounts. That way you won't find that you've suddenly lost all your students when you make changes to your lesson price.
You can also issue coupons to get new students or increase customer loyalty.
Coupons can be limited to a particular student, course, or be applicable for all your courses and students.
Here's how to make one.
First log into your mypage and click "Coupons".
Click "Create New" and enter your coupon name, discount rate and validity dates. The cost of the discounts are shared equally between you and Cafetalk. Note that both the price you charge to your students and your rates will be reduced by the percentage you enter.
Once you successfully create a coupon you'll need to let your students know about it.
The best way to do this would be to send your student a message. You'll find a list of your students in your favorites page.
Once inside your message creation screen, just click on post coupon info to paste your newly created coupon onto the message body.
Students can receive a discount by entering the coupon code every time they request a lesson.
If you wish to create a coupon that is specific to a particular student, you'll need to select the "Create New Coupon" link from the student list in your favorites. Then repeat the previous steps.