As a WordPress website owner and blogger, each of you appreciates all possible supports that make work process easier and faster. So, you will definitely love these three steps act to achieve a good result in your working relations with clients.
Okay, let's get down to business!
First step: Request from clients by Contact Form 7
You know, sometimes all effects of the done work and results depends on the mutual understanding between website owner and client who wants to place his/her ad on your WordPress website. It is important to know and take into consideration all points which are significant at the angle of clients. How to do that?
Here is an incredible and absolutely free WordPress plugin Contact Form 7 at your serve. This plugin is a handy support for forms making. You can create a special form for your potential clients. The form has to contain some important items about clients desire (how does he/she imagine and want to see their ad on your website). You personally decide which kind of items to include in the form. However, for beginners, there are some commonly suggested fields. One part of the form needs to relate to your agreement like ask about the period of ad's display, the number of maximal views or clicks. The other one refers surely to an advertisement, for example, its type, position, which category is the most preferable for display from the website (for more info read "Targeting the audience for your content and ads in WordPress blog"). Also, do not forget to ask ad's file or URL. By the end you'll be able to receive request from your client. In sum, with the help of Contact Form 7, you can avoid stressful and long lasting communication with your clients.
Second step: Payment process
Next step is payment issues. Based on the main requirements that you gained from the form, you may calculate the approximate fee for the placement of the ads. Also, it is strongly recommended to make a price list and place it in your website. Your clients will have an opportunity to check the list before an order and also to be ready to pay a certain fee. Then you need to make a request of pay and forward to your client. There are a lot of online options to do it. Here is some popular ones of them:
- Paypal is the most spread way to do any payment. In order to send a payment request to your client, you have to register in paypal.com and write down the necessary information (including the amount of fee). Then check the request and send it to the client. Simple and fast!
- Payoneer is another famous payment way. You know, among a large variety of functions, you also can use "Payment request" option. Your client will receive a mail with all details and get ready to pay for your service.
- Skrill is one more method of online pay for done work. The main process of sending a request is nearly the same. In addition, for German-speaking countries, skrill.com offers to reimburse the fees in the cases when work is done, but clients do not pay. So, no need to worry!
Third step: Realisation via Aparg SmartAd
After the pass of all these steps, the final stage is the implementation. Here is your faithful help Aparg SmartAd plugin. The choice of Aparg SmarAd is not by chance. This WordPress plugin is maintained all the mentioned items from the requirements form. Let's observe it in more detail.
In the case when you ask for the period of ad's placement, Aparg SmartAd has an automate controller for campaign's visibilities period (from some days to months). You just have to fit in the necessary term and after the exploration, the ad campaign will shut down by itself. Also, it is possible to adjust term of the display not only by term but also by a number of views and clicks. Based on the clients' desire. The principle is the same!
Aparg SmartAd offers to its users three ad type - popup, embed and background (here is the detailed info about their usage). Again, you are free to mention them in requirements form and just set up some characteristics, so the campaign will be ready. As for the ads' position, there will be some available places on your website and each of them has a different price. If you are interested in potential sizes and positions of banners, you have to check the article "How to setup banners using Aparg SmartAd WordPress plugin". Also, the client can send you any type of file for the ad (images, videos, flash, codes and iframes).
The wish of the client is a law! So the process of this three steps is the shortest way to achieve your goals.
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