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Affirm Merchant Help

Summer 2018 Release

We’re excited to announce our upcoming release of the first the first fully-automated, customizable financing engine! This powerful Affirm upgrade will be available in July to help our retail partners have their best holiday yet. Reserve time on your roadmap this summer to unlock your site’s full value.

Boost conversion rates by offering longer terms - up to 36 months!

Longer terms enable more shoppers to make large purchases by lowering their monthly payments. Starting in July, retailers will be able to specify if they’d like to offer longer terms on larger purchases (subject to order value minimums below). Once you’ve upgraded, we’ll automatically make this happen - with no additional development work required on your end.

Start offering longer terms
  1. Upgrade to the latest version of promotional messaging.
  2. Add logic on your cart and checkout pages to display new messaging.
  3. Coordinate with your Affirm Client Success Manager to turn on longer terms at checkout.

Unlock your customers’ purchasing power with Prequalification

Prequalification allows your customers to discover how much they’re qualified to spend with Affirm early in their shopping journey.  Simply put, Prequalification allows your customers to shop with confidence.

Shoppers who leveraged Prequalification spend an average of up to 30% more per transaction - on top of the existing Affirm AOV lift.

Add Prequalification
  1. Upgrade to the latest version of promotional messaging.
  2. Coordinate with your Affirm Client Success Manager to turn on Prequalification.

Personalize the shopping journey with dynamic custom messaging

With this upgrade, Affirm’s “as low as” monthly messaging will be dynamically personalized based on your customers’ order value and Prequalification spending limit.  Messaging will update automatically when you run promotional financing campaigns, such as 0% APR financing.

Upgrade to dynamic messaging
  1. Upgrade to the latest version of promotional messaging.

Enhanced Analytics

Affirm’s Enhanced Analytics also allow you to gain new insights into your customers shopping journeys and preferences. Enhanced Analytics also allows retailers to easily A/B test new promotional messaging and financing programs to ensure that their sites are fully optimized for both cost and conversion rates.  The best part is that Affirm will do all the work, to your specifications, and share the results with you.

Enable enhanced analytics
  1. Upgrade to the latest version of promotional messaging.
  2. Define category, brand, and SKU attributes for each placement.
  3. Coordinate with your Affirm Client Success Manager to receive analytics.