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How to create order forms that expire?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by 6000RWHP, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. 6000RWHP

    6000RWHP Regular Member

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    I have an opt-in mailing list which I email daily over 3 days. On the 4th day I offer my product at a 25% discount, but the offer only lasts 48 hours.

    Anyone know of a processor (Paypal? Ejunkie?) that can make order forms that have an expiration? Or maybe have a coupon code with an expiration?
     
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    crashed Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Send them to a landing page, and just switch out the payment link when it expires...
     
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    6000RWHP Regular Member

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    I do that now.

    But I have a lot of offers expiring at different times for different people on my list, depending on when they jumped in. Very hard to manage manually.
     
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    If you set up a php page you can use the following code:

    PHP:
    <?php

    $today 
    getdate();
    $expires = new DateTime('07/30/2010 1:00AM');
    if (
    $today $expires)
    {
    ?>
    HTML FOR FULL PRICE OR SOLD OUT MESSAGE

    <?php
    } else {
    ?>
    HTML FOR SPECIAL OFFER PRICE
    <?php
    }
    ?>

    Just put this code where the normal payment button would go, and put the code for both the special price and normal price into the where it says. Save the file as .php

    Hope this helps
     
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    Interesting! Thanks.