10:5 Essential Wix Tools to Use With Your Business Site

With 100s of fully customizable designer-made business templates available for free, it's no wonder millions of businesses across the globe choose to create their sites using Wix.

Whether you want to display your photography portfolio, open an online store, or build a site for your hotel and accept reservations, Wix has something for you. 

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5 Essential Wix Tools to Use With Your Business Site

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If you haven't created your site yet, we suggest that you read our list of top things to consider before selecting a template. Alternatively, if you are looking to create a site using one of our blank templates, be sure to read more about them here

In addition to providing you with all the tools and knowledge you need to create the best site for your business, we have several features that allow you to take full control of your business's online presence from A-Z. 

Custom Domain Name

Every Wix site gets its own unique site address in the following format: username.wixsite.com/siteaddress. This free Wix URL is a quick and hassle-free way to get your website online, until you are ready for a custom domain.

 

We believe that using a custom domain for your site is as important as the business's brand name itself. Your domain name is the first thing people see when they go to your site, so you want to get it right! You may want to read our tips & guidelines to help you choose one that works for your site and business.

 

Get started using a custom domain name with your site as soon as you upgrade the site to any one of our Premium Plans. Once your site is a premium site, you can connect to it a domain purchased directly from Wix, or a domain purchased elsewhere.

 

If you upgrade to a Yearly VIP, Unlimited or Combo Plan, then you receive a free domain voucher for your site! For more information about our Plans, click here

G Suite Mailbox

Upgrading your site to one of our Premium Plans, and connecting it to a custom domain name is an important step towards establishing your business brand.

Using a business email for your domain (e.g. info@mystunningwebsite.com) is sure to take your branding one step further by creating a professional image for your business, all while boosting your credibility in the eyes of your potential and existing customers. 

Another great reason for setting up customized email addresses for your business is the flexibility it gives you. For instance, you can create custom addresses for specific needs such as: myname@mybusiness.com or support@mybusiness.com. This not only directs your customers to the right email, but it also makes it easier for you to filter, and read through your emails.

Click here to learn more about purchasing G Suite mailboxes directly from Wix. 

The Wix App Market

Use our App Market to take your site and business to the next level! Many of the apps that you'll find there are created and developed at Wix. Other Apps are made by third parties that you might already be familiar with. Popular brands like Etsy, Constant Contact, Eventbrite, and more have created helpful apps that add the same services that you know and love.

Not sure where to start? Visit the  Wix App Market and take a tour for yourself!

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There are two ways to access The Wix App Market: 

  • From inside the Editor: Click Add Apps          on the left side of the Editor.

  • From your site's dashboard: Click Add App at the top right of the dashboard.

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Site Contacts

Easily manage all of your site's contacts in one place! To view and manage your contacts, open your site's dashboard, hover over the Contacts app and click Manage Contacts.

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From here, you can easily import (and export) contacts at any time using Gmail or via CSV files. In addition, customers, subscribers, site members and people who contacted you via your site's contact forms can be found and easily managed via your contact groups in one organized place. 

To learn more about Contacts, click here

Tip:

Keep track of who your email contacts are by adding 'notes' in the contact details Click Edit Contact to add a note. Notes help you remember exactly who, what, how, and where you came in contact with the people on your contact lists. This really comes in handy once you have dozens or hundreds of contacts. 

Wix Email Marketing

Now that you've read about managing your site's contacts, it's time to learn about one of our most talked about apps. Wix Email Marketing is an incredible tool for any business owner that is looking for an easy way to send stunning email marketing campaigns to site visitors and increase customer engagement. 

With Wix Email Marketing, you can share eye-catching updates, news items, promotions and more. Simply create your message (enter text, images, videos and links), add contacts and send your email campaign. That's it! 

Another great feature Wix Email Marketing offers is the ability to track your email's performance to see who's clicked, opened and shared your newsletter.

For more information about Wix Email Marketing, click here