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How to Add Sezzle to Shopify Stores: 2024 Installation Guide

Seamless Sezzle setup: Elevate your checkout experience in 2023!

Elijah Adebayo - Writer for KeepShoppers
By Elijah Adebayo
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Edited by Dorian Rhode

Updated November 16, 2023.

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The fast-paced e-commerce landscape is shifting towards more flexible payment choices, with Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) solutions like Sezzle leading the way. If you're thinking about adding Sezzle to your Shopify store, you're making a smart move. According to experts, BNPL options can potentially boost sales by 20% to 30% and average purchase size by 50%. In simple terms, this translates to substantial revenue growth for merchants like you who offer these options.

Below, you'll find a step-by-step guide for incorporating Sezzle into your Shopify store, along with valuable management tips to ensure your business's success.

Understanding Sezzle

Integrating Sezzle can dramatically enhance the overall shopping experience. Shoppers aren't pressured to pay immediately. This freedom can potentially boost your store's conversion rates and average order values.

But before you jump on the Sezzle bandwagon, there are some prerequisites to check off:

  1. Active Shopify store: Needless to say, you need a functioning Shopify store to add and use Sezzle. If you haven't set one up yet, you can sign up for a 3-day free trial.
  2. Sezzle Account: To ensure seamless integration, you need an active Sezzle merchant account. Head over to Sezzle's official website and sign up if you don't have one.

How to Add Sezzle to Shopify: Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Log into Shopify and go to Settings > Payments.
  2. KeepShoppers screenshot: Locating payment settings on Shopify admin dashboard
  3. Scroll down to Additional payment methods, and click on the Add payment methods button.
  4. KeepShoppers screenshot: Adding additional payment methods to your Shopify store
  5. In the Search by provider bar, enter "Sezzle" and choose it.
  6. KeepShoppers screenshot: Adding Sezzle as a payment provider to your Shopify store
  7. Click the Activate Button.
  8. KeepShoppers screenshot: Activating Sezzle as a payment provider on your Shopify store
  9. To proceed with the Sezzle activation, click on Connect to begin the installation process.
  10. KeepShoppers screenshot: Connecting Sezzle to your Shopify store as a payment option
  11. You'll be taken back to your Shopify admin, where you'll receive a prompt to Install the app.
  12. KeepShoppers screenshot: Installing Sezzle as a payment provider on your Shopify store
  13. Enter your Public API Key and Private API Key. You can find these details in your Sezzle Merchant Dashboard. After inputting the keys, click Save to proceed.
  14. KeepShoppers screenshot: Adding API keys to link Sezzle to your Shopify store
  15. You can test your Sezzle integration by placing a test order and choosing Sezzle at checkout.

Additional Considerations Before Adding Sezzle to Your Shopify Store

1. Addressing Customer Queries:

After integrating Sezzle, expect customer questions about the payment method. You can address these by providing clear and accurate information about Sezzle on your site, such as FAQs, testimonials, or trust badges. You can also direct customers to Sezzle’s website or customer support for more details.

2. Sezzle's Merchant Fees:

Sezzle charges merchants a fee for every transaction. It's a percentage of the sale, but considering the potential increase in conversions and sales, many find it worthwhile. Familiarize yourself with Sezzle's current fee structure.

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Unlocking Shopify Sales: The Sezzle Solution

Integrating Sezzle into your Shopify store is more than a technical step—it's a strategy to cater to modern shoppers. Offering this flexible payment choice can reduce cart abandonments, increase order values, and nurture customer loyalty. As the year unfolds, staying ahead means adapting to such advancements. Boost your e-commerce game by embracing Sezzle today.