Project Summary

As an online course provider, How to do IELTS needed a solution to sell English courses online. The requirement is to create an online e-commerce shop which integrates a payment gateway that accepts Vietnam Dong currency as their service is based in Vietnam. Also, the site needs to have an email marketing automation tool which allows creating custom emails for different subscribing options. 






How to do IELTS provides hand-made every lesson and material for IELTS course, and other English teaching training services. The mission is to provide unique lessons only available at their website and no other school/ service provider has the same materials.


How to do IELTS needed a solution to sell English courses online. As they provide English training courses mainly in Vietnam, both online and offline, so the site needs to have a payment gateway that accepts Vietnam Dong currency, and email marketing automation for subscribers and their active students.

At the time contacted us, How to do IELTS struggled with the payment method. Their site was using Paypal to handle the payment. But not many Vietnamese using Paypal, and also, the challenge was that many other payment processing softwares also doesn’t support Vietnam currency.

A solution to create and sell courses online: WooCommerce

WooCommerce is an open-source e-commerce plugin for WordPress. It is designed for small to large-sized online merchants using WordPress.

Payment Gateway for Vietnamese customers: Ngan Luong

Ngan Luong supports most of the types of payment methods in Vietnam. The solution is to using Nganluong integrated payment gateway in the form of Standard Checkout merchant site to redirect customers to Nganluong gateway to select the form of the payment.

The methods of payment:

  • Credit Card (VISA, Master, JCB, AMEX)
  • ATM Card
  • Internet Banking
  • QR-Code Mobile Banking
  • Dosmetic & International E-wallet
  • Bank Transfer
  • Cash at the counter
  • Prepaid Card

Email Marketing Automation

To automate marketing email and increase the conversion rate, The Hash Agency recommended and helped How to do IELTS setup “Email Customizer for WooCommerce”.

With this plugin, store owners can customize WooCommerce Transactional Emails using a visual template builder. The plugin lets users style all of the WooCommerce emails with custom templates, by including static and GIF images, buttons, social media icons, etc.

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