The Whatsapp businesses app now can create and manage catalogs from WhatsApp web rather than just smartphones. WhatsApp to make it easier for you to transfer chats between Android and iOS. The new shopping features available on the Business app. WhatsApp has found catalogs a good way to discover products and services which is available on other platforms.
WhatsApp said that “Since many businesses manage their inventory from a computer, this new option will make it quick and easy to add new items or services so their customers know what’s available. This will be extremely helpful for businesses with big inventories like a restaurant or clothing store so they can manage their catalog from a bigger screen. Catalogs have also allowed businesses to easily showcase and share what they offer,”.
The messaging service is where users will browse more than 8 million business catalogs on WhatsApp. It is now available for all users and added an option to hide unavailable items.
Whatsapp said that “We introduced carts on WhatsApp during the holiday shopping season last year so people could browse a catalog, select multiple products and send the order as one message to the business. But businesses have told us that they need an easy way to let customers know what’s currently available so they don’t get orders for items that are unavailable or out of stock. That’s why we’re giving them the option,”.
The WhatsApp Business app allows sellers to ‘hide’ items from their catalog. It easily shows them again when they’re back in stock or available to customers.
How to add a product to the catalog
Step 1: Open the WhatsApp Business app and click on ‘More.’
Step 2: At the top of your chatlist, find ‘Catalog,’ to press on.
Step 3: Click Add new item > Add Images to upload images from the Photos. WhatsApp allows you to upload up to 10 images.
Step 4: Provide product optional details such as price, description, link, and item code for the uploaded product and tap on ‘ADD TO CATALOG’ to add the product to the catalog.