Good News, everyone!

Batch export all your invoices to PDF

Good news, everyone! It is now possible to batch download all your invoices (or any other documents) as separate PDF files. Until now you were able to download a single PDF file that contains documents for all selected orders or products. With the new functionality, you can download a single ZIP archive file that contains… Read more »

TOP 20 Shopify and ecommerce experts

TOP 20 Shopify and E-commerce experts

Whether you are just starting out as a Shopify entrepreneur or have been playing the courts for some time, we are sure you agree that good advice is always welcome. To make your journey into ecommerce easier, Shopify has created the Shopify Experts program to match seasoned professionals in design, functionality development, store setup and… Read more »

Increase Your Brand Visibility

Increase your brand visibility through customized printouts

Marketing can be expensive. Every online shop owner knows that. So we have to find clever ways to get our brand identity out there without spending a fortune. One way to increase your brand visibility is through customized printouts. Branding Your Printouts Whenever an order is fulfilled, usually at least 3 different documents are created… Read more »

Google Cloud Print

Automatically Print Invoices & Packing Slips via Google Cloud Print

Automatically Print Orders from Any Printer Have you ever wished you could have your printer print a packing slip whenever a new order comes in? The latest update to Printout Designer now makes this possible. We have integrated our app with Google Cloud Print which means you can now create automation rules for the printing… Read more »

Automatic Invoices for Your Shop

Have you ever wished you could make Printout Designer send some documents via e-mail to your client or bookkeeper automatically? Well now you can! The new version of Printout Designer lets you create e-mail automation rules that say upon which events e-mails should be sent. Let’s go through an example and see how to set… Read more »

New Advanced Template Options

Remember these options in our previous version of Printout Designer? These options allowed you to control the organization of the orders’ data fields so you could choose whether the created documents will have a separate page for each order (i.e. invoices) one page with all selected orders (i.e. combined packing slips, reports combining multiple orders)… Read more »

5 ways to write product descriptions that sell

A picture tells a thousand words they say. But in addition to great product photos, a well written and thorough product description is equally important to help you convert more window-shoppers into die-hard shopaholics. So what is the key to writing good product descriptions? Here are Printout Designers 5 ways to write products descriptions that… Read more »

Resurrect your burial ground of abandoned carts

According to Shopify, online retailers lose up to ⅔ of their potential revenue to abandoned carts. That is 2 out of every 3 transactions. That is a whopping number and has to be addressed. Although the reasons for leaving your cart in the virtual shopping aisle vary, one comes out on top – 56% of… Read more »

How U Nature grew from selling to friends to a successful online tea boutique

Lex, the founder of an exclusively online quality tea and healthy snack shop U Nature from the exotic Taiwan is answering questions this month about his store. Starting small and through informed decisions and flexible customer interaction working his way up Lex has has built a clean but beautiful online shopfront, which one would easily… Read more »

How Adhesive Bras turned a “just for fun” facebook store into an international business

This month we give you an interview with Dennis from Adhesive Bras where he offers insight into running an ecommerce business and his struggles and victories with online marketing. Adhesive Bras, better known in Denmark, where the company is set up, as SelvsiddendeBHer, was launched as a fun facebook project, which in 2 years, with… Read more »

Latest
  • How Adhesive Bras turned a “just for fun” facebook store into an international business

    This month we give you an interview with Dennis from Adhesive Bras where he offers insight into running an ecommerce business and his struggles and victories with online marketing. Adhesive Bras, better known in Denmark, where the company is set up, as SelvsiddendeBHer, was launched as a fun facebook project, which in 2 years, with… Read more »

  • 5 do or die metrics to follow for online business

    We at Printout Designer like figures. Tracking your key metrics is an easy way to get a birdseye view of how you are performing – against historic figures, in comparison to similar businesses or the industry average in general. According to Shopify – your key metrics can be divided into 3 major categories – Sales… Read more »

  • Communication is key in ecommerce!

    Communication is key in ecommerce!

    As your ecommerce venture grows and your customer base expands, it might become increasingly difficult to keep that personal touch you once had when you were just starting out. This time around, we have hand-picked some useful communication tools that help you reach out to your customers, keep them engaged and what’s most important –… Read more »

  • How Hurtle Gear manages their business and keeps the motor running

    How Hurtle Gear manages their business and keeps the motor running

    This is the first post of our new monthly blog series which highlights awesome companies that use Printout Designer. And we start off with Hurtle Gear, an inspiring story how two motorcycle fanatics ditched the their desk jobs and set out to build an online store to start their business selling what they knew best… Read more »

  • What is mass customization and how to take advantage of it

    The migration from analogue to digital has thrown up many opportunities, one interesting concept is that software has been able to “mass produce” customization. The conditions for it are just right as the technology, especially 3D printers, are becoming increasingly affordable and online shopping is stealing customers from brick and mortar, there has been pressure… Read more »

  • Keeping inventory in sync

    You are what you sell

    Getting started in ecommerce presents entrepreneurs with many types of challenges. Starting with which products to sell, how to price them and how to handle inventories to whether to offer your customers different product customization options. This time around we have once again roamed the world wide web to pick you 6 helpful apps and… Read more »

  • Augmented reality hits ecommerce

    Virtual and augmented reality have become somewhat of buzzwords in the digital realm over the past months. Outside ecommerce, we have seen massive acquisitions of virtual reality startups, perhaps Facebook buying Oculus Rift in 2014 being the trendsetter. Recent intelligence suggests that also Amazon is working on its grand entrance into VR, hinted by public… Read more »

  • Getting started with affiliate and referral marketing

    Getting started with affiliate and referral marketing

    They say that there are no shortcuts to success. We agree… but just partly. We have once again roamed the web over this past month to pick out some apps and helpful services that could make your lives as ecommerce entrepreneurs just a little bit easier… so you don’t have to. Getting started with affiliate… Read more »

  • On the psychology of “free shipping” offers

    “Free shipping for orders over XX$” “Order before XX.XX and get free shipping!” “Free delivery to anywhere in the world!” We have all stumbled on statements like that while shopping online. But what is the optimum value offer that would make your potential customers choose you from among thousands? Can free shipping be a win-win… Read more »