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 »

  • PrestaShop invoice example

    Tip of the day: The Footer component

    Use Footer component to keep the shipping label, “Thank you” note or contact details fixed under each page. Sometimes, if you have many line items in the order they start pushing all the other components  below and messing up the document. The solution is to include a Footer component at the end of the template… Read more »

  • Tip of the day: Adding a summary row to table

    Quick overview how to show the total quantity of items ordered on the invoice. 1. Add a Text component Insert a Text component from the menu and drag it where you wish the sum to show 2. Formatting To the Raw value box of the Formatting options copy paste this line {% sum({line_items::quantity}) %} and… Read more »

  • Tip of the day: Format all the text boxes at the same time

    You are able to change the formatting of your text and components all at once instead of clicking through each of them separately. Open the template in editor, and select all the components you want to have the same attributes by clicking and holding Ctrl key at the same time. Now you can change them… Read more »

  • Printout Designer Document Designer

    Tip of the day: Copy an invoice you have seen around the web

    Saw a beautiful Invoice example? Here is a short overview how to copy it in Printout Designer! 1. Find an Invoice template you like Find an Invoice example you love and save the link of the image or save it to your computer. 2. Create new template in Printout Designer Create a new Template by… Read more »

  • Tip of the day: Create a new template based on the previous one

    It is easier to create your own customized documents by copying one of the Default templates as it probably includes most of the components which you need to use. 1. Select the template Select the template you want your new one to be based after from Orders page drop down list and click the editor… Read more »

  • Hello Monday

    Why make a bet on Mondays in ecommerce?

    Monday is the best day of the week for boosting your sales According to research, Mondays are historically the best days of the week for boosting your ecommerce business. Why is that? The explanation is rather simple – on the weekend, people will generally keep away from their computers. So by the time they are… Read more »

  • Introducing conditional formatting and expression language

    We are happy to announce that our document editor finally supports conditional formatting and expression language that allows to modify component style and display value depending on the attribute values. NB! New features are available for Editor the White (v2), if you are still using Editor the Gray (v1) then you can change your editor… Read more »

  • How to harness the power of social in your ecommerce business

    How to harness the power of social in your ecommerce business

    Does your ecommerce business Facebook page have a gazillion followers, but your are still struggling to make ends meet? How many of those followers are actually your customers and earn you money? Here are some awesome apps and add-ons for your store that will help you get the most out of each and every visitor… Read more »

  • How to beat traditional retail at its own game?

    How to beat traditional retail at its own game?

    Have you ever wondered why customers prefer shopping online as opposed to taking a trip to the nearest shopping mall? Is it convenience, lower prices or the fact that some people just don’t like to interact with other people, which evidently happens when you leave your house? Whatever the reason, ecommerce is an increasingly competitive… Read more »