We have made it easier to export

This is a sprint chock full of improvements based on popular customer requests including the ability to export a spreadsheet directly from our app. Previously, we sent an email whenever a user requested an export.

With this release users can now quickly choose both what they would like to export and the type of export. Export to a spreadsheet, directly to an app, or in the case of vendors, to a large retailer.

We’ve also made it easier than ever to get started using Venzee. Head on over to the dashboard and get your feet wet via our brand new Get Started section. You’ll be up and running in no time!

What’s new and improved at Venzee:

  • New Get Started section in the dashboard helps new users quickly get up to speed.
  • Export product spreadsheets directly from our app (no more emails).
  • We support 100+ Apps & Retail and that number is growing. We’ve added search to instantly find what you’re looking for.
  • Improved user interface on the Settings page for Product Lists and Exported Product Lists.
  • Increased the number of images you can export to Shopify and added ALT tags for each.

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Stay tuned for more news about how Venzee’s cutting edge inventory management system can help you and your supply chain ditch those troublesome inventory spreadsheets forever!


5 things to consider before pricing your product – and a spreadsheet to boot!

Okay so you’ve spent a hundred hours coming up with a new product, you’ve figured out your supply chain, and your retailers are dying for your product. All done right? Nope. Read on for the most important stage of product development: pricing!

  Understand All Your Costs
When you are looking at how much to charge for a product, it’s far more that just the cost of the materials that go into your product. It’s also the sourcing and assembling, the packaging, the shipping, etc.

Consider the quantity – if there are more or less volume being produced, will your costs go up or down?

What is your overhead to produce these items? Salaries, rent, subscription services, and so on.

Know Your Target Audience

Is this an essential item and customers will ignore the price?
Will your customers work hard to find the cheapest available?
Consider Your Competitors And Where Your Product Fits
Quality: is your product the best that’s available?
Brand: does an existing brand have a monopoly on the market (e.g. Kleenex)
What niche are you striving for? Premium or Great Value? Think about the classic marketing tiers. Gold, Silver, and Bronze, does your product fit nicely in the middle?
Understand The Value The Product Is Providing
Ask your customers, what is too much to pay for this product?
What if you charged double and still sold as many?
Is there a dollar amount connected to the savings or productivity that your product provides?

    Consider Additional Costs On Your Item
Do you price your item so it includes these items
Does the price round to an even number, or a .95?

We’ve built a spreadsheet to help you get a leg up on this. Play with the Google Sheet here, or download an excel version.

Once you are happy with the price and you need to get your product data to your retailers, sign up for a free account of Venzee, and see how easy it can be to get rid of spreadsheets.

Add images to Venzee via URL

Today our ‘one-click’ integration with Shopify graduated from beta to live and is now available to all Venzee ( https://venzee.com/ ) users! We’ve released both an inbound and outbound integration which means you can move products and updates both to and from Shopify in seconds.

Typical use cases for these integrations include;

Launch a new store on Shopify
Migrate a store to Shopify
Add products and updates to existing Shopify stores
Add live inventory to Shopify stores

This integration is free and is available under all of our accounts including ‘Free Forever’ where you can kick the tires for up to 100 dynamic records. Get s

In this weeks release, the Venzee dev team delivered image import from URL’s. This is in addition to uploading from your hard drive and importing from popular solutions including Dropbox and Google Drive. You can attach up to ten images to each record in Venzee which is particularly useful for product information management.

How does image import via URL work? When you add data to Venzee and include a URL instead of a filename, Venzee will detect this and ‘fetch’ a copy of the image from the URL provided and associate this image with your record.

For more information on this feature, or to get a demo of it in action, give us a shout at support@venzee.com.

This update is for version 2.5.19

Neto Merchants: Update Your Store With Fewer Spreadsheets!

Managing giant spreadsheets to update your Neto store… Ugh! What comes to mind when you think of them?

Frustrating? Maddening?… How about exasperating?

I bet they all describe your experience with spreadsheets. Yeah, we know they do…because we’ve been there!

Do you ever wonder if there is a better way to create and update your products to Neto… one that doesn’t involve wasting your valuable time managing huge spreadsheets?

There is! – Meet Venzee,  your cutting-edge product management solution!

Venzee frees you from the hassle of dealing with the inefficient spreadsheets you now use, by allowing Neto merchants to quickly and easily create and update product records almost instantly!

Attention Neto merchants, this is how Venzee works:

Step 1: Sign Up Without A Credit Card

You can sign up and start importing your data right away…free of charge. It’s super easy to upload the product information your suppliers send you (via Venzee, CSV, XLS, or XLSX, online form, or from our Integration Marketplace)!

How do I import data into Venzee?
How do suppliers share data with their retailers via Venzee?

Step 2: Your Neto Template

After you’ve successfully imported your product info (we call it Source Data), go to Dynamic Data, choose “Add”, and select the Neto template. Clic Next at the bottom, and you’ll be halfway there.

How do I create a template?

Step 3: Mapping Data Attributes to Template Fields

Your Source Data has been uploaded and you’ve selected your Neto template. The next step is mapping your source data attributes (ID, name, description, etc.) to the fields in the Neto template. Venzee offers advanced features like math calculations, the ability to add padding, and even make tables. You can even generate brand new data by combining your source data’s attributes with the fields in the Neto template. If you need more detail about what goes where, just click the tool tip icon to the right of the fields.

Remember, this is a bulk process. No more tedious work on single product records one at a time!

How do I create a Dynamic Collection?
How do I import images into Venzee?

Step 4: Generate
Once you’re done mapping data in your Neto template, find the “Generate” button and click it. Voilà! You’re done!

Your Source Data has just been given the Venzee treatment and has been transformed into Neto-ready product records! Go find them in the Dynamic Data tab. Now, click “Export” to get the download link sent to your email. Use this file to upload your new, bulk-created Neto-ready products into your store.

Allow Venzee To Work Its Magic….

Here’s what you’ve been waiting for…

When someone updates your Source Data, your Dynamic Data (a.k.a Neto-ready product records) are updated as well! We can hear you breathing a sigh of relief!

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Faster And Easier Product Updating For IXXO Cart!

Tell spreadsheets to move over! There’s now an easier, faster way to create and update product records for your IXXO Cart store.

Introducing Venzee…

Venzee is a twenty-first century data transformation solution that’s going to totally transform the way you create and update products for your store.  You’re going to be working faster and using 99% fewer spreadsheets!

How it works:

Step 1: No Cost, Easy Sign Up Without A Credit Card

Our sign up form takes less than 1 minute to complete. When you’re done you can start uploading your Source Data to Venzee!

How do I import data into Venzee?
How do suppliers share data with their retailers via Venzee?

Step 2: Select The IXXO Cart Template

We’re going to use our IXXO Cart template along with your Source Data to create a Dynamic Collection. The Dynamic Collection is the tool that you’ll use whenever you want to make IXXO Cart products. The template is in our Template Library. So…

Head over to Dynamic Data and click on “Add”.  This is our Template Library. Locate the IXXO Cart template, select it, and click “Next”.

How do I create a template?

Step 3: Creating A Dynamic Collection

Now that we have selected the IXXO Cart template it’s time to use it, along with your Source Data, to make a Dynamic Collection. This is a simple process that…as long as the format of your Source Data doesn’t change…you’ll only perform once.

Map the attributes in your Source Data (size, color etc.) to the fields in the template. Watch the video or click on the question mark if you need some pointers.

At this point you can create tables, do math, or add a bit of padding here and there to make your IXXO Cart products look better.

Click “Generate” when you’re done. That’s it!  Now click “Export” and we’ll send you the download link to your new Dynamic Collection.

How do I create a Dynamic Collection?
How do I import images into Venzee?

Step 4: Save Time By Working Faster And Easier!

Well done! You created your first Dynamic Collection which you can now use to quickly turn out products for IXXO Cart. Remember, these products are dynamic and will get updated whenever your Source Data gets updated!

Source : https://venzee.com/easier-product-updating-for-ixxo-cart/