Base Pricing

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In this section

    1. Base Pricing Table
    2. General Info
    3. Quantities
    4. Colors / Printed Side(s)
    5. Sizes
    6. Custom Sizes
    7. Turnarounds
    8. Order Options
    9. Smart Option Triggers

Base Pricing Table

  1. From your PrintNow admin, go to Pricing/Base Pricing.
  2. To edit an existing Base Price click Actions icon and Edit.
  3. To enter Base Pricing tables click Actions icon and Pricing Tables. To be able to generate a Base Pricing Table you need to at least enter 1 quantity, color, & size. Static only products only need at least 1 quantity.
  4. To delete an existing Base Price click Actions icon and Delete.
  5. To clone an existing Base Price click Action icon and Clone.
  6. To add a new Base Price click Add Base Pricing button.
  7. To export all completed Base Pricing tables to excel format click Export All Pricing Tables button.

  Tip

Once all your Base Pricing and Options are entered manually you can use Excel for price entry. Click Export All Pricing Tables button on the main Base Pricing screen or click the Actions icon and Pricing Tables to isolate a particular pricing table. Import is available for one pricing table at a time.


General Info

The General Info Tab contains all the controls that change the way pricing is calculated and what options will be enabled at the category level.

  1. From your PrintNow admin, go to Pricing/Base Pricing.
  2. From the Base Pricing page, click Actions icon and Edit.
  3. The General Info tab will be active by default.

Pricing Details

Name
Name is the label that will be used to identify with. It's advised to use the same name you use for the category to make it easy to assign in bulk editing.  
Discount
Used in retail mostly to automatically discount your pricing and display savings in the online calculator on the Print Store.
Discount Type
Apply a Fixed or Percentage discount from the value above.
Is Static
Used for Add to Cart items. Adding a Quantity range is all that is required in this case.  
Matrix Pricing
Matrix Pricing is used for apparel like a t-shirt to display multiple quantities and color combinations tied to one product.
Product Category
Used to map base price with the category it belongs to.
Pricing Widget
Not used at this time. Will be hidden in future release until made available. 
Weight
Optionally used for live shipping rates. Also made available under Size and Order Options.  
Per
Used to calculate the weight for live shipping rates.
Ship. Box Count
Optionally used for live shipping rates to estimate number of boxes.
Show Comments
Adds comment box on Print Store checkout.
Change Orientation
Allows Print Editor template to swap length and widths.

Custom Design

Allow Custom Design
Used to allow end users to request design services. PDF files are pushed back for approval for custom design orders.
Markup Method
Apply percentage or flat charge for this service.
Markup Value
The value used to determine the price.

Custom Upload

Enabled
Used to allow end users to upload print-ready artwork.
Markup Method
Apply percentage or flat charge for this service.
Markup Value
The value used to determine the price.
3D Model
Used to map 3D Model for default proofing type.

Digital Download

Download Cost
Define a fixed cost to the digital download.
Enable downloads
Used to allow digital downloads with or without pricing options.
Enable printing
Toggle on if you want to allow both downloads and pricing options.

Merge Settings

Target DPI
The DPI used to help calculate what resolution is required for upload into Print Editor. Also used along with buffer set under Editor/Settings.

Quantities

Quantities can be set for drop-down selection like 250, 500, 1000 or you can allow text-box entry entry enforcing a minimum and maximum. Quantities will be added in numerical order. When it comes time to enter pricing in the Base Pricing Tables your quantities will be listed and you will be able to enter in your price breaks.

  1. From your PrintNow admin, go to Pricing/Base Pricing.
  2. From the Base Pricing page, click Actions icon and Edit.
  3. Click the Quantities tab.
  4. Click the Add Quantity button to add a new quantity.
  5. Set the Display type to Dropdown List or Textbox.
  6. For Textbox type set the Minimum and Maximum range.
  7. Click Save.

Colors / Printed Side(s)

Colors are used to set options like (Front Only), (Front and Back), (Color Front, Blank Back), (Full Color Both Sides). You can set any number of color combinations You can change the label that will display in the online calculators from Color to something like Printed Sides(s).

  1. From your PrintNow admin, go to Pricing/Base Pricing.
  2. From the Base Pricing page, click Actions icon and Edit.
  3. Click the Colors tab.
  4. Click the Add Color button to add a new color.
  5. Enter Name, Page Count, Number of inks used per page.
  6. If your using integrations then enter integration id.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Use Color Label Override to change what displays on the online calculator.

Sizes

Sizes are assigned to products you setup in PrintNow to provide a way for print-ready artwork being uploaded or online templates to know what Width, Height, & Bleed to use.

  1. From your PrintNow admin, go to Pricing/Base Pricing.
  2. From the Base Pricing page, click Actions icon and Edit.
  3. Click the Colors tab.
  4. Click the Add Size button to add a new size.
  5. Enter Name for the label that will show.
  6. Enter Width & Height not including bleed. (Trim Size).
  7. Enter the Bleed value.
  8. Optionally enter Weight of single item used in live rate calculations.
  9. Optionally enter Units (Inches, Feet, Millimeters, Centimeters, Meters). Default is Inches.
  10. Optionally enter 3D model used if required.
  11. Optionally enter Integration ID for 3rd party integrations.
  12. Click Save.
  13. Use Size Label Override to change what displays on the online calculator.

Custom Sizing

Custom Sizing is used for products that can be any size you set up in PrintNow that match your equipment capabilities. You can use Custom Size along with Standard Sizes or by themselves.

  1. From your PrintNow admin, go to Pricing/Base Pricing.
  2. From the Base Pricing page, click Actions icon and Edit.
  3. Click the Custom Sizing tab.
  4. To enable custom size click Allow custom size toggle.
  5. Enter Minimum Width you want to offer.
  6. Enter the Maximum Width you want to offer.
  7. Enter Minimum Height you want to offer.
  8. Enter Maximum Height you want to offer.
  9. Click Save.
  10. To Add pricing per Square Unit click Add Range.
  11. Enter Minimum Area and Maximum Area.
  12. Enter Price per square unit.
  13. Click Save.

Turnarounds

Turnarounds like STANDARD (3 BUSINESS DAYS), RUSH (1 BUSINESS DAY) are used to display your production turnaround times and rush charges. Turnarounds are set at the order item level and can show or hide based on order volume.

  1. From your PrintNow admin, go to Pricing/Base Pricing.
  2. From the Base Pricing page, click Actions icon and Edit.
  3. Click the Turnarounds tab.
  4. To enable Runarounds click Enable Turnaround toggle.
  5. Charge a Flat Charge or Percentage.
  6. To Add a Turnaround click Add Turnaround.
  7. Enter Name. For example: STANDARD (3 BUSINESS DAYS).
  8. Enter Cost.
  9. Enter Display Order.
  10. Optionally enter Min and/or Max quantity option item will appear.
  11. Click Save.

Order Options

Order options allow you to set up prices for add-on options related to a product. For example, you could set up mark up prices for paper types or finishing options like folding, coating, round cornering, etc.

  1. From your PrintNow admin, go to Pricing/Base Pricing.
  2. From the Base Pricing page, click Actions icon and Edit.
  3. Click the Order Options tab.

Add Order Option group

  1. To Add a new Order Option Group click Add Order Option button.
  2. Enter Name like Paper Type, Folding, Bundling, etc.
  3. Select Charged As type from dropdown options.
  4. Select Option Display type from dropdown options.
  5. Select Variable Data checkbox if your order option is to be listed with mailing options.
  6. Enter Display Order as 1, 2, 3 depending on how you want order option groups to display.
  7. Enter optional Integration id if you're using 3rd party integrations.
  8. Enter optional Tooltip description to describe product option.
  9. Click Save to save order option group or continue to next step.

Add Order Option items

  1. From your PrintNow admin, go to Pricing/Base Pricing.
  2. From the Base Pricing page, click Actions icon and Edit.
  3. Click the Order Options tab.
  4. To Add a new Order Option item within a group click Add Order Option Item.
  5. Enter Name for option item that will appear with group selection.
  6. Enter Default Cost of item.
  7. Enter Display Order as 1, 2, 3 of the item as it will appear in the group.
  8. Enter optional Weight of item for use using live rates shipping calculations.
  9. Enter optional Integration id if you're using 3rd party integrations.
  10. Click optional Add Price Range if the unit price will change as quantity increases. Enter From and To quantity with the unit price to create the first range.
  11. Click Save Order Option Item to save changes.

Smart Option Triggers

Smart Option Triggers allow you to define logic to show and hide Option Groups that display in the Print Store calculator based on triggered values selected by the end user. Sample: If (Color, Size, Quantity, etc.) is Less Than, 500,  HIDE, Coating. 

  1. From your PrintNow admin, go to Pricing/Base Pricing.
  2. From the Base Pricing page, click Actions icon and Edit.
  3. Click the Smart Option Trigger tab.
  4. Select the trigger value IF.
  5. Select when the target will be triggered selection IS.
  6. Select Value.
  7. Select Hide or Show selection THEN.
  8. Select target OPTION.
  9. Click Save.
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