Software Feature Descriptions
Our solution is based upon two basic components
1) Web hosting service with full ecommerce features,
2) The Desktop software, MyZone Back Office, is used to manage the start-to-finish workflow.
Click HERE for the Workflow Summary
Some of the web hosting feature include the following:
You control what is online and for how long.
Post hundreds of photos in a single click with the Batch Loading option.
Upload images/products to your web site without having to resize them.
Compatible with Windows operating system.
Unlimited content changes, update your images/text as fequently as you may need.
Automatic Image Resizing when photos are added to the library.
Unlimited MZBO upgrades.
Thumbnail grid View.
Custom watermark before uploading product catalog.
Continue with the list of additional software features noted below...
All of the features below are available regardless of the web hosting package selected.
The software must have access to the Internet send and receive information. The web site
and the software share the same data in real time.
User account/password same as web account
Easily create account and basic ecommerce site with click of a single button
Select library and staging folders for photo image files
Select 3rd party software for zip file, photo editor, PDF creator, printers, and more
Configure email account settings (userid, password, port, authentication, etc.)
Configure ecommerce settings (support email, sales tax, mailing address, etc.)
View and process customer orders as soon as they are placed on the web site
Change/update order totals
Send emails to customer as orders go through each stage of fulfillment
Copy photo files on order to staging folder for editing and upload to photo lab
Create and upload ZIP file for digital images
Print packing slip based on photos ordered
Print envelops with customer address per order
Customers can check status of their order anytime using the order id on the web site
Photos are shipped to customer by preferred method (U.S. Postal Service, UPS, DHS, etc.)
Add unlimited photos to library from camera or folder and assign SKU# in one step
Create unlimited photo galleries on local computer
Select from one of three sizes when creating thumbnail and small web images
Photos can be from multiple photographers
Preview and delete single images and/or entire galleries
Apply pre-determined watermark text, font color, font size based upon the photo’s orientation and image size
Supports PNG, JPG/JPEG, BMP, GIF, CR2, DNG
Each photo will be displayed in single gallery
Bulk upload photos to web site
The system allows for one or more photographers
Photographer ID used when generating SKU# for photos
Create, send, delete messages based upon templates
Modify email templates to create custom email messages:
Order has been declined
Photos uploaded by gallery
Easily create and upload PDF brochure from thumbnails in the gallery
Assign a price or use price options by gallery
Provide custom description or comments for each gallery
Enable/disable web galleries from customer viewing
Update price, brochure, sales tax, etc. on the web site without uploading images
The photo gallery list is automatically updated on the web site as new galleries are uploaded.
Create Sales related reports
Daily Sales Summary
Payment Method for New Orders
Credit Card Not Deleted
Sales by Gallery (with options)
Reports generated by date range and/or gallery selection
Create Photo related reports
Photo Gallery Brochure
Photo Print Count – report to provide audit for orders sent to photo lab
Create other reports
Customer Download Files Not Deleted