The printing business when done using websites – constitutes a web-to-print solution, otherwise known as e-commerce printing or remote publishing. A web-to-print storefront offers submission of print jobs online, design, press previews, photo printing, data, marketing campaign and booklet printing. The web-to-print has revolutionized printing industry and if you wish to stay competitive in the business then you have to integrate your operations with a dual web to print platform.
The benefits derived from such a platform include the following:
- The web-to-print platforms provide unlimited and customizable solutions that will help your customers create their requests and branded designs at a click. The robust modules, set of tools, integrated software will present flexible deployment options that meets the specific client’s flexible needs and flow of print information.
- Web-to-print storefronts streamline the process of submitting jobs. Just on a single page, a customer will be able to preview order and edit his job. The job is still stored online and the customer can preview at any given time before printing process. An efficient web-to-print storefront will even let customers submit PDF right from the desktop without logging into the website through print messengers like the EFI Print Messenger.
- Web-to-print storefronts automate workflow
With web-to-print storefronts, there are considerable reductions in printing errors and re-keying of the data. Everything is reviewed on a single page by the client and company which coupled with the several printing softwares for the printer and the client will provide a seamless flow and integration of the printing process.
- Flexibility with remote publishing
Many web-to-print storefronts are integrated with cloud hosting services from which customers can keep previous and yet to be completed orders. The cloud hosting capabilities of the storefronts mean that in case of data loss or technical problems preventing operations on either side, the online back up becomes handy.