ECommerce merchants have long struggled with spreadsheets while creating and updating products for their stores. This was unavoidable because spreadsheets are the method used by manufacturers and suppliers to share product information with retailers. ECommerce retailers just had to grin and bear it. Yuck.
No more! Meet Venzee…
Venzee is trailblazing the way with a new method of transforming data that will have you both creating and updating product records for ProductCart in no time flat and without struggling with a ton of spreadsheets!
Let’s get started!
Step 1: It’s Free To Sign Up Here
Don’t worry. We’re not going to ask for your credit card. We’re giving you free access to Venzee! When you’re done importing your Source Data go to Step 2.
Step 2: Selecting The ProductCart Template
We’ve made a custom template just for ProductCart vendors and have placed it in our Template Library. Click on Dynamic Data and look for the “Add” button. Click it and you’re in Venzee’s Template Library. Find your ProductCart template and click “Next”.
On to Step 3!
Step 3: Using The ProductCart Template To Create A Dynamic Collection
Are you ready to create a Dynamic Collection? Let’s get started!
First of all, a bit of explanation. Think of a Dynamic Collection as a tool. You’re going to use this tool whenever you want to convert your Source Data (This is the data you receive from your supply chain. You uploaded it in Step 1) into product records that are fully compatible with the ProductCart platform. So, let’s go ahead and create a Dynamic Collection now!
Making a Dynamic Collection involves mapping your Source Data’s various attributes (weight, color, size etc.) to the fields in your ProductCart template. If this is your first time through the process don’t worry. We’ve added some tips that will help you get up and running. Access them by clicking on the question mark “?”. You can also watch the videos.
Our advanced features include the ability to create tables, do math, or add padding to your product records so that they’ll look nicer on your platform.
When you’re done mapping click “Generate”. You did it! To get a download link sent to your email click “Export”.
Step 4: Breathe In. Exhale. Relax. Venzee Is Handling It.
Congratulations! You did it.
You can now use this tool – your Dynamic Collection – to create and update product records for ProductCart. Whenever your original data gets updated your new ProductCart-ready records do as well!
Whenever your original data gets updated your ProductCart-ready records do as well!
Founded in 2001, ProductCart is an award-winning, PA-DSS compliant shopping cart software that’s the choice of thousands of online merchants including Cookie’s BBQ and Monster Cable. We’re excited about the chance to work with ProductCart and we’re confident that this is going to be a win-win relationship!