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Product Catalog Builder

Product Catalog Builder

Developed by ZINation

27 reviews
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Price: From $0.00 / month More info
  • Create shopppable catalogs and flyers ready to print and share digitally
  • Customized pricing and product offering via Product Information Management (perfect for Wholesale)
  • Zero coding or design skills required with over 25 templates + drag & drop technology

Creating the Next Generation Shopping Experience for E-Commerce

Increase Open Rates and Decrease Your Printing Costs


Flyers are critical to your business – every week your customers turn to them to learn about new products and promotions. Yet the costs associated with printing and distributing them are very high. Using ZINation, you can switch to easily generated e-flyers and e-catalogs at a fraction of the cost. What’s more, e-flyers have a proven higher and measurable open rate than their paper counterparts, and they’re environmentally friendly, which is positive for your brand.



Perfect for Wholesalers


As a wholesaler, you spend significant effort to produce catalogs for your resellers to discover your product offerings. Use ZINation to reduce the time & costs associated with creating catalogs for your clients and to increase the sell-through of your products. Not only does ZINation automatically create shoppable e-Catalogs from your online store, it can dynamically on-the-fly create customized catalogs featuring the products your resellers purchased, so they will be well equipped with professional marketing materials. And at any time, you can easily print physical copies.


How it Works


As a Shopify store owner you can try ZINation for free. This gives you the full ZINation experience without any restrictions. Once you are happy with the end product, you will have the option of subscribing to ZINation in order to publish your catalog.



1. Launch


Before you begin, determine the audience that you want to attract and the type of catalog that you want to produce, such as a gift guide, sales flyer, new product launch, or a sales tool targeted to a specific customer. Import any products that are currently not in ZINation so that you can create browsable and shoppable catalogs instantly from your imported products.

2. Design


While creating your catalog, you can customize your product descriptions, images, and prices without affecting your online store. You can maintain a consistent theme throughout your catalog, upload lifestyle images to include in the catalog, and choose from many different layouts.



3. Publish


When you are satisfied with your catalog, you can publish it across multiple sales channels. There are many options for sharing your catalog. You can embed it directly into your online store, create a PDF that you can distribute electronically or through print, or even share on your social networks. You can also share your catalog privately to specific customers at different price points.

Frequently Asked Question


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Product Catalog Builder reviews (27)

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Finally upgraded but when downloading as PDF it only downloads the first page of the catalog! and now it says i've got more pages to add but it won't let me add anymore pages.

Serious bugs with this app. Waste of time.

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UPDATE 02/04/2017

After speaking with customer service on multiple occasions, they went above and beyond to get our situation resolved. Overall, it did cause us to lose a few days for print production, but it is fixed now and that is what matters.

For anyone looking for the most versatile product catalog app, this is by far it. Out of a sea of "plug and play" apps, this is the best bet. Trust us on this one and just download this app if you're really trying to avoid a more comprehensive set of tools like Adobe offers. For us, we needed something quick and for the most part ZINation's tools provide that. The new interface (with some additional features) seems promising and we will stick around to see if they follow through with some of those necessary additional features.

Overall a good app with the potential to be great and customer service that does care about their customers.

Thanks ZINation

ORIGINAL REVIEW 02/03/2017

Extremely upset with this app and company. We spent approximately 120 man hours building two separate catalogs, exported them via PDF, and sent them to our print press company for hard copy proofs. Once the proofs arrived, they required a few edits, so we went back into ZINation to make our changes. To our absolute shock, the entire website interface changed and all our HTML and custom CSS changes are gone. In fact, their is no way to globally edit CSS or HTML anymore.

The new interface may very well work for some users, but why on earth weren't existing users notified of these massive changes that were rolled out? There is no way to recover all our work from the previous version/interface? So, not only are we out the subscription fee that we paid (the lesser cost here), we are out the enormous amount of hours we invested in learning to use their tool and hours of heavy editing of the HTML and CSS templates.

Absolutely the worst experience we have had with any app in Shopify thus far and truly a shame that a good thing could go so bad.

Our advice, invest your time and money in another technology like Adobe and build it yourself. Don't leave the fate of your hard work in someone else's hands, especially ZINation :(

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I had a laundry list of complaints and mind you this is mostly because I am a power user, but they contacted me immediately to find a solution. So now rather than having 7 issues there sre only 3, if you are a power user looking for a catalog that appears high-end....but it's free! Other services are $100 a month or I pay for Sketchup and take weeks to hand build it muyself. Great app for the price!
1) You can not remove items from a collection. I now have a discontinued product on the page I can not remove without going in and making a custom collection specifically for the catalog.
2) Choosing to show the product title means nothing. It shows two words....who has two word titles for a product?! I again would have to go in and make a custom collection somehow describing all of my products with two words....not happy.
3) Page numbers are offset and sit in the center of a white break which theoretically should be the space between where the page number and the break to the description of the page :/ awkward.

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update: 1/17
The app was deleted and I have no idea why. I was told I would get the service for free since I spent a lot of time assisting with their issues and also since they began charging for the service so I just lost my catalogs and had to completely rebuild.

posted

Great app. Works well. Looks great. Easy to setup. https://www.kinkytoy.store

posted

Great support and superior product!

posted

Once again Zination has come through for us. I've asked a lot of questions in the process of making catalogs for our two stores (Retail Store and Wholesale Store)...and they answer in a timely manner. I've tried many outside apps and other POS systems but they can't seem to accommodate the needs that I have for our company, which seems strange since what we do is not so unheard of. One of the biggest issues other companies have, is variant pricing for multi sized items (S, M, L, XL). Our items are priced differently depending on the size and many other systems, either don't allow for variant pricing on sizes, limit the variant prices, or can't display them correctly Luckily we found this app, and it's been great working with them to get our catalogs done!

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Though the customer service is great the app falls short of the service. I sent a completed catalog to 4 prospective clients & NONE could open it , i tried it myself and had the same issue. Disappointed!! I give it three stars, 2 for the great service and 1 for the product. The concept and visual is great, but the actual package fails to deliver.
this was my previous review I had to leave it so that people could see where we came from to where we are. Once again the customer service has shone through. I was contacted by the CEO himself who guided me through with out a second guess. This product will break the mould, I cannot recommend Zination enough excellent customer service and an ever improving product . I would give it 10 stars but the max i have to give is 5 so I have.

posted

It's not perfect, but it's one of the best apps that I've found that works for our business (home furnishings and accessories). What's not perfect, is made up by their customer service where they respond and help with questions in a timely manner and are always polite.

I'd give it 4.5 stars since there is room for improvement, but they seem to really care about making their product as good as it can be evidenced by the fact that they go out of their way to explain how things work, even though the way things work should be a little more clear.

posted

You need the paid version to utilize it properly

posted

The best catalog app, congratulations

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