How do you select the right supplier for your web to print solution?

So as a print business you’ve decided to sell print online using a web to print system. This will allow you to introduce an eCommerce platform to your website, boost your online visibility and allow potential customers to find you and order print products online. It’s a big step, you’ll need to invest time and money in the system and perhaps to internal processes in your company. Getting the plan wrong will not only waste money but it could set the new launch back for months.

It’s vital you choose the right web to print supplier that will help you develop a comprehensive w2p solution and streamline the whole process. You’ll also want expert support to ensure your system is always working for you, and professional training to allow you and your team to instantly manage your content, product catalogue and pricing.

To help you along we’ve developed the below checklist which any upstanding supplier of web to print solutions will be able to demonstrate. We’re obviously not entirely neutral here, but when talking to suppliers it’ll pay to ensure they meet the below checklist:

  1. Is the company a specialist in developing web to print solutions?
  2. Have they been supplying systems for several years?
  3. Do they have a large and growing base of satisfied customers?
  4. Will any of these customers be happy to act as reference sites?
  5. Can they show you Case Studies?
  6. Is their web to print system modular, flexible, and configurable?
  7. Does the system have a long-term development roadmap?
  8. Can they do bespoke development work for you if required?
  9. Are they happy for you to be involved in the design process?
  10. Is the system developed in the UK?
  11. Is it supported in the UK?
  12. Do they provide training?
  13. Is the system based on an easy to use CMS like WordPress?
  14. Are they will to act as a long term partner?
  15. Do they also provide digital marketing services?
  16. Is the system affordable?
  17. Are you getting value for money?
  18. Are their team friendly, approachable and responsive?
  19. Are they a pleasure to do business with?
  20. Do they fill you with confidence?

As expected our company and our solution meets all the above requirements. We have vast experience of launching and managing successful projects, and we know our customers want the best possible service. Talk to us and find out how we do it, and how we can help you increase your profits.

Flex 4 have been providing best-in-class W2P solutions and digital marketing services for print and graphic design businesses since 2004.  We have numerous satisfied customers right across the country.  We are UK-based – all of our team work out of our office in Kendal.  We pride ourselves on our customer service, flexibility, and desire to please – we would love the opportunity to show you what we’re capable of.

If you’d like to request a free demonstration of our web to print solution click here, or here for our contact page, or call us any time on 020 7952 8160. As always we will be delighted to answer all of your questions and give you all the help that you need.