Software Updates

Keeping our Members Updated.

Find Software Fixes and product Enhancements listed on this page. Additionally you can see what's on the development task list at any given moment.

april 2018

Enhancement

FOR ALL 
Review System - allows artists and buyers to review each other using a 5-star system along with an ability to leave a note. Buyer and artist can leave a note after an order has been marked shipped by the artist. Each member has the ability to review up to 3 times per order. Artists for more information on how to use this feature click here. For buyers learn more here.

Enhancement

FOR BUYERS
We added a Continue Shopping button for you. Now when you add a product to your cart you will see a Continue Shopping button, selecting this button takes you back to the page you were just on. We think this will save you valuable time!

Enhancement

FOR ALL 
At times our buyers use their shopping carts to store products for future purchase. Then when they checkout both artist and buyer are surprised to find the price is not what it should be. We have implemented a new feature to fix this. Artists when you update pricing on a product(s) you now can select the button labeled Update Pricing in Open Carts/Wishlists - this will automatically update all pricing on products in open carts or in buyer wishlists. Artists learn more here.

Enhancement

FOR ARTISTS
You are now able to edit and sort your store categories so they view in the order you desire. Learn more here.

Software Fix

FOR ARTISTS 
Bulk Edit and Bulk Add has been in Beta testing and is now ready for all artists to use. You will now find the options on your Manage My Products page. If you do not see it, be sure to refresh your page. Learn more here.

Past Updates & Enhancements

March 2018

Enhancement

FOR ARTISTS 
Bulk Edit and Bulk Add - based on beta tester feedback, more variant fields have been added. Now you can add as many variant columns to the Bulk Edit and Bulk Add spreadsheet. 

Enhancement

FOR ARTISTS
Featured and Premiere Ads - if you happen to have a deleted product selected for one of your upcoming Featured and/or Premiere Ads - you will see a note stating product is deleted on your ad admin page.

Enhancement

FOR ALL 
Mark Order Paid - quickly mark an open order paid on the Manage My Orders page. If an order was paid outside of the IndieMe Marketplace now you can quickly mark the order paid. This keeps your buyers up to date on order status!

Enhancement

FOR ALL
Search Box is now available on every product detail page. This allows a buyer to quickly and efficiently search for exactly what they are looking for. 

Software Fix

FOR ALL 
Phone numbers are now formatted with a hyphen, making it easier for all to read!

JANUARY 2018

Enhancement

FOR ARTISTS 
Download your order data - includes all the order information contained within each order. You can also download your customer data. Format the column labels to work with other customer management systems. 

Enhancement

FOR ARTISTS
Bulk Edit and Bulk Add products is now in Beta Testing. Feedback so far has been "We love this option"!

Software Fix

FOR ALL 
Bounced Email - if your email bounces three times with us you will find a note in red on your home page advising you. To update - buyers navigate to your Profile page to updated your email; artists update your email on the Manage My Settings page. Or contact us and we will be happy to take care of it for you.

Enhancement

FOR ALL
IndieMe Pay - is actively running on many of our artists stores. Our buyers are thrilled too. They know they can safely checkout and their credit cards will be handled safely and securely with our token system.

Software Fix

FOR ARTISTS 
Artists you can now order Featured and Premiere ads for a full year in advance.

DECEMBER, 2017

Enhancement

FOR ALL 
Printable line sheets! Easily print out an artist store on the IndieMe Marketplace. Look for the Print Store button above the store products. Print in landscape mode, in full color or black and white. Your choice! 

Enhancement

FOR ARTISTS
NEW for 2018 - marketing packages to help you advertise while saving money. Look for advertising savings to take you through a full year of marketing.

Software Fix

FOR ALL 
Weekly Newsletter - we moved our newsletter to an updated smtp method allowing us to quickly and efficiently capture bounced emails. Now we'll notify you if your email has a history of bouncing with us.

NOVEMBER, 2017

Software Fix

FOR ALL 
Advanced search by trade shows. Attending a trade show and want to see which IndieMe artists  will be there? Simply select the show and search all. You will see a full list of artists attending! 

Enhancement

FOR ARTISTS
Introducing IndieMe Pay! A merchant account designed for artists using the most up to date method of securely managing payments called tokenization.

Software Fix

FOR ALL 
Inquiries - we tweaked the layout and the viewing of all inquiries. Now you can easily see who is reaching out to you and quickly reply.

Enhancement

FOR BUYERS
Terms - if you have terms with an artist this is now clearly displayed on each artists store. Don't have terms? No problem simply leave a note to the artist during checkout requesting terms.

Enhancement

FOR BUYERS 
Checkout Buton - want to quickly checkout the items in your cart? We made it super easy for you! Once logged in click on your cart icon at the very top right. Simply click on the checkout button next to an open cart and you will be directed to the checkout process.

OCTOBER, 2017

Software Fix

FOR ALL 
If artist is set for Manual Payment Gateway, buyers cannot enter a credit card number during checkout. No more confusion for all involved.

Enhancement

FOR ALL
Easy ways to search now on EACH page. Check out the top navigation bar for quick search, browse by showcase and icons linking you to your important pages!

Software Fix

FOR ALL 
IndieMe Invoices - we made your advertising invoices printer friendly. Click on any invoice and find the print button on the bottom of the page.

Enhancement

FOR BUYERS
Follow Artist - a long time and well respected buyer suggested upon checking out with an artist the artist is automatically added to the buyers My Follows List. This has been deployed.

SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

Software Fix

FOR ALL 
Search A - Z - now you can easily search by Company Name or Artist last name, a familiar search option to many! Find this here.

Enhancement

FOR ARTISTS
Variances - if your product has variances, these individual variants can now be placed on sale.

Enhancement

FOR ARTISTS 
Buyer Hits - view buyer hits, unique buyer hits and visitor hits by navigating to Reports under Manage My Orders under the Artist tab in the navigation bar.

Enhancement

FOR BUYERS
Follow Artist - a long time and well respected buyer suggested upon checking out with an artist the artist is automatically added to the buyers My Follows List. This has been deployed.

SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

Software Fix

FOR ALL 
Remember Me - if you don't log out from the Marketplace, we will keep you logged in for one week.

Enhancement

FOR ARTISTS
Cloned Products - many of our artists asked for the ability to clone keywords. This has been implemented

SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

Enhancement

FOR ARTISTS
Quickbooks - implemented the ability to download IndieMe orders and upload them to Quickbooks. Currently in beta mode. 

Software Fix

FOR ALL
Order Emails - updated and enhanced email notification of orders placed along with confirmation emails. 

AUGUST 26, 2017

Software Fix

FOR ALL 
Search options - load time has been enhanced on search option and result pages. Enjoy a faster loading page while we continue to optimize every page on our Marketplace

Enhancement

FOR ARTISTS
Related Products - many of you asked for the ability to select multiple related products at one time. This is now available! Select many related products at one time by holding down the control / command button while selecting.

August 14, 2017

Enhancement

FOR ARTISTS
Manage Orders - to save paper when printing out your orders we added an option to Print with no Thumbnails. You now can choose which works better for you!

AUGUST 7, 2017

Software Fix

FOR BUYERS
Checkout - show name of the product(s) that have a minimum pieces purchased requirement. Now the buyers know exactly which items require them to purchase multiple pieces of.

Enhancement

FOR ARTISTS
Featured & Premiere Ads - now you can change the date the ad is set to run and the image selected, prior to the ad becoming active. 

AUGUST 1, 2017

Software Fix

FOR BUYERS
Checkout - fix issue with selecting variances on product detail page when using iPad or iPhone.

Enhancement

FOR ALL
Added Instagram to social media options.