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How to start your Print On Demand Business

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In this step-by-step guide, we’ll provide you with all the essential information you need to get started. Let’s dive in and seamlessly connect your store with QPMN for a successful integration.

How to create an QPMN account and connect with your Shopify/ WooCommerce store?​

Connecting to Shopify

Step 1: Download QPMN POD app from Shopify app store

First, start by logging in or sign-up a free QPMN account.

Click on “My Stores”, then “+ Add Store” on the left after accessing your dashboard. Choose Shopify option and click “Connect”. Click “Install the App”. Login to your Shopify account and click “Install” to download our POD app. Select “Connect store to (your email)” to confirm connection.

If you see “Connected”, it means your shop has successfully synced with our POD app.

Connecting to WooCommerce

Step 1: Download QPMN plugin from WooCommerce

Follow the same step and click “Connect” under WooCommerce option.

Set up your shop name and enter your shop’s URL. Click “Next” once you have filled in your store name and store URL. Select “Save and go to Authorization”.

Click “Approve” , and the page will redirect to the My Product page.

How to design my first product?

For both Shopify & WooCommerce

Step 2-1: Launch your first product

Click on Products, then “My Products”. (If you have multiple shops, choose the relevant store. If you have only one shop, proceed to the next step.) Click “+ Add”.

Choose the product you want to sell in your shop.

(We have selected “Poker Size Custom Playing Cards” for demonstration for this tutorial.)

Once you are on the product page, click “Add to store” to proceed to the next step.

(You can adjust the product specifications on the next step.)

Click “SKU With Design”.

Step 2-2: How to create and design your product

Choose your desired product specifications (e.g., card stock, printing, finish, etc.) on the right panel, and click “Go Design” after finishing selecting.

After selecting your product specifications (card quantity and design format), click “OK”.

Design both the front and back sides of your product . Click the button to upload your creatives on left panel and edit it using the builder. On this step, you will first be uploading the designs for card’s foreground (card front).

You can check the upload progress from the button beside the upload button. Kindly wait for the upload process. Simply click “OK” to exit the Upload File window to resume the design process after checking the upload progress.

Click “Autofill” and click “OK” after selecting the design you want to fulfill.

Click Back on the top right corner after finish uploading the foreground designs.

Click the upload button on the left panel again to upload your creatives for the card back. Click on the three dots beside the uploaded background image, then select “background”. Click Box Outside on the top right corner again to move on for the box (package) design.

Repeat the same process to upload creatives for the box design, then click “Preview” on the top right corner after everything is settled.

To review your designs, click “Preview” and “Box Preview”. Once confirmed, proceed to the next step by clicking “Proceed to Mockups”.

You can preview and add all the product images for your shop on this page. Click “Proceed to Info” when you are satisfied with the product pictures.

Set your retail price here (the selling price of your product). The term “Whitelabel Price” refers to the cost of your product. Then, click “Save Product”. Click “Sync” to send the product to your shop.

On Info page, you can edit the product name, short description and product description. Click the arrow icon to edit the description, then click “Proceed to Pricing” to continue.

After that, click “Edit”. Then, click “Activate” and “Enable” to publish your final product. Now, your first product has been successfully created on your shop! Click “OK”.

How to launch my first product?

For Shopify

Step 2-1: Launch your first product

Click on Products, then “My Products”. (If you have multiple shops, choose the relevant store. If you have only one shop, proceed to the next step.) Click “+ Add”.

For WooCommerce

Step 2-1: Launch your first product

Click on Products, then “My Products”. (If you have multiple shops, choose the relevant store. If you have only one shop, proceed to the next step.) Click “+ Add”.

How to set up payment processor for your store (to accept payment from customers)?

For Shopify

Step 3: Set up payment processor

Go to Home. Click on “Got to Shopify Payments” on Set up Shopify Payments options.

First, click “Complete Account Setup” to complete the start accepting payments process. Then, add additional payment methods of your preference. Select your payment capture method also.

For WooCommerce

Click your site name on the top menu bar to navigate to the website dashboard. If you can’t find this bar, simply log in to your shop admin account by clicking “My Account”.

Hover over WooCommerce and click “Settings”.

Click “Payments”, then click “PayPal” on the bottom. Click “Get Started” after that. (Do not enable it.)

Check the box labeled “Securely accept all major credit & debit cards on the strength of the PayPal network.” Then click “Activate PayPal”.

How to sync and combine orders on QPMN (after received order from your customers)?

For Shopify

Step 4: Create Purchase Order

You will need to create purchase order to start receiving orders from customer. Go to Products, select “Purchase Orders” and click “Create Purchase Order”. Fill in all the required information and click “Browse” on Add Products to add products that you would like to sell on your shop. Click Save as Draft. After that, click “Mark as Ordered” to indicate that the purchase was approved by your supplier.

How to sync and combine orders on QPMN (after received order from your customers)?

For WooCommerce

Step 4-1: Combine orders

Login to your shop’s administrator account. Click “WooCommerce” and click “Orders”. Then, click “On Hold”. (Newly received orders with offline payment such as bank transfer, will remain in an “On hold” status. If the order status is already changed to “processing”, you can skip the following 2 steps.)

Change the status from “On hold” to “Processing”. Click “Update” after that. Then, the status will be updated to “Processing”.

Step 4-2: Combine order

Go to qpmarketnetwork.com and login to your account.

Click on Orders, then “Customer Orders” on the left panel. Click on “Send to QPMN” after that. (Orders received from you shop will be displayed in the records below.)

Select the order you wish to process. Then, click “Checkout”.

Confirm the products, address, shipping methods, and payment on this page before checking out. On this step, you can change the customer’s shipping address or add remarks if any changes are needed. If nothing needs to be changed, click “Next”. Click “Got to Payment” after that.