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The Beginner’s Guide to Print Studio

The Print Studio in SAGE Online is your one-stop shop for creating your own custom catalogs or flyers, as well as ordering pre-made Ready-to-Go Catalogs or creating digital flip catalogs. With the Print Studio, you can easily make custom print products for any event or occasion.

Here’s our step-by-step guide for how to use the SAGE Print Studio to create and order your own custom catalogs, flyers, and more.

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How to Order Ready-to-Go Catalogs

  • Log into SAGE Online
  • Click on Print Studio in the left menu.
  • Under Ready to Go, select your theme. There are 12 different themes to choose from, all pre-filled with promotional products to inspire your clients. Double-click a catalog and click Yes when asked to create a Ready-to-Go catalog.
  • Your new catalog will now be listed under My Publications. Double click the catalog title to open it.
  • Edit your title and description as needed, and select a client from the drop-down menu. Click the red arrow to go to the next step.
  • Everything in these catalogs is pre-designed for you. Add your logo to the cover by clicking Design Your Cover, then click Add Logo and add your logo wherever you please. Click Save to save your changes.
  • You can also add your logo on the back cover by navigating to the Back Cover page and following the same steps. Click the red arrow to move to the next step when you’re ready.
  • All the products have been pre-chosen for you to make these catalogs ready to go! If you would like to make changes to any of the product information, just select a product and make any necessary changes.
  • Under Proof Your Publication, double-check to make sure everything looks good and then you’re ready to go! You can order catalogs by clicking Start an Order, or send a PDF or digital flip book by clicking Email Flipbook, Copy Flipbook URL, or Save as PDF.
  • Log into SAGE Online
  • SAGE Print Studio
  • Click on Print Studio in the left menu.
  • SAGE Print Studio
  • Under Ready to Go, select your theme. There are 12 different themes to choose from, all pre-filled with promotional products to inspire your clients. Double-click a catalog and click Yes when asked to create a Ready-to-Go catalog.
  • SAGE Print Studio
  • Your new catalog will now be listed under My Publications. Double click the catalog title to open it.
  • SAGE Print Studio
  • Edit your title and description as needed, and select a client from the drop-down menu. Click the red arrow to go to the next step.
  • SAGE Print Studio
  • Everything in these catalogs is pre-designed for you. Add your logo to the cover by clicking Design Your Cover, then click Add Logo and add your logo wherever you please. Click Save to save your changes.
  • SAGE Print Studio
  • You can also add your logo on the back cover by navigating to the Back Cover page and following the same steps. Click the red arrow to move to the next step when you’re ready.
  • SAGE Print Studio
  • All the products have been pre-chosen for you to make these catalogs ready to go! If you would like to make changes to any of the product information, just select a product and make any necessary changes.
  • SAGE Print Studio
  • Under Proof Your Publication, double-check to make sure everything looks good and then you’re ready to go! You can order catalogs by clicking Start an Order, or send a PDF or digital flip book by clicking Email Flipbook, Copy Flipbook URL, or Save as PDF.
  • SAGE Print Studio
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Did you know?

In the Print Studio, you can send your custom catalogs to clients as digital flip books or PDFs! Simply click on Copy Flipbook URL or Save as PDF and you’ve got a perfect digital option at no cost to you.

How to Create a Custom Catalog

  • Click New next to My Publications to begin a new project.
  • Choose your publication type. For this example, we’ll create a Digest Catalog. Give your catalogs a name and description, and choose a client from the drop-down menu if applicable. Then click the arrow in the bottom right-hand corner to move to the next step.
  • Click Design Your Cover. You can upload your own custom cover or choose from one of our stock covers and add your logo.
  • To upload your own cover, click Upload Custom Cover. You can upload from your computer or from a web link. Select your image, upload, and adjust as necessary.
  • To use a stock cover, select a cover from the options at the bottom of the window. Add your logo to the cover by clicking Add Logo and moving your logo to the desired location. Once you are satisfied with your cover, click Save.
  • Now, go to the Page Layout tab and select your page layout. This determines how many products will appear on each page and how they will be arranged. You can also change the layout on specific pages as needed.
  • Click on the Back Cover tab to design your back cover and follow the same steps that you did for the front cover. You can upload your own design or use one of our stock designs.
  • Under the Options tab, you can customize your catalog further by toggling whether or not to include product pricing and an index page. Click the toggle button to change your selection. Once you are satisfied with your catalog’s design, click on the arrow to go to the next section.
  • Now you can add products to your catalog. To add a product from scratch, click on Add Blank Product and enter the product information. Upload a product image by clicking Upload and selecting from your computer.
  • You can also add products from the File Center. Click on Add Product from File Center to select items that you’ve saved to your files. You can edit the product information as needed. You can also change the order of products in your catalog by selecting a product and clicking Move Left or Move Right or by dragging and dropping items into your preferred positions.
  • To add items from a product search, tag the items you’d like to add and either drag and drop them onto the Print Studio tab or click +Publications and select the catalog you’re working on.
  • Add custom pages to your catalog by clicking Add Custom Page. You can upload a custom full page image, or go to the Text & Images tab to add your own text and images in the rich text editor.
  • Once you have added all your products and custom pages and arranged them to your liking, click the red arrow to move to the next section.
  • Proofread your publication by flipping through the pages and ensuring that you’re satisfied with the design and layout. Any issues with your catalog will be noted in red under the Notes section so you can make necessary adjustments. If everything looks good, you are ready to order!
  • Click New next to My Publications to begin a new project.
  • Filter and Export Orders
  • Choose your publication type. For this example, we’ll create a Digest Catalog. Give your catalogs a name and description, and choose a client from the drop-down menu if applicable. Then click the arrow in the bottom right-hand corner to move to the next step.
  • Filter and Export Orders
  • Click Design Your Cover. You can upload your own custom cover or choose from one of our stock covers and add your logo.
  • Filter and Export Orders
  • To upload your own cover, click Upload Custom Cover. You can upload from your computer or from a web link. Select your image, upload, and adjust as necessary.
  • Filter and Export Orders
  • To use a stock cover, select a cover from the options at the bottom of the window. Add your logo to the cover by clicking Add Logo and moving your logo to the desired location. Once you are satisfied with your cover, click Save.
  • Filter and Export Orders
  • Now, go to the Page Layout tab and select your page layout. This determines how many products will appear on each page and how they will be arranged. You can also change the layout on specific pages as needed.
  • Filter and Export Orders
  • Click on the Back Cover tab to design your back cover and follow the same steps that you did for the front cover. You can upload your own design or use one of our stock designs.
  • Filter and Export Orders
  • Under the Options tab, you can customize your catalog further by toggling whether or not to include product pricing and an index page. Click the toggle button to change your selection. Once you are satisfied with your catalog’s design, click on the arrow to go to the next section.
  • Filter and Export Orders
  • Now you can add products to your catalog. To add a product from scratch, click on Add Blank Product and enter the product information. Upload a product image by clicking Upload and selecting from your computer.
  • Filter and Export Orders
  • You can also add products from the File Center. Click on Add Product from File Center to select items that you’ve saved to your files. You can edit the product information as needed. You can also change the order of products in your catalog by selecting a product and clicking Move Left or Move Right or by dragging and dropping items into your preferred positions.
  • Filter and Export Orders
  • To add items from a product search, tag the items you’d like to add and either drag and drop them onto the Print Studio tab or click +Publications and select the catalog you’re working on.
  • Filter and Export Orders
  • Add custom pages to your catalog by clicking Add Custom Page. You can upload a custom full page image, or go to the Text & Images tab to add your own text and images in the rich text editor.
  • Filter and Export Orders
  • Once you have added all your products and custom pages and arranged them to your liking, click the red arrow to move to the next section.
  • Filter and Export Orders
  • Proofread your publication by flipping through the pages and ensuring that you’re satisfied with the design and layout. Any issues with your catalog will be noted in red under the Notes section so you can make necessary adjustments. If everything looks good, you are ready to order!
  • Filter and Export Orders
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Did you Know?

When you order your custom catalogs and flyers to be printed, we print them in-house and ship them to you from our warehouse in Addison, TX! Our printing service makes creating custom materials affordable and timely. Your order typically ships in just two business days!

How to Order Catalogs or Flyers

  • Once you have a custom catalog or flyer ready to order, click on the green Start an Order button.
  • This will open a new window where you can place your order. First, select your desired quantity by entering a number under “How many would you like to order?”. This will update your subtotal automatically, so there are no surprises. You can also enter an optional reference for this order.
  • Click the red arrow to go to the next step. Your contact information will automatically populate, but you can make any necessary changes by clicking on the field you want to edit. Your “ship to” information will be the same as contact by default, but if you’d like to ship elsewhere, simply uncheck “Same as contact” and enter the shipping information. If you are shipping to a client, make sure to check the box for “Ship blind (to client)”.
  • Next, select your shipping method. You can choose from a variety of shipping options, or if you’re local to the DFW area in Texas, you can opt to pick your order up from our warehouse for free.
  • Enter your payment details for a secure checkout.
  • Lastly, review your order to make sure everything looks good to go. If everything is correct, you’re ready! Just click Place Order and we’ll get started on printing your catalogs. Note that orders are typically processed within 2-3 business days.
  • Once you have a custom catalog or flyer ready to order, click on the green Start an Order button.
  • Run Reports
  • This will open a new window where you can place your order. First, select your desired quantity by entering a number under “How many would you like to order?”. This will update your subtotal automatically, so there are no surprises. You can also enter an optional reference for this order.
  • Run Reports
  • Click the red arrow to go to the next step. Your contact information will automatically populate, but you can make any necessary changes by click on the field you want to edit. Your “ship to” information will be the same as contact by default, but if you’d like to ship elsewhere, simply uncheck “Same as contact” and enter the shipping information. If you are shipping to a client, make sure to check the box for “Ship blind (to client)”.
  • Run Reports
  • Next, select your shipping method. You can choose from a variety of shipping options, or if you’re local to the DFW area in Texas, you can opt to pick your order up from our warehouse for free.
  • Run Reports
  • Enter your payment details for a secure checkout.
  • Run Reports
  • Lastly, review your order to make sure everything looks good to go. If everything is correct, you’re ready! Just click Place Order and we’ll get started on printing your catalogs. Note that orders are typically processed within 2-3 business days.
  • Run Reports
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Things to Know:

The Print Studio in SAGE Online makes creating your own custom catalogs and flyers easy, fast, and affordable. From pre-created, Ready-to-Go catalogs to fully custom creations, there’s a perfect print solution for everyone. For a more in-depth tutorial, sign up for a free, live demo.

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