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.

In the Works

  • Direct IndieMe Link
  • Artist Specials Pop-Ups
  • Quick Reg for Buyers

October 2018

Enhancement FOR BUYERS

Updated and enhanced search results. Now when you search, results are more relevant making it easier for buyers to find exactly what they are looking for.

New FOR ARTISTS

Inventory Management - You choose if you wish to monitor and manage your inventory or if you choose not to. To use Inventory Management select yes. When adding an item you will be prompted to enter an amount. If your item is out of stock the buyer will be notified during checkout. If you select no to Inventory Management, the buyer will not be notified during checkout.

New FOR ARTISTS

Artist Referral Program - invite a fellow artist to join IndieMe and you both earn $25 credit on your account.

New FOR ARTISTS

New to IndieMe? Let us help you set up your shop. Send us your line sheet and link to your Dropbox folder and we will upload your first 100 products free!

Enhancement FOR ARTISTS

Related Products - you can now search and sort your products when adding Related Products. Last month we added when items are selected as related they are now auto reciprocal related.

Enhancement FOR ARTISTS

Etsy Import - with the unfortunate news that Etsy Wholesale was closing, we wanted to make sure all Etsy artists could upload their csv file of their Etsy shop onto their IndieMe store. If you have an Etsy shop be sure to store your photo's in a dropbox just in case Etsy shuts the server down. Know a wholesale Etsy artist or buyer who needs a new Marketplace? Send them our way!

Enhancement FOR ALL

Variant Images - you are now able to add an image to your variances. Add multiple images to your product and then select from those images to add to a specific variant!

Enhancement FOR ALL

Orders - we added the order number to the printed order and at the bottom you will now find total number of sku's ordered.

NEW! FOR ALL

Limited Listing Feature - Have the ability to reach over 20k qualified buyers with our Limited Listing feature. Be found on the IndieMe Marketplace.
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Enhancement FOR ARTISTS

On Hold - added the ability to toggle items to On Hold or Off Hold status in bulk.

Enhancement FOR ALL

Rating System - now artists and buyers can leave a star rating and comments when an order is marked shipped.

Enhancement FOR ARTISTS

Featured & Premiere Ads - added search feature when ordering ads. Find that specific product quickly!

Enhancement FOR ALL

Remember Me - now the site will store your login information for 90 days.

Enhancement FOR ALL

Related Items - when items are selected as related they are now auto reciprocal.

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.
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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.
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Enhancement FOR ARTISTS

You are now able to edit and sort your store categories so they view in the order you desire.
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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.
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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!

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.

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.

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.

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!
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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.