Resources

Whether you are just dipping your toe into ecommerce or are a fully fledged online business, this section contains all sorts of information, hints and tips aimed at making your life easier.

What’s missing? Ask the Zoo Keeper, and if appropriate we’ll turn your query into an FAQ or article.

How to use our Templates

All of our labels have Microsoft Word templates you can download for free. These are our tips on using them.

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Zenstores Compatible Labels

We were recently contacted by the great folks over at Zenstores to let us know that their customers were listing us as their preferred suppliers of Integrated Labels; because of this Zenstores went ahead and added compatibility with a number of our labels! We’re insanely grateful they’ve done this and you can now use the […]

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Secure Voucher

Using Coupons, Vouchers and Gift Vouchers in Online Stores

The use of coupons, vouchers and gift vouchers when selling online is increasingly common. It’s worth knowing some of the options available so that you hit the right target audience; it’s also worth knowing some of the pitfalls! The majority of e-commerce packages contain an area where you can set up coupons or voucher codes. […]

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Setting up Integrated Labels in Shopify

I’ve just been asked about setting up integrated labels in Shopify and which of our range are the best to use.  I’ve had a look around and I’ve realised that I was asked exactly the same question almost exactly a year ago! Unfortunately nobody at the Zoo uses Shopify; so the last time I was […]

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Fooman Set-up Magento Integrated Labels

Another way to Set-up Magento Integrated Labels

We’ve been asked by one of our customers if any our Integrated Labels were compatible with the ‘Fooman PDF Customiser’ extension for Magento. I’m sorry to say that we didn’t have a clue! Happily Kristof ‘the guy behind Fooman’ jumped into our Twitter conversation to provide a link to their instructions on ‘How To… change the custom […]

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Set-up a Linnworks Invoice with an Integrated Label

We’ve been asked in the past ‘which integrated labels work with a Linnworks Invoice’? We’ve always pointed customers to the labels we’ve know to be most popular with other Linnworks customers. Recently however we got hold of a copy of ‘Linnworks Order Management’ and realised how easy it was to setup and adjust a Linnworks invoice to […]

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Tools

Productivity Tools for Small Businesses

Over on our Twitter feed (@LabelsZoo) we’ve been running a set of Tweets titled Productivity Tools of the Day. There are some great bits of free and cheap software out there that can really make day to day tasks easier for small businesses.  I thought I’d take the chance to pull them together in one […]

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pickPack

Easy Magento Integrated Label Set-up

Looking for quick and easy way to set-up integrated labels in your Magento back end? Moove on over to Moogento and check out their pickPack module. What they say: Make it memorable: pickPack produces beautiful Packing Sheets and Invoices – don’t drop the ball with your company’s image at the first point of physical contact. Increase […]

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Advice on Label Quality versus Price

One of the common issues that we hear about is users of Integrated Labels getting increasingly frustrated with quality. This is of course forms part of the balance of quality versus price. There is a lot of information on the web around Integrated Labels, but still people remain confused. Hopefully this post provides a few […]

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Origami Lion

How to Make an Origami Lion

  At Labels Zoo we’re very proud of the way our website looks,  we get a lot of positve comments from customers who love the animals almost as much as we do. I love them so much I’ve been working through the animals to see which ones I can create with origami. I now have […]

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Lion

Printing Tips and Tricks for new Integrated Labels users

Here at the zoo we’re often asked for advice on printing integrated labels from a vairiey of ecommerce front ends and assorted bits of software. This is a lion’s den and there many variables that impact on your print. • Which label layout do you need? • What printer are you using and does it […]

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Label Materials

Here at Labels Zoo we know how most of our products are used and we use the right material for the right job. For example our Packaging labels use a Hi Tack permanent adhesive as we want these to stay stuck on virtually any packaging material. However we know that most customers like to know […]

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A couple of quick tips for Linnworks users.

We know a number of our customers use Linnworks to manage multiple selling channels. Linnworks very kindly supply the occasional  workshop video on how to get the most out of their software so I thought I’d pull together a couple of these videos for you to have a look at. Obviously the one I’ll point you […]

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Nice Package!

As we supply a product which is used as part of the dispatch process, I thought I’d write an article on packaging. I’d decided to cover the best products to use alongside our labels. The best envelopes and boxes, good ways to protect your item; that sort of thing. Then I remembered that many of […]

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Integrated Label

What are Integrated Labels?

The Basics: An Integrated Label is one (or more) sticky labels embedded into an A4 sheet. Commonly integrated labels are used to print picking slips or invoices and a shipping label in one pass.  Uses can include: Single Labels: Delivery address Double Labels: Delivery address and return address Delivery address and marketing information. Triple Labels […]

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Mail Merge

Mail Merge Using Word and Excel 2003

The following instructions show how to mail merge using Word and Excel 2003. These instructions can be helpful to merge data from an Excel spreadsheet into pretty much any document; they are however even more useful for merging names and addresses into any of our integrated labels. 1: Use Excel to create a list of names and […]

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What does my Invoice need to show?

Printing your Invoice on Integrated Label paper is one thing, but knowing what you have to include is another.

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Storing Integrated Labels

Our products have been made and packed so that they are in an optimum state when you put them in your printer. Find out how to keep them that way!

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