Just like every other online store owner, you’re using spreadsheets to update your Houzz store and you hate them. Well… it was dueling pistols at dawn for Venzee and spreadsheets…and spreadsheets lost. Ouch!
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Updated Your Houzz Store is Now Child’s Play
Just like every other online store owner, you’re using spreadsheets to update your Houzz store and you
hate them. Well… it was dueling pistols at dawn for Venzee and spreadsheets…and spreadsheets lost.
So, what now? How are you going to create and update product records now that spreadsheets are six
Venzee is a cloud based, product information management (PIM) platform that makes it possible for
Houzz merchants to create and update product records in a snap…leaving behind the hassle of building
those HUGE spreadsheets everyone hates.
How it works:
Step 1: Sign Up Without A Credit Card
Signup for Venzee is uber-easy and free. Within seconds you’ll be up and running importing the product
data spreadsheets your suppliers share with you. Once you’re done, this information will become your
How do I import data into Venzee?
How do suppliers share data with their retailers via Venzee?
Step 2: Your Houzz Template
Now that your product data mangement has been uploaded to Venzee, head over to Dynamic Data and
click the “Add” button. Find and select your Houzz template and then click Next.
How do I create a template?
Step 3: Match Attributes to Fields
Map the attributes in your source data (name, size, color, etc.) with the fields in the Houzz template.
(Refer to the tool tip on the right of the field for additional info on what goes where.)
During this part of the process you have some pretty neat features like the ability to create tables, add
padding, and do math calculations. You don’t have to do anything fancy. However, the option is there if
you’re feeling adventurous. You can even create brand new content by combining your source data
with the template’s fields. Remember…at this point your working on the transformation of product
records in bulk. That saves you both time and money!
How do I create a Dynamic Collection?
How do I import images into Venzee?
Step 4: Generate
After you make sure all the required fields have been completed, click “Generate” and you’re all set.
Your Source Data has been transformed into Houzz-ready product records! To view your newly created
Dynamic Collection, click “Export” to get the download link sent to your email . Use this file to import
products and updates to your Houzz store.
The Cherry on Top
Whenever your Source Data is updated by your supplier, manufacturer, or anyone on the team, the
Houzz-compatible version is updated too! This ensures accurate and up-to-date product information
across your supply chain!