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DAM software & digital asset management: storing original files unaltered

4th February 2015

Realising revenue from digital assets

Realising revenue from digital assets isn’t limited to just pictures and videos of course, all kinds of things can be stored and offered for sale on a commercial digital asset management system or digital library. For example –

  • Pictures and videos – of course!
  • Audio files – speech as well as music.
  • PDF format files.
  • Word document files.
  • Excel files.
  • Powerpoint presentations.
  • Books in digital format.
  • Database files.
  • In fact, any kind of file!

iBase digital asset management and commercial digital library systems support all file types.

storing original files unaltered

Key points for commercial sites

To make the most of your presence on the web you need –

  • A really good looking shop window – your website.
  • Excellent browse, search and preview features.
  • Supporting information about each item, including price details.
  • Zoom for images, with watermarks if required.
  • Streaming for video and audio clips.
  • Page by page presentation of multi-page items.
  • A clear statement of who and where you are.
  • Easy to find and read terms and conditions.
  • A straightforward means of receiving payments – more on this below.

iBase digital asset management and commercial digital library systems provide all of these, with unique and individual site design.

Orders, payments and fulfilment

There are several ways in which customer orders and payments might be handled.

For digital files

  • Online payment and an automatic download link sent to the client.
  • Online payment then sales department authorisation for a download link to be sent to the client.
  • Online payment and the order details sent to a sales department for fulfilment.
  • Online order with the details sent to a sales department for ‘manual’ billing and fulfilment.

For physical items

  • Online payment and the order details sent to a sales department for fulfilment.
  • Online order with the details sent to a sales department for ‘manual’ billing and fulfilment.

iBase digital asset management and commercial digital library systems support all of these options.

To find out more, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

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