The Ziflow Blog

Posted by Gary Fisher

#ZiflowHowTo: Video Proofing with Ziflow

Ziflow supports a wide range of file types to help you and your team tackle all types of creative projects - including video. All of Ziflow's markup and annotation tools are available while collaboratively reviewing videos and so are all the great commenting and feedback capabilities that streamline the entire review and approval process.   

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Posted by Gary Fisher

Why We’re Excited About the Dropbox Showcase Announcement

Dropbox recently announced Showcase, a new capability within their Dropbox Business offering. In their words, Showcase is “a new way to share that puts your work in the best light”.  As Ziflow is singularly focused on helping marketers deliver their best work, we were interested to see how we might help our joint customers make the best use of Showcase.   

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#ZiflowHowTo: How to Compare Proofs in Ziflow

One of the most tangible ways that Ziflow helps you deliver your marketing projects faster is by providing a streamlined way to review new versions of creative content, side by side.  

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#ZiflowHowTo: Using Ziflow’s Markup and Commenting Tools

Ziflow allows busy marketing teams to easily provide and collect feedback on a wide range of file types (documents, designs, etc.) within an intuitive interface, directly on the content being reviewed.  

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#ZiflowHowTo: Creating a New Proof in Ziflow

Ziflow streamlines the review and approval of creative content to help you deliver your marketing projects faster, by improving your team's collaboration, centralizing feedback and eliminating manual steps through automated workflow.

Once you've signed up for Ziflow, you're on your way to replacing email, printouts and other ad-hoc methods for reviewing your creative content.

The first step in that journey is creating a new proof. 

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#ZiflowHowTo - Convert Files to PDF Automatically

There’s a lot to love about the PDF format - the ability to compress large files, portability across the web and compatibility with almost any operating system makes it easy to work with, especially within creative and marketing teams, where activity is fast-paced and workloads are demanding.  

Now, thanks to Ziflow, marketers have a new option when it comes to leveraging PDFs as part of their workflow. Not only can Ziflow easily convert to PDF your native design files, image files or even Microsoft Office files, but they can also then use the newly minted PDFs to further work processes via notifications, file transfers or distribution actions.  For a single file or hundreds at a time.  

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Posted by Gary Fisher

#ZiflowHowTo: Automate Image Conversions With a Simple Drag and Drop

For digital marketing teams, images hold a lot of power. Pictures are an important part of any marketing campaign or collateral. With so many image extensions available the large variety of image formats may seem overwhelming.

Converting image files for review and their eventual distribution channels takes massive amounts of precious time and sometimes there's no room in the project for that kind of process.

If you have a lot of images to process, Ziflow has made it easier for you to convert images or documents by automating the manual steps of file conversion.

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#ZiflowHowTo: How to Share Files on Dropbox, Automatically

If you’re using Dropbox as your cloud storage, then you’re probably already sharing a few (or few hundred) files a day as part of your existing processes and workflow. As you start to juggle more and more projects simultaneously, manually sharing files and folders can not only start to take up more and more of your time, but can also be error-prone (sharing the wrong files, forgetting an important team member in the process, etc.).    

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#ZiflowHowTo: Automating Folder Creation With The Click of a Button

If you and your team utilize a consistent folder hierarchy as part of your marketing project management discipline, Ziflow has made it easier for you to create a new folder tree by automating the manual steps of folder creation.

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Posted by Gary Fisher

#ZiflowHowTo: Automate FTP Transfers with the Click of a Button

To support today’s wide-ranging digital channels, marketing teams tend to frequently move hundreds or even thousands of files daily. Online file sharing, such as FTP transfers can easily cause bottlenecks and other challenges if the right tools or services aren’t utilized. The ability to receive and deliver project files on a reliable basis is critical. Project and distribution delays occur when requests for files or delivery processes involve complex instructions, or even worse downloading and installing new software.

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