Note: This product is an add-on to your BLOX website, for information about adding it please contact your regional sales rep. If you are not sure who your sales rep is, or you do not have their contact information, please contact TownNews Customer Support by submitting a ticket through your BLOX CMS admin (for more information see Ticket Workspace) or by going to the TownNews.com Customer Support page. Or you can call 800-293-9576.


Upsells

In Upsells, admins can create Upsell options for ads that are created on the front-end by clicking on New.

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To create a new upsell, select the + New button, and then choose the correct upsell from the dropdown menu. Upsells include: Style OnlyStock ImageCustom ImageOnline Ad Properties, Additional Category, and YouTube Video. 

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You can also create a new Upsell Package from an existing by right clicking on it and then select Duplicate from the alternate menu.

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Style Only Upsell

Within the Style Only Upsell window, admins can modify the style of an Upsell. The Style Only Upsell window consists of three bed windows: ConfigurationStyle, and Packages.

Configuration

Within the Configuration, admins can set up basic settings for an Upsell.

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Display Name: The name of an Upsell. This field is required.

Description: The description of an Upsell can be included. This description will be available for users on the front-end.

Formula: A formula can be added. Formulas are used to configure the rates for the different Packages and Upsells within Ad-Owl. For more information about Formulas, please view the following documentation: Formulas and What Are Formulas?

Disable On Front-End Checkbox: Prevents this Upsell from being used on the site's front-end. It will still be available for use in preview mode.

Style

Within the Style, admins can modify the style of an Upsell. To add a new style, select the + Add button. This will open an Edit Style Rule window.

The Style is set up in the same way as the Default Style  when publications are being created. For more information on modifying styles, please view the following section on Default Style .

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Packages

Within the Packages, admins can select the package(s) that should be made available within an upsell. Place a checkmark in front of the package(s) that you would like included.

Style only Upsell Packages are modified in the same way as category packages. For more information on modifying packages, please view the following section on Packages.

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Print

Within Print, admins can set up an Upsell that will allow readers who are requesting an online ad to also place their ad into the print edition. 

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NOTE: Readers will have the opportunity to "change their minds" and uncheck the Print Upsell before reaching the conclusion of the ad-owl process. 


NOTE: If a Print upsell is part of a free package, the package must be changed to conditionally free or the pricing formula will not work correctly.


Stock Image Upsell

Within the Stock Image Upsell window, admin users can modify the style of an upsell. The Stock image upsell window consists of three bed windows: ConfigurationStyle, and Packages.

Configuration

Within the Configuration, admins can set up basic settings for an Upsell.

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Display Name: The name of an Upsell. This field is required.

Description: The description of an Upsell can be included. This description will be available for users on the front-end.

Formula: A formula can be added. Formulas are used to configure the rates for the different Packages and Upsells within Ad-Owl. For more information about Formulas, please view the following documentation: Formulas and What Are Formulas?

Disable On Front-End checkbox: Prevents this Upsell from being used on the site's front-end. It will still be available for use in preview mode.

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Style

Within Style, admin users can modify the style of an Upsell. To add a new style, select the + Add button. This will open an Edit Style Rule window.

The Style is set up in the same way as the Default Style  when publications are being created. For more information on modifying styles, please view the following section on the Default Style .

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Packages

Within the Packages, admin users can select the package(s) that you want to make available within the selected upsell. Place a checkmark in front of the package(s) that you would like included.

Stock Image Upsell Packages are modified in the same way as category packages. To learn more about modifying packages, please see the section on Packages.

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Custom Image Upsell

Within the Custom Image Upsell window, admins can modify the style of an Upsell. The Custom Image Upsell window consists of three bed windows:ConfigurationStyle, and Packages.

Configuration

Within the Configuration, admins can set up basic settings for an Upsell.

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Display Name: The name of an Upsell. This field is required.

Description: The description of an Upsell can be included. This description will be available for users on the front-end.

Formula: A formula can be added. Formulas are used to configure the rates for the different Packages and Upsells within Ad-Owl. For more information about Formulas, please view the following documentation: Formulas and What Are Formulas?

Disable On Front-End checkbox: Prevents an upsell from being used on the site's front-end. It will still be available for use in preview mode.

Image Dimension Constraints: Utilize the Minimum Width and Minimum Height fields to specify image dimension constraints.

Style

Within the Style, admins can modify the style of an upsell. To add a new style, select the + Add button. This will open an Edit Style Rule window.

The Style  is set up in the same way as the Default Style when publications are being created. For more information on modifying styles, please view the following section on the Default Style .

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Packages

Within the Packages , admins can select the package(s) that you want to make available within a selected upsell. Place a checkmark in front of the package(s) that you would like included.

Custom Image Upsell Packages are modified in the same way as category packages. For more information on modifying packages, please view the following section on Packages.

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Online Ad Properties Upsell

Within the Online Ad Properties Upsell window, admins can modify the style of an Upsell. The Online Ad Properties Upsell window consists of three bed windows: ConfigurationStyle, and Packages, as well as, five accordions nested within the right-hand side of the Edit Online ad properties upsell window. These include: Markets, Keywords, Site TagsFlags, and Other

Configuration

Within the Configuration, admin users can set up basic settings for an Upsell.

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Display Name: The name of an Upsell. This field is required.

Description: The description of an Upsell can be included. This description will be available for users on the front-end.

Formula: A formula can be added. Formulas are used to configure the rates for the different Packages and Upsells within Ad-Owl. For more information about Formulas, please view the following documentation: Formulas and What Are Formulas?

Disable On Front-End checkbox: Prevents this Upsell from being used on the site's front-end. It will still be available for use in preview mode.

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Style

Within the Style, admin users can modify the style of an Upsell. To add a new style, select the + Add button. This will open an Edit Style Rule window.

The Style is set up in the same way as the Default Style  when publications are being created. For more information on modifying styles, please view the following section on the Default Style .

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Packages

Within the Packages, admin users can select the package(s) that should be made available within an selected upsell. Place a checkmark in front of the package(s) that you would like included.

Online Ad Properties Upsell Packages are modified in the same way as category packages. To learn more about modifying packages, please see the section on Packages.

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Markets

Within Markets, admin users can select the market(s) that an upsell can be apart of. To add a market, select the + Add button. This will open a Select one or more markets window. Place a checkmark in front of the market(s) that you would like to include. Choose the Select button to confirm, and then the Save button within the Edit Online Ad Properties Upsell window to finalize your changes.

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Keywords

Within Keywords, admins can add a keyword(s) to an Upsell. To add a keyword(s), select the + Add button. Next, add the keyword(s) that would like to be included. Select the Save button within the Edit Online Ad Properties Upsell window to finalize your changes. Keywords are given to the ad as-is when an order is placed. 

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Site Tags

Within the Site Tags, admins can add a website that you would like to be associated an upsell. Site tags are generally used for the purpose of copying content between sites. To add a website, select the + Add button. This will open a Select Site Tags window. Place a checkmark in front of the website(s) that you would like to include. Choose the Select Tags button to confirm, and then the Save button within the Edit Online Ad Properties Upsell window to finalize your changes.

To learn more about Site Tags, please see the document on the Tags.

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Flags

Within Flags, admins can add a flag(s) to an Upsell. To add a Flag(s), select the + Add button. Next, add the flag(s) that would like to be included. Select the Save button within the Edit Online Ad Properties Upsell window to finalize your changes.

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Other

Within Other, admins can add a Display Priority value to an Upsell. Simply add a numeric value within the Display Priority field, and then select the Save button within the Edit Online Ad Properties Upsell window to finalize your changes.

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Additional Category Upsell

Within the Additional Category Upsell window, admins can modify the style of your Upsell. The Additional Category Upsell window consists of three bed windows:ConfigurationStyle, and Packages.

Configuration

Within Configuration, admins can set up basic settings for your Upsell.

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Display Name: The name of an Upsell. This field is required.

Description: The description of an upsell can be included. This description will be available for users on the front-end.

Formula: A formula can be added. Formulas are used to configure the rates for the different Packages and Upsells within Ad-Owl. For more information about Formulas, please view the following documentation: Formulas and What Are Formulas?

Disable On Front-End checkbox: Prevents this Upsell from being used on the site's front-end. It will still be available for use in preview mode.

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Style

Within the Style, admin users can modify the style of an Upsell. To add a new style, select the + Add button. This will open an Edit Style Rule window.

The Style is set up in the same way as the Default Style when Publications are being created. For more information on modifying style, please view the following section on the Default Style .

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Packages

Within the Packages, admins can select the package(s) that you want to make available within a selected Upsell. Place a checkmark in front of the package(s) that you would like included.

Additional Upsell Packages are modified in the same way as category packages. To learn more about modifying packages, please see the section on Packages.

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Tags