Frequently Asked Questions
Do you complete custom built systems for
YES – we develop online systems that enable
your organisation to manage, coordinate and develop
your own Flashmag presentations.
Can I use graphics from current print media?
YES – you can download images from your desktop
to the Flashmag system, creating your Flashmag magazine
online. The system provides a compression and cropping
tool to maximize image presentation in a foolproof
Do you create templates for clients?
YES - we create templates for all clients as part
of the initial set up fee. We can assist in your program
design and create a template that could be reused
in future campaigns.
Can I email the Flashmag?
YES – Sending the Flashmag via email is as simple
as copying a link from the system to your email out
system. This can be done via outlook and it will not
be a file attachment to the outgoing email it will
be a link to your Flashmag. If you want to have an
off site email out system including tracking we can
provide you this additional service.
Can I do it myself?
YES – After completion of the set up templates
Flashmag is designed to enable small to large business
operations to complete the Flashmag content and manage
the program themselves. We provide online support
and assistance so you are never alone.
How does Flashmag present to the recipient?
Flashmag is a clever Internet presentation tool that
mimics the appearance of a real life magazine. You
as the Interent visitor can now feel like you are
interacting with a real time magazine.
How do I manage the system?
Each client has access to an online administration
area directly on the Internet from any computer. Each
client creates and manages their Flashmag online.
The online administration area has a help area that
will guide you through the process from start to finish.
The material is current from the moment you publish
it. If you make a mistake and need to change something
ten changes will appear next time a visito opens the
How do I insert my material?
Your text should first be developed in word to save
any problems with getting your message correct and
checking for spelling. Images are so easy to install,
crop and to compress for this web application. You
don't need too much prepreparation. The image uploading
tool does most of the work.
How much does it cost?
Flashmag is a fraction of the cost of a print alternative!
Each clients package is unique. We go through a one
hour demonstration and assessment of your needs with
each new client. We then develop a quote for the setting
up of your templates and other intial set up options.
This is a one off fee according to how much time is
estimated for development. You may ask us to assist
with graphics or text design or program concepts.
Additional work will be charged on an hourly basis.
There is an ongoing monthly running fee that will
be dependent on numbers of participants and potential
numbers of recipients.
If you manage My Flashmag program for me
what does that cost?
Flashmag is relatively simple to use so managing
the system yourself is likely to be the most cost
effective option. Alternatively to ensure against
issues with design and functionality we provide support
and creative design on an hourly cost basis.
Do I need to host this on my website server?
NO. Flashmag monthly service fee accounts for the
hosting cost of running Flashmag. You pay NO bandwidth
fees over and above the monthly service fee.
What extras are available?
Extra include emailout tool with tracking tool.
Business consulting advice.
Post audit analysis and reporting.
Additional support to clients above basic needs.
Paid Advertising in Flashmag.
Do I get value for my money?
Flashmag is probably the most ground breaking technology
on the Internet today. Closing the gap between old
age communications and new age communications has
in the past been too expensive. The gap between print
media and Internet communications has been slashed
to be an innovative business decision at a fraction
of the cost of print.
Flashmag will save organisations thousands of dollars
on print media and design. It will also place your
company at the leading edge of this technology application
and increase your brand value.
Flashmag’s ability to create a new campaign
quickly, cheaply and deliver it to consumers fast
will result in more campaigns, more promotional activity
and more imformation disemmination than you ever thought
possible. Flashmag will be well within your budget.
THERE is absolutley no question as to VALUE for money
of this Flashmag product.
Let us prove this to you.
How long does it take to set up?
Depending on your needs some clients can be setup
within days, whilst others require specific customization.
Most development work should not exceed four weeks
from a signed contract and receipt of a deposit.
If I gave you material today how long before
it is online?
Depending on your project we would expect it to be
online within 5 working days.
How do the 2 advertising pages work?
Each magazine contains two pages dedicated to online
advertising. These pages have a negotiated value which
each client. If the client does not want to have advertising
in the magazine they will be required to reimburse
Flashmag the value of those pages at the negotiated
rate within the contract.
You as the client can pay for those pages and then
on sell them to your own clients. Alternately Flashmag
will onsell this advertising to a non competing entity.
Is there a contract to sign?
YES – there is a contact to sign. This contact
also details your obligations relating to email privacy
and other online communications standards. Our minmum
contract period is 6 months.