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This article provides an overview of the Contribute add-on functionality in inRiver.
Contribute is intended for organizations that want external parties to contribute to specific stages of the product information enrichment process. Contributors can be suppliers, copywriters, image and media producers etc. and each contributor get a contribute portal to start the enrichment.
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Each external contributor have their own personal dashboard, similar to Enrich. Read more in this article.
Below is an overview of the Contribute start page interface in the Web Portal:
You can specify which entity types (Product, Item, Resource etc.) and fields the contributors can view and edit. You can also filter the displayed entities of the selected entity type according to specified CVL values.
You can also chose that as soon as your contributors have made any edits or uploads, to see a Pending Import in Supplier Onboarding where you can check the updates and uploads before approving them and importing them into inRiver.
The below picture illustrates the Pending functionality on a product, awaiting your approval.
Benefits to Using the Web Portal
Benefits to Marketing Teams
Benefits to Suppliers and Vendors
|Go to market faster– enable multiple teams and partners to collaborate seamlessly||Simplicity– visually locate the entire batch of product data all in one place|
|Streamline processes– enrich product information at the source to meet deadlines and production schedules without confusion||Completeness– quickly identify any gaps of missing data from the shelf|
|Build better product stories– engage and delight customers with the best product content.||Efficiency– no more headaches to easily get the right information to your business partners or resellers|
|Partner effectively– allow partners to control their own information for the best data and end results.||Collaboration seamlessly– present a comprehensive and stocked digital shelf seamlessly|
Contribute is an inRiver add-on functionality that can be added to your license.