Oodles

The platform for sign makers

Stressful this business, isn’t it? We feel your pain.

WorksThing was built by sign makers, for sign makers. We’ve been surveying, designing and installing graphics for decades. We know what goes wrong. And how to increase the chances of it going right.

Everything we’ve learned is baked into WorksThing. Give your production team the tools to deliver projects on time, every time. And give your sales team the confidence to build, quote and track progress.

Confidence looks good on you.

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Live chat

Add a chat widget to your website – no coding needed. Answer pre-sales questions from prospects and improve client experience.

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Enquiry+

Put enquiry forms on any website (like the ones on this site). Contacts are automatically added to your customer database for follow-up.

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The Arena+

See all client chats in one place. Assign or @ team members to add them to the conversation. Chat to surveyors, installers and your own team.

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Plan

Use our step-by-step wizard to get an instant price for complex multi-part display projects. Customise with finishing options or fixings.

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Proposal document

Proposal

Create a beautiful proposal in minutes using our visual editor. Add images, diagrams and pre-written copy. Securely share with clients online.

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Approval

Optionally set a payment or project schedule. Request a deposit and take secure card payments online. Get notified when the client accepts.

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Shopping cart

Order

Turn your proposal into an order with one click. Edit financials, add or remove other items. Assign jobs to team members to prepare artwork.

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Track all active jobs in your design studio with a drag ‘n’ drop Kanban interface. Nudge clients and send reminders.

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Pin in map

Survey

Use The Surveyor on a tablet to share site conditions. Answer questions and take pictures to share with installers and your design team.

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FileCheck

Make sure your graphic files are production ready. Each item has a slot with clear dimensions. Drag each page to a slot and run a 75 step file check.

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Jigsaw pieces

Imposition

Click to send to your production. Pages are auto imposed together onto sheets or rolls to minimise waste. Batch jobs with the same substrate together.

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Workflow

Track progress of all jobs in production on a visual dashboard. Optimised for use on a tablet. Press a card to see instructions and complete each step.

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Supply chain

Get trade pricing for thousands of print, display and promo items. Complement what you do in-house with a huge catalogue of fast and niche items.

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Milestones

Invoice clients weekly, for a whole order or set invoicing stages. Perhaps 30% deposit, 40% on artwork approval and the rest on installation.

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Payment

Take credit or debit card payments securely online. Set up subscriptions and collect automatically by direct debit or card. Log offline payments.

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Accounting

Post sales invoices, payments, customers and purchases automatically into Xero or QuickBooks with our built-in integrations.

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Delivery van

Installation+

Schedule installation for your fitters. Sync their calendars so nothing gets missed. See live availability to reduce back-and-forth appointment booking.

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Sign-off+

Record proof of delivery or client acceptance. Fitters upload photos of the finished installation so your team can see what splendid a job they did.

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