The ability for companies to be able to edit a PDF themselves can prove invaluable, whether a minor amendment is required, a significant rewrite or changes to design elements, having the tools in place to facilitate these quickly and easily offers a wealth of benefits.
Meeting the Needs of the Customer
Meeting the needs of the customer is paramount, and the ability to be proactive as well as reactive in areas such as offering the latest company information is crucial. From updated pricing, product images and specifications to bespoke form generation, being able to make necessary amendments to existing documents quickly could be difference between a sale being won or lost.
Difficulty in Gaining Access to Original Files
You may need to edit a PDF if problems are being experienced when trying to access the source file, this can be caused by any number of reasons including if a file has corrupted, if it has been lost in the process of say an employee leaving the company, or it may have been originated by an external source which is no longer used by the company. However the difficulty has arisen being able solve the issue by editing an existing PDF version of the file avoids the costs in both time and resources of having to start again from scratch.
Reducing Costs of External Sources
The correction of errors found in documents or the deletion of obsolete information may result in the need to edit a PDF. If the amendments that are necessary can be carried out in-house this in turn avoids the need to pay external sources such as design agencies for changes which can prove costly.
Avoiding Delays and Costly Printing
Speed of delivery is of the essence and in order to avoid delays that can be incurred whilst waiting for external sources or even Head Office to update documentation it may be necessary to edit PDFs yourself. Having the resources to facilitate making these changes will again save time and money, with further cost saving benefits enjoyed by directly editing PDFs as opposed to printing out the contents of the documentation being worked on.