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Aluminize

Aluminize takes ordinary photographs and turn them into frameless, standalone artwork. Images are printed onto a light weight sheet of aluminum, making them durable and even waterproof.

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MisterArt

MisterArt.com was launched in 1996, in the very early days of online shopping. For over 15 years, we have maintained our status as the world’s largest source for discount arts and crafts supplies online. Whether a diehard painter, sculptor, photographer, scrapbooker, mixed media artist, encaustics guru, student or artisan of any kind, we offer the materials, solutions, and tools they need at the prices they love. We have tens of thousands of items designed for both the professional and amateur artist, as well as students and teachers. Members of our VIP Savings Club receive preferred pricing throughout the MisterArt.com website. 

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Go Daddy: Web hosting, #1 Domain Register, State-of-the-art drag and drop web design


            














Constant Contact

Constant Contact includes:

  • Customizable website visitor sign up form
  • Over 100 professional HTML email templates (newsletters, promos, invites and more)
  • List management and hosting (including unsubscribe and bounce mgmt); Automatic delivery in the correct format, HTML or text
  • Real–time reporting (including opens, who clicked on which links and more)

  • You can try it free for 60 days. Every free–trial includes a subscription to CC's email marketing best–practices newsletter and email campaign coaching tips.

    Constant Contact 60-Days Free Trial – no credit card required.

    According to a recent study from Constant Contact®, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTCT) building email marketing subscriber lists shines through as a consistent priority for small business owners. In the survey of more than 700 small businesses and nonprofit organizations, almost 60 percent of respondents said they are trying to grow their email subscriber list “at all times.” When ranking the reasons why, 44 percent cited bolstering repeat business or donations as the primary reason, while 39 percent said customer relationship building and 12 percent said engaging customers for referrals.

    Key findings include:

    1. 57 percent of small businesses actively try to grow their email lists at all times.
    2. 44 percent of small businesses say repeat business is the primary reason for email list building.
    3. 39 percent of small businesses say relationship building is the main reason for email list growth.
    4. More than two-thirds of small businesses train their employees to request customer contact info.
    5. 92 percent of small businesses gathering email addresses online use sign-up forms on their website.
    6. 46 percent of small businesses using online sign-up tools collect email addresses on Facebook.
    7. 64 percent of small businesses ask customers for contact information directly.
    8. Only 35 percent of small businesses use an email sign-up sheet at point of sale
    9. 42 percent of small businesses collect business cards for contact list-growth purposes
    Almost six in ten small businesses collect contact information at events via sign-up sheets.




    BLURB

    Publish your own book

    With Blurb, you’ll find all the tools you need to make your own photo book, whether you’re making a personalized a fine art book, wedding album, cookbook, baby book, travel photo book, or fundraising book. Count on bookstore-quality printing and binding, and a range of choices from Hardcover photobooks to Softcover paperbacks in an array of trim sizes. Use any of Blurb's free online book-making tools to create your own book. Learn how to publish a book and much more with the free how-to tips and tutorials and see how easy it is to make a coffee table photo book.





    PHOTOSHELTER

    New York, NY, January 31, 2013 - PhotoShelter, the worldwide leader in photography portfolio websites, sales, and marketing tools for photographers, today published results from an inaugural survey, The Photographer’s Outlook on 2013. The survey results offer an in-depth look at photographers’ top business and marketing goals, investment plans, revenue expectations, plus challenges they expect in 2013. 

    The Photographer’s Outlook on 2013 reveals that photographers are optimistic about this year. Although many are still challenged to find new clients, they feel encouraged about their business prospects and plan to dedicate time and resources to marketing, solidifying their online presence, and growing their bottom line.

    Additional findings from The Photographer’s Outlook on 2013 survey includes information on:

    Revenue and Spending:

    • 93% plan to invest to improve their photography
    • 69% expect to make most of their revenue from returning clients
    • 74% say finding new clients will be their biggest challenge

    Marketing:

    • 54% say word-of-mouth referrals is the greatest marketing channel for finding new clients
    • 68% will focus on social media to market their work
    • 73% will use Facebook to promote their photo business

    Business Tools & Planning:

    • 90% plan to improve their website
    • 76% will use Google Analytics to track and improve their website
    • 79% plan to attend more network and industry events

    Alongside the survey results, there are also helpful tips and resources, including insights on marketing, business strategy, and revenue-building. Photographers can use these tips to reach more clients and grow their business in 2013.

    The Photographer’s Outlook on 2013 survey consisted of 46 questions fielded in November 2012 to the PhotoShelter community, which includes users of PhotoShelter’s product and members of the photography community at large who receive PhotoShelter’s monthly newsletter. Over 5,000 professional and aspiring photographers worldwide responded to the survey.

    The Photographer’s Outlook on 2013 joins PhotoShelter’s ongoing series of free business guides for photographers and marketing professionals. PhotoShelter’s e-book library includes 25+ educational guides including topics such as social media, email marketing, and starting a photography business. 

    About PhotoShelter

    PhotoShelter is the leader in portfolio websites, photo sales, marketing and archiving tools for photographers. Over 74,000 photographers worldwide use PhotoShelter to power their success online, with customizable website templates, searchable photo galleries, e-commerce capabilities, and bulletproof image storage. Photographers can create a professional PhotoShelter website in under five minutes, or customize the design of PhotoShelter to power their existing photography website.

    A complete solution designed to make the business of photography easier to manage - PhotoShelter offers image security, online image delivery, and advanced marketing tools like SEO and social media sharing capabilities so photographers can make their images work harder for them. 






    ACDSee


    ACDSee delivers the leading platforms for image management and technical illustration, giving consumers and professionals everything they need to manage, create, edit, share, and publish content for print, presentation and the Web faster, easier, and more efficiently. With the explosion of digital cameras, there has been an even greater explosion of digital photos! Yet many people, novices and professionals alike, use the equivalent of a digital shoebox to organize their images, leaving them to gather virtual dust. You can go on the fast track to high-powered organization and the ultimate in creativity with ACDSee 12 Photo Manager, ACDSee Pro 4 Photo Manager, ACDSee Photo Editor, and FotoSlate 4 Photo Print Studio.

    ACD Systems' venerable pro photo-workflow app has come in from ever more serious competition from the big guns Adobe and Apple, with extensive improvements in Lightroom 4 and Apple Aperture 3.3. But the latest ACDSee Pro 6 offers a lot for pro and serious amateur digital photographers, including integrated maps that work with geo-tagging, local adjustment brushes, and support for 64-bit CPUs for faster performance. And it is a responsive, enjoyable, and powerful pro photo tool that's less expensive than its nearest competitor, Lightroom. And although ACDSee Pro can't keep up with advanced features that media software giant Adobe includes in its digital photo workflow application, it is an interesting alternative for pro and amateur photographers.

                    



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